Data Information Notice

We are a firm of property lawyers and this notice is provided to you regarding the data we hold about you as a client.

As your property lawyer, we are a Data Controller as we hold various information about you and information relating to your instructions to us.

How we obtained your data

This has been provided by you when completing our application forms as part of your instruction process. We may also hold additional information which has been provided by you or by third parties to us at a later stage in connection with your instructions.

The data we hold

The information we hold about you may include (but will not be limited to) all or part of the following:

Children's Information

We will not normally hold information about children.

Why we need to hold your data

We need to hold your data for the following purposes:

Sharing your data with others

Your information may be shared in the following circumstances

Where your data is held:

Your data is held at the following secure locations

Your data will only be held within the UK. If we use a cloud storage service or if one of the services or third party contractors used by us stores data in a cloud server this will only be in circumstances where safeguards have been put in place for its protection, in compliance with the Data Protection legislation in the UK.

How long we will hold your data

We are required to retain your data for up to 6 years for sale transactions or up to 14 years for all other transactions after your transaction has completed or been aborted. This is in case of legal issues arising or in case we are required to provide information to HMRC or for some other official reason.

After this period of time has ended we will delete your data from our files and from any data processors we have used to store your data.

Your Rights

These include:

Updating this Information Notice

This information notice was issued in 2019. It may be updated from time to time to reflect any changes we may make in how we use your data or any changes in Data Protection law or practice. We will endeavour to let you have any updated versions as soon as reasonably practicable.