Privacy Policy

RadcliffesLeBrasseur (we or us) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy (together with our terms of use and our cookie policy) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us, or on our behalf. Personal data collected or provided via any means, for example, through our site, marketing feedback forms and/or meetings with and emails and/or telephone calls with us, is covered by this privacy policy, our terms of use and our cookie policy.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.rlb-law.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is RadcliffesLeBrasseur of 85 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AE.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.rlb-law.com (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or in meetings or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you use our services, submit your CV through our site or otherwise, participate in a survey or provide feedback, and when you report a problem with our site. Examples of the information you may give us include (but are not limited to) your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description, employment history and references.
  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
    • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
    • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); pages you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call us.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, businesses we work with, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our cookie policy.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • Information you give to us. We will use this information:
    • to provide you with the information, legal advice and any other services that you request from us;
    • to carry out our obligations, and exercise our rights, arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
    • to provide you with emailed publications;
    • to provide you with information on activities, promotions and events organised by us or selected third parties;
    • in the case of CVs submitted by you, to consider your suitability for the role applied for;
    • to provide you with information about other services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
    • to provide you with information about third party services we feel may interest you. We will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about third party services similar to those previously provided to you. We will only pass your details to relevant third party service providers where you have provided your consent for us to do so. If you do not want us to use your data in this way please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (where relevant) or contact us at info@rlb-law.com;
    • to notify you about changes to our service;
    • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
    • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
    • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
    • to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
    • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about services that may interest you or them.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).


DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Other professional advisers, other parties in the course of our legal services involving you, suppliers, consultants and sub-contractors for the performance of, or to assist in, any of the services we provide to you or them or any of the services we receive from them;
  • With your consent to third party service providers to provide you with information about services offered by them;
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site;
  • Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell, buy or otherwise transfer any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller, buyer or other transferee or transferor of such business or assets;
  • If all or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our clients and others will be one of the transferred assets;
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements or to protect the rights, property, or safety of RadcliffesLeBrasseur, our clients, or others. This includes (but is not limited to) exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of any services to be provided to you, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (where relevant) or you can exercise your right to prevent such processing or withdraw any consent previously provided by contacting us at info@rlb-law.com at any time.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our business 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 personal data to these websites.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Act gives you the right to access information 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 information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where we consider appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@rlb-law.com.