Privacy and Your Data.
We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us.
Information We Collect
We collect your personal information when you register with us as a client or potential client and on the understanding that you have used our service because you want us to consider assisting you with a legal dispute. For the avoidance of any doubt, until there is a signed retainer between us, we do not act for you and you should not rely upon us in relation to enforcing your legal rights.
The personal information we collect can include the following:
- Name, email address, date of birth and any contact data that you submit
- Payment Information. All payment information is securely.
- Employment and/or medical information, records and/or reports
- Documentation in relation to special damages including wage slips and bank statements.
How we may use your personal data:
- to provide the products and / or services to you as per this agreement for the purposes of furthering your potential claim. All data contained within this document can refer to our use of it and/or any other supplier that we utilise for this purpose
- To help us identify any other types of service or claims you may have, generally.
- To consider whether the information you supply may give rise to a reasonable prospect of successfully pursuing a claim
- To register you as a client should the need arise
- to communicate with you in relation to the provision of the services for which you have submitted your claim enquiry.
- to provide you with administrative support such as responding to issues and;
- to provide you with information about our awards and events, offers and promotions which are related to the services which we have supplied to you.
Transfer of Your Personal Information
Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Retention of Your Personal Information
Once, in our opinion, we no longer have a reasonable and/or commercial use for your information, we may at our absolute discretion, temporarily or permanently delete it, or retain it for record keeping.
Information Regarding Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- We need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
- For payment processing purposes
- To comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the personal information we have on you
- The right of rectification
- The right to object
- The right of restriction
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Consent to receive communications
By signing this agreement you have given your express permission to receive communications from us, we may use your personal data to send you newsletters, information about our awards and events, promotions, related to products and services which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive any such information you may opt out of this by emailing us at email@example.com or calling 0845 838 5130. Porters Solicitors is a trading name for www.elawyers.co.uk Ltd, company registration number 05901411.