Privacy & Cookie Policy

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us. By registering your details on this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

Information that we collect from you 

When you visit or register on you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us. Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our site. We also use your information to improve our marketing, for administration and to provide legal services. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business. In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the site or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other services which we offer which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us may be held on computers outside the European Economic Area, e.g. for hosting purposes, and may be accessed by or given to third parties, some of whom are located outside the European Economic Area who act for us. If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners. Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy. Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why. Local Cookies

Cookie Key Description
Rix and Kay PHPSESSID Used to track when administrative users are logged on the site.
Google Analytics __utma, __utmb,__utmc, __utmz Analytics collects anonymous visitor information to be used for analysing site usage and visitor behaviour.
W3TC w3tc_referrer This site optimisation cookie tracks which pages have been visited so that pages can be generated faster.

3rd Party Cookies

Cookie Key Description
ShareThis __stid The share button is used to share our content through other sites. This cookie is used to transfer information from our site to the one where content is to be shared by the user.
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE,PREF YouTube stores user preferences and video information when video is embedded on the site.
ScoreCard Research Beacon UID, UIDR Used by millions of sites on the internet, this cookie enables visitor counts to rank the site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Security and data retention

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Accessing and updating

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.


The Marketing Manager is responsible for this policy and for ensuring its effective operation, by reviewing it at least annually. If you have any comments, queries or requests relating to our use of your information please address these to