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Specialist Criminal

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Tel. 01209 613 014      Email. enquiries@howellhyltonltd.co.uk
PRIVACY NOTICE

Introduction

Howell Hylton iscommitted to protecting and respecting your personal information and privacy.This notice relates to the collection and use of your personal information. Anysuch information will be used in line with data protection laws andregulations.

Who We Are And Our Contact Details

The data controller is Howell Hylton Ltd.

You can contact us regarding this notice orany other matter by telephone on 01209 613014, by email at enquiries@howellhyltonltd.co.uk or by postto Howell Hylton, 24 Cross Street, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 8EX.

Your Rights

You have variousrights in relation to the data we hold upon you.

The right of access If you ask us, we'll confirm whether we're processing your personal information and, if necessary, provide you with a copy of that information The right to rectification– If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to request to have it rectified. The right to erasure– You can ask us to delete or remove your personal information in some circumstances The right to restrict processing– You can ask us to 'block' or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances. The right to data portability – You have the right in certain circumstances to obtain the information you have provided to us and to reuse it, or ask us to transfer it to a third party. The right to object – In certain circumstances you have the right to object to us processing your data.

The Information That We Will Collect

In the course ofour business we may collect both Personal and Special categories of data.Personal data may include name, address, email address and national insurancenumbers. Due to the nature of our business we may also collect specialcategories of data, such as racial or ethnic origin, medical information and/orprevious convictions.

The data may becollected through various means when acting on your behalf, including through communicationswith you and also with third parties.

The Legal Basis For Using Your Information

It is necessary for us to use yourpersonal information;

To perform our obligations in accordance with any contract that we mayhave with you. It is in our legitimate interest to use personal information in such away to ensure that we provide the Service to you in the best way that we can,and also to ensure that we comply with obligations required of us by agenciesincluding the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Legal Aid Agency.

Sharing of information

We will ensure thatyour information remains within Howell Hylton except in the followingcircumstances:-

Where it is in your best interests to disclose data to third parties forexample when instructing Counsel or expert witnesses on your behalf. Where on occasions your file may be audited by outside agencies such asthe Solicitors’ Regulation Authority, Legal Aid Agency or the Lexcel PracticeManagement Standard. When we use third party service providers to supply or support ourservices to you. In such circumstances we have confidentiality agreements withthose providers

Length of retention

Our data retentionpolicy is dictated the requirements of our legal profession regulator, theSolicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA), a copy of which can be requested.

Complaint

If you wish to complain about the processing of your data you can do so by using the contactdetails above. If you are dissatisfied with our resolution of your complaintyou may also complain to the Information Commissioners office at www.ico.org.uk
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