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Data protection solicitors

Our commercial solicitors can advise both companies and individuals regarding the correct usage of data under The Data Protection Act and Privacy Regulations.

Businesses can face being fined for incorrect data usage, a maximum penalty applies at the Magistrates Court and unlimited fines may be given at the Crown Court. In addition to this, flouting Data Protection rules can lead to negative public perception and damage to a company’s brand image. We can help businesses avoid these pitfalls by providing advice on:

  • Drafting data protection policies
  • Advising on privacy regulation
  • Drafting website privacy policies
  • Storage of personal data
  • Usage and disclosure of data
  • Data protection rules in relation to direct marketing ( including fax, phone e-mail and postal)
  • Notification regarding misuse of data
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Breach of data protection

We can advise individuals on their rights where incorrect usage has caused damage or distress. We can assist with the following:

  • Advising how clients can access information an organisation holds on them
  • Correcting information that is stored
  • Preventing the processing of information
  • Preventing unsolicited marketing
  • Claiming compensation for damage or distress

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How would the extension of Awaab's Law affect private landlords and tenants?

The implementation of ‘Awaab’s Law’ in July 2023 into the Social Housing (Regulation) Act 2023 came after the death of 2-year-old Awaab Ishak in December 2020. His cause of death was a respiratory condition which resulted from prolonged...

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How does removing the blanket ban on pets affect landlords and tenants?

Following the delivery of the King’s speech on 7th November 2023, there are many elements for not only landlords to consider, but also for tenants to also consider. There is currently a blanket ban on pets in any rented property, banning pets of any...

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