Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us

We’d like you to know how we collect and use information and what we do to safeguard any information you give us. If, after reading our Privacy Information, you have any questions, just send an email to our Data Protection Compliance Team at gdpr@bbhlegal.co.uk and we’ll get right back to you.

We do not collect and keep personal information about people who visit our website without making any further enquiry.

We keep a record of the name, contact details, union membership and brief details on the enquiry of anyone who makes an enquiry by telephone, email, website contact form or letter even where we do not continue to deal with the case.  We do this to provide our telephone service and to manage the service.  This information is confidential and cannot be disclosed to any third parties because of legal professional privilege.  We may use the information to provide statistics and management information to trade unions but this will not include any personal information.

BBH Legal Services Limited is a data controller.

Contact details are:
BBH Legal Services Limited,
Eastham Hall,
Eastham,
Wirral,
CH62 0AF

Telephone: 0151 326 2340
Email: info@bbhlegal.co.uk

We collect, use and keep personal data about individuals for the purposes of the firm’s operations and our legal obligations to clients, trades unions, staff and contractors. BBH Legal Services Limited recognises the importance of the correct and lawful treatment of personal data; it maintains confidence in the organisation and provides for successful operations.

As a firm of solicitors we have to comply with court rules and the rules of professional conduct. Those rules include client confidentiality.

Protection of personal data and respect for individual privacy is fundamental to the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Compliance with the data protection law is overseen by the UK data protection regulator which is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The firm is accountable to the ICO for its data protection compliance.

The firm has appointed the Managing Director, as the Data Protection Officer (“DPO”).
Contact details: gdpr@bbhlegal.co.uk

Individuals have the following rights subject to some legal exceptions:

The rights:
To information about the data kept and to have a copy of the data
Right to rectification of any inaccurate personal data
Right to erasure of personal data
Right to restriction on the use of their personal data;
Right to portability – right to receive data processed by automated means and have it transferred to another data controller
Right to object to the processing of their personal data.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are stored on the hard drive of your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone when you visit our website. They do not store any personal data about you or which could be used to identify you. We use cookies to help us understand how you interact with our website. By analysing this cookie data, we can work out how to improve the design of our website.

How we use cookies
We use a third party analytics tool called Google Analytics to collect and report on the data from these cookies. Google Analytics allows us to see how our visitors are interacting with our website. We are able to assess the number of visitors coming to our website, how they arrived at our website, what pages they navigated to and how long they spent on the various pages. No other information about you is collected or stored – please visit the Google Privacy Policy for more information.

Cookies we use on our website
We have audited the cookies used by our website, so you know exactly which cookies we are using, what data they are collecting and how we use the information they provide.

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