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Privacy policy

The privacy of our clients is important to us and we take care to safeguard it. This policy explains how we use your personal information.


Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure we continue to serve the privacy interests of our clients. We reserve the right to change and update this privacy policy and these changes will be posted on our web site. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes we may have made. If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please contact our compliance officer at infodesk@morton-fraser.com.

Who we are

In this Privacy Policy references to "we" and "us" are to Morton Fraser LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in Scotland (No. S0300472) and having its registered office at Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9GL.

Morton Fraser is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner's Office (registration number Z8122652.)

What information we collect and how

You may ask us to cease sending marketing information at any time by emailing us at infodesk@morton-fraser.com or by writing to us at the postal address noted above.


The information we collect via this website may include any personal details you type in and submit, such as your name, address, email address, etc.

IP addresses

The information we collect via this website may also include your IP address (this is your computer's individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when connected to the Internet) which is automatically logged by our web server. This information is collected by our web server at our Edinburgh office.

Our use of cookies

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. We don't use cookies to personally identify you; our aim in using them is to be able to make the site better for you.

The table below explains the cookies we use and what each is for.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google 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. An overview of privacy at Google
Drupal has_js has_js Used by Drupal, the content management system which powers this website  


These cookies are used by Hotjar to analyse the online behaviour of visitors to our website. We use the information to improve the end user's experience and to improve the performance of our website. The cookies collect information including standard internet log information and details of your behavioural patterns upon visiting our website. An overview of privacy at Hotjar


Changing your browser settings for cookies

You can adjust the settings in your web browser to determine whether sites can set cookies on your computer. If you've visited this website before, there may be previously-set cookies on your computer. You can find out how to delete them from the sites listed below.

What we do with your information


Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws.


You do not have to give us any personal information in order to use most of this website. However, any information which you choose to give us via this web site may be added to our marketing database and used by us for administration of our contacts and clients and for marketing our services and our events. We may send you information from time to time which we believe may be of interest to you, such as details of our services, legal updates and invitations to our events. It is possible that these messages will contain input from other companies or organisations with whom Morton Fraser is dealing. You may ask us to cease sending marketing information at any time by emailing us at infodesk@morton-fraser.com or by writing to us at the postal address noted on our contact page.


The IP addresses logged by our web server may be used by us to perform technical diagnosis of our web site's performance on a statistical basis and to analyse interest in our website.

Law enforcement

We reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of alleged unlawful activities of our clients or relating to our clients. We will have no legal liability for such disclosures.

Your rights

Update/delete data

You can ask us to update or remove your personal information by emailing infodesk@morton-fraser.com or by writing to us at our Edinburgh office address, as noted on our contact page. However, please note that we may need to keep some personal data in order to carry out any legal services you may ask us to perform.

Access to data

You also have the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at our Edinburgh Office, enclosing a cheque for £10 payable to 'Morton Fraser' to cover our administration costs, or email us at infodesk@morton-fraser.com (and arrange for a cheque for £10 payable to 'Morton Fraser' to be forwarded to us separately).

Correct & update

Data Protection legislation states that we must ensure that personal data held by us is accurate and up-to-date. Please help us to fulfil this obligation by informing us of any changes in your personal details by contacting us at the email or postal address above.

More information

Detailed information about your rights under Data Protection legislation can be found on the website of the United Kingdom Information Commissioner, the address of which is (as at the date of this policy) www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk. The telephone number of the Information Commissioner's Office is 01625 545 700 (or (44) 1625 545 700 if phoning from outside the United Kingdom.)

Other websites


This privacy policy only covers personal data collected via this website. While we carefully select the web sites to which we link, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these web sites.