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A DATA PROTECTION and General Data Protection Regulations 2018 updating Data Protection Act 1998
We understand that your privacy is important and want you to know how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
“We/Us/Our” means Kagan Moss & Co Solicitors of 22 The Causeway Teddington TW11 0HF and regulated.
2. Information About Us
2.3 Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at email@example.com or by post at 22 The Causeway Teddington TW11 0HF.
2.4 We are Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under registration Number 51309
2.5 We are accredited as a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
3. What Does This Policy Cover?
4. Your Rights
4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2 The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
4.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
4.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
4.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
4.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at www.ico.gov.uk
5. What Data Do We Collect?
5.2 date of birth;
5.4 business/company name
5.5 job title;
5.7 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
5.8 demographic information such as post code, preferences, and interests;
5.9 financial information such as savings and investments and banking accounts credit / debit card numbers;
5.10 IP address;
5.11 web browser type and version;
5.12 operating system;
5.13 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
5.14 transaction specific advice and information responding to your enquiries.
6. How Do We Use Your Data?
6.1 All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
6.2.1 Providing and managing your Account;
6.2.2 Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
6.2.3 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
6.2.4 Supplying Our services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
6.2.5 Personalising and tailoring Our services for you;
6.2.6 Replying to emails from you;
6.2.7 Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time)
6.2.8 Market research and surveys;
6.2.9 Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;]
6.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message or post with information, news and offers on Our services. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
6.4 Third parties whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
6.5 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
6.6 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the varying periods in accordance with Our retention policy.
7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
7.1 We keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
7.1.1 Your data will only be stored in the UK where held in the form of physical media and your online data may be stored inside the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using Our Site and submitting information to Us. If We do store data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR
7.2 Data security is important and to protect data We have taken reasonable suitable safeguards to secure data collected through Our Site through monitoring fo the contractual arrangements we make with our technical hosting service providers.
8. Do We Share Your Data?
8.1 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.
8.2 We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, expert reports and advice, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
8.3 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
8.4 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
9.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
10. How Can You Control Your Data?
10.1 When you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).
10.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
11. Your Right to Withhold Information
11.1 You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
12. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org, or using the contact details below in section 14.
14. Contacting Us
B Copyright and trademark rights
The entire content and layout of this website is copyright protected. All rights are owned by Kagan Moss save where expressly stated.
The content on the website is freely accessible for browsing purposes only. Duplication of this material, or any part or parts thereof, in any form, whether written, aural or electronic is permitted only with the specific written consent of Kagan Moss. Reproduction, transfer, amendment, linking or use of the website or any of its contents for public or commercial purposes is prohibited without the prior written consent of Kagan Moss.
Any names and/or logos that appear on the website are likely to be registered and protected trademarks. No licence or right to utilise a picture, registered mark or logo is to be deemed to be granted by its appearance on the website. Downloading or copying the website or any part or parts thereof, confers no rights whatsoever in respect of the software or elements of the website. Kagan Moss reserves all rights in respect of all elements of the website with the exception of rights belonging to third parties.
C No warranty
Although all possible care and attention has been taken to ensure the reliability of the information contained on the website at the time of its publication, neither Kagan Moss nor any of its partners or associates can give any explicit or implicit assurance or warranty to any party or persons in respect of the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information on the website. Opinions and other information contained on the website may be changed at any time without prior notice.
Kagan Moss accepts no responsibility and gives no guarantee to the effect that the functions on the website will not be interrupted or that the website or the relevant server is or are free from viruses or other harmful contents.
Limitation of liability
Kagan Moss accepts no liability (including liability for negligence) for direct, indirect or other damage suffered as a result of access to the website or parts thereof or the use of the website or as a consequence of impossibility of access to or use of the website or links to other websites.
Links to other websites
The website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. On activating these links you might leave the website or, alternatively, summaries of third-party websites may be displayed within the website. Kagan Moss has not carried out any checks of any kind on such third party websites that might be accessible through links on the website and is not responsible in any way for their content or operation. This disclaimer applies regardless of whether when activating the link you leave the website or the display appears within the website. Establishing the link or consulting websites operated by third parties is at the sole risk and liability of the user.
Registration with us
To access the website, you do not in principle need a personal account. However, such an account does bring a number of advantages, especially if you visit the website frequently. To access certain information you will need to register and for this, we need your email address and a password chosen by you.
Transmission of our e-newsletter and email alerts
We send out e-newsletters and email alerts containing information on property related and legal matters. If you register for any such service, we draw your attention to the fact that these emails are generally transmitted in non-encrypted form with the risk that such data may be intercepted and read by third parties.
You may de-subscribe from the newsletter or e-mail alert services at any time. Each newsletter or alert contains a link that enables you to unsubscribe or deregister automatically.
If you have any questions or remarks about the content of the website or these terms and conditions, please contact us.