Privacy Policy

Privacy and Transparency Notice

Data Controller – Trident Solicitors is a trading name of Carl Codd, PO Box 562, HULL, HU9 9LA, who is the Data Controller. Further contact details are available from www.tridentsolicitors.co.uk

Purposes of Processing – Your data will be processed in order to:
• Provide services under contract to you
• Provide services to others (in so far as it does not breach Client confidentiality)
• Comply with regulatory and other Legal obligations
• Protect Trident Solicitors against potential claims

Legal Basis – Your data will be proceed on the basis that Trident Solicitors has 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 Trident Solicitors processing that data or that they have obtained written consent from the data subject.

Personal data held – As a minimum, Trident Solicitors is required to positively identify its Clients. This also includes positively identifying a Director in the case of a Corporate Client. In addition, Trident Solicitors holds whatever information is provided to it by its Clients and others. This will rarely include special category data.

Failure to Provide Data – If you fail to provide Trident Solicitors with the data required, you will not receive services or marketing.

Data Sources – Trident Solicitors obtains most personal data from its Clients and those who have indicated that they have an interest in Trident Solicitors services. Trident Solicitors also obtains some personal data from other correspondents. Trident Solicitors also collects 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 the regulatory and other Legal obligations and to protect Trident Solicitors against a potential claim. In order to provide its services, Trident Solicitors relies on the services of certain data processors. These include secure cloud storage for files and email. In each case, Trident Solicitors ensures 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)
• Obtain a copy of the data held on you and to correction of any errors in that data

Automated Decision Making – None

Further Details – The Data Controller will provide further details of any of the above on request