MFI Law Limited is fully committed to protecting your privacy. We recognise the importance of treating personal information with respect and care, in addition to our legal and statutory obligations. We will only use personal information as set out in this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Notice explains how we collect and use your personal data and which rights and options you have.
What personal data do we collect?
To help us help you, we ask for personal data, which we then store, use and process. The personal data we collect may include:
Contact information, including your name, job title, address, telephone number(s), fax number and email address;
Payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card numbers and security code numbers;
How do we collect your personal data?
We may collect personal data about you in a number of circumstances, including (but not limited to):
When you seek legal advice from us;
When you make an enquiry or otherwise via our website.
For which purposes will we use your personal data?
We may use your personal data as follows:
Providing legal advice;
Managing and administering your relationship with MFI Law Limited, including processing payments, accounting, and billing;
Compliance with our legal obligations as required by the SRA and Law Society;
For insurance purposes;
For monitoring and compliance with our policies and standards;
To comply with Court orders;
MFI Law Limited does not send out to our clients marketing information.
With whom will we share your personal data?
We may share your personal data in the following circumstances:
If you are a client of MFI Law Limited, we may disclose your personal data to:
Barristers, consultants and/or experts engaged in your matter;
Courts and/or Mediators;
The Legal Aid Agency;
Law Enforcement Agencies;
Otherwise, we will only disclose your personal data when you give us express permission to do so.
Keeping personal data about you secure
We will take all necessary steps to keep your personal data confidential and secure in accordance the General Data Protection Regulation. Personal Data may be held on a paper file, and/or on our case management system.
Updating personal data about you
If you wish to change any personal data we hold for you, please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, false, deficient or incomplete personal data that you provide to us.
For how long do we retain your personal data?
MFI Law Limited will retain your personal data pursuant to Rule 10 of the SRA Handbook.
You have the right to access, rectify or erase your data which we hold, subject to us being compliant with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Legal Aid Agency (where appropriate). You also have the right to restrict processing; data portability; to object and the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
If you wish to do any of the above, please send an email to email@example.com. We may request that you prove your identity for security purposes.
You are entitled to make a subject access request for the personal data we hold of yours.
MFI Law will not transfer, store or process the data we collect from you at places outside the European Union.
Updates to this Privacy Notice