This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and may use personal data prior to, during and after your relationship with us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulations (collectively “Data Protection Legislation”).
We are required under the Data Protection Legislation to notify you of the information contained in this Privacy Notice. Please ensure that you read this notice, together with any other privacy notice we may issue on specific occasions, so that you are aware of how and why we are using your data or how and why we may use your data.
Little Rock Employment Law is the “Data Controller” and responsible for your personal data.
“Personal data” is any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data). Personal data also includes information that you provide to us about other individuals, for example individuals within your business or organisation.
Where relevant and appropriate we may collect, store and use the following categories of personal data about you:
”Special categories” of personal data are more sensitive personal information.
We may collect special category data in the course of you instructing us about a particular matter involving special categories of your personal data. Outside of this, we do not anticipate collecting any special categories of information. If the position changes we will inform you at the time and we will not do so without your explicit consent.
We will only use your personal data when we have a lawful purpose that allows us to do so. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. We have set out below a description of the ways in which we plan to use your personal data and which of the legal bases we rely upon. Where appropriate we have identified our legitimate interests.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose to that set out below, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so or seek your consent.
|Type of data
|Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest
|To register you as a new client
|Identity data Contact data
|Performance of a contract with you. Necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
|To manage our relationship with you, including: i) Providing legal services; ii) Collecting and recovering any money owed to us; iii) Notifying you of any changes to our privacy notice; iv) Asking for feedback on our service
|Client matter data, Identity data, Contact data, Financial data, Marketing data
|Performance of a contract with you. Necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated)
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We may have to share your personal data with third parties. These third-parties may include:
We have 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 who have a business need to know and they will only process your personal data on our instructions. They are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting and regulatory requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our clients (including Client Matter, Contact, Identity and Financial data) for at least seven years after they cease to be a client.
Under certain circumstances you have the right to:
We have appointed a Data Privacy Manager (the “DPM”) to oversee compliance with this Privacy Notice. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or how we handle your personal data, please contact the DPM using the following contact details:
Name of company: Little Rock Employment Law known as (“Little Rock”)
Name of DPM: Michelle Wicker and email email@example.com
Address: Elizabeth House, 28 Baddow Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0DG
Telephone number: 01245 261883
The supervisory body for data protection issues is the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”). You have the right to complain to the ICO at any time (www.ico.org.uk). However, we would appreciate the opportunity to deal with any concerns you may have prior to this and hope that we would be able to resolve any concerns to your satisfaction.
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice at any time. The current version of this Privacy Notice will be available on our website.
Last Updated December 2022
28 Baddow Road