Glover & King will when acting on your behalf compile and hold certain personal information about you for the purposes of providing you with legal services.
Howe we may collect your personal data. We will collect his information either directly from you using instructions sheet, our website contact form, by e-mail or by phone.
We may also receive information from other third parties including lenders, other law firms, credit reference agencies, Legal Services Agency, Court Service, regulatory bodies and/or any other government body or statutory agency.
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TYPE OF DATA
Personal information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you, for example;
Full name and title
Contact information including e-mail addresses and postal addresses, telephone numbers and fax numbers
Details of any potential conflicts of interest
Date of birth
Identification documentation (such as passport, driving license, birth certificate, utility bill, gender certificate or marriage certificate
Financial documentation, criminal convictions, credit history
Please also note in certain family law matters, we may also require details and birth certificates of your children. By giving us this information it can be taken that you are consenting on their behalf.
HOW WE WILL USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. We will use your personal data where we need to:
In order to meet our contractual obligations under our agreement with you
Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests).
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Any complaints regarding the way we handle personal data can be made by contacting our Data Processing Officer at our registered address.
We collect, retain, process and share with third parties personal data relating to our clients for the performances of a contract to provide legal services, legitimate interests or for any legal obligations we may have.
DATA RETENTION POLICY
We will retain personal data we hold in relation to you after the completion of your case in line with the Law Society of Northern Ireland file disposal and destruction guidelines. We may also write to you in respect of marketing our business.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER GDPR
Under GDPR, you have certain rights in respect of the processing of your personal information, which may vary dependent on the legal basis for collection of your personal information and the uses made of this personal information.
For all uses made of your personal information you have the right to be informed about how we use your personal information, and this notice discharges that obligation.
You can request an electronic copy of your personal data we hold or withdraw your consent for us to retain and/or process your personal data at any time by contacting us in writing at our registered address. Should you need to make a change to any of your personal data or if you would like us to erase your personal data that we hold you can make a request to us in writing at our registered address. There may be a small fee.