PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION
At Stewarts, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Set out below is an explanation of how we use your information.
We have also detailed information regarding fraudulent emails purporting to be from Stewarts or one of our solicitors, how to identify such an email and what to do if you should receive a fraudulent email.
Collection of information
The information that we collect and store during normal use of the site is used to monitor and analyse how parts of the site are used. Such use does not result in any personally identifiable data being collected or stored.
You have the option on certain pages within this site to submit personal information to us by email and online enquiry forms. The information you provide us about yourself will be shared with Stewarts employees or passed on to the relevant department within Stewarts to the extent necessary to accommodate your request. Your information will be kept confidential by Stewarts unless we are required by law or our professional regulatory obligations to disclose it. We may need to disclose your information to third parties in order to perform the services you have requested. By providing your information, you consent for us to share your identifiable information with third parties. who would be bound by confidentiality. We may also contact you for feedback on the service you received from us.
We may also collect your information in other ways, in order to perform the services you have requested. This includes if you have contact with us in writing, in person or by telephone.
How we use information
We store the information you provide about yourself in a secure database in order to provide you with the information, products, and/or services you request. The information is stored for the lifetime of the database unless you request that it be removed.
You may request details of the personal data we hold on you at any time by contacting us in writing. There may be a fee payable.
If you provide us with confidential information as part of your enquiry, this shall not constitute a retainer between us and shall not in itself prevent us from acting for anyone else.
How you can access or correct your information
By submitting your personal information to us, you consent to it being processed in the manner described above and in any other notice supplied to you. You may update or remove the information you provided to us by contacting us at [email protected].
To protect your privacy and security, we may also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before updating or removing your information.