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Introduction

This notice provides you with information concerning our collection and use of personal data. If you have any queries regarding this statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Legal basis

We collect, control and process your personal information because this is necessary to provide you with information, answer any queries you may have and for the provision of our services to you. Contractual necessity is therefore the lawful basis for collecting, controlling and processing your personal details and those of your employees and service providers other than sensitive personal data for which we require individual consent. We do not normally request or process any sensitive personal data.

Sensitive personal data:

  • Racial or ethnic origin
  • Political opinions
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs
  • Trade union membership
  • Genetic data
  • Biometric data
  • Data concerning health
  • Data concerning sex life or sexual orientation

We would discuss with you the need for the provision of sensitive data before you provide this information. The subsequent provision of sensitive personal data will be taken as consent to this processing.

It is entirely up to you as to whether or not you choose to provide us with any personal information. If you choose not to, we simply may not be able to assist you.

We do not share your data with any other organisation for marketing purposes.


What data we collect & what do we do with it

What we will do with your enquiry
Once we have responded to your enquiry your data will be transferred to our local encrypted server located in the UK. Where communications are ongoing we will store your contact details & use cloud services to share them across our devices to facilitate this.

Working with us
We collect and use information about you, which will include personal data in order for us to advise you and make arrangements for you. In order to communicate with you about our services we will require your contact details including personal email addresses. Your name and email and information relating to the work we undertake for you will be processed and stored.


Sharing your data

In order to fulfill our obligations under any contract for services we may need to share your data with third party Data Controllers and Data Processors.

Data Controllers
This will include

  • Product & service providers in relation to legal expense insurance.
  • Our compliance monitoring services.
  • The Financial Conduct Authority.
  • The Financial Ombudsman Service.
  • Any other regulators where so required.

We also use external Data Processors that will hold information for the following purposes:

  • Research
  • Secure file sharing
  • Data backup
  • Communications
  • Accounts
  • Forecasting
  • Record keeping
  • Regulatory compliance

All external processors are only permitted to process your data in line with our instructions.

In all cases we seek to minimize the amount of personal data shared and in some cases anonomise this. It is essential, however, that we can identify you quickly and easily so information shared may be identifiable as your personal data.

We will not share your personal information in any other circumstances than those necessary for the provision of service to you or where we are required to do so by law.


Where we store your Personal Data

All the data that we collect is stored on our encrypted server or encrypted back-up drives back up drives in the UK or with our listed processors under contract.


Marketing

The information we collect about you is used solely for the purposes for which it was provided. Where we have collected information form you for marketing purposes we will inform you and specifically gain your consent.


Your rights

Under data protection law you have the right to ask us for a copy of the information we hold about you, and to have any inaccuracies corrected or removed. You may also ask us to delete or cease processing all personal data held by us or any processor with which we have shared your data. We may not always be able to comply with a request for deletion, but you can ask us to cease processing your data.

In addition you have the right to be informed about the data we collect, where is located and with whom it is shared and the processing we undertake and to question any automated decision making processes

To do this, or if you require more information please either contact us in writing, by telephone or email. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Contact

For any queries about data protection please contact:

Contact name Daniel Black
Address Albion Legal, Suite E2B, Joseph’s Well, Hannover Walk, Leeds, LS3 1AB
Telephone 0113 247 1717
Web www.albionlegal.co.uk

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