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Privacy and Third Party Contracts

This Privacy Policy Explains what personal data (Information) we hold about you, how we collect it and how we use and may share that information for marketing purposes. We are required to notify you of this information under Data Protection legislation, including the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Please ensure that you read this notice fully and any other notices we may send you from time to time.

About Us

Aticus Law Limited is a regulated solicitors practice regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under the reference 598561 for the Manchester office at Queens Chambers, 5, John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6ET and under reference 626614 for the Wilmslow office at 59 Water Lane, 76, Wilmslow, SK9 5BQ. For the purposes of the relevant data protection legislation Aticus Law Limited is a “Data Controller” including the GDPR for the information it collects in relation to marketing, recruitment and employment purposes.

Aticus Law Limited also acts as a “data processor” for provision of legal services a separate privacy notice in relation to this is available.

Website, Digital Platforms and Cookies

The Aticus Law website can be found at www.aticuslaw.co.uk

We may have links to third party websites and digital platforms which are provided for your convenience. Aticus Law are only responsible for the privacy practices and security of our own digital platforms and therefore we recommend that you check the privacy and security of every other website and digital platform that you visit.

In common with other website operators we use a standard technology called “cookies” on our website, these are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your computer and they are used to record how you navigate websites on each visit.

For further information on how we use “cookies” a separate document is available.

What Information Do We Collect?

All personal information we collect about you will be recorded, used and protected by us in accordance with applicable data Protection laws including the GDPR and this notice.
We may supplement the information that you provide with other information we obtain from dealings with you, however we will not use that information for purposes which are not clear when you provide your details.
Examples of the information we collect from you when you enquire about our services will be:-

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Name of your organisation
  • Nature of your enquiry

How We Collect This Information

We may collect this information from you personally either in person or by telephone, an enquiry form or other digital platforms including social media.

We Use the Information for the Following Purposes

  • To administer and provide products and services which you may have expressed an interest in such as particular areas of legal advice and assistance.
  • To enable us to communicate with you about legal services and provision of updates relating to areas that you have expressed an interest in.
  • To communicate with you in the event that services or products are unavailable.
  • For record keeping and regulatory purposes
  • To create an individual profile for you in order that we can understand and and respect your preferences.
  • In order that we can personalise and tailor services and marketing communications to you.
  • When you interact with our digital platforms we may collect the following information about your visit:
  • How you have reached our Digital Platform and the Internet Protocol (IP) address you have used.
  • Your browser type, versions and plug-ins of your operating system
  • Your journey through our digital platform, including which links you click on and any searches you made, how long you stayed on a page and other page interaction information.
  • Information from any of our online enquiry mediums
  • News, offers and opportunities from Aticus Law.

The processing of personal data is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by Aticus Law, such as, for the purpose of providing products and services including notifications about upcoming events or seminars and to tailor our communications to you in line with preferences.

We do not process special categories of personal data for marketing purposes examples of special categories include:-

  • ethnic origin;
  • Race
  • politics;
  • religion;
  • trade union membership;
  • genetics;
  • biometrics (where used for ID purposes);
  • health;
  • sexual orientation
  • Marketing

You can update your marketing preferences or update or unsubscribe from marketing by emailing info@aticuslaw.co.uk

Sharing Information

Aticus Law will not use your data for purposes which are not clear when you provide your details and will not disclose data outside of Aticus Law except in limited circumstances which include;
When we are required to do so for the effective and necessary need to do so to progress your matter.

  • If we are under a legal duty to do so
  • It is necessary to do so to enforce our contractual rights
  • To lawfully assist the police or law enforcement agencies in relation to detection and prevention of crime or terrorist activity
  • Where disclosure is necessary to protect the safety or security of persons
  • Otherwise as permitted by law
  • Transfer of Data Outside the EEA

Please note Aticus Law does not transfer data outside the EEA for marketing purposes. In the event there is a requirement to transfer information outside the EEA we will make every effort to ensure that the same protections apply as within the EEA.

Data Retention

Aticus Law will retain your data for as long as is reasonably necessary for the required services to be provided and will not be retained indefinitely or for reasons incompatible with relevant Data Protection legislation including GDPR

Your Rights

Under GDPR you have a number of important rights regarding your personal information. In summary these rights are as follows and include:-
The right to request personal information

  • The right to request inaccurate or incorrect information be corrected and reviewed
  • The right to request a restriction on the processing of personal information
  • The right to request that personal information is erased by Aticus Law in certain circumstances
  • The right to request a copy of the personal information provided to us.
  • The right to object to the processing of the personal information
  • The right to request not to be made the subject of automated decision making which produces legal effects that can concern you in a significant way.

You can obtain further information regarding your rights under the GDPR by visiting https://www.ico.org.uk

These rights are subject to the conditions and restrictions set out in the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018

Should you wish to request or exercise any of these rights you should contact Stuart Page via email info@aticuslaw.co.uk or write to:

Edward Judge
Aticus Law, Queens Chambers,
5, John Dalton Street,
Manchester M2 6ET

When contacting us please ensure that you include all relevant information to allow us to identify you (this can include confirmation of any unique identifiers we may hold such as address or email) and state the rights which you wish to exercise. We may need to contact you to request further information to clarify your identity.

We will respond within 1 month from receiving a valid request.

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

We take the security of your personal information seriously and Aticus Law has appropriate measures, safeguards and protocols in place to ensure that data is kept secure and is only accessed by those individuals authorised to do so and where there is a legitimate need to access the data. Appropriate and reasonable steps are in place to reduce the risk of unauthorised access to personal data held by Aticus Law (either through accidental disclosure or deliberate act) and in line with Aticus Law’s obligations under applicable data protection legislation, including GDPR.

Where to Make a Complaint

If you have a complaint regarding any aspect of your personal data or this notice please write to us via

Or at our above address.

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint then you can write to the Information Commissioners Office at the following:

Information Commissioners Office,
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Alternatively you can contact the Information Commissioners office at www.ico.org.uk

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We aim to meet high standards and so our policies and processes are subject to regular review and from time to time we may change this notice and will inform you either in writing or by publishing updated content to our website www.aticuslaw.co.uk


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