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Privacy Notice To Our Clients
Effective 25 th May 2018
Who we are
We are Brolly Jameson Solicitors of 14 Old Market Place, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78
1BT. You can contact us by post or by email at email@example.com.
Our data protection representative can be contacted by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to The Data Protection Officer, Brolly
Jameson Solicitors, 14 Old Market Place, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78 !BT.
Why we process your data
1. For our clients, we process data:
– In order to provide you with legal advice
– To assist you with legal claims or legal proceedings
– To assist you with your legal rights
– To protect our legitimate interests
– To fulfil our legal obligations
The legal basis for the processing of this data is that its processing is necessary for the
performance of a contract made between us and our clients and that it is done with your
The lawful basis for processing your data.
Where we process special categories of data relating to you e.g., health data that we
may process in connection with a legal claim where we are acting on your behalf, our
legal basis for processing will be that the processing is necessary for the establishment,
exercise or defence of legal claims.
There may also be circumstances where our legal basis for processing is with your
consent (where we have sought it and you have provided it to us), in which case you can
withdraw your consent at any time.
Who we share it with
We share this data with our practice management system provider. We may also send
you emails through our email service provider. They may only process this data for the
purpose of providing us with their services, and no other purpose.
We may also share certain parts of this data with third parties such as Barristers (if
appointed), the Court and the Counterpart Solicitor, and any expert(s) engaged on your
behalf e.g., Engineer, Doctor, Valuer as appropriate.
We may share your data to fulfil our legal obligations for example in preventing fraud and
We expect the third parties with whom we share your personal information to apply a
similar standard of data protection as we do.
Your data will not be retained for longer than is necessary and in line with legal
guidelines and guidelines of our regulatory body, the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
For our potential, current and past clients, we process data:
– In order to market the services of our firm
– To provide you with legal updates to which you have subscribed
The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and
operation of our legal services as well as our legitimate interest in marketing and
promoting our firm’s legal services. We always include an unsubscribed button in our
communications, so you can opt out of receiving such communications at any time.
Your rights relating to personal data
You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to
certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:
– Right to access that data – you have the right to request a copy of the personal
data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing
of that personal data.
– Right to rectification – you have the right to request that any inaccurate data
that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may
request that we update the information so that it is complete.
– Right to erasure – you have the right to request us to delete personal data that
we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.
– Right to restriction of processing or to object to processing – you have the
right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular
purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular
– Right to data portability – you have the right to request us to provide you, or a
third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used
machine readable format.
In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at the contact
details at the start of this privacy notice.
If we are processing personal data based with your consent, you may withdraw that
consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place
prior to its withdrawal.
If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that
we can rectify the situation.
You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority is the
Information Commissioner’s Office.
Requirement to process personal data
If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we
cannot provide you with legal advice or represent you in legal proceedings.
Automated decision-making and profiling
We do not use any personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making or