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Privacy Policy

Hannays Solicitors and Advocates respects your privacy

Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Hannays Solicitors and Advocates


Our website uses cookies which are small text files that originate from us and are stored on your computer or website server. They do not retrieve stored on your hard drive about you and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. They help us identify website visitor behaviour and visitors’ particular preferences.

The information below explains the cookies we use and why.

Essential – Some of the cookies on our website are essential for us to be able to ensure you can view our website. An example cookie would be one which allows communication between your browser and the website. You may not be able to use our website without this type of cookie.

Analytics – These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Social Sharing – We use cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Examples would be if you wanted to “like” or “tweet” about a business or product advertised on our website.

More Information

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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

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Credit Card and other personal details

Hannays Solicitors and Advocates will never ask for Credit or Debit Card details, your bank details or any security passwords from you while you are using our website and we request that you do not enter any personal security information on any of the contact forms on the Hannays Solicitors and Advocates website.

Please do not email or text us your bank account details or personal security information. We will ask for your bank account details if we need them on the forms we send to you. If you change your bank account during your transaction with us this must be communicated to us in writing (not by email or text)  if we request it.

We do not accept personal documents and details on any portable memory device and no portable memory device must be connected to our network and computers.

You are responsible for maintaining the security and safety of your own computer, telephone and other smart devices and must be aware that it is necessary to have up to date anti-virus and anti-malware software installed and working to provide protection. Hannays Solictors and Advocates cannot be responsible for your personal computing, email and telephony protection.

External Sites

Hannays Solicitors and Advocates is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.

Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The Internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to Hannays Solicitors and Advocates and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through Hannays Solicitors and Advocates have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.


This website and its content is copyright of Hannays Solicitors and Advocates – © 2014. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge our website as the source of the material

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Hannays Solicitors and Advocates are not responsible for any websites purporting to be our genuine website. Our offices are located in South Shields, as is our telephone and fax numbers.

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