is committed to respecting your privacy.
We collect data about:
(a) users of this website;
b) individuals who subscribe to our newsletters, invitations, updates and briefings (communications); and
c) our clients or their employees, agents and representatives, and we may also collect data about individuals who transact or otherwise have a legal relationship with our clients.
In collecting and processing your personal data we rely on one or several lawful bases.
Personal data provided by you.
You provide us with your personal data when you subscribe to our newsletter (Public Services) or engage us to provide legal services (Legal Services).
We always seek to minimise the amount of your personal data in our possession and only request personal data that is necessary for the provision of public and/or legal services:
(a) In order to provide public services to you, we need to tailor our communications to your needs and interests. To do this, we may need to collect your first and last name, contact information such as email address and telephone number, and information about your location and place of work such as company name and job title; and
b) in order to provide legal services to you, we need to comply with the regulations applicable to us and have sufficient information to enter into a contract with you and fulfil our obligations to you. To this end:
i. we collect your identification and payment information, including your address and bank details, and information about other circumstances relevant to our interactions, determined on a case-by-case basis; and
ii. you may be required to provide us with personal information about other individuals (for example, your family members, customers, employees, officers, directors, shareholders or beneficial owners).
You must ensure that you give these individuals appropriate notice that you are providing us with their information and that they consent to such disclosure.
We have a robust data protection policy in place. In the unlikely event of a data breach affecting or likely to affect your data, we will notify you as soon as possible, but in any event within 48 hours of becoming aware of such a breach.
Personal data provided by a third party or collected by us ourselves.
If you are our customer, we may require additional information relating to the subject matter of our engagement and we may obtain it ourselves from public registers and other third party sources.
If you are not our customer but have a legally relevant relationship with our customer (for example, if you are a family member of our customer or if you and our customer have entered into or are about to enter into a contract), we may collect your personal data as part of our interactions with our customer. In this case, we will notify you, unless we are exempt from this requirement by law.
We collect your personal data - contact details including: your name, telephone number, address and email for the purpose of sending you our information materials.
We also use this information to provide counselling and legal services in accordance with the terms of our contract and to contact you about that contract.
We use this information to prevent fraud and to enforce our professional obligations and to assist you in the event of a dispute.
We may pass this information to legal directories and include it in our marketing materials to advertise legal services to third parties.
We use your personal data to the extent that you have given explicit consent for us to process it for these purposes.
The processing of personal data is also necessary for the performance of a contract we have entered into or will enter into in the future with you and/or because you have authorised us to take certain actions before entering into the contract.
We process your personal data to fulfil our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless they are overriding.
We only use your personal data to the extent that you have given explicit consent for us to process it for this purpose.
If necessary, we also collect your identification information to verify your identity.
The processing of such information is necessary for us to comply with the law and to fulfil our legitimate interests and the legitimate interests of a third party, unless they are overriding.
We retain this information for six years after the end of our last interaction.
We also collect, process and store information about our employees: their job title, employer and location.
We collect, process and retain, for six years after our last interaction, information about your legal matter, including information about the matter for which you have sought our assistance.
This information is used to provide legal services in accordance with the terms of our contract and to ensure that we fulfil our professional obligations and assist you in the event of a dispute.
We collect, process and retain payment and transaction information for the purpose of billing for legal services in accordance with the terms of our contract and conducting the transactions contemplated for these purposes.
We collect your personal information about your location and registered office, as well as information provided or obtained from third parties and publicly available information. We may combine this information with information we collect directly from you to provide legal services in accordance with the terms of our engagement with you or our Client.
When you access and use this website we automatically collect information about how you do so, including:
(a) your IP address;
(b) Your browser information;
(c) The date and time of access;
(d) the pages you view; and
(e) The links you click on.
We use this information for our legitimate interests to monitor and improve this website. We only store this information for 30 days after your visit to this site.
The cookies we use are necessary for this website to work, to analyse visits to our website and to recognise you when you return to this website, for example to display the website in your preferred language. It also helps us to improve your browsing experience by helping you find what you are looking for. We may use third party analytical tools, such as Google Analytics, to help us measure traffic and site usage trends and to gain a better understanding of the demographics of our users. For more information, see http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners and https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings, but please note that doing so may result in the loss of some functionality of this website.
We will never disclose to third parties your personal data obtained in connection with the provision of Government Services unless such disclosure is required by law or we reasonably believe it is necessary to
(a) to comply with applicable law or to respond to reasonable and lawful requests from law enforcement and other official authorities, wherever originating; or
(b) enforce the terms of our co-operation and to recover or mitigate damages resulting from a breach of those terms.
We also share your personal data obtained in connection with the provision of the Legal Services in the above cases. Where the terms or nature of our engagement requires such disclosure, we will share your personal data with
a) to third party service providers who perform services for us or on our behalf, including accounting, payment, legal and translation services;
b) to our affiliates, agents and consultants located outside the EEA;
(c) to third parties where you instruct us to do so or where the terms of our co-operation require it; and
(d) To legal directories and referrers and/or the public if you have authorised us to do so to promote our services in the light of your feedback.
If you reside in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway, you have the following rights in relation to your personal data held by us. If you reside in other countries, please contact us at BELGRAVIA LAW if you would like to know whether these rights are available to you and we will assist you to the extent required by applicable law.
Your data is not subject to automated decision-making.
The right of access, i.e. to obtain:
(a) confirmation of whether we are processing your personal data, the purposes of such processing, whether we are transferring it to third parties and the applicable retention periods; and
b) a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
The right to data portability, i.e. to receive a copy of the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, and/or to request the transfer of your personal data to another person. This right is only granted in relation to personal data that we collect and process on the basis of the Consent or Contract.
The right to rectification, i.e. the limited right to correct inaccurate personal data in our possession and to complete incomplete personal data.
The right to erasure, also known as the right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to request that we delete your personal data if:
(a) the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we originally collected or processed it;
(b) we rely on consent to store the data and you withdraw your consent;
c) we are using legitimate interests as the basis for processing and you object to the processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest to continue such processing;
d) we are processing personal data for direct marketing purposes and you object to such processing;
e) we are processing personal data unlawfully;
f) we must do so to fulfil a legal obligation; or
g) we have processed the personal data to provide information society services to the child.
The right to restriction of processing, i.e. a request to limit the purposes of processing your personal data if:
(a) you dispute the accuracy of your personal data and we verify the accuracy of the data;
b) the data has been unlawfully processed and you object to its erasure, requesting instead its restriction
(c) we no longer need the personal data but you want us to retain it for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legitimate claim; or
(d) you have exercised your right to object (see below) and we are considering whether our legitimate grounds override yours.
The right to object, i.e. the right to ask us to stop processing your data. This right is given to you if we only process your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If we process your data for legitimate interests, this right is also available to you, but provided we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms. This right is also not available if the processing is for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.
If you are resident in France, you also have the right to establish rules for the storage and transfer of your personal data after your death.
If you wish to exercise either of these rights, please contact us at [email protected]
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. Further information on how to contact your local data protection authority can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm .Contacting Us
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