If you provide us with any personal data while using this website we may use it to provide you with any information or services you have requested.
We may also use it for any other purpose for which you give your consent. For example we may send you additional information about the Firm or its services, if you have consented to us doing so.
We use the information you provide primarily for the provision of legal services to you and for related purposes including:
- Updating and enhancing client records
- Analysis to help us manage our practice
- Statutory returns
- Legal and regulatory compliance
Our use of that information is subject to your instructions, data protection law and our duty of confidentiality.
Please note that our work for you may require us to pass on such information to third parties such as expert witnesses and other professional advisers, including sometimes advisers appointed by another party to your matter. We may also give such information to others who perform services for us, such as typing or photocopying. Our practice may be audited or checked by our accountants or our regulator, or by other organisations. We do not normally copy such information to anyone outside the European Economic Area, however we may do so however when the particular circumstances of your matter so require. All such third parties are required to maintain confidentiality in relation to your files.
You have a right of access under data protection law to the personal data that we hold about you. We seek to keep that personal data correct and up to date. You should let us know if you believe the information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
We have appointed the following person as our representative for the purposes of the Data Protection Act: Sarah Mitchell, Managing Partner, who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01702 443472.
Data Protection in Respect of Money Laundering Checks
We may receive personal data from you for the purposes of our money laundering checks, such as a copy of your passport. These will be processed only for the purposes of preventing money laundering and terrorist financing, or as otherwise permitted by law or with your express consent.
You consent to us retaining such data for longer than the five year statutory period, unless you tell us otherwise.
Data Protection – Your Obligations
If you send us personal data about anyone other than yourself you will ensure that you have any appropriate consents and notices in place to enable you to transfer that personal data to us, and so that we may use it for the purposes of which you provide it to us.
What types of cookie do we use?
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By using our website, you agree we may place these types of cookies on your device.
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We use this information to help operate our services more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on our website. These cookies include:
Google Analytics which uses its own cookies, which collects statistical data regarding user demographics, counting visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site.
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