Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement 

Baillie Shepherd (‘the Firm’) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This Privacy Policy details how your data is collected and used by us.  For the purposes of the Data Protection Act (“Act”), the Firm is the data controller.

Personal Information

When you request information through this Website, we capture personal information that you supply to the Firm through the use of response forms.  Such information may include your name, address, business name, e-mail address, home telephone number and work telephone number.

All information which you supply to the Firm will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws, including the Act.  Your details will be entered into the Firm database for general administration purposes.  The Firm has implemented appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing, and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data.

To help the Firm understand the accessibility of this Website, and therefore improve its service to you, the Firm keeps a record of which pages are accessed by users.  This information does not identify you as an individual and is not linked to any personal information which the Firm may collect about you.  The Firm stores this information on its own computer network.

Access to your personal date

The Firm will provide you with a copy of all your personal information, collected through this Website, upon receipt of a written request from you.  The Firm reserves the right under the Act to charge a fee for this information.

How the Firm stores your personal information

The Firm is committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, the Firm has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedure to safeguard and secure the personal information we collect online.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although the Firm will do its best to protect your personal information, the Firm cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk.  Once the Firm has received your personal information, it will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal data, and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal date.

Your personal information will not be transmitted outside the UK, unless you are based outside the UK and we need to contact you using the personal information you have provided.


The Firm will not pass your details to any third parties without your permission.

Changes to our Private Policy

The Firm may update or amend this Privacy Policy at any time.  It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Policy on each occasion that you use the Website.