PRIVACY POLICY

Our Privacy Policy aims to provide you with information on how we collect, use and store your personal information.

Who we are?

Ó Muirigh Solicitors Ltd. For the purposes of Data Protection Ó Muirigh Solicitors is the ‘controller’ of the information you provide to us. Our office is located at 24-26 Springfield Road, Belfast, BT12 7AG.

What personal data do we collect?

Information you provide to us when you:

• become a client of this office.
• correspond with us by phone, e-mail, or in writing;
• complete a form on our website.

The information we may collect from you includes:

• Contact information (such as name, postal address, date of birth, private and or business email address, and telephone/mobile number)
• Business information (such as job title)
• Financial Information (such as bank statements,NINO)

How do we use your personal data

Business dealings: We may use your personal data to fulfil our business dealings with yourself.

Who do we share your personal data with?

We may share your personal data with trusted third parties including:

• legal and other professional advisers, consultants, and professional experts;

We will ensure there is a contract in place with the categories of recipients listed above which include obligations in relation to the confidentiality, security, and lawful processing of any personal data shared with them.

Where a third party recipient is located outside the European Economic Area, we will ensure that the transfer of personal data will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission where the data protection authority does not believe that the third country has adequate data protection laws.

We will share personal data with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that our staff protect your personal data and are aware of their information security obligations. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it.

How long we will keep your personal data?

The time frame we keep information varies according to what it is used for. Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep information, we will retain your information for as long as it is relevant and useful for the purpose for which it was collected.

Where do we store your personal data and how is it protected?

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal data from loss or destruction. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable body of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the security of transmitting information via the internet or our company website, and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted.

Your Rights

Right to Access

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold by contacting us at the email or postal address given below.
To help us to process your request you will need to provide the following information:
• Name
• Telephone Number(s)
• Address; and
• Date and time (if requesting a call recording)

We will respond within 40 days of request. Please note that there are exceptions to this right. We may be unable to make all information available to you if, for example, making the information available to you would reveal personal data about another person, if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information, or if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

Right to rectification

We aim to keep your personal data accurate and complete. We encourage you to contact us using the contact details provided below to let us know if any of your personal data is not accurate or changes, so that we can keep your personal data up-to-date.

Right to erasure

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data where, for example, the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it’s collected, where there is no overriding legitimate interest for us to continue to process your personal data, or your personal data has been unlawfully processed. If you would like to request that your personal data is erased, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to restrict processing

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we restrict the further processing of your personal data. This right arises where, for example, you have contested the accuracy of the personal data we hold about you and we are verifying the information, you have objected to processing based on legitimate interests and we are considering whether there are any overriding legitimate interests, or the processing is unlawful and you elect that processing is restricted rather than deleted. Please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to data portability

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that some of your personal data is provided to you, or to another data controller, in a commonly used, machine-readable format. This right arises where you have provided your personal data to us, the processing is based on consent or the performance of a contract, and processing is carried out by automated means. If you would like to request that your personal data is ported to you, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to object

In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data where, for example, your personal data is being processed on the basis of legitimate interests and there is no overriding legitimate interest for us to continue to process your personal data. If you would like to object to the processing of your personal data, please contact us using the contact details provided below. Please note that the GDPR sets out exceptions to these rights. If we are unable to comply with your request due to an exception we will explain this to you in our response.

Complaints

If you believe that your data protection rights may have been breached, and we have been unable to resolve your concern, you may lodge a complaint with the applicable supervisory authority or to seek a remedy via the ICO (www.ico.org.uk)
If your complaint is not about data protection, please see our general complaints policy.

Contact

If you have any queries about the Policy, or about exercising your rights including updating your marketing preferences, please contact:

Pauline Ní Mhuirrigh
Ó Muirigh Solicitors
24-26 Springfield Road
Belfast
BT12 7AG
info@omuirighsolicitors.com

We may change this policy without prior notice by updating this document. You should check this page regularly to view the latest version. Privacy Policy Version 1 Issue 25 May 2018