We are committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. Our policy does not just comply with the Law but shows a continuation of our respect for you and your personal information.
We take careful measures to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us and hope that you reciprocate. Our policy complies with the UK law accordingly, including that required by the UK General Data Protection Act 2018.
As set out in our policy, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any information collected through our website. We will not sell or rent personally identifiable information to any third party for any purpose. We will collect and use personally identifiable information in accordance with applicable privacy legislation. Sometimes we use third parties to provide us with support services in connection with our website and marketing activities and those parties may have access to information to enable them to provide certain services. All third parties are required to meet our standards of data protection, and they are prohibited from using the information for their own marketing purposes.
We will not sell or rent personally identifiable information to any third party for any purpose. We will collect and use personally identifiable information in accordance with applicable privacy legislation.
This privacy notice takes effect on 26th June 2021. It sets out the information summarized in the contents below.
Who we are
The categories of Personal Data we collect
2.1 We may collect the following categories of personal data about you:
(a) your name and contact information such as your home and / or business address, email address and telephone number.
(b) identify any biological information including your nationality, date of birth, tax status, passport/national identity card details and country of domicile, your employment and employment history, job title and role, educational profile, interests, and other information relevant to our provision of professional services.
(c) information in relation to your financial situation such as income, expenditure, assets and liabilities, sources of wealth, as well as your bank account details and other information necessary for processing payments and for fraud prevention purposes.
(d) an understanding of your goals and objectives and other information provided to us in connection with our provision of professional services.
(e) information about our meetings with you, in particular at our offices; and / or
(f) limited usage data relating to your viewing and accessing of our email marketing materials, and your marketing preferences.
2.2 Our provision of professional services may also require us to process special category data.
How that personal data is collected
3.1 We may collect your personal data, or you may provide it to us through various means including from information:
(a) you provide to us when you meet us;
(b) about you provided to us by your organisation, agents, advisors, intermediaries, or custodians of your assets;
(c) provided to us by our clients;
(d) you communicate to us by telephone, email, post, or other forms of electronic communication. In this respect, we may monitor, record, and store any such communication;
(e) collected in the normal course or providing professional services.
Our basis for processing your personal data and how we use that personal data
4.1 How we use your personal data will depend on whether you are a client, a representative of a client, a business contact, someone whose personal data we necessarily process as part of our provision of professional services. We may process your personal data for the following purposes:
(a) providing a proposal to you or your organisation in relation to the professional services we offer and for client engagement purposes.
(b) providing professional services to you and / or our clients (including legal research, and advice),
(c) managing our relationship with you and/or our clients (including billing and financial management)
(d) dealing with any complaints or feedback you may have
(e) monitoring and improving the performance and effectiveness of our services, including by training our staff
(f) seeking advice on our rights and obligations, such as where we require our own legal advice, and to exercise and defend our legal rights
(g) safeguarding the security of our systems and communications; and
(h) for security purposes generally to ensure the safety of our employees and visitors.
4.2 We may process your personal data for any of the purposes set out above where one or more of the following lawful processing grounds applies:
(a) the processing is necessary to perform a contract with you, or to take steps at your request before entering a contract with you
(b) the processing is necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations
(c) the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests (including the operation of WH, and the provisions of professional services) or those of any client or relevant third party, unless those interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights or freedoms.
(d) you have consented to the processing in question.
4.3 Where we process sensitive personal data, other lawful processing grounds may apply, such as that the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims.
Who we share your data with
5.1 We may share your personal data with:
(a) your organisation
(b) third parties we engage to assist in providing our professional services, such as lawyers, other professional services firms, public relations advisors, or translators.
(c) intermediaries to whom we introduce you
(d) third party service providers who provide business services to us, such as shared service centers, and with providers of anti-money laundering services, and background checks.
(e) our own legal and professional services providers and insurers, where appropriate
(f) third parties and their advisors in the event of the potential or actual sale or purchase of all or part of our business assets (or any other business or assets), subject to appropriate obligations of confidentiality
(g) Courts and other authorities in connection with the enforce3ment or defence of legal rights and provision of our professional services.
How long we hold your data for
7.1 We will retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice.
7.2 In many cases this will mean that we shall retain your personal data for the same period as we retain your files or a copy of your files.
7.3 Longer retention periods may be appropriate where, for example, specific legal or public interest archival reasons apply.
8.1 Under GDPR you have the right to:
(a) obtain access to, and copies of, the personal data we hold about you and information about how we process it
(b) require us to correct any inaccuracies in the personal data we hold about you
(c) require, in certain circumstances, erasure of your personal data
(d) require us, in certain circumstances, to restrict our data processing activities
(e) obtain from us the personal data you have provided to us in a reasonable format specified by you, including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal data to another data controller.
(f) object to our use of your personal data based on our legitimate interests, on grounds relating to your specific situation
(g) withdraw your consent, where our use of your personal data is based on that consent.
8.2 Please contact us in writing using the contact details below if you would like to action any of your rights above. You should note these rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled (or required) to refuse requests where exceptions apply.
Changes to this Privacy notice
9.1 We may update this Privacy Notice in line with changes to how we process personal data. We will publish any new version of the Privacy Notice on the Website, and, where appropriate, will provide you with a copy.
How to contact us
10.1 If you have any queries about this Privacy Notice or how we process your personal data, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post at Revolution Projects Ltd, Natrium House, Winnington Lane, Northwich, CW8 4GW.