Kings Chambers, registered at 36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT (the “Chambers”) is a ‘data controller’ for the purpose of relevant data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) for the information which it collects for marketing, recruitment and employment purposes.
The Chambers also acts as a ‘data processor’ on behalf of our members who provide legal services; a separate Privacy Notice is available for provision of these services and can be viewed by visiting https://www.kingschambers.com/about-us/downloads
Please note that our website, https://www.kingschambers.com and other digital platforms may contain links to third party websites / digital platforms which are provided for your convenience. We are only responsible for the privacy practices and security of our own digital platforms and therefore we recommend that you check the privacy and security policies of each and every other website / digital platform that you visit.
In common with many other website operators, we use standard technology called ‘cookies’ on our website. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your computer’s hard drive and they are used to record how you navigate websites on each visit.
All personal information that we collect about you will be recorded, used and protected by us in accordance with applicable data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation and this Notice.
We may supplement the information that you provide with other information that we obtain from our dealings with you, however we will not use that information for purposes which are not clear when you provide your details.
We may collect the following information about you when you enquire about our services:
We may collect this information from you directly through the online contact forms on our website, on email, in person or via other digital platforms including social media.
We use your data for the following purposes:
When you interact with our digital platforms, we may also automatically collect the following information about your visit:
The processing of personal data is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the Chambers, such as, for the purpose of providing products and services including notifications about upcoming events or seminars and to tailor our communications to you in line with your preferences.
We do not process special categories of personal data for marketing purposes.
You can update your marketing preferences or unsubscribe from communications from us at any time by emailing [email protected]
We will not use your data for purposes that are not clear when you provide your details and will not disclose data outside of Kings Chambers except in limited circumstances which are outlined below.
We may share your data with third parties where (a) if we are under a legal or regulatory duty to do so, (b) if it is necessary to do so to enforce our contractual rights, (c) to lawfully assist the police or security services with the prevention and detection of crime or terrorist activity, (d) where such disclosure is necessary to protect the safety or security of any persons and/or, (e) otherwise as permitted under applicable law.
Please note that Chambers does not transfer data outside of the EEA for marketing purposes. In the event there is a requirement to transfer data outside of the EEA from time to time, we will take all necessary steps to ensure the data is afforded the same safeguards and controls as those applied within the EEA.
Chambers will retain your data for as long as is reasonably necessary for the required services to be provided to you and will not be retained indefinitely or for reasons incompatible with relevant data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a number of important rights regarding your personal information. In summary these rights are as follows and include the right to:
Further information regarding the rights under the General Data Protection Regulation can be found by visiting https://www.ico.org.uk These rights are subject to the conditions and restrictions set out in the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
Should you wish to make a request to exercise any of the above rights you should contact us via email at [email protected] or write to us at:
36 Young Street
When contacting us please ensure that you provide relevant information to allow us to identify you (this can include confirmation of any of the unique or personal identifiers we hold about you such as address) and state the right or rights that you wish to exercise. We may need to contact you to request further information to verify your identity.
We will respond to you within one month from when we receive a valid request.
We take the security of personal information seriously and the Chambers has appropriate measures, safeguards and protocols in place to ensure that data is kept secure, is only accessed by those individuals authorised to do so and where there is a legitimate need to access the data. Appropriate and reasonable steps are in place to reduce the risk of unauthorised access to personal data held by the Chambers (either through accidental disclosure or deliberate act) and in line with the Chambers’ obligations under applicable data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you have a complaint regarding any aspect of your personal data or this Notice, please write to us via [email protected] or at the above address.
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioner’s Office at the following address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
You can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office by visiting their website https://www.ico.org.uk
We aim to meet high standards and so our policies and processes are subject to review. From time to time we may change this Notice and will inform you, usually in writing or by publishing updated content to our website, https://www.kingschambers.com