The Sethi Partnership Solicitors (“We”, “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This privacy notice sets out the basis for which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection laws, (the data controller is
The Sethi Partnership Solicitors, The Barn House, 38 Meadow Way, Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA48TB.
What information do we collect about you?
All client data will be held by us in our manual and automated filing systems.
This may include
Your personal information may be collected directly from you during the process of setting you up as a client of ours or during taking instructions from you or providing you with legal advice. We may also collect information from third parties including, background check agencies, credit reference agencies and other online sources.
We will only use your information when it is fair, lawful and necessary to do so. We will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
The situations where we will process your personal data are listed below:
Failure to provide certain information when requested may result in us being unable to perform both our legal obligations and our contractual duties to you, such as making payments to and on your behalf.
We may also collect, store and use, exercise or defence of legal claims the below “special categories” of more sensitive personal information:
We may share your personal information with third parties, where this is reasonably necessary, for the purposes set out in the policy. Third parties may include other lawyers, advisers and expert witnesses (including barristers and foreign lawyers), third-party service providers (including contractors and agents), regulatory bodies (such as the SRA),or for law enforcement. We may also disclose your personal information with other third parties, for example in the context of the possible sale or restructuring of the business.
Data may also be disclosed if we are under a duty to share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of business and other agreements from time to time; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of firm, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Under certain circumstances, you have the right to:
It is important that the personal information we hold for you is accurate and up to date. If you would like to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your person data or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact; email@example.com
These rights are available to you at no cost; however, we may charge a reasonable fee where a request is deemed to be excessive or unfounded. In such circumstances, we may otherwise refuse to comply with the request.
Our retention period is based on statutory authority and will be held for a minimum of six years, which may be extended dependent on the nature of your relationship with the firm. Personal information may be retained for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligation, or in order to protect yours or another person’s vital interest.
We understand the importance of protecting your privacy and we will ensure your data is safeguarded and held securely in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection laws. Appropriate technical and organisational measures have been implemented to ensure personal information is protected and to prevent your personal data from being lost, used, accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. Details of these measures are available upon request. We also limit access to your personal information to those employees, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. This access will be granted on a confidential basis and processing of the information will only take place subject to our instruction.
The firm have in place procedures and a policy to deal with any potential data security breaches, and data subjects and any applicable regulators will be notified where we are legally required to do so.
If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes the Data Protection laws, you have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues.
How to contact us
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at, FAO of Risk and Compliance Officer, The Sethi Partnership Solicitors.
We reserve the right to revise this policy or any part of it from time to time and will provide you with a new policy notice where any substantial updates are made. We may also notify you through other means, about the processing of your information.