Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.anthonysolicitors.com/
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Who we share your data with
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How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Anthony & Co Solicitors is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “Anthony & Co Solicitors“, “we”, “us”, or “our” in this privacy notice.
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPR) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO using the details set out below.
The Data We Collect About You.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed.
Through your use of this website, we may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
We may process the information you have given us by filling in forms on our site www.supremesolicitors.co.uk (“our site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to receive legal updates, search our site and when you report a problem with our site.
This information may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, interests, educational details, employment details, bank details, ID documents and other records.
We may also collect, store and use, exercise or defence of legal claims the below “special categories” of more sensitive personal information:
- Information about health, including sickness records, medical conditions and other records.
- Information about race or ethnicity, religious beliefs, trade union membership, sexual orientation and political opinion.
- Information about criminal convictions and offences.
We will only process these ‘special categories of personal data’ in the following exceptional circumstances:
- to the extent necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
- with your explicit written consent which you can withdraw at any time.
If You Fail To Provide Personal Data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
How Your Personal Data Is Collected
Your personal information may be collected directly from you during the process of our taking instructions from as our client or during the course of representing you or providing you with legal advice. We may also collect information from third parties including, background check agencies, credit reference agencies and other online sources where this becomes necessary to enable us to advise you properly.
How We Use Your Personal Data
We will only use your information when it is fair and lawful to do so. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
- Where we need to perform the contract that we have entered into with you;
- Where we need to comply with a legal obligation;
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) namely to provide you with advice and assistance or in facilitating and enabling the management of all matters relating to our business, but only where your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests;
- Where you have given your consent and that consent has not subsequently been withdrawn by you.
We may also use your personal information in the following circumstances, which are likely to be rare:
- Where we need to protect your interests (or someone’s interests).
- Where it is needed in the public interest.
The situations where we will process your personal data are listed below:
- to fulfil our contract with you;
- to provide you with our services;
- making payments to and on your behalf;
- creating a client account for you;
- to prevent fraud and to satisfy our legal obligations under The Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and corresponding financial crime legislation;
- to provide you with information about our services;
- to invite you to events or seminars that may be of interest to you;
- to provide you with updates about the law and other topics that may be of interest to you;
- for marketing and advertising purposes;
- for intragroup transfer or transfers to third-party administrators for administration purposes; and
- the enforcement of legal claims including debt collection including via out-of-court procedures.
Your Legal Rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights to:
- Access your information
You are entitled to request access to the information we hold about you (known as a ‘data subject access request’). You are entitled to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that it is being lawfully processed.
- Correct your information
If the information we hold for you is incomplete or incorrect, you have the right to request a correction.
- Request erasure
Where there are no reasons for continuing the processing of your personal information, you are able to request the removal or deletion of the personal information.
- Object to processing
Where the firm relies on legitimate interest for the processing of your personal information, or for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the right to object to the processing.
- Request the restriction of processing
You are entitled to request for a suspension for the processing of your personal information, for example, if you are awaiting the reasons for the processing of the information or require us to establish its accuracy.
- Transfer your personal information
You are able to request the transfer of your personal information to another party.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.
No fee is usually required to access your data.
What We May Need From You
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time Limit To Respond
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.