Purpose of this Policy
The purpose of this policy is to:
- Reassure you that Atkin Chambers fully respects the privacy and personal data provided to us
- Describe how we safeguard the privacy of those who provide us with personal information, either through the website or in other ways
- Explain how you can view or change the information that we have collected.
- Outline the limited circumstances in which we use the information provided to us
Information provided by you
If you sign up for updates via our website or register for an event we are hosting we may store the details you provide and use this information to contact you via postal mail or email. The details that we may ask for include your name, your email address and/or your company name. We will not collect personal details from you without your knowledge and permission.
Information collected by us
For information on what personal data we collect through cookies and Google analytics via our website please view our legal notice.
How we use your data
We store personal data, including email, phone and company name provided to us via our content management system.
We may use your details for the purposes of managing the legal matters on which we have been instructed by you, your firm or other connected parties and advisers, but also to keep you informed about relevant legal updates, future events and our services by email, telephone or postal mail. We may use your data on an aggregated basis to analyse how to improve our services to clients.
You may opt out of specific communications at any time if they are not directly related to our commercial contract with you or the management of a legal case or proceedings.
a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
You may ask us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address). We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law. We reserve the right to charge a modest fee (currently £10) which we will donate to the Bar Pro Bono Unit. Requests should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
Updating your details
We want to ensure the details we hold about you are correct. You have the right to ask us to verify the accuracy of the data we hold on you or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected. Requests should be sent to email@example.com