We will collect your data by you supplying your name, residential address, mobile and home telephone number(s) and email address. Generally we will not require any further data. If we do, we will request it and advise you accordingly how we shall use it..
We will use your data in order to: provide the professional services you have instructed, deliver reports and advice and contact you by telephone to discuss or provide the same; to maintain and administer our records; to prevent detect and investigate crime, such as fraud or theft ; to maintain and administer our financial accounts.
We will only use your data when we have a legal basis for doing so.
We will not share your personal data with any third party outside this practice except in order to discharge professional services in making legal applications or serving legal notices on your behalf.
We will store your data on our practice computer systems (firewalled and separated with live Anti-virus monitoring and update) and on our cloud service providers systems (encrypted storage in UK data centres) who use appropriate safeguards as set out in the law to protect your data.
We will keep your data for a minimum of 12 months, so we can retrieve information relating to the professional services we have provided. This information will be stored in dedicated computer job file on our office system and backed up to the server of our cloud service provider.
If you wish to see the data we hold for you then please send your written request to this office. We will need to verify your identity and may request further information in order to promptly progress your query.
If you wish to complain to the regulator you can contact the supervisory authority for the United Kingdom-The Information Commissioners Office (ICO).