Who we are
Here at Stephen Pinder Employment Law (the “Data Controller”), we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. We respect a person’s privacy and rights and this is important to us. Stephen Pinder Employment Law are committed in ensuring all personal information is safe and secure, handling it in accordance with legal responsibilities application under data protection laws.
Stephen Pinder Employment Law respect the privacy and rights of individuals and this is important to us. Stephen Pinder Employment Law are committed in ensuring all personal information is safe and secure, handling it in accordance with legal responsibilities application under data protection laws.
What is data protection
This is a fair and proper use of your personal information.
What personal date will we collect and process
In order for us to help you with your matter, it is necessary for us to record your details and details of your case. However, to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, this information may also be collected from HMRC, medical experts, third parties, i.e. HMRC, bank and building societies, insurance providers, and The Insolvency Service, with your consent. These details may include personal information such as address, bank account information, date of birth, NI number, personal and sensitive date, including medical records, and will be requested from you personally.
In line with GDPR we will also request, as a client of the company only, identification documentation, such as passport, driving licence, and utility bills.
How your personal data is collected
You may be asked for certain information via email or letter. An appropriate form of authority will also be provided upon your instruction of this firm. You can withdraw your consent at any time by providing notice to us.
How we use your personal data
Your personal information will only be used in accordance with your instructions and request to provide the relevant legal advice, assistance and services to you, and to include third party organisation to who the data is shared (see below). This will include updating your records, crime prevention and for regulatory requirements. Your personal information will not be used outside of the manner in which it has been requested.
Sharing your information with third parties
Information and data will be treated with the strictest of confidence. In order for us to comply with relevant legal obligations and perform our obligations to you and progress your matter, we will be required to share your personal and sensitive information with third parties, which could include medical and other experts, Barristers, Respondents and their representatives, Court and Employment Tribunals, Insurance Companies and government departments, i.e. HMRC, The Insolvency Service and Companies House. The information will be shared in accordance with the manner in which it has been requested for a specific purpose.
How long we hold your personal data
We will keep paper files and information contained in the file for approximately 7 years, after which time it will be destroyed. All electronic information will be kept for a period of 7 years also.
Your rights, access, rectification, deletion
You have the right to request copies of your personal information. If you think any of the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, you can request that this is corrected or deleted. You also have the right, in certain circumstances, to object to our processing of your personal information, to require us to stop processing your personal information and/or to withdraw your agreement to processing based on consent. This does not apply where we have other legal justifications or an overriding legitimate interest.
Keeping your personal data secure
All appropriate security measures are in place to ensure that your personal data is secure. Access to your personal data is limited and only authorised personnel of the company will have access to this information. Access and the processing of any information will be done in an authorised matter, and with confidentiality. Procedures are also in place in the case of any security breach. Should the need ever arise, we will notify you and the appropriate regulators of any suspected data breach as required by law.
Complaints and to who
Should you have any queries in relation to your data and the use thereof, contact should be made direct to Stephen J Pinder, Director.
In writing: 1st Floor, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ
Telephone: 0151 309 1527
Should you wish to make a complaint, you should contact:-
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
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