This information notice is to explain our obligations to you under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We need to keep you informed about the information we collect about you and how we keep it safe when carrying out our specialist Expert Witness Services.
We have been asked to collect and process data about you in order to provide Expert Witness services for the Court.
We will process your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do so and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.
In this case our legitimate interests include:
- the sale and supply of services to our customers;
- protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare;
- understanding customers and clients’ activities, preferences, and needs;
- improving our existing services as well as developing new services;
- handling customer contacts, queries, complaints or disputes; and
- fulfilling our obligations to our customers, clients and other stakeholders.
How and what information is collected about you and your organisation?
We may collect the following information by email, telephone call or by post:
- Date of Birth
- Family/guardian contact details
- School address and contact details
- Solicitor details
Controlling your personal information
Your information will be added to our database and will be used for the purposes of providing Expert Witness Services. We will not distribute, sell or lease your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes unless we have your express permission or are required by law to do so.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we will use and handle the information responsibly and will take all reasonable and appropriate management and technical steps to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Name and contact details of the Data Controller
Harrison Associates, 14-16 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, UB6 7JD.
T: 020 8998 2992
How you can access your information
You have the right to request to object, to see, amend, move or erase the data we hold about you at any time. If you would like to speak to us about this, please contact the Data Protection Officer, Paul Talbot, at Harrison Associates, 14-16 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, UB6 7JD. Tel: 020 8998 2992. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long we keep your information for
Harrison Associates will keep your information for 6 years. After this, we will remove your information from our records.
If you don’t want us to keep or use your personal information, please contact us and we will remove it.