Privacy policy

Introduction

 

The Solicitors’ Charity is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

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Information we may collect from you:

 

We may collect information from you online in the following ways:

 

If you take one the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:

 

Where we store your personal data:

 

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, our servers in the UK. It may also be processed by persons operating in the EEA who work for us or an organisation we have instructed. If we do send your personal data outside the EEA we will take steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information.

 

Uses made of the information:

 

We will process any of your personal data, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons: to provide you with the services you have requested; to comply with applicable laws and regulations; for administrative purposes; to assess enquiries; and to provide you with information about us and our services. If, at any time, you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, contact us at sec@sba.org.uk

 

Disclosure of your information:

 

We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of SBA, or others. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of safeguarding or other statutory regulations we have to comply with.

 

Your rights:

 

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at sec@sba.org.uk

 

You may request access to or amend any personal information that we hold about you at any time. Your personal data will not be kept for longer than is necessary for any of the aforementioned purposes. If you have any concerns at all about how your data is being processed we welcome the opportunity to discuss them with you. The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent supervisory body set up to uphold information rights in the public interest and you retain the right to raise complaints with that body if you are not satisfied with the way your personal data has been processed.

 

IP Addresses:

 

The Solicitors’ Charity may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

 

Zoominfo

 

We have a mission to contact every solicitor in the UK. We are doing this in a number of ways including post, email and social media. In order to offer our support to an ever increasing number of Solicitors we work with marketing and data partners, such as Zoominfo. To read more about this, please click here.

 

Cookies:

 

The Solicitors’ Charity website uses cookies to record visits to the website. This helps us to improve the website and provide you with a good experience when you browse the website.
Please see our Cookies Policy for more information.

 

Changes to The Solicitors’ Charity privacy policy:

 

This privacy policy was last updated on 25th May 2018. The Solicitors’ Charity reserves the right to vary this privacy policy from time to time. Such variations become effective on posting on this website. Your subsequent use of this website or submission of personal information The Solicitors’ Charity will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the variations.

 

Contact:

 

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to sec@thesolicitorscharity.org.

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