Privacy Notice: Personal Data and Data Protection
We require to inform you about the personal data we collect and process about you, why it is required and what we do with it. This Notice is designed to provide information in this respect and it is important that you read and familiarize yourself with this privacy notice.
The Kind of Information/Data We Collect and Process
The personal data we collect, and process will include your name, address, telephone number and e· mail address, date of birth and other information that might assist in identifying you both on a current and accurate basis and when information is obtained directly from you we regard it as your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. If any of your information changes then we should be informed so that the data, we hold is again accurate and current. We may also collect personal information from third parties in matters where we are acting on your behalf and such third-party information is made available to us from, including, but not restricted to, lenders or insurance companies.
How We Use the Information Collected and Processed
We collect and process your personal information when we are providing legal services to you and where we have a lawful basis for so doing and this ordinarily will be: –
(a) where the processing is essential in order to meet our contractual obligations to you;
(b) where it is necessary to demonstrate our compliance with our legal obligations;
(c) where the processing is required for the purpose of meeting our legitimate interests and which will include a provision of the legal services in which we are engaged; and
(d) for which your consent has been given.
With Whom Do We Share Your Information
In delivering our services to our clients and in compliance with our legal obligations we may require sharing your personal data with various third parties and that can include third parties involved in, for example, the marketing of your property, lenders from whom you have obtained mortgage facilities and others in so far as we are permitted so to do. Third Parties (suppliers and service providers, for example) do need to be used by us in providing the services to you and that can include the use of postal services and our IT service providers, government agencies and local authorities.
Storage and Retention of Your Data
We store and retain your personal data securely and the data collected is retained for as long as is necessary, depending on the nature of the information obtained and in strict compliance with our regulatory obligations or as required by law and with a view to maintaining accurate and sufficient records.
Your Rights to Access, Update or Delete Your Data
You can make contact with us at any time to request access to or rectification or erasure of your personal data but if you do make a request for erasure/deletion of your personal data erasure or deletion will be considered and determined to the extent that it is no longer required for the provision of our services or required for legitimate business purposes or in accordance with our obligations for legal record keeping purposes.
Cookies in use on this site
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- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
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These cookies are used to collect anonymous site traffic information including number of visits to the site, specific web pages, as well as entry points and exit points on the site. The information is used to enhance the site and provide enhanced user journeys. No personal information is stored within this cookie.
Turning Cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.
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