Collection and type of personal information
For our own business purposes, we collect information such as:
- Your name
- Email address
- Workplace address
- Written notes of conversations and meetings
- Records of communications sent to you
- Home address (employees only)
- IP addresses of visitors to our website
- Your company banking information to process certain client payments
Haines McGregor do not collect any ‘special categories’ of personal data about you which includes race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data. Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Methods of data collected
Haines McGregor’s own data originates from our client base, previous clients, public sources, events, website visitors, public sector information, referrals, data vendors and organisations. Information can be collected in the following ways:
- Desk research (if it is publicly available)
- Subscriptions via website
How we use your personal data
Haines McGregor use your information for a variety of reasons, depending on the nature of your relationship, this may include:
- To deliver the service you signed up to
- Processing payments
- Administering accounts
- You asked us to
- Where there is legitimate interest
Haines McGregor collect data using Legitimate Interests as the Legal Basis for Processing. We undertook a Legitimate Interests Assessment prior to making this decision for the most suitable Legal Basis for Processing. Using the basis of Legitimate Interest means that you are more likely to receive communications regarding our services that are relevant for you and your role within your organisation.
Information about children
Haines McGregor do not collect nor process any information about children. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we can take necessary action to remove the appropriate data.
Disclosure to third parties
Haines McGregor are committed to transparency of our data processing and sharing, we may disclose your personal data with certain third parties such as service providers, bankers, and HM & Customs. We never share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with the services we offer, and to comply with legal obligations. We have security measures to prevent your personal data from being lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way.
Haines McGregor is committed to ensuring that we process your personal data in a respectable manner and comply to your wishes. If you do not wish for us to hold any of the data we do, or if you believe we hold incorrect information, you can contact us in the following ways:
- By email: please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- By phone: please call +44 (0)20 7352 8322
- By post: send to Haines McGregor, 132-134 Lots Road, London, SW10 0RJ
Cookies are files that include very small amounts of data, commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are transmitted to your web browser from the web. The usage of cookies are in no way linked to your personally identifiable information while being on our site. You may notice a pop-up message informing you about our collection of cookies and usage of them to improve your experience when you browse on our website. This message will allow you to either accept or refuse, if you reject the cookies you may still use our website.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org or http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Updating our Policy
Haines McGregor will need to update this policy from time to time in order to stay up-to-date with the latest legal requirements. You can always request a copy and we will send it to you.
If you no longer wish to receive any communications by Haines McGregor, please contact us directly and we will remove you from our list within 10 business days. Alternatively, you can also unsubscribe at the bottom of our emails and you will be removed automatically.