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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Nightingale Law Ltd is small legal practice specialising in estate planning and inheritance protection.  We operate by providing services direct to clients as well as engaging our extensive network of partner lawyers and consultants to provide our clients with specialist estate planning services.  Our website address is: www.nightingalelaw.co.uk.

Privacy Policy

Maintaining data privacy and data protection is a priority for Nightingale Law Ltd.  This privacy policy sets out the legal basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read this privacy policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.  Any questions relating to data privacy with Nightingale Law Ltd or this policy should be sent by email to info@nightingalelaw.co.uk, or by writing to Nightingale Law Ltd, Oxford House, 12-20 Oxford Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1JB. Alternatively, you can call us on 01635 744 735.

What personal data we collect, how and why we collect it

We may collect and process the following data from you:

• Information you consent to provide Nightingale Law Ltd that is required to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us, or potential contracts that may be in liaison between you and us.

• Information you consent to provide Nightingale Law Ltd that is required to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and selected representatives from our network of nationwide partner consultants and lawyers, whom we may engage to provide you with information on products and services that you request from us or we feel may interest you. Or potential contracts that may be in liaison between you and selected representatives from our network of nationwide partner consultants and lawyers, whom we may engage to provide you with information on products and services that you request from us or we feel may interest you.

• Information that you consent to provide by filling in contact forms on our website, or as part of any direct marketing or sales activities. This includes and is not limited to personal information about you such as your name, telephone contact number, geographical address/location, email address and interests.

Note: Clear consent information is supplied at point of collection to provide information on the use of data; and a record of the consent is taken at point of collection.

• If you contact us by telephone or in writing, we may keep a copy of your correspondence or communication.

• Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access (link to cookie policy).

If you have provided us with the personal data of another person, there is a clear requirement imposed by Nightingale Law Ltd for you to confirm that he/she consents to the processing of his/her personal data and that you have informed him/her of our identity as a Data Controller and the nature of the processing taking place. Records will be retained as evidence of this consent.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.  It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data can be shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

How will we use the personal data we hold about you?

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Performance of a contract – We use information held about you to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; or between you and selected representatives from our network of nationwide partner consultants and lawyers that we will engage to provide you with information on products and services that you request from us or we feel may interest you; and to notify you about changes to our services.

Legitimate Interests – We use information held about you to provide you with information, products and/or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you if relevant to the products or services currently being supplied as part of a contract with Nightingale Law Ltd, or in relation to a previous contract with Nightingale Law Ltd whereby you are happy to continue to receive such information;

Consent (Direct Marketing) – We use information held about you to provide you with information on products and/or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. We may provide this information by promotional email, newsletters, post or telephone Where consent has been provided to Nightingale Law Ltd, it is a recognised right of the Data Subject that this consent can also be withdrawn. Should you wish to withdraw consent, please email info@nightingalelaw.co.uk or by writing to Compliance Manager, Nightingale Law Ltd, Oxford House, 12-20 Oxford Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1JB. Alternatively, you can call us on 01635 744 735.

Consent (Website) – to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device – see www.nightingalelaw.co.uk/privacy-policy.

Retention of your personal data 

We take appropriate measures to ensure that any information collected from you is kept secure.

Nightingale Law Ltd operates a clear retention policy and associated Retention Schedule to ensure personal data is kept only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which such information is used.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.  This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If any of your personal data changes, or if you have any questions about how we use data which relates to you, please contact us by email at info@nightingalelaw.co.uk. We normally update your personal data within seven (30) working days of any new or updated personal data being provided to us, to ensure that the personal data we hold about you is as accurate and up to date as possible.

Disclosure of your personal data

Strategic partners engaged to provide a service to you

We may disclose your personal information to selected representatives from our network of nationwide partner consultants and lawyers whom we may engage in order to provide the service to you.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We may disclose your personal information to our regulator, the Institute of Professional Willwriters and any government body that we may need to engage in order to provide the service to you.

As part of our GDPR compliance obligations, we are duty bound to check when personal data may be shared with third parties to ensure that they apply the same or greater controls in terms of data protection. The use of non-disclosure agreements form part of our third-party data sharing controls.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; or

• If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about our customers will be one of the transferred assets; or

• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply other agreements; or

• To protect the rights, property or safety of Nightingale Law Ltd, our customers or others.

Nightingale Law Ltd has risk assessed where personal information may be transferred outside the EEA.  As part of our own due diligence we have identified that personal data held for and by Nightingale Law Ltd resides in the EU.  Nightingale Law Ltd will continue to monitor this for Nightingale Law Ltd considering any 3rd party provider changes in the future. Should a requirement for data to be transferred outside of the EU in future, Nightingale Law Ltd will implement controls and safeguards to ensure that equal to or greater data protection measures are enforced and records retained to evidence this.

Except for the reasons outlined in this privacy policy, we will not share your data with third parties unless we have your express consent to do so.

Your rights relating to your personal data

You have the right to ask us to cease processing your personal data for marketing purposes. We will seek consent (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your data to any third party for such purposes. You can also exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at info@nightingalelaw.co.uk.

GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised at any time. Nightingale Law Ltd operate both a Data Subjects Rights procedure and a Subject Access Rights Procedure to ensure that all rights exercised by data subjects relating to personal data are managed appropriately.

From time to time, our website may contain links to and from our strategic partner(s), partner network(s), strategic sponsor(s), advertiser(s), affiliate(s) and legislative updates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Please note, such data requests will incur a processing fee.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted to this page on our website.

 

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