Privacy Policy


1. Purpose


This document and the attachments referred to below constitute the privacy policy of Ballard Evans Ltd (“BALLARD EVANS”, “we” or “us”) which operates the Internet website with the domain name (the “Site” which expression shall include updates by Email).


BALLARD EVANS is committed to supporting the best standards of practice in all its activities in relation to privacy and security. Visitors to this site can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority.


All personal information is collected, held and used in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


2. Information collected


BALLARD EVANS does not collect any personal information from visitors to its website other than information that is knowingly and voluntarily given.


All information, including anonymous, is collected – such as the number of visitors to the website in a given period, but it is purely statistical and cannot be used to identify an individual user. Cookies are not used to collect any other information from visitors to the website (also detailed below).


Visitors interested in becoming a subscriber to any online services provided must provide contact details via an online form. Visitors are also invited to give additional detail but a decision not to do so does not affect any conditions on usage of the services.


3. Information security and quality


We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information and have implemented appropriate technical and managerial procedures to maintain information that is accurate, current, and complete.


BALLARD EVANS takes appropriate measures to safeguard the information it holds from unauthorised access or improper use. We have a strict internal security policy with which members of staff must comply as a condition of employment and no external access to the system is permitted.


BALLARD EVANS continually reviews and up-dates its security procedures as new technologies become available and new activities are introduced.




BALLARD EVANS makes every effort is made to ensure that files on this site are virus-free. Where possible and practicable we use Adobe Acrobat PDF file formats to avoid large file sizes and macro viruses. Files downloaded are done so at the users own risk.