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Privacy and Website Policies and Terms and Conditions

We take your privacy very seriously. Please read these policies carefully to see how we will treat the personal information that you provide to us when using our website.

The Content on Our Site does not constitute advice on which you should rely.  It is provided for general information purposes only.  Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action relating to any corporate finance transactions, including buying or selling businesses.

We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.

We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up-to-date.  We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date. We reserve the right to make such changes as we may wish at any time without notice.

No part of Our Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.  No services are sold through Our Site and the details of services provided on Our Site are provided for general information purposes only.

We make reasonable efforts to ensure that any and all pricing information on Our Site is correct at the time of going online.  We reserve the right to change prices at any time and may add or remove special offers and promotions from time to time.

Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that all representations and descriptions of services available from Us correspond to the actual services available, minor variations or errors may occur.

We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that any of the services shown on Our Site will be available from Us.  Please contact Us if you wish to enquire as to the availability of any such services.

We will take reasonable care to keep your information secure and to prevent any unauthorised access or use of it. We process all information in accordance with the applicable UK data protection legislation and any other relevant legislation.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and the change will take effect once the revised Privacy Policy is available on our home page. We suggest you check this Privacy Policy periodically to review the latest version.

We have implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, the internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

Disclaimer

By entering www.Anderson-Shaw.co.uk you accept without limitation or qualification all of the terms and conditions in this disclaimer and any subsequent amendments or variations as we may make from time to time.

This disclaimer and all terms and conditions on this site are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Providing Us with an electronic mail (email) address will result in electronic mail being sent by Us to that electronic mail address. By providing an electronic mail address to us you warrant that you are entitled to receive electronic mail at that address. You also agree that we may stop sending electronic mail to such address without giving notice to you. You undertake not to include in any electronic mail to Us, any confidential information or personal information relating to third parties without their express written consent. If you provide personal information in your electronic mail you should be aware that personal information will enter the public domain Copyright in electronic mail and any document created by us will be and remain vested in us and will not be transferred to you.

Neither Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited nor any of its shareholders, associates, directors, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability to any person for any direct, special, indirect, or consequential damages, or any other damages of whatsoever kind or for any losses, costs or expenses resulting from their use of the contents of this web site.

Any and all decisions that may be based on information on this website are entirely the responsibility of the reader.

This website and its contents do not, and are not intended to, constitute a prospectus or an offer for sale or an invitation to treat offers to purchase any company, its shares, other securities or assets

For the avoidance of doubt there is no intention to create a legal relationship and such a relationship will not come into existence unless and until a formal written contract has been entered into.

The prospective sellers of the Businesses or of the shares in the Companies in which the businesses are vested have provided the information contained in this website to Us. This information has not been verified by Us.

All enquirers or prospective purchasers must carry out their own due diligence in respect of the matters referred to and satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of all matters.

In the case of a Business to be sold through a share purchase agreement this website is prepared on the basis that the shares will consist of or include more than 50% of the voting shares and that both the seller and the purchaser is a body corporate, a partnership, a single individual or a group of connected individuals so far as to fall outside the scope of regulated activities as defined by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

If the circumstances are such that you are not considering a transaction which falls outside the scope of such regulated activities, please exit this website forthwith and ignore its contents

Appropriate legal advice should be obtained before making or refraining to make any decision. This website must not be copied or distributed to any third parties at any time without the prior written agreement of Us.

Privacy

When you visit Our website, Our web server collects some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on the site, and when.
We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements. We do not collect any personally identifiable information.

If you register for our newsletter service, you will need to provide your name and email address. This information will be held by Us. The information will not be used for any other purpose; it will be stored securely and will not be shared with third parties. By registering for the newsletter, you consent to this use of your name and email address.

You may be asked for personal information if you want to request information or download useful information. We may use the personal information you provide to forward to you, either by e-mail or post, other related information which we think you may find of interest.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Confidential information

Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be assured. We cannot accept any responsibility for any harm or damage you may experience or incur by sending personal or confidential information to us over the Internet or if we send you such information at your request.

If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet we may need to correspond with you, for example, to let you know how we will use such information. If you inform us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you then we will respect your wishes.

Encryption

Please note that any e-mail sent to or from ourselves via this website and any attachments will not be encrypted. They may therefore be liable to be compromised. This is an inherent risk in relation to email.

We do not, to the extent permitted by law, accept any liability (whether in contract, negligence or otherwise) for any external compromise of security and/or confidentiality in relation to transmissions sent by email.

Data protection and privacy

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process data (including sensitive personal data, if you have given us permission to do so) about you, including, but not limited to, information you provide:

  • by filling in forms on our website
  • when you contact us
  • when you respond to surveys
  • when you subscribe to receive e-mail updates from us; and
  • by way of cookies, such as details of your visits to our website and resources you access.

We will comply with the requirements of all relevant data protection legislation in force from time to time. In particular users may request a copy of any personal data held by us about them upon written application. Please note we reserve the right to charge the current statutory fee for providing such information. If you believe that any personal information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us immediately. Any information found to be incorrect will be corrected promptly.

We intend to manage any information learned about you in an ethical manner. It will only be used for our internal purposes. If you have opted to provide us with information about yourself, we may use this information to:

  • contact you by email or other methods of communication to provide you with
    details of our services or send to you bulletins which we believe may be of interest to you
  • ensure that content from our website is presented in an effective manner for you and for your computer
  • allow you to participate in any interactive features of the website; and
  • to notify you of any changes to our services and website.

We will not pass information we hold about you to any organisation outside Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited without your permission.

If you do not want us to use the information in this way, please contact Us.

We do not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination to third parties for consumer or business marketing purposes. We do not sell databases or personal information to third parties. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply Our Terms & Conditions.

We can follow your navigation through our website and identify the web pages which you visited. We may use such information to build statistics on users of our website for our own use and for the use of third parties.

Links

To our site

You may link to our website homepage from a website owned and controlled by you in a way that is lawful and does not damage our reputation or take unfair advantage of it.

We may withdraw linking permission without notice.

You must not use any link to our homepage to suggest any association, approval or endorsement by us.

You must not frame our website on any website.

From our site

This website contains links to third party websites. We provide these links for the convenience of visitors to our website.

We do not accept any responsibility for the information practices of a website you are able to access through a link on our website. We make no representations about any other websites which you may access through links on our website.

The inclusion of a link to a third party website contained on our website does not mean that we endorse that third party website.

A third party website accessed from a link on our website is independent from ourselves and we have no control over the content and/or management of that website. You view and rely upon the contents of any such third party website at your own risk. We accept no liability to you for the contents of and/or information on any third party website.

We shall have no liability to you for any loss or damage you may suffer resulting from following a link featured on our website or if you enter into any contract as a result of viewing a third party website linked to our website.

We do not guarantee that any links to third party websites contained on our website will function correctly.

Forums, notice boards and chat rooms

Any views expressed on any notice board, forum and/or chat room are not the views of Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited but the views of the contributor of that material.

Any notice boards and/or forums or other similar communication channels must not be used by you to upload, distribute, publish or otherwise disseminate any material which is or may be libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, illegal, invasive of any privacy and/or publicity rights, infringing of any third party intellectual property rights, criminal, in violation of any law or which is otherwise objectionable.

Any material you upload, distribute, publish or otherwise disseminate via our website will be non-confidential and non-proprietary. We have the right to use, copy, upload, distribute, disclose, publish or otherwise disseminate any such material to any person for any purpose. We have the right to disclose your identity to any person who claims that any material you upload, distribute, publish or otherwise disseminate via our website infringes their rights.

We may remove any material from our website at any time.

We are not able to continuously monitor the material relating to any notice board, forum and/or chat room. If you think that any material on any notice board, forum and/or chat room is offensive, infringes your rights or is otherwise inappropriate please contact us immediately.

The information a user includes within the forums provided on the site is publicly available to other users' of the site. Please be aware that any personal information you elect to provide in a public forum may be used to send you unsolicited messages; we are not responsible for the personal information a user elects to disclose within their public profile, or in the private communications that users' engage in on the site.

Intellectual property

All website design, text, pictures, graphics and the selection and arrangement of them and all software compilations, coding, underlying source code, software and all other material on this website are copyright Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited unless otherwise acknowledged. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

Infringement of our copyright in this website or the materials associated with this website may lead to criminal and/or civil sanctions in the UK, US and other countries.

Permission is granted to you to electronically copy and to print hard copy portions of this website for the sole purpose of using this website as a research and information resource, provided you agree not to change and/or delete any content, web design and/or layout contained in that material and acknowledge us (and any identified contributors) as authors of such material. Any other use of materials on this website, including modification, distribution, or republication are strictly prohibited.

If you copy, print or download material from our website in breach of these Terms & Conditions, you must immediately cease to use our website and erase, destroy and/or return any unauthorised materials to us.

If you believe that any content of our website in any way infringes intellectual property rights belonging to you or any third party, please contact us immediately.

Viruses

Please note that viruses and similar destructive programs are an inherent risk of communication via the Internet.

We will use our reasonable endeavours to prevent contamination of any material sent to you with any virus or similar destructive code.

We do not, to the maximum extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any virus or similar destructive code which computer equipment and/or software used by you may suffer as a result of your accessing our website and/or any other communication via the Internet between you and ourselves.

It is your responsibility to scan what you choose to download from our website to ensure that it is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, logic bombs and other similar destructive code.

You must not introduce any viruses, worms, trojan horses, logic bombs or other similar destructive code to our website, attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which it is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website, nor attack our website using a denial of service attack. To the extent that you do any of these things, we may report such activities and disclose personal data relating to you to any relevant law enforcement agency.

General disclaimers

We are only providing this website and its contents on a ‘as is’ basis and we make no (and expressly disclaim all) representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website or its contents including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In addition, we do not represent or warrant that the information accessible from or via this website is accurate, complete or current.

Materials on our website are commentary, not advice. We will not be liable for any losses arising out of reliance placed on any such materials by you, or any person informed of its contents. If you would like bespoke advice in relation to any matter, please contact one of our team.

The limitations of liability in relation to this website do not limit our liability to the extent that it cannot be limited and/or excluded by applicable law.

Your use of our website is subject to English law. Any dispute and/or claim arising out of this website is subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Any rights not expressly granted by us are reserved.

Calls to our offices may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes

How we use your information

When you select to register as a business buyer, you provide your personal details and we may pass some, or all, of your details on to a seller / intermediary of a business or franchise when you request more information, along with any messages you give Us;

If you are a seller / intermediary, We will disclose your details, where you have given us permission to do so;

We will take such actions as we deem appropriate and necessary to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Terms and Conditions;

We may use the information you have given Us to customise, measure and improve our services, conduct internal market research, provide content and advertising and to tell you about any other of our websites, products and services, target marketing or to send you service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences.

We post testimonials on the site obtained from users. These testimonials may include the name, town, county or region and business of the user. We obtain permission from our users prior to posting their testimonials on the site. We are not responsible for any personal information a user selects to include within their testimonial.

Spam, Spyware or Spoofing

We and our users do not tolerate spam. Make sure to set your email preferences so we can communicate with you, as you prefer. Please add us to your safe senders list. To report spam or spoof emails, please contact us using the contact information provided in the Contact Us section of this privacy statement.

You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would breach our Terms and Conditions. We automatically scan and may manually filter messages to check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. We may also store these messages for back up purposes only.

Processing outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)

The personal information that we collect from you may be transferred to and processed in a destination outside of the EEA. In these circumstances, your personal information will only be transferred on one of the following bases:  

  • the country that we send the data is approved by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for personal information; or
  • the recipient has agreed with us standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, obliging the recipient to safeguard the personal information (in particular, our transfer of personal information to suppliers in India and the United States for IT development and IT testing purposes are protected in each case by the use of appropriate model clauses); or
  • there exists another situation where the transfer is permitted under applicable data protection legislation (for example, where a third party recipient of personal data in the United States has registered for the EU-US Privacy Shield).


To find out more about how your personal information is protected when it is transferred outside the EEA (and if you wish to obtain a copy of the appropriate and suitable safeguards), please contact Us at info@anderson-shaw.co.uk.

How long your information is kept


We will retain your personal information for a number of purposes, as necessary to allow us to carry out our business. Your information will be kept for up to 6 years on our main systems at which time we will seek your re-confirmation to retain your data on our systems.  Any retention of personal data will be done in compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and with industry standards. These data retention periods are subject to change without further notice as a result of changes to associated law or regulations. If you have any questions in relation to the retention of your personal data, please contact Us at info@anderson-shaw.co.uk.

Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited is registered in England and Wales under number 11049348. Its registered office is at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU.

 


Anderson Shaw has offices on the outskirts of Coventry and provides business broker and corporate finance services for clients throughout the Midlands and the UK.

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