This website is operated by Hadfield Bull and Bull a trading name of Hadfield & Co, Bull and Bull and Neves Scott ("the Firms"). The Firms are each Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority www.sra.org.uk (SRA Numbers. 79862; 497412, 68466 and 561341 respectively). Our Data Protection Officer is the Firms' senior partner Mr. Michael Thomas Hadfield.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as 'controller' of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also gather information about you in accordance with their own separate privacy polices.
We collect personal information about you when you access our website and/or contact us via our website. We collect this personal information from you either directly, such as when you contact us or indirectly, such as your browsing activity while on our website (see 'Cookies' below).
The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. Such information includes: your name, address and contact details, information about the reason you are making enquiries with us and information about the services we may provide to you. We use this personal information to create and manage your account with us, verify your identity, provide services to you or improve our services.
This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children.
When we use your personal information we are required to have a legal basis for doing so. There are various different legal bases upon which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why. The legal bases we may rely on include:
We occasionally share personal data such as names and contact details with our third party suppliers. This data sharing enables our third party suppliers to deliver their services in support of our services. Some of our third party suppliers may be based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Such countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law. We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
We may require you to provide your name, address, contact details (email address and phone numbers) and photographic ID often in the form of a passport or drivers licence to enable us to carry out identity checks (which we are required to do as a matter of law) and perform our services. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113.
Please contact us or Michael Hadfield our Data Protection Officer OR if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you.
If you wish to contact us or Mike Hadfield, our Data Protection Officer, please send an email to email@example.com write to Hadfield Bull & Bull, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX or call 0208 301 0808.