Williams & Dunne are committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and our customers; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. Throughout the policy, we refer to your personal information as your data.
• by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
• by post to: Williams & Dunne. 3rd Floor, Mander House, Mander Centre, Wolverhampton. WV1 3NH.
• by telephone on: 0800 083 0264
Our data protection registration number is: ZA232377.
We obtain personal information from you. When you provide your information to us, you consent for us to use your personal information to:
During the provision of our services, you agree for us to process your personal information through signing our Letter of Authority which means you agree to our Terms and Conditions, to allow us to:
We have a legitimate interest in keeping you updated about any further similar services offered by us which may be of interest to you, both during and after the conclusion of your contract with us, including communication of any developments that may have an impact on your original service including a change in the law that will make additional services available to you. We will use the details you have provided to contact you including by telephone, email and post. If you do not wish for us to contact you in this manner, or by a specific method, you will be able to unsubscribe at any time to one or all contact methods and this option will be easy for you to complete.
We also have a legitimate interest in using your data to help us to review our services and obtain analytics in respect of our customer base.
We may also be required to use your data due to a legal requirement which is placed upon us; this includes our regulatory requirements such as financial record keeping, staff training and monitoring, in addition to complaint handling. In these circumstances, we may be required to keep your data by law. We will always inform you if this is the case.
We collect, store and use the following kinds of your data:
If you do not provide the personal information we have requested, it may affect our ability to provide the services that we offer and you will be informed of this at the appropriate time.
We control the use of your data as you have expressed.
To allow us to provide our services to you, the following third parties provide critical functions to our business and will process your personal information as directed by us and in accordance with strict data security arrangements:
We do not sell your data to third parties in any circumstances. We have carefully selected our third parties based on their ability to keep your data safe and secure. All data is processed within the European Union and subject to the same legislation. If you request for us to stop processing your data, we will also communicate this to the relevant third parties if they are processing this on our behalf. If you have any concerns about the above third parties, please let us know and we can provide advice and support to help you manage your data preferences.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
We do not specifically transfer your data to countries outside of the European Union. However, some of our third party service providers may provide services which mean your data is transferred outside of the European Union. In any case, we ensure that there are appropriate security measures in place, including data encryption and restricted access to your data. The only circumstance in which this may happen is if one of our third party data processors backs up their systems (to keep their data secure) outside of the European Union. In any event, we have strict contracts in place to make sure your data is kept safe and your data is always under our control. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for further information.
Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and is stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate. They enable us to:
You may also wish to visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org for further information.
You can control, access or restrict the use of your data, and you have rights under this policy. You can withdraw your consent for us to contact you at any time. Please note: if you have signed a contract to complete a claim, our contractual rights will still apply and we may contact you in relation to a cancellation fee or any outstanding monies owed to us.
We will keep your contact details following an enquiry to our website for a period of three years.
We will keep your contact details following the conclusion of our services for a minimum period of three years. We may be required to keep your data for longer to fulfil our legal obligations, including our accounting requirements and our regulatory obligations, such as complaints handling.
This enables us to provide our services to you, and fulfil our legal obligations. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to secure your personal data and to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers that are subject to strict security requirements.
If you request the rectification, erasure or restriction of your data, we will also communicate this to any third party who your data has been disclosed to.
In exercising any of your rights, we will take action within thirty (30) days. We will need to confirm your identity before completing any action on your behalf, and reserve the right to not complete action until we are satisfied that it is you that is making the request. If we cannot complete your request, we will inform you within one month and explain why.
Please note, we require certain personal information to be able to complete our services. If you do not provide this, we may not be able to fulfil our contract with you. In this event, we will explain what data is required and why. If you do not wish to provide this, we have the right to terminate your contract with us.
You can access your data at any time by submitting a Subject Access Request (“SAR”). We will confirm what data is being processed and provide you with a copy of your data in addition to confirming your data rights.
You can make this request using reasonable means, including by telephone, post or email. If you make the request by email, we will provide your information in a commonly used electronic format unless you instruct us otherwise.
If you wish to amend any inaccurate data that we hold, please notify us specifically by telephone, post or email. We will make the amendment as soon as possible. If any data held is incomplete, you can complete this at any time. We may require this to be completed to allow us to provide our services.
We can erase or “forget” your data when requested by you in the following circumstances:
You can make this request using reasonable means including by telephone, post or email. If you request for your data to be erased, we will confirm whether this can take place and the next steps that we will take. If we cannot erase your data, we will explain why and confirm any actions required to allow us to do so.
You can restrict us from processing your data in the following circumstances:
If you make a restriction request, we will still store a copy of your data but cannot use this. We will inform you if the restriction needs to be lifted. You can make this request using reasonable means including by telephone, post or email. If you request for your data to be restricted, we will confirm whether this can take place and the next steps that we will take. If we cannot restrict your data, we will explain why and confirm any actions required to allow us to do so.
You can object to the processing of your data at any time. This right will only apply if we are using your data in relation to a legitimate interest. If you object, we will no longer process your data unless we have a compelling and legitimate reason not to do so (e.g. a legal obligation). In this case, you will be informed why we cannot stop processing your data.
You can opt out at any time to stop receiving marketing from us.
You can request your data in a commonly used electronic format, and for us to transfer this to another entity or person, where we are processing your data with your consent or in accordance with a contract. This will only apply to information which is processed by automated means (e.g. by a computer). Where feasible, we will send your data directly to another entity or person.
You can withdraw your consent for us to contact you at any time. Please note: if you have signed a contract to complete a claim, our contractual rights will still apply, and we can contact you in relation to a cancellation fee, or any outstanding monies owed to us.
We are Regulated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in respect of our obligations to protect your data. You have the right to make a complaint about our use of your data to the ICO, who will investigate this on your behalf. The ICO will only investigate complaints made within three months of your last contact with us.
You can contact the ICO through their website: https://ico.org.uk or by telephone: 0303 123 1113.
If you have any queries concerning this policy and the use of your personal data please email email@example.com.
3rd Floor, Mander House,
Phone: 0800 083 0264