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Privacy Policy

Information about our Organisation and Web site

Kidd Rapinet LLP are based in the United Kingdom and our principal activity is the provision of legal services. This privacy policy covers our use of personal data obtained via our web site atwww.kiddrapinet.co.uk or by other means.

The Data Controller is Kidd Rapinet LLP (an English limited liability partnership) of Walsingham House, 35 Seething Lane, London, EC3N 4AH, United Kingdom.

Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access

You can access our web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

The services and links of our Web site

Our web site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others.

Our web site does not include links to third party web service providers.

Automatic Collection of Information

We only use cookies on our web site to track usage by means of Google Analytics on an anonymous basis.

We do not automatically log personal data, nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services.

We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.

From our website we collect only names, company names and contact details such as email addresses, which we will use only for customer administration and marketing purposes, in order to inform you about our legal services and our publications and events which you may find of interest.

If you complete an Enquiry form on your website, we will use the data supplied for the purpose of responding to your enquiry, and will also retain it for the above marketing purposes unless you request us not to.

If you are a client of the firm, we use your personal data as necessary for the purpose of the specific legal matter on which you have instructed us, and for recording compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations.

We do not collect or use personal data for any other purpose.

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will offer you the means to consent to this new purpose.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children, except as may be necessary in specific Family law cases.

Our web site is not aimed at children, and if we become aware that a child has provided their personal data without parental consent, we will delete that data from our records.

Disclosure and Visitor Choice

We do not disclose your personal data to our associated firms or other organisations.

Confidentiality / Security

We do not give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data.

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, or unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All our employees and data processors who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged by our applicable professional rules to respect the confidentiality of our clients and visitors’ personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you by contacting your usual contact Partner at Kidd Rapinet or (for web site or marketing related queries) by sending an email to Paul Taylor (email: ptaylor@kiddrapinet.co.uk, other contact details as per his profile on the web site).

Upon request to the above persons we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, although we may first require proof of your identity. We reserve the right to charge the statutory fee of £10.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified or amended, or completed.

We do not reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy Compliance

Our privacy policy is compliant with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC).

In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with the above privacy instrument, we are subject to supervision by the UK Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner of The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, United Kingdom (www.ico.gov.uk).

Privacy Support

If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact Paul Taylor, Senior Partner (email: ptaylor@kiddrapinet.co.uk, other contact details as per his profile on the web site).

If you are not satisfied with our response to your concern, you may wish to contact the Information Commissioner (contact details as above).