1.1 This statement is made by us in light of our responsibilities to you as a “data controller”. For the purposes of this statement, “Data Protection Legislation” means up to but excluding 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 1998 and thereafter (i) unless and until the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) is no longer directly applicable in the UK, the GDPR and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK; and then (ii) any successor legislation to the GDPR or the Data Protection Act 1998.
1.2 Please read this page carefully. If you do not agree with the contents of this statement, do not submit any personal data to us.
2.1 Your use of this website and your submission of any personal data to us shall constitute your consent to allow us to process your personal data in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2.2 For the purposes of this policy, “personal data” means any personal information (including sensitive personal data) that is capable of identifying you. This information may include your name, address, telephone number, fax number or e-mail address.
3.1 If you have submitted your personal data, and later decide that you would like us to discontinue processing your personal data, you can choose to “opt-out”.
3.2 To opt-out, please send an electronic mail headed “opt-out” to us at [email protected] specifying the processing activities you would like us to refrain from. Upon receipt of a written opt-out, we shall discontinue processing your personal data as requested.
4.1 Personal data may be requested by us, or voluntarily forwarded by you through one of several electronic mail hypertext links or contact forms, present in the body of this website.
5.1 We shall not request, collect or process any personal data of a sensitive nature from you, without first obtaining your express written consent.
6.1 In order that we can monitor and improve this website, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your domain name and IP address, operating system, browser, version, and the web site that you visited prior to our site. We may do this by way of a “cookie”.
6.2 A cookie is an element of data that our website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.
6.4 Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You do not have to accept cookies, and you should read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can set up your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie.
6.5 Any disablement of the cookies function may hinder some of the website functionality, for which we shall not be responsible.
7.1 The personal data collected by us from you, may be utilised by us to:
8.1 We will only disclose your personal data to carefully selected third parties and organisations for marketing purpose, if you have opted-in to allow us to do so.
8.2 We may allow other people and organisations to use information we hold about you for the purpose of providing services you have asked for, or as part of the process of selling one or more of our businesses.
8.3 We may also disclose information to legal and debt recovery representatives for debt collection and debt tracing purposes.
8.4 We may also disclose personal data if required to do so by law or in the good-faith and belief that such action is necessary to:
9.1 Sometimes we may need to transfer your personal data to countries which do not provide the same level of data protection as the United Kingdom. If we do need to make such a transfer, then we shall put a contract in place so as to ensure that the personal data is adequately protected.
10.1We always take appropriate measures to safeguard the personal data we hold from unauthorised access or improper use.
10.2 We have a strict internal security policy with which our employees must comply as a condition of their employment with us.
11.1 Any enquiries regarding this policy must be directed in writing for the attention of our data protection compliance officer.
11.2 Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the right to request details of your personal data held or processed by us.
11.3 Please send such requests in writing to the address above, marked for the attention of the data protection compliance officer. We will respond without any undue delay and, at the latest, within one month of receiving the request.
11.4 If you believe that any information held by us is incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete, then you must write without delay to our data protection compliance officer, highlighting the corrective action to be taken. If any information is found to be incorrect, it shall be corrected promptly.
11.5 For comprehensive information on how we handle your personal data please refer to our Standard Terms of Business, a link to which can be found towards the bottom of our website.
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Metis and Metis Law are trading names of Metis Law Limited, a Limited Company registered in England and Wales with number 11113080. VAT No. 287480364. Metis Law is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (ID No 646011). A list of the members’ names and their professional qualifications is available for inspection at the above office. Metis Law uses the word ‘partner’ to refer to a Director of the Company, an employee or consultant who is a lawyer with equivalent standing and qualifications.
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