Our Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy exists to comply with the GDPR for Acer Solicitors and sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks by Acer Solicitors.  All data captured will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

What we collect

We collect information from visitors to this website through our contact form. Additionally, we anonymously collect information about your visit to our website trough Google Analytics.  We process personal information collected via this website for the purposes of

  • Providing information about products and services
  • Dealing with your enquiries and requests

We will never use the information you have provided us for marketing purposes, nor will we pass it on to any third parties for such purpose.

During the course of acting on your behalf we may also collect

  • Your name, address, email and telephone numbers
  • Information to enable us to check and verify your identity
  • Information relating to the matter on which you are seeking our advice or representation
  • Your National Insurance and tax details
  • Your bank/building society account or mortgage details
  • Details of your spouse/partner and other family members
  • Your employment details including salary and benefits
  • Any other information necessary for the purpose of following your instructions

We generally hold information during the course of our retainer and for a period of 6 years after the work is completed, as required by our insurers.  If we have prepared your will we may hold our file notes (and the will) indefinitely.

Data Protection

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.  We do not send unsolicited emails and, except when we are in the course of undertaking work on your behalf (our retainer) will only contact you where a matter specific to you personally has arisen.  We will not transfer your data outside the EEA or share your data with third parties except as required by law (such as completing an SDLT Return).

Links

Our website may contain links to other websites that are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Cookies

This website uses cookies which enables our server to collect information from the browser. We use cookies to gather information anonymously when you visit this website. Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies via the menu on your browser.  By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to the use of cookies as detailed above.

Requesting your data

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact Matthew Shiels at Acer Solicitors, Kenilworth House, 46 Park Road, Kenilworth  CV8 2GF