What personal information we collect about you:
When you engage our legal services, or use our website, contact or request information from us we may collect your personal information in the course of our business. The information includes the following:
- Basic information, such as your name and title, your relationship to a person, the name of your business or employer and your title or position at work
- Contact information, such as your phone numbers, email address, social media accounts, and postal address
- Technical information, such as information from your visits to our website or applications or in relation to materials and communications we send to you electronically
- Financial information, such as payment-related information
- Information you provide to us for the purposes of attending meetings and events, including access and dietary requirements Identification and background information you provide or we collect as part of our business acceptance processes
- Any other information relating to you which you may provide to us or we collect
How we collect your data:
We collect your data from the following sources:
- When you provide information relating to you in the process of opening a file for you or whilst we conduct your case
- Information third parties provide us when you give them authority to do so
- While monitoring our technological tools including website
- Publicly available information
We must ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date; therefore, if your personal information has changed please update us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we use your personal information:
We will use your data in a number of ways:
- To maintain and improve our website
- To provide and improve our legal services to you
- To fulfil our legal, risk management and regulatory obligations
- To promote our work
- To provide information requested by you
Use of our website and emails:
We use Google analytics and G-Suite for our website and emails which will gather anonymous data from you such as how many times you visited our website. Google analytics places cookies on your device. You can either agree with using cookies or withdraw your permission by changing the settings on your browser; however, doing so, may affect the quality of your use of our website.
With whom do we share your information
We may share your information with the following:
- Certain trusted third parties we engage in the course of providing you with legal services such as those that provide us with legal software and applications, barristers, translators, expert witnesses, etc.
- Our accountants, auditors and professional advisors
- IT service providers to Fard & Co Solicitors
- Government or regulatory bodies, courts and tribunals if necessary and to comply with our legal obligations. We will do our best endeavour to inform you before doing so unless we are restricted by law.
We may use social media such as twitter, facebook or linkedin. If you use any of these you should double check their privacy policies.
We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties unless you instruct us to do so.
Your rights regarding your personal information
As a data subject, you have certain rights under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection laws.
You can request details of the information we hold about you and how we process it. You may also have a right to stop unauthorised transfer or your data, restrict our processing of your data, have it rectified or deleted and, in some circumstances, to have your personal information and information relating to you transferred to another organisation.
You may also have the right to lodge a complaint in relation to Fard & Co’s processing of your personal information with a local supervisory authority.
If you object or withdraw your previously given consent, we may no longer be able to perform our work or provide you with any services. We may still process your information even after your withdraw your consent to the extent that such is permitted or required by law.