1. Who we are:
We are Bambury and Company Solicitors of IPI Centre, Breaffy Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo You can contact us at this address by post or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our data protection representative is Niamh Bambury at the above contact details.
Our data protection officer may be contacted by phone, post or e-mail.
2. Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with
A. For people who view and interact with our website, we process data:
• to respond to your query when sent through our ‘contact us’ form
The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and operation of our legal services as well as our legitimate interest in marketing and promoting our firm’s legal services. We always include an unsubscribe button in our communications, so you can opt out of receiving such communications at any time.
We share this data with our client relationship management system provider. They may only process this data for the purpose of providing us with their services, and no other purpose.
We will retain this data for six years.
B. For our potential clients, we process data:
• in order to market the services of our firm
The legal basis for the processing of this data is processing necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interests of our firm in promoting our services. We always include an unsubscribe button in our communications, so you can opt out of receiving such communications at any time.
We will retain this data for six years.
C. For solicitors and barristers that we liaise with on client matters, we process data:
• In order to liaise with you about our client matters
The legal basis for the processing of this data is processing necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our firm in representing our clients.
We share the information you provide with our practice management system in order to store your contact information with our client file. We may also send you emails through our email service provider. We will retain this data for six years.
3. Information received from third parties and the source of that data
We receive data from third party sources of personal data.
4. Your rights relating to personal data
You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain
exemptions, in relation to your personal data:
• right to access the data – you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.
• right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.
• right to erasure – you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.
• right to restriction of processing or to object to processing – you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.
•. Right to data portability – you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine readable format.
In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at the contact details at the start of this privacy notice.
If we are processing personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.
If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation.
You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission.
5. Requirement to process personal data
You may browse our website without providing us with any personal data and this will not affect your ability to view our website.
If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot respond to your queries sent through our contact us form, liaise with you on client matters or assess your suitability for a role within our firm.
6. Automated decision-making and profiling
We do not use any personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making or profiling.
2. Collected Information
Data can be collected and processed during the operations of our website. The following are ways we may perform these actions:
2.1 Data regarding your visit(s) to our website and any resources used are collected. The following is included and not limited to: location data, weblogs, traffic data, and any other communication information.
2.2 Any forms you filled out on our site allows us to collect data such as registering for information or when you complete a purchase.
2.3 If for any reason you communicate with our personnel or site we may collect information.
2.4 Providing personal data is not mandatory. You decide if you want to use any of the website functionality.
2.5 Reasons for collecting personal information would be business related, usually it allows you to communicate and interact with us. If you are not willing to interact with us in any way, please do not provide any personal data and do not use this website.
2.6 Contact forms
We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for lead generation and customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Any information collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our visitors and how they have used our site. No personal details will be shared that could identify you.
2.7.2 We may assemble information about your common internet use with a cookie file. When used, the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. The cookie is stored on the hard drive, with transferred information. The data sought by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to you.
2.7.3 Your browser has the ability to decline cookies. This is done by setting your browser options to decline all cookies. Note: if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.
We use website analytics: Google and Awstats.
3. Personal Data Storage & Safety
3.2 Information we are provided will be stored on secure servers. Transaction data is encrypted for your safety.
3.3 You should understand data via online transmission is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee full protection and security data, only that we take all reasonable action to protect information sent to us electronically. Transmission of any data by you is at your own risk. Where applicable you may be given access to sections of our site that require a password. You are responsible for the passwords safety and confidentiality.
4. Who we share your data with
We share our data with third party extensions: analytics & ads (Google, Awstats)
5. What rights you have over your data
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
6 Information Disclosure
6.1 At times we may disclose personal information to persons in our group. This can include subsidiaries, holding companies, or any other subsidiaries involved in our business, if applicable.
6.2 Third Party disclosure may occur for the following reasons:
6.2.1 Selling any or all of our business to a third party may result in sharing your information.
6.2.2 At any time when we are legally required to we may disclose information about you and your visits to our sites.
6.2.3 To prevent fraud and help in fraud protection in order to reduce credit risk, we may disclose information.
7. Third Party Links
8. Information Accessibility
We cannot withhold data we collect about you, as per The Data Protection Act 1998. This act provides you with access to any information we may hold on you. If you wish to have access about our data collection on you please contact us. Please use the contact details below to formulate your data access request.
9. Contacting Us