This Privacy Statement sets out the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and using personal information you provide.
How that information will be stored
How that information will be transferred
How you can access this information
How you can rectify any incorrect information
How you can access your data if you need to take it elsewhere
How long your information will be stored by Morgan Pearse solicitors
Who We Are
Morgan Pearse Solicitors is the trading name of MPS Legal Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority SRA 625525 and incorporated in England and Wales (Company number 09799647 ),
Our supervisory authority for data protection purposes is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.org.uk). If you believe that we have processed your personal data in breach of this Online Privacy Statement or the relevant laws and regulations, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The Lawful Basis for collecting and processing your personal information
Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract you have with Hodders Law Limited to act as your solicitors.
Consent: You have given Hodders Law clear consent to collect and process your personal data for the purpose of providing a quote for our services or for providing you with additional information regarding the legal services we offer.
Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for you to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
How we use your personal information
Your personal information will be used as follows:
to personalise your experience on our website and ensure that our website is displayed in the most effective manner for you and your computer
to provide you with information, and services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have given your consent to be contacted in this way;
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please email.
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,
to protect the our rights, property, or safety of our staff, customers, or others.
for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Required to carry out the obligations of any contracts entered into between you and us;
Who we share your personal information with
We will only disclose your personal information to suppliers who process information on our behalf. We will not disclose your personal information to anyone without your prior approval, unless we are legally required to do so, or in
the event of the sale of the business and/or assets.
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
Whether information has to be provided by you, and if so why.
provide the information to us.
How long your personal information will be kept
We will hold personal information gained as a result of our contractual obligations with you for the period we are required to retain this information by applicable UK tax law, currently 6 years.
applicable UK tax law, currently 6 years.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal information
access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
Let us have enough information to identify you [(eg account number, user name, registration details],
Let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
Let us know the information to which your request relates, including any account or reference numbers, if you have them.
If you would like to unsubscribe from any email newsletter, or marketing campaigns you can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email newsletter.
Keeping your personal information secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
How to complain
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 020 3583 2129
Changes to this privacy notice
We may change this privacy notice from time to time, when we do we will inform you via email.
How to contact us