Privacy Notice and Data Protection Statement

Professional clients of Erskine Chambers (Marketing Communications)

This statement explains how Erskine Chambers (“we” and “our”) handles and uses data we collect about former, present and potential professional clients (including individual solicitors) of members of Erskine Chambers as well as other professional contacts of Erskine Chambers (“you” and “your”) for marketing purposes.

We may collect professional contact details, including e-mail, telephone number, fax number, address, job title and name of firm/organisation (the “Contact Details”), and include these on our marketing database.

We will use your Contact Details to stay in touch with you, keep you informed of our services, legal developments and know-how, to invite you to events organised by us and more generally for our marketing purposes (together our “Legitimate Interests”). Any communications sent by e-mail will include an option to unsubscribe from any future communications. We will always respect a request by you to stop processing your Contact Details for marketing purposes.

The legal basis for processing your Contact Details is our Legitimate Interests. We aim to ensure that our communications will be relevant and of interest to you. There is no statutory or contractual requirement for you to provide us with any personal data.

We will never sell your Contact Details. For events jointly organised by us and another reputable organisation, we may share details of your name and firm with that other organisation to ensure that invitations are not duplicated. We may sometimes use third party services to store or process your data, but we will always take reasonable steps to ensure that they are reputable and secure, and that your data is kept safe.

We will retain your Contact Details indefinitely for marketing purposes, unless we are notified that they have changed or until you request us to do otherwise.

 

GENERAL

We will publish on our website any changes we make to this privacy notice and data protection statement and notify you by other communication channels where appropriate.

 

Details of the data controller (Erskine Chambers)

The data controller of your personal data is Erskine Chambers, an unincorporated association of self-employed barristers, listed on this website, who provide legal services as sole practitioners. Erskine Chambers’ contact details can be found under “Find Us” on this website. If you have any concerns or questions about the above information, please email dataprotection@erskinechambers.com. Your email will receive immediate attention and will be responded to by us as soon as possible.

 

Your rights

You have the right to:

 

Many of these rights are qualified in various ways. Where you have specific requests relating to how we manage your data, we will endeavour to resolve these, but please note that there may be circumstances where we cannot comply with specific requests.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.