Please read the following policy with care. You will learn how we collect, store and use data, why we have to collect and who we may share it with. We will also explain how we protect the data we collect for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection laws
If you have any question, please sent us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
On our website we aim at providing information and content for basic legal issues. As a result, we do not collect any personal data or personally identifiable information from the website user, unless the website user chooses to provide that information us.
In that case we may collect the information enabling to personally identify the website user and we will process the personal data in accordance with all applicable laws.
We do not disclose in any case any personal data collected to unaffiliated third parties without the prior consent of the visitor.
However, if any disclosure is necessary to comply with any government or law enforcement agency requirements, court orders or legal processes, or if otherwise required by law, then we may disclose the personal data in compliance thereof.
Any inquiry, complaint or request to access or correct personal data can be directed to email@example.com or at +44 07494 017055
Or to the Information Commissioner’s Office - (www.ico.org.uk ).
Updating the policy
Please note that we may review and update this Policy Notice at any time to reflect changes in the law or changes in our business processes. Therefore, you should check it each time this website is accessed to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version.
Collection of personal data
What kind of personal data is collected?
About your use of our website and services “site usage data.”, which may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version,
About data operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, data about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is in wix tracking services. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
Any information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding or services “enquiry data” this may include your name and email address; plus any details you provide to us to support your enquiry. The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of contacting you either by phone or an email address provided by you to discuss further the legal services we offer. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
In our secure client document repository relating to the progress of your legal case, “client data”. The transaction data may include your contact details, your case details and your contract with us. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely our interest in the proper administration of our business. Our use of your information is subject to your instructions, GDPR and current the Data Protection regulations and our duty of confidentiality. Therefore, we keep information passed to us confidential and will not disclose it to third parties except as authorised by you or required by law. However, if on your instruction, we are working with other professional service providers (such as expert witnesses or other professional advisors) we will assume that we may disclose any relevant information about your matter to them, but will request your permission ahead of doing so.
We may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
This will include
your Full name, email and post address, phone number
Use and disclosure of personal data
Your personal date may be disclosed to third parties only as reasonably necessary for the purpose set out in this policy to
Other professional advisor or our insurers in order to obtain professional advice, manage legal disputes/ obtain or maintain insurance coverage
Any authority to comply with legal obligations to which we are subject, to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of any other natural person.
These can include
Credit reference agencies to check your identity
Insurers for the purpose of providing you with appropriate financial cover for an identified insurable risk, or in connection with any claim made by you against us.
Property Agents, Brokers, Lenders, other Solicitors involved in your transaction representing other party(ies) in your matter to enable them and us to fulfil our obligations to you.
Other Government Departments such as HMRC, Companies House, Probate Registry, Court of Protection or HM Land Registry.
Experts and Barristers required to work on your matter.
Our Auditors and external assessment bodies.
International transfer of personal data, to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
This website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to present our services to you. Your contact requests data are stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
We store all client data inside England and Wales.
The information given to us is not transferred to countries outside the EEA, except where the international transfer is necessary in connection with the legal services, we are providing to you.
Should we transfer personal data outside of the EEA in this way, and the country in question has not been deemed by the EU Commission to have adequate data protection laws, we will provide appropriate safeguards and we will be responsible for ensuring your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this notice.
Your personal data may be transferred outside the EEA, if you are outside of the EEA in order to provide you with our services. Therefor if you submit your personal information to us you agree to the transfer and processing of your information outside the EEA.
Retaining personal data
It will be done in accordance with applicable laws. Reasonable steps will be taken to destroy or anonymise personal information no longer needed.
General personal data: normal personal data, personal identity and personal financial data will be kept up to 16 years after the end of our business relationship with you, or the end of your matter which ever comes later.
Client Due Diligence Material : any documents and explanations given to prevent fraud, financial crime and money laundering will be kept up to 16 years after the end of our business relationship with you, or the end of your matter which ever comes later
Special categories of personal data can be kept up to 18 years after the end of our relationship with you
We do all we can to protect personal data, but we cannot assure you that our website is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot be held responsible for unauthorised or unintended access that is beyond our control.
You have the right
to request copies of your personal information.
to request any amendments or inaccurate data about you or to have it deleted
in certain circumstances
to object to our processing of your personal information,
to require us to stop processing your personal information but this does not apply where we have other legal justifications to continue processing your data or an overriding legitimate interest.