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Privacy Notice

This notice sets out information on how House of Immigration L Lawyers LLP (trading as House of Immigration) collect and process your personal data.

How we collect data

As data controllers, House of Immigration collect, process and store personal information that is provided to us. We collect data in a number of ways, primarily through the provision of legal services to you and where we have your consent, from sources such as medical institutions and the Home Office.
We may retain information in other circumstances for example when you contact us, we may keep records of the correspondence, and information may be obtained from third parties such as clients or other law firms.
Our services are not aimed at children, as where children are involved, we are instructed by parents/guardians representing the child.

Types of data held

The type of data that we hold fall into two broad categories as set out below:
  • Personal data – i.e ,name, date of birth, nationality, contact details etc
  • Sensitive data – i.e religion, political orientation, biometric data, medical information etc.

Sources of information

We obtain information about you primarily directly from you in the process of providing services to you. Other sources include but are not limited to;
  • Third parties so that we can undertake legal work upon your instruction such as medical or financial institutions.
  • Family/friends who provide the information with your consent.

Use of personal information

We collect, process and retain information about you for the following purposes:
  • We collect, process and retain information about you for the following purposes:
  • to deal with your enquiries and requests;
  • to contact you in the course of providing services to our clients;
  • to provide you with any other information that you request from us;

  •  to comply with our legal and professional responsibilities; and

  •  where we have other legitimate reasons, such as for internal compliance and security purposes.

Your personal information is primarily used within house of immigration however there may be other instances where your personal data needs to be disclosed to a third party. Examples are listed below although this is not an exhaustive list:

Use of personal information

We have taken reasonable steps to ensure that your data is protected from;
  • Unauthorised access
  • Unauthorised modification
  • Unauthorised disclosure
  • Unauthorised destruction
  • Accidental Loss
  • Improper use
Some of the steps include but are not limited to ensuring an organised system is in place to document where the information is at all times, securing IT systems and ensuring there are logins and passwords for all electronically held data.

All third party providers with access to confidential information are bound by confidentiality obligations.

Transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and any transmission made over the internet and via email is at your own risk.

Storage of personal information

Personal information is stored both electronically and on physical files. It is kept for as long as it is required by law or to for fulfilment of its purpose. For example wills will be kept indefinitely, although standard files are usually kept for a minimum of 6 years before being destroyed without further notice or liability.

All data/personal information is stored in the United Kingdom. No personal data is stored outside the EEA.

We currently do not store any information for marketing purposes.

What are your rights?

Under the data protection laws you have rights in some circumstances, namely the right to access, correct or erase your personal data. The right to object or restrict the processing of your data, the right to have your personal data transferred and the right to withdraw consent. For further information on the above please contact us.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may update this policy from time to time and you are encouraged to periodically check back this page to ensure you are aware of any changes. Should you have any enquiries or concerns about how your data is being held or processed, you may contact us at info@houseofimmigration.co.uk.
You have the right to complain to Information Commissioner if you have a complaint with the way in which your data is being used. https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

Version: May 2018

Where we are
House of Immigration
5 The Bridge
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House of Immigration is the trading name for House of Immigration L Lawyers LLP
Regulated by the SRA - No 630919, LLP Registration No OC412625

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