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Information Regarding Data Privacy

At Harris Solicitors, we take your privacy very seriously. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect and how we use and protect that information.

Harris Solicitors is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure

You need to know that by you using this website we can collect information about you. As we have an
obligation to process and collect any personal information lawfully safely and securely it makes good
sense for us to provide you with details of our policy as well as good sense for you to read all about it.
This privacy notice is designed to explain how we collect and use that information as well as other
details which we think you should know about.

Who we are

Harris Solicitors is a legal practice authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) under
number 637364. The SRA Standards and Regulations set out the regulatory framework imposed on
service providers such as ours. Further information is available on the SRA website at
For the protection of our clients, the firm has professional indemnity insurance in place. A copy of the
policy can be viewed by contacting our offices.

Information Sharing

We will not share your personal information with third parties except:

  • As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process.

  • With your consent, such as when you request us to share your information with a third-party service provider.

Who regulates our use of personal information

Harris Solicitors is a data controller under the data protection rules and is registered with the Information
Commissioner’s Office.

Information we collect about you when visit our website

When you visit our website we can gather information about you. The information we collect may
include your personal information, such as your name, contact information, IP addresses or other
things that identify you individually.

Enquiry Form

Across our website you may come across a form which allow you to make enquiries about the firm.
When you use these forms a member our team will receive the enquiry. This information will then be
sent to a lawyer in the department best placed to handle the enquiry.


What we use your personal information for

It is used to provide you with the services that you have asked us to provide you with, to keep you
informed about those we provide as well as keeping you informed about the range of legal services
we supply. We may also use the information to ensure we comply with our legal and regulatory
responsibilities as well as allowing us to keep a record of your relationship with us. In particular:

  •  Improving the site by monitoring how you use it

  •  Gathering feedback to improve our services

  •  Responding to any feedback you send us, if you have requested this

  •  Providing you with information about other legal services if you want it


We do use cookies to help provide a website that is informative and enjoyable to use. Cookies are
small files that are found in your computer’s internet browser and are beneficial. These small files
allow our website to recognise you. You should not be concerned about our use of cookies as our
website does not contain any advertising from other organisations so allowing us to ensure your
privacy is respected. You can apply settings to your computer to stop it accepting cookies but this
may affect your ability to use the internet and to get the best from it.

Information gained from the use of our website

By your use of our website we will be able to get information about that usage. This allows us to:

  •  Administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis,testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

  •  Improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for youand for your computer;

  •  As part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure

Where we may store your information

The data that we collect from you will be held in secure servers. By submitting your personal data,
you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will do everything reasonably necessary to
ensure that your data is treated and held securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.

Your rights

The General Data Protection Regulation provides you with a number of rights.

These include:

  • Requesting a copy of the personal information we hold about you. We require you to prove

your identity with two pieces of approved identification. Please address requests to the Data
Protection Manager. Please provide as much information as possible about the nature of your
contact with us to help us locate your records. This request is free of charge unless the
request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

  • Having any inaccuracies in your data corrected. If you would like to update the details we hold

about you, please contact our data protection officer at the email address above.

  • Requesting that we delete your personal data so it is erased from our records.

  •  Having the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

  •  Objecting to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

  •  Objecting to automated processing, including profiling. If you wish to exercise any of these

rights please contact the data protection officer at the email address above

Enquiries or complaints

If you have a complaint to make about the processing of your data through our website, then you
must contact the firm’s Data Protection Partner.

Changes to this notice

We may change this privacy notice from time to time. If we make any significant changes in the way
we treat your personal information we will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to this.

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