Your personal information – why we need it
We need to collect some personal information about you to form a solicitor and client relationship and provide a service to you. This includes your name, your home address, telephone and other contact numbers, email address, financial information, ethnic origin, date of birth and other information relevant to the work that we will be undertaking for you. We may collect this data in a number of different ways eg. directly online, email, over the telephone or in written correspondence.
We will process personal information we receive directly from you, on your behalf, other organisations with whom you have connections, government agencies, third parties and public records.
Sharing your personal information
We may share records your information with third parties where:
it is necessary for us to provide a service to you
where we are legally required to do so (eg, anti-money laundering)
where required to do so by our governing bodies eg the Law Society or the Solicitors Regulation Authority
you have provided your consent to such use (eg. you have approved the use of a third party to assist on your matter)
we consider the use of your information as not detrimental to you and necessary to fulfil our legitimate interests (eg to manage Home Office and Consular appointments on your behalf, UK and overseas government and related organisations, representatives for submission of applications and appeals to the immigration authorities, translators and interpreters, couriers, professional advisory, banking, payment, insurance, marketing and information security services
We are required by law to retain your personal information for six years after which it will be destroyed.
Whilst we take all reasonable precautions to protect the personal data of users of Tannas Solicitors we cannot be responsible for and therefore exclude all liability for loss or misuse of personal data which is intercepted or otherwise accessed by unauthorised persons.
Access to personal information
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