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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

This site offers general information and guidance only. It is not provided as definitive legal advice upon which you may act. Such definitive advice can be obtained by contacting Hague & Dixon LLP.

All of the site and its content are copyright protected. You are licensed to copy print or download it for your own personal use only and not for any commercial purposes.

You are responsible for the protection of your computer system and must ensure that your operating system, virus protection program and firewall are up-to-date. Hague & Dixon LLP will not accept liability for any malware downloaded.

You may e-mail Hague & Dixon LLP direct from the website but you should appreciate that such communication is not encrypted and is not a method which we would recommend for confidential or business sensitive information. Such communication is used at your own risk.

 

PRIVACY NOTICE

Background

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Data Protection Act 2018 together set out the law that obliges us to provide you with this Privacy Notice.

The primary purpose of this Privacy Notice is to recognise that your personal data belongs to you, to provide you with the information you need on why and how Hague & Dixon LLP collects, uses and stores your personal data and thereby to achieve transparency between you and us in this regard.

Some Definitions

Personal data is any information that could identify a natural person, i.e. you.

Hague & Dixon LLP is a data controller. This means it is Hague & Dixon LLP that makes decisions about how it collects, uses and stores your personal data. Hague & Dixon LLP will use its best endeavours to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Data Protection Act 2018 when it makes these decisions.

Hague & Dixon LLP’s employees are data processors. Hague & Dixon LLP will provide them with appropriate training. They will process your personal data on a day to day basis for and on behalf of Hague & Dixon LLP and in accordance with the decisions Hague & Dixon LLP has made about how it collects, uses and stores your personal data.

Collecting Your Personal Data

If you provide us with any personal data while using this website we may use it as below.

Using Your Personal Data

We are used to keeping personal data in the strictest confidence and in accordance with our professional duty of confidentiality.

If you provide us with any personal data while using this website we may use it to provide you with any information or services you have requested. We may also use it for any other purpose for which you give your consent.

Storing Your Personal Data

Our emails are stored in a cloud that is administered by our IT consultants. The cloud is UK based. We understand that your personal data will not be transferred outside of the UK. Emails are routinely printed to your paper file but they are not routinely stored in your electronic file. Emails may be routinely and permanently deleted at any time in order to ensure the smooth running of the software that we use.

We may keep your personal data in a paper file. We may keep your paper file for up to fifteen years from the date of receipt although we may securely destroy it at any time after six years have elapsed. Your paper file and any copyright in the papers in it belongs to Hague & Dixon LLP. For so long as we have your paper file you are entitled to a copy of it subject to reimbursing us with our reasonable expenses.

We may also keep your personal data in an electronic file. Your electronic file is kept on our servers. We will take reasonable steps to keep your electronic file secure. However, in the face of ever increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks we cannot guarantee its security. We may keep your electronic file in perpetuity because its contents may be of use to you if and when you instruct us in the future. With that said, we reserve the right to permanently delete your electronic file at any time after six years have elapsed from receipt of the information. Your electronic file, its contents and any copyright in the e-documents in it belongs to Hague & Dixon LLP. For so long as we have your electronic file you are entitled to a copy of it subject to reimbursing us with our reasonable expenses.

Your Rights

Where we process your personal data in line with the terms of the above then the terms of the above govern how we gather, use and store your personal data.

Where we process your personal data in line with our legitimate interests you can object to this processing at any time. If you do this, we will need to show either a compelling reason why our processing should continue, which reason overrides your interests, rights and freedoms, or that our processing is necessary for us to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim.

Depending on the circumstances, you may have the right to:

  1. Access your personal data.
  2. Be informed by us in relation to how we process your personal data.
  3. Require us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
  4. Require us to erase your personal data.
  5. Require us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
LEGAL NOTICE

 

Hague & Dixon LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales under number OC404145 authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 629017

The registered address is Cumberland House Cumberland Street York YO1 9SR

The term “Director” or “Partner” is used to refer to a member of Hague & Dixon LLP and a list is available at Cumberland House Cumberland Street York YO1 9SR

Out VAT number is 629017.