Privacy

Riseam Sharples is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy is made in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and it explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information, and the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

1. The information we collect about you

You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. However, should you choose to contact us with a query or register for bulletins from our website, you may be asked to provide personal contact information and other details such as the legal services in which you are interested. The information we hold about you may come from your submission via our website or from a conversation with you over the telephone, in person or in any other communication with us or our representatives.

2. How we use your information

We gather this information in order to allow us to provide our services in the most effective manner, including:-

  • the administration and maintenance of our records
  • responding to queries raised by you
  • keeping you informed about relevant services, events and legal updates from Riseam Sharples.
  • research and statistical analysis in order to help us develop the website and our services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
  • to pass your details to accountants, consultants and other professionals, for the purpose of obtaining professional advice and complying with Riseam Sharples contractual obligations. Disclosures will only be made in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Solicitors Code of Conduct.
  • You may ask us to remove you from our mailing list at any time by writing to Clive Sharples at this office (2 Tower Street, London WC2H 9NP) or by emailing Tom Sharples who can be reached at tom@rs-law.co.uk and/or Rakhee Davda-Vithlani who can be reached at rakhee@rs-law.co.uk .

We may be legally obliged to disclose your information to government, regulatory or law enforcement agencies in connection with the investigation of unlawful activities or under our rules of professional conduct or more specifically in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations.

If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers, and your details will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

3. How we protect your information

The internet is not a secure medium. All publicly accessible websites are susceptible to unlawful interception by third parties and we accept no liability if security is breached. However, we have put in place various security procedures at a level appropriate to the nature of the data held and the risk of security being breached.

We also keep your information confidential. Our internal procedures cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.

4. Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to Riseam Sharples changes, for example if you change your name or contact details, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to tom@rs-law.co.uk and/or rakhee@rs-law.co.uk and/or by sending a letter to Clive Sharples at this office. This will help us to ensure that the information we hold about you remains accurate and up to date.

5. Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and we may place notices on other pages of the website where appropriate. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

6. How to contact us about the data we hold

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any questions or comments, including your right to ask what information we hold about you, please send an e-mail to tom@rs-law.co.uk and/or rakhee@rs-law.co.uk.