Data Protection and Privacy

Data Protection and Privacy

Data Protection and Freedom of Information

You need to comply with data protection laws if your organisation has employees, customer lists, contact lists or collects, stores, uses, shares or transfers information which relates to identifiable living people.  If you do not comply with data protection laws, you could be fined, prevented from using the information you have collected or even commit a crime.

If your organisation deals with public bodies such as local authorities and councils you need to understand the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

How can we help?

We advise on all aspects of data protection and freedom of information, including:

  • Right to access personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Right to access information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • When information does not have to be disclosed under those Acts
  • Freedom of Information Act for businesses dealing with a public bodies

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"Prompt, helpful, polite and very professional service"

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"“ This is the second time we have used Tracey for the conveyancing to buy our new home. She is always completely approachable, she has helped us along the way with advice and useful tips that has helped lessen the stress. We have complete confidence in her and would not hesitate to recommend her to our friends and family”.  - Peter Dawes, Cater Dawes Financial Planning "

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"Jade Shelton was absolutely fantastic!! Professional and proactive at all times."

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"I would like to say thank you for your help, support and guidance over the last two and a half years. Obviously should I need further assistance in the future I shall not hesitate to call you guys."

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"This is by far the go-to firm for any issues. You are made to feel valued from the outset and they are so confident in what they do. Wouldn't recommend any other. Thank you Hugh and Max."

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