Privacy Notice

Last updated: June 2018

Data Controller – Moore Solicitors of Meridien House, 69 – 71 Clarendon Road Watford WD17 1DS is the firm, whose principal is Harsha Moore, who is the Data Controller.

Purpose of Processing Data – your data will be processed in order to:

  • Provide services under contract to you;
  • Provide services to others (in so far as this does not breach client confidentiality);
  • Comply with regulatory and other legal obligations; and
  • Protect Moore solicitors against potential claims.

Legal Basis – your data will be processed on the basis that Moore Solicitors has a legitimate interest in being able to achieve the aims of processing set out above.  Where special category data is provided, the provider of the data warrants that they consent to Moore Solicitors processing that data or that they have obtained written consent from the data subject.

Personal Data Held – As a minimum, Moore Solicitors is required to positively identify its clients.  In addition, Moore Solicitors holds whatever information is provided to it by its clients and others.  This will sometimes include special category data for the purpose of processing your case.

Failure to provide Data – if you fail to provide Moore Solicitors with the data required you will not receive services.

Data Source – Moore Solicitors obtains most personal data from its clients and those who have indicated that they have an interest in Moore Solicitors’ services.  Moore Solicitors also obtain some personal data from other correspondents and may also collect data from public sources, such as Companies House.

Recipients – Any data provided by a client is treated as confidential to that client and will only be shared with others in so far as this is necessary in order to provide the services contracted for by the client, to comply with regulatory and other legal obligations and to protect Moore Solicitors against a potential claim.  In order to provide its services, Moore Solicitors relies on this service of certain data processors.  These include secure cloud storage for files and email.  In each case, Moore Solicitors ensures that data is processed in compliance with this policy.

Third Countries and Safeguards – Other than where required in order to provide services as required in individual client matters, data is rarely sent to third countries.  Where it is, the relevant devices are password protected.

Retention Period – Data is held for six years from the end of the relevant matter or for six years where not associated with a particular matter.

Data Subject’s Rights – Where relevant, you have the right (subject to client confidentiality) to:

  • Withdraw consent to processing of your data;
  • Complain to a supervisory authority regarding the processing of your data (ico.org.uk); and
  • Obtain a copy of the data held on you and to correction of any errors in that data.

Automated Decision making – none