Last updated: June 2019

Background

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our websites and people who provide us with personal information through our website. This Privacy Policy explains how Fidel Mwaki & Company Advocates (‘we’,‘us’ or ‘FMC’) may collect, use, share, and safeguard information provided through this website.

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. The date of the last revision to the Privacy Policy will be indicated by the “Last updated” date indicated above.

Collection of Information

We may collect information online that identifies you (“Personal Information“).

The types of Personal Information collected may include your business contact details, job title or position and, particularly if you are a client or potential client or employed or engaged by one, your expertise and interests. Where relevant, we may collect other information – for example, your membership of professional associations or boards or, in rare cases, financial information. We may collect other personal information in the course of providing legal services to you or your employer, or to someone else based on subsequent interactions with you.

We collect Personal Information when we are or propose to be dealing with, or providing or marketing our services to you, a client, or someone employing or engaging you. Generally, we will tell you why we are collecting personal information and how we plan to use it, or these things will be obvious when we collect the information.

If you apply for a job with us we may collect certain information from you such as your name and contact details, information about your working history and relevant records checks, from any recruitment consultant and from your previous employers, universities, colleges and others who may be able to provide information to us to assist us in our decision on whether or not to make you an offer of employment.

We generally only collect Personal Information from this website when it is provided voluntarily by you – for example, when you fill in a contact form or any job application form or subscribe to our publications or register to attend a seminar.

We may also obtain personal information from your IP address, operating system and web browser that you use to access our website. We use cookies on our website.

When you visit our website, our server will record your IP address together with the date, time and duration of your visit. An IP address is an assigned number, similar to a telephone number, which allows your computer to communicate over the Internet. It enables us to identify which organisations have visited this website. We use this information to compile statistical data on the use of our website to track how users navigate through our site in order to enable us to evaluate and improve our site.