KB LEGAL is the trading name of Katrina Byrne Litigation Ltd.
KB LEGAL values the privacy and security of the information you share with us. This Privacy Statement applies to information collected through KB LEGAL (the “website”). This Statement describes how KB LEGAL collects, uses, shares, protects, or otherwise processes your personal information.
By using this website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
Collection and Use of Information
KB LEGAL collects personal information to set up and manage accounts for our social commerce services. You may need to provide KB LEGAL with personal information such as:
- email address
- date of birth
KB LEGAL uses such information for:
- website registration;
- enabling sales and other transactions;
- processing payments and settlement;
- measuring, improving, and customising our services; and
- fulfilling other technical, logistical, financial, tax, legal, compliance, administrative, or back office functions.
- KB LEGAL does not hold or store credit/debit card details.
Cookies and logs
KB LEGAL collects information related to your use of our website using cookies and log information.
Log information may include web requests, Internet Protocol address, operating system, browser type, browser language, date and time of your request, and cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. KB LEGAL uses this information to enhance the functionality of the website and to make your access more convenient, secure, and efficient.
KB LEGAL also uses information gathered from logs and cookies to monitor website performance; improve website design, functionality, and security; and assemble web analytics and activity trends. KB LEGAL retains such information for as long as reasonably required for business purposes or as reasonably required to comply with our legal obligations.
KB LEGAL may disclose personal information where:
- required by law or by an order or requirement of a court, administrative agency, or other government entity, or by court rules concerning the production of records;
- KB LEGAL has reasonable grounds to believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, property, or safety of our users or other people;
- KB LEGAL has reasonable grounds to believe that the information relates to the breach of an agreement or violation of the law that has been, is being, or is about to be committed;
- it is necessary for fraud protection, risk reduction, or the establishment or collection of funds owed to us;
- it is necessary to enforce or apply our legal agreements, to pursue remedies, or to limit damages to KB LEGAL;
- the information is public;
- you have provided consent or with your direction; or
- other reasons allow it or other laws require it. When we are required or permitted to disclose information, we will not disclose more information than is necessary to fulfil the disclosure purpose.
KB LEGAL may disclose aggregate or statistical information to our business partners, for public relations purposes, or other purposes.
‘Do Not Track’ notifications
Some browsers allow you to automatically notify websites you visit not to track you using a “Do Not Track” signal. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when we receive a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you may wish to visit www.ico.org.uk
How you can access, update or delete your data.
If you make a request to delete your personal data and that data is necessary for the products or services you have purchased, the request will be honoured only to the extent it is no longer necessary for any Services purchased or required for our legitimate business purposes or legal or contractual record keeping requirements.
If you would prefer not to receive further messages from us, then please tell us at email@example.com
If you would like to obtain records on the data, we hold on you then please request this by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Protection Authority
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) and believe we maintain your personal data subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may direct questions or complaints to our lead supervisory authority, the UK's Information Commissioner’s Office, as noted below:
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
KB LEGAL combines technical and physical safeguards with employee policies and procedures to protect your information. We work to protect your personal information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer software, which encrypts the information that you provide online at our website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your information. We will also continue to assess new technology for protecting information and upgrade our information security systems when appropriate.
Further, we permit only authorised KB LEGAL employees to access any personal information. If an employee misuses personal information, we may take disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If any third-party individual or organisation misuses personal information, we will take action, up to and including termination of any agreement between KB LEGAL and that individual or organisation.
KB LEGAL processes personal information only for the purposes it was originally collected and in accordance with this Privacy Statement. KB LEGAL takes commercially reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data is relevant, reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current for the purposes for which it is used.
KB LEGAL may send you relevant marketing communications considered to be of interest based on your profile. We aim to bring you the best offers available. If you would prefer not to receive further messages from us or our carefully selected partners, then please tell us at email@example.com
If you would like a copy of the data, we hold on you or would like us to delete all your data then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do we obtain your data:
You have contacted us via our online contact form
You have subscribed to our newsletter
You are a customer who has provided your data via email-phone-letter-in person
Why do we hold data:
We hold your data as you may:
Have contacted us via our contact form for information
You are a customer of KB LEGAL
You have subscribed to our newsletter
How long will we hold your data?
KB LEGAL retains information for as long as reasonably required for business purposes or as reasonably required to comply with our legal obligations.
We only keep your data for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was provided. This would usually be for up to 6 years after your case concludes.
We keep your data for this period either because we are required to keep the files (paper or electronic) for that long by our Regulator or Insurer (and where you have the benefit of Legal Aid the Legal Aid Agency.)
Sharing your data
We will not share your data with third parties without obtaining your consent, unless we are under a legal or regulatory obligation to do so.
As Solicitors we are under a professional and legal obligation to keep the affairs of our clients confidential. This obligation is subject to statutory exceptions. This includes where a solicitor knows or suspects that a transaction on behalf of a client involves money laundering the solicitor may be required to make a money laundering disclosure. If this happens we may not be able to inform you that a disclosure has been made, or of the reason for it, because the law prevents “tipping off .”
In order to provide you with our services and advice we rely on you to provide accurate and update information and documents. Where you provide incomplete documents or information then the advice we give you may be affected and we cannot be held liable for any error or omissions as a result of the incomplete information or documents.
We rely on you to ensure that the contact details you have provided us with are up to date and are suitable secure. You should ensure that where possible these are not shared with others. We expect you keep to keep us up to date with contact details. We will not be responsible for information loss as a result you failing to provide us with the correct and most up to date information where you have not notified us of a change.
We would advise that you have a secure email password, up to date malware protection, and that you do not allow access to third parties and/or access such communication services in insecure ways. We will not be held liable for any damage or loss arising from a failure to apply proper security procedures by you.
If you have questions or concerns related to this Privacy Statement, please contact us by email email@example.com
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