Who we are
Our sites www.ashtonslegal.co.uk, www.ashtonshrconsulting.co.uk, and all associated web pages are operated by Ashtons Legal. We are a partnership offering legal services throughout East Anglia and have offices in Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Ipswich, Norwich and Thetford. Our contact details for each office are available through our site.
Please contact us using the details below if you have any questions on these terms or the service that we provide. All references to “us” or “we” through this policy are to Ashtons Legal.
We take compliance with our legal duties in respect of your personal data seriously and are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We have appointed James Tarling as our data protection officer to monitor and oversee our legal compliance. He can be contacted on the details below.
What information we may collect from you
We may collect and process certain information whenever you interact with us. For example, information may be collected when you send us feedback, complete an enquiry form, post material to our site, download software, complete a survey, request a service or engage in certain other activities on our site. The information we collect will depend on the device that you use and your privacy settings, but may include the following data about you:
We process this data based on our legitimate business interests in developing and improving our services as well as in marketing and delivering our services to you.
Where you do provide additional personally identifiable information to us we will provide you with further information about how this will be used when we collect it.
It is possible that information that we have previously collected from your interactions will become identifiable as related to you once you provide personally identifiable information to us, as will all future interactions with our site.
How we use your data
We use your information solely for the purposes of providing relevant content and services requested by you as set out below and for such other purposes as are specified when additional data is collected:
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
Who we may share your data with
We may disclose your personal information to any other third parties:
Security of data
Protecting any personal data that you share with us is a priority and we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access by outside parties. For example:
While we will use reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet. Transmission of any personal information is at your own risk.
Transfer of your data outside of the European Economic Area
We will not transfer your data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).
You have the right to request access to personal data that we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right, you should:
You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right, you should:
In certain circumstances you have the right to require us to erase personal data that we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right, you should:
If you have any concerns or questions as to the way in which we process your information please do contact us. In addition you have a right to bring a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. More information on the Information Commissioner’s Office and your rights is available at www.ico.org.uk.
Marketing and Opting-out
We will only contact you by post, email, phone, or SMS about our services, promotions or with other marketing material if you have asked us to do so. If you have changed your mind and would prefer us not to contact you, you can opt out at any time on the contact details below.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. We do not control any information that is collected by such third parties and you should satisfy yourself as to how such third parties may use your data.
Retention of Data
Your data will be retained for a period of up to 6 years from the date of your last interaction with us.