Pure Employment Law Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://www.pureemploymentlaw.co.uk (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
Definitions and Interpretation
(a) In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our site;
(iii) “Cookie Law”
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
(iv) “personal data”
means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via our site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
means Pure Employment Law Limited a limited company registered in England under company number company number 07134294, whose registered address is 1 Little London, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PH, United Kingdom
Information About Us
(a) Our site is owned and operated by Pure Employment Law Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 07134294, whose registered address is 1 Little London, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PH, United Kingdom.
(b) Our VAT number is GB 985 1523 96;.
(c) Our Data Protection Officer is Nicola Brown, and can be contacted by email at [email protected], by telephone on 01243 836840, or by post at 1 Little London, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PH, United Kingdom
(d) We are regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority
(e) We are members of the Law Society, the Employment Lawyers’ Association, and Chichester & District Law Society
What Does This Policy Cover?
(a) As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
(i) The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;
(ii) The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 12);
(iii) The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in section 14);
(iv) The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you (we only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6, but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us using the details in section 14);
(v) The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
(vi) The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
(vii) The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
(viii) Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling
(b) If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 14 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
(c) For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.
What Data Do We Collect?
- email addresses;
- telephone numbers;
- business/company name.
How Do We Use Your Data?
(a) All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
(b) Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes:
(i) Supplying our products and services to you (please note that we require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
(ii) Personalising and tailoring our products and services for you;
(iii) Replying to emails from you;
(iv) Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking unsubscribe;
(v) Analysing your use of our Site and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve our Site and your user experience;
(vi) With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, phone, with information, news and offers on our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
(vii) You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
(viii) We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases) general enquiries: six years, client files: as per our Terms of Business.
How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
(a) We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.
(b) Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using our Site and submitting information to us. If we do store data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR by ensuring all companies legally based outside of the EEA are GDPR compliant.
(c) Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through our Site. We have done this by only using GDPR compliant suppliers
(d) All internal databases are stored securely in limited access locations on a secure internal server. All PCs and remote access points are secured with password and/or encryption
Do We Share Your Data?
(a) We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing, and specifically they include the following:
(i) Insight Legal Software Limited (legal accounts software)
(ii) Phoenix Small Business Services Limited (Internal Data Storage)
(iii) Office 365 (emails and documents)
(iv) VOIP Unlimited/Amazon Web Services (telephone network and cloud storage)
(v) Veriphy Limited (client identity checks)
(b) In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
(c) We may compile statistics about the use of our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
(d) We may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where we transfer any personal data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under GDPR.
(e) In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
- (b) In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will, however, be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
How Can You Control Your Data?
(a) When you submit personal data via our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails and at the point of providing your details.
(b) You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
Your Right to Withhold Information
You may access our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please use the contact details below in section 14.
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