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Privacy Policy.

 

PBW Solicitors Ely Ltd are a Limited Company registered in England and Wales (registered number 9340474) We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of business and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.pbw.uk.com (our “site”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the European Union General Data Protection Regulations (the “GDPR“), the data controller is PBW Solicitors Ely Ltd whose registered office is  2 Three Cups Walk Forehill Ely Cambridgeshire CB7 4AN United Kingdom. Our Data Protection registration no. is Z7630781.

Information we may collect from you 

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you enter details on our site (for example, via our “make an enquiry” function), requesting our services  or if you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description and photograph.

Uses made of the information 

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us;

where applicable, to send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

to send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

Information we collect about you. We will use this information:

to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

to improve our site and your browsing experience by ensuring that the content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

to enable your use of the services available on our site;

as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure; and

to provide third parties with statistical information about our users. This information will not be used to identify any individual user.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

Business partners, group companies, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.

Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

We do not sell client data for marketing purposes, but may share it with other professional organisations with which we arrange marketing or other promotional events.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

If PBW Solicitors Ely Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, then personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of business and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of PBW Solicitors Ely Ltd our  customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

You further acknowledge that any emails sent to a PBW Solicitors Ely Ltd owned email address may be subject to monitoring, either by us, or by a third party service provider engaged by us to provide email services.

Where we store your personal data

In providing services to you, the data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access such as through the use of network access controls, passwords and access logging.

Your rights 

Under the GDPR, you have the right to:

Request access to your personal data ( this is known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.

Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.

Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law.  Please note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.

Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.

Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.

Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the

Access to information 

Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR. You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights listed above). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

Please contact us  at  info @pbw.uk.com to request access to such information or if you have any queries or concerns about our use of any personal data relating to you. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

Changes to our privacy policy 

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. This privacy policy was last updated on  25 May 2018.

 

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy.  Please do not hesitate to contact us.