Privacy Policy And Our Commitment To Website Visitors

The William Hare group is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website

We have created this privacy policy so that you understand how we collect and process personal information when you access our website.

The William Hare group is made up of different legal entities. When we refer to 'William Hare', 'we', 'us', or 'our', we are referring to the relevant company in the William Hare group responsible for processing your personal information. A reference to 'you' or 'your' is to you as an individual.

We will only process your personal information in a manner that is always lawful, fair and transparent. We will also provide you with choice and control over the use of your personal information in accordance with prevailing laws and obligations.


This Privacy Policy applies to the William Hare website (the 'Site') and to any other websites of companies in our group.

Your privacy has always been and continues to be important to William Hare. Therefore, we have developed this Privacy Policy so that you will understand how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your Personal Information from this Site. Please read the following carefully.

For the purpose of the U.K. Data Protection Act and for purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (UKGDPR) the data controller is William Hare Limited (registered in England and Wales, company number 00399212) of Brandlesholme House, Brandlesholme, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1JJ, United Kingdom.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

'Personal Data', 'Data' as used in this Privacy Policy means any personally identifiable information about individual users of the Site. This may include the following Our website collects small amounts of information on your device, for example your computer or mobile. These include small files known as cookies. This is to both improve our website and help you use it. Further details can be found in our Cookie policy. You may also be asked to provide Personal Data anytime you are in contact with William Hare via the website.

To the extent that we want to use Personal Data for anything other than what we have set forth in this Privacy Policy we will obtain your express consent to do so.

How we use Personal Data

We may disclose Personal Data to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

We may disclose your personal information if William Hare Limited is required by law or if we determine that, for purposes of law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.

We may disclose your Personal Information if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or to protect our operations or users.

We may use Personal Data for legal reasons which may include the following:

  • (a) The provision of our services to you
  • (b) To allow you to participate in the interactive elements of our website,
  • (c) To allow us to send you information that you have asked us to provide in relation to a service or for marketing.
  • (d) To improve our services and communications to you
  • (e) For the purposes of employment
  • (f) For fraud prevention, anti-money laundering purposes, anti-bribery purposes and/or generally for the prevention or detection of crime, which may include disclosure to relevant third parties (here our lawful purpose might be either legitimate interest or to comply with a legal obligation)
  • (g) To ensure the safety and security of our people and premises (where we may also use CCTV) which may include disclosure to relevant third parties
  • (h) To process your requests of, and applications to, us
  • (i) Auditing usage of our website
  • (j) As otherwise required or permitted by law.
  • (k) Any other purpose for which this information was provided to us or for any purpose related or ancillary to any of the above.

We will not sell, resell, lease or license your Personal Data to any third parties. We may need to process your data without your consent. Where this is necessary, we will do this in accordance with the law.

Where your Information is Stored/Keeping your Information Secure

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Once received, your information is stored on servers and filing systems in the UK. We will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your information confidential and secure in accordance with our internal procedures covering the storage, access and disclosure of information.

From time to time it may be stored in or accessed from countries outside the UK. Where this may happen, we will take all reasonable steps so that that your information, and your rights, are protected to the same standard as under UK law.

We will retain your data as long as is necessary and lawful to do so before it is deleted or returned to you.

Lawful Purpose for Processing Personal Data

We consider that the processing of personal data as described above is necessary for the legitimate interests of William Hare's business.

In deciding this:

  • We understand our responsibility to protect your individual interests.
  • We only use your personal data in ways you would reasonably expect (described above).
  • We are not using personal data in ways you would find intrusive or which could cause harm.
  • We have considered safeguards to reduce the impact where possible.
  • We have considered whether we can offer an opt out.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy policy at any time.


If you wish to make a subject access request in relation to personal data William Hare holds about you please make a request in accordance with the relevant law. Questions, comments, and requests regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed us at

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0161 609 0000

Address: Brandlesholme House, Brandlesholme Road, Bury, Greater Manchester BL8 1JJ