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Privacy and Transparency Notice

Data Controller - David Laws - Solicitors is the trading name of David Laws (Solicitor) of Cavell House, Stannard Place, St Crispins Road, Norwich, NR3 1YE who is the data controller.

Purposes of Processing - Your data will be processed in order to:

  • market David Laws - Solicitors services to you;
  • 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 David Laws - Solicitors against potential claims.


Legal Basis - Your data will be processed on the basis that David Laws - Solicitors have 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 David Laws - Solicitors processing that data or that they have obtained written consent from the data subject.

Personal Data Held - As a minimum, David Laws-Solicitors are required to positively identify their clients. This also includes positively identifying a director in the case of a corporate client. In addition, David Laws-Solicitors hold whatever information is provided to them by their clients and others. This will rarely include special category data.

Failure to Provide Data - If you fail to provide David Laws-Solicitors with the data required you will not receive services or marketing.

Data Sources - David Laws-Solicitors obtain most personal data from their clients and those who have indicated that they have an interest in David Laws-Solicitors services. David Laws-Solicitors also obtain some personal data from other correspondents. David Laws-Solicitors also collect some data from publicly available sources (e.g. 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 David Laws-Solicitors against a potential claim. In order to provide their services, David Laws-Solicitors rely on the services of certain data processors. These include secure cloud storage for files and emails. In each case, David Laws-Solicitors ensure that data is processed in compliance with this policy.

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 the processing of your data;
  • complain to a supervisory authority regarding the processing of your data (https://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.