Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 Last updated February 2017.

 White & Black Limited (“us”, “we” and “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of those who use our website http://www.wablegal.com (Our Site). This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you will be processed by us.

By using Our Site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of data in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and our Cookies Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy before using Our Site. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use Our Site.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) White & Black Limited (company number 06436665) of Chalford Park, Oxford Road, Old Chalford, Oxfordshire, OX7 5QR is registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

The term “data” shall include “personal data” (as defined in the Act) and any other relevant data or information. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Phil Thompson.

Any changes or updates to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

Information we collect

When you use Our Site or contact us, we may collect data in the following ways:

e-Bulletins, News and Events – when you sign up to receive this information we will collect your email address;

Enquiries– when making an enquiry to us we will collect your contact details;

Cookies and details of your visit– we may use cookies and analytics to collect information about your visit to Our Site and the resources that you access. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more information;

Recruitment– we invite prospective applicants to send a CV and a covering letter to applications@wablegal.com. Any information sent to us for the purpose of a job application will be used for recruitment purposes only. We may keep the information for a reasonable period of time in order to assess an applicant’s suitability for future roles; and

Existing Clients– this Privacy Policy relates to data collected through your use of Our Site. If you are an existing client of White & Black Limited, your data will be processed in accordance with our terms of business, which will be sent to you separately.

How we use your data

We may use the data we collect from you in the following ways:

to ensure that content from Our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;

to provide you with information on services, events and legal updates that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have signed up to receive e-Bulletins, updates and events information;

to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;

to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and

to notify you about changes to our services.

Where we store your data

We take steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your data to unaffiliated third parties without your consent, except to the extent required by applicable laws and regulations, or as set out in this Privacy Policy.

All data that you provide is stored on our secure servers or those of our suppliers. The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA“). We may use the storage facilities of third party suppliers for the purpose of storing your data and these facilities may also be located outside the EEA. Your data may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. By submitting your data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing of data.

We may retain and process data for as long as we require for the purposes for which it was collected or as is otherwise required by applicable law. Once processing has been completed, we may securely delete or anonymise your data.

Disclosure of your data

We may disclose your data to any body corporate, limited liability partnership or partnership that is associated with us. We may also disclose your data to third parties in any or all of the following circumstances:

in compliance with this Privacy Policy;

in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case data held by us about our clients will be one of the transferred assets; or

if we are under a duty to disclose or share your data in order to: comply with any legal obligation; enforce or apply Our Site terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of White & Black Legal Limited, our clients, or others.

We may share your data with our trusted service providers including Our Site hosting provider and other IT service providers. This includes exchanging data with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You may unsubscribe from our e-Bulletin at any time by following the instructions on the e-Bulletin email that is sent to you.

If you would like us to stop processing your data or to amend or delete the data we hold about you, you can contact us at enquiries@wablegal.com.

Links to third party websites

Our Site may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any data to these websites.

Access to your data

The Act gives you the right to access personal data held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the personal data we hold about you. Requests should be made to enquiries@wablegal.com.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to enquiries@wablegal.com.

If you are unhappy with the way in which your data has been processed by us, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at www.ico.org.uk/concerns.