For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, the data controller is Spellman Worth Ltd (Les Echelons Court, St Peters Port, Guernsey, GY1 3AP. Company Number 116824, Registration Number 12771).
- When you ask us for information, we may request and collect from your personal information and data about you, including data in relation to your identity, contact details, finances, transactions you have entered into, electronic technical data, electronic profile data, website usage data, marketing and communications data. We shall use this information/data in order primarily to perform our retainer (contract) with you, including:
- to process your enquiries;
- for the purposes for which you provided the information and to provide you with the advice, assistance and other services which retain us to provide;
- to confirm or update information provided by you;
- for any other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected;
- to update or notify you about any changes to our services;
- to provide you with information about other services we offer that are similar to those you have already used or enquired about, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes (you have the right to ask us not to process personal data for this purpose at any time - please contact us to confirm this).
- We may transfer any or all of this information for the purpose of progressing your case; to any group company, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries (as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006); and also to other entities for the purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in paragraph 1, as well as the storage and processing of that data by staff who work for us or for one of our outsourcers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, the processing of your personal information and the provision of support services. By submitting personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing.
- The Firm’s lead data protection supervisory authority is the Data Protection Authority (the OPDA, www.opda.gg). We do not transfer data outside the European Economic Area (the EEA). You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the GRA. We would always appreciate the chance to deal with any concerns before you approach the GRA, and we should be grateful if you would contact us in the first instance.
- We will disclose personal information to third parties:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- if the Firm or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our clients will be one of the transferred assets;
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our engagement terms or other agreements; and
- if we are under a duty to protect the rights, property or safety of the Firm, our clients or others (this includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).
- We attempt to use all appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing.
The Data Protection Act gives you the right to request access to data/information held about you. You also have the right to request rectification or erasure of data, to object to and request the restriction of processing of data, and to data portability.
- To help facilitate the use of our website, we may also collect and store information using "cookies” and other digital marker technologies, in order to monitor and improve our website and to collect information, such as which pages a visitor accesses. You will notice a box fixed to the bottom of our website, which allows you to choose whether to accept cookies on our website. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. However, please note that if you choose to disable cookies, then parts of our website may not function correctly. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.