General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Blacklaw is committed to ensuring that your privacy and personal data is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
In respect of your personal data that we hold within our offices and/or on our computer systems we are committed to keeping this secure and as such have installed CCTV at our offices and deploy anti-virus protection to protect digital data.
Blacklaw may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 16/5/18.
This is an overview of:
- the types of information we collect about you
- how we collect and use it
- who we might share it with
- your rights to your information.
The information we collect
We collect information about you from different places including:
- directly from you
- from a third party acting on your behalf e.g. an intermediary or broker
- when we generate it ourselves
- from other organisations.
We will only collect your information in line with relevant regulations and law and this may relate to any of our services where we have your current instructions, we currently hold or have held in the past.
You are responsible for making sure you give us accurate and up to date information.
How we’ll use your information
We’ll use it only to provide any services you’ve requested.
We’ll only use your information where we’re allowed to by law e.g. carrying out an agreement we have with you, fulfilling a legal obligation or where you agree to it.
Who we can share your information with
We may share your information with others e.g. regulators, insurers, fraud prevention agencies or law enforcement agencies.
How long we’ll keep your information
We’ll keep your information for as long as you have a relationship with us. After it ends we’ll keep it where we may need it for our legitimate purposes e.g. to help us respond to queries or complaints, or for other reasons e.g. fighting fraud and financial crime, and in line with regulatory requirements.
You have a number of rights relating to your information e.g. to see what we hold, to ask us to share it with another party, ask us to update incorrect or incomplete details, to object to or restrict processing of it, to make a complaint etc.