Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Rae Nemazee LLP (“Rae Nemazee”), “we” “us” or “our”  respects your privacy and  the need to protect of your personal data. This policy sets out  how we will collect and, use your personal data and  how we will  look after it  and the circumstances in which we will disclose it to other people.

2. Data Protection Law

The Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”)  define how organisations  must handle, store and deal with personal information. To meet the requirements of the legislation all personal information  must be collected and used fairly, stored securely and not disclosed unlawfully.

3. Data Controller

The Data Controller responsible for your Persona Data is Rae Nemazee LLP. Any questions about this policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights should be addressed to Elizabeth Williams at the address shown at the end of this document

4. The information we hold and how we use it

Personal information is any information that can identify an individual. Information we obtain from you may include your name, address, email address, date of birth and photograph as well as financial information such as bank account details and  credit card details.
We will only use  your personal data in accordance with the law . We will use it to perform the contract or agreement we have entered into with you in relation to the legal services we are providing. WE may be required to  use your data  to comply with our regulatory obligations
If, in the course of your business with us, you disclose to us personal information about other people (e.g. members of your family) then we ask that you obtain their authority to provide tis information to us.

We do not generally collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you, unless this is necessary to perform the contact we have with you or the services we have agreed to provide. Examples of Special Categories of Personal Data include (but is not limited to details of race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health and genetic data

5. Keeping your information up to date

 It is essential that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date.  You should therefore make sure that you keep us informed of any change in your personal data during  the time we are acting for you.

5. Cookies  

Cookies are small files of letters or numbers downloaded onto a device when users access websites. We do not use cookies at this time.

6. Disclosure

We may have to disclose your personal information with third parties in order to carry out our  obligations to you and to regulatory bodies. Examples of persons/organisations with whom we may share data include

  1. Members of staff of this firm
  2. Service providers such as sub-contractors, search providers
  3. Professional advisors such as lawyers, accountants auditors and insurers
  4. Third parties  to whom we may choose to sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or assets. We may also decide to acquire other businesses or merge with them.
  5. HMRC, professional regulators and other authorities such as crime prevention agencies who have authority to request information in some circumstances

WE do not allow third parties to use your personal data for their own purposes and will only give them access to your data when permitted by law.

7. Security

WE have strict security measures in place to protect  your personal data from being accidentally lost misused or wrongfully disclosed.
We have procedures to deal with any suspected breach of the rules relating to data privacy and will  take the appropriate action should any such breach occur.

8. Third party Providers

All our external service providers, such as accountants, auditors, IT support and hosting service providers and outsourced service providers are situated with the European Economic Area. Personal data can only be  transferred out of the European Economic Area to countries which have a similar degree of protection to that provided for  by GDPR

9. How long do we retain your data

We will retain your personal information no longer than we deem necessary to enable us to comply with our duty to provide you with  legal services and to satisfy legal, reporting and regulatory requirements. In deciding how long we will retain your data we will consider the  nature and sensitivity of the data and the purposes for which the data is held.

10. Your rights

You have certain rights under the data protection legislation  These include

  1.  Right  of access

You can make a personal request to us to let you have a copy of  the personal data we hold about you (a “data subject request”). You will not  be charged a fee for this unless the request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive

  1. Right to request correction – you can ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate
  2. Right to request erasure – You can ask us to delete or remove personal data when there is no longer need for us to retain it
  3.  Right to request transfer – You can ask us to transfer your data to a third party. WE will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen your personal data in a commonly used format

11. Changes to our privacy policy

We will keep our privacy policy under regular review and and changes will be posted on this page

12. How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any enquiries about our privacy policy

By post
Rae Nemazee LLP
2 Baron’s Gate
33/35 Rothschild Road
Chiswick
London
W4 5HT

By email: info@raenemazee.co.uk

By telephone: 020 8747 0055