A summary of how we collect and use your personal data
1. Who are we?
Lewis Francis Blackburn Bray (LFBB) is a partnership whose office is at 14-16 Paradise Square Sheffield S1 2DE. LFBB is classed as a Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
We will only collect information from you that is relevant to the matter that we are dealing with. In particular we may collect the following information from you which is defined as ‘personal data’:
• Personal details, family, lifestyle and social circumstances
• Financial details
• Business activities of the person whose details we are processing
We may also collect information that is referred to as being in a ‘special category’. This could include:
• Physical or mental health details
• Racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature
• Criminal convictions
• Sexual orientation
2. How we will use your information:
We will mainly use your information for the provision of legal advice and this is necessary for the performance of the contract between us. We may also use it for:
• Administering any accounts
• Processing your bank/credit card details in order to obtain payment
• The prevention and detection of fraud
• Market research, Marketing
• Credit reference checks (where appropriate)
3. Who we will share your information with?
Under our Code of Conduct there are very strict rules about who we can share your information with and this will normally be limited to other people who will assist with your matter. This may include:
• Barristers and Medical Experts
• Private investigators and process servers
• Healthcare professionals, social and welfare organisations
• Courts and tribunals
Where you authorise us we may also disclose your information to your family, associates or representatives and we may also disclose your information to debt collections agencies if you do not pay our bills.
4. How long will we keep your information for?
We will keep your information through the period of time that we do work for you and afterwards for a period of 15 years, in accordance with our terms of business, and as required to do by law. For further information see our Privacy Standard available by request from the DPO.
5. What rights do you have?
You have a series of rights under the GDPR including the right to access a copy of the information we hold about you. Further information on this issue can be obtained from our DPO by email, Daniel.email@example.com.
6. Who can you complain to if you are unhappy about what we have done with your information?
If you are unhappy about how we are using your information then initially you should contact the DPO and if your complaint remains unresolved then you can contact the Information Commissioners Office, details available at www.ico.org.uk
Please call 0114 2729721 if you would like to speak to us about this information or any other legal enquiry or if you require this information in an alternative hard copy format.