Your privacy is important to us. Please read the following policy to understand how we may collect information from you, what we may do with that information and what choices you can make about the way in which your information is treated.
Who we are:
Noble Shipping Law is a legal practice with its office at ‘Ards’, St Mary’s Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. You can contact us at this address by post or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with
We store and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- to manage and maintain our relationship with you;
- to act for our lcients in cases which may involve you;
- in order to market the services of our firm
- to provide you with legal updates and any newsletters to which you have subscribed
The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest of our firm in promoting our services. We always include an unsubscribe button in our communications, so you can opt out of receiving such communications at any time. We will retain this data for a period of 6 years.
For solicitors and barristers that we liaise with on client matters, we process data in order to liaise with you about our client matters. The legal basis for the processing of this data is the legitimate interests pursued by our firm in representing our clients.
We share the information you provide with our practice management system in order to store your contact information with our client file. We may also send you emails through our email service provider. We will retain this data 6 years.
Your rights relating to personal data
You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:
• right to access the data - you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.
• right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.
• right to erasure - you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.
• right to restriction of processing or to object to processing - you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.
•. Right to data portability - you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine readable format.
In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at the contact details at the start of this privacy notice.
If we are processing personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.
If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation.
You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission.
Requirement to process personal data
You may browse our website without providing us with any personal data and this will not affect your ability to view our website.
If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot send your our newsletter and liaise with you on client matters.
Automated decision-making and profiling
We do not use any personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making or profiling.