Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

Published 22 May 2018

Your personal information is important to us and we will therefore take all practical steps to secure this data. Any data that you share with Hodders Law Limited will be used for the purposes detailed below. We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint. 

This Privacy Statement sets out the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and using personal information you provide  

Each individual has personal identifiable information such as names, addresses and contact information. You have the right to know  

  • What personal information we hold 
  • How that information will be stored 
  • How that information will be transferred  
  • How you can access this information 
  • How you can rectify any incorrect information 
  • How you can access your data if you need to take it elsewhere 
  • How long your information will be stored by Hodders Law Limited 

 

Who We Are 

Hodders Law Limited is a firm of solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (firm number ) and incorporated in England and Wales (Company number  7221841) 

Our supervisory authority for data protection purposes is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.org.uk). If you believe that we have processed your personal data in breach of this Online Privacy Statement or the relevant laws and regulations, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

 

The Lawful Basis for collecting and processing your personal information 

Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract you have with Hodders Law Limited to act as your solicitors. 

Consent: You have given Hodders Law clear consent to collect and process your personal data for the purpose of providing a quote for our services or for providing you with additional information regarding the legal services we offer. 

Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for you to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations). 

 

How we use your personal information 

Your personal information will be used as follows: 

 

  • to personalise your experience on our website and ensure that our website is displayed in the most effective manner for you and your computer  
  • to provide you with information, and services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have given your consent to be contacted in this way; 
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; 

 

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please email  

 

Disclosure of your information 

We may disclose your personal information to third parties: 

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation,  
  • to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements;  
  • to protect the our rights, property, or safety of our staff, customers, or others.  
  • for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. 
  • Required to carry out the obligations of any contracts entered into between you and us; 

Who we share your personal information with 

We will only disclose your personal information to suppliers who process information on our behalf. We will not disclose your personal information to anyone without your prior approval, unless we are legally required to do so, or in the event of the sale of the business and/or assets. 

We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law. 

We will not share your personal information with any other third party. 

Whether information has to be provided by you, and if so why 

The provision of personal information is required to enable us to provide the service or services that you have requested from us. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us. 

How long your personal information will be kept 

We will hold personal information gained as a result of our contractual obligations with you for the period we are required to retain this information by applicable UK tax law, currently 6 years. 

We will hold personal information gained as a result of requests for information, or quotes for our services until such time as you request to opt out of these  and for the period we are required to retain this information by applicable UK tax law, currently 6 years. 

Your rights 

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to: 

  • fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal information 
  • access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address 
  • require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold 
  • require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations 
  • receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations 
  • object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing 
  • object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you 
  • object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information 
  • otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances 

 

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. 

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please: 

email, karen.rieveley@hodders.co.uk or write to  

Karen Rieveley 

Hodders Law Limited 

50 Station Road 

Harlesden 

London 

NW10 4UA 

 

  • Let us have enough information to identify you [(eg account number, user name, registration details)],  
  • let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and 
  • let us know the information to which your request relates, including any account or reference numbers, if you have them. 

 

If you would like to unsubscribe from any email newsletter, or marketing campaigns you can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email newsletter 

 

Keeping your personal information secure 

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality. 

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so. 

How to complain 

We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information. 

The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113. 

 

Changes to this privacy notice 

This privacy notice was published on [insert date] and last updated on [insert date]. 

We may change this privacy notice from time to time, when we do we will inform you via email. 

How to contact us 

Please contact us by email at, karen.rieveley@hodders.co.uk or write to  

Karen Rieveley 

Hodders Law Limited 

50 Station Road 

Harlesden 

London 

NW10 4UA 

If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above). 

 

 

 

With solicitors offices in Battersea, Hanover Square London, Harlesden, Harrow and Wembley, Hodders Law can provide the services of a local solicitor backed up by the strength of a big firm expertise.

Our Testimonials

“Dear Karen,

Thank you very much indeed for all that you, William Brown, and your support team at Hodders have done in connection with this purchase, and with the associated sale of Wallers Haven Barn. There were many times when I thought that we were not going to make one or the other, and it is in very large part down to your persistence that we are exchanged. Your care, patience and attention to detail have been much appreciated.

Mr L
March 2016

 

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