Privacy Policy2018-06-29T12:10:47+00:00

Privacy Policy

Palazzo Law Boutique is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Purpose of this privacy policy

This privacy notice sets out how we use and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you contact us to request our services (by way of a contact form or an email or a phone call), and regardless of whether you become our client or not.

To summarise, this policy:

  • Sets out the types of personal data that we collect about you
  • Explains how and why we collect and use your personal data
  • Spells out how long we keep your personal data for
  • Explains how to lodge a complaint and at which authority
  • Lays down when, why and with whom we will share your personal data;
  • Sets out the legal basis we have for using your personal data;
  • Explains the effect of refusing to provide the personal data requested;
  • Indicates the different rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal data; and
  • Explains how we may contact you and how you can contact us.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this Policy
  2. Data protection principles we follow
  3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
  4. What Personal Data we gather about you
  5. How we use your Personal Data
  6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
  7. How we secure your data
  8. Information about cookies
  9. Contact information

Definitions

Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us  –  a global legal practice providing client services worldwide through its member firms and their subsidiaries and affiliates, each of which is its own legal practice. Such legal practice operates in the UK through Taylor Rose TTKW, an independent UK law firm. If need more information, please send us an email at info@palazzolawboutique.com.

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

Data controller

Davide Palazzo is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as ”Palazzo law Boutique”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).That means Davide is the responsible for determining the purposes and means of the processing of your personal data.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or would you like to exercise your legal rights,  please contact Davide Palazzo using the following details:

Email address: avv.palazzo@palazzolawboutique.com

Postal address: 19 Hocroft Road, NW2 2BP, United Kingdom

THIRD-PARTY LINKS

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Data we gather

Identity data – Information you have provided us with
This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home, ID, National Insurance Number, Codice Fiscale, job title, date of birth, passport number, address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a service or to enhance your client experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.

Technical data – Information automatically collected about you

This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

Financial Details

Including bank account details, bank statements to evidence funding, tax status information for fraud prevention purposes and payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card, numbers, security code numbers and other related billing information collected from publicly available resources and credit agencies.

How we use your Personal Data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

• Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.

• If it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

• Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

• To reply to your enquiries or provide you with any information/services you may request to us from time to time.

• Where you have given explicit consent to do so.

Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting the Data controller.

PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We have set out below a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please Contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

To perform our contract with you
  • To assess whether we can act on your behalf and assist you with your matter, to determine the terms of engagement, to take steps to enter into a contract, to manage and administer the contract, to provide you with our services and to ensure that our records are kept update
  • Updating and maintaining client records
  • To contact you in the course of providing you with our services, and to deal with your enquiries and requests from time to time
  • In order to provide you with any information or services that you request from us
  • If we are working on your matter with other professionals including banks, mortgage lenders, estate agents, financial advisors etc. we will share data and disclose relevant data and information regarding your Matter where necessary. If you do not wish for us to do so, please notify your us in writing.
To comply with our legal obligations
  • Collecting and providing information required by or relating to audits, enquiries or investigations by regulatory bodies.
  • To comply with our legal and professional responsibilities and related disclosures, for activities relating to the prevention, detection and investigation of crime and comply with audits of regulatory bodies (such as conducting checks to identify and verify clients and their identity), and to comply with court orders and exercises and/or defend our legal rights
When it is necessary for our legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests
  • To comply with courts orders and exercise and and/or defend our legal rights
  • For insurance purposes
  • To enable access to all parts of our website, to notify you of any changes or developments to our website and to use, analyse information to administer, support, improve and develop our website (including troubleshooting, testing, system maintenance and support)

Who else can access your Personal Data

Personal data is not subject to disclose. All your personal data are strictly kept private and confidential at all times, unless we are expressly authorised by you to disclosure such data to third parties, or in the event we must comply with your instructions or with any relevant laws and regulations, applicable from time to time, under which we provide our services as lawyers.

How we secure your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

All your personal data is saved on electronic data storage equipment and files kept in safe private locations where they will be secure and not available to any third parties. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

Children

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

Cookies and other technologies we use

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyse customer behaviour, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalise and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
  • Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalised features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
  • Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services
  • Advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and to your interests. In addition, they are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They are usually placed to the website by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. These cookies remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

DATA RETENTION

HOW LONG WILL YOU USE MY PERSONAL DATA FOR?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements and where required, for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. However we reserve the right to keep your personal data for a longer time where reasonably required by the specific purposes of my processing mentioned above.

Following this period of time, your physical and electronic files shall be securely and safely destroyed.

Contact Information

Supervisory Authority

You have the right by law to make a complaint at any time to the Garante of Privacy, the Italy’s supervisory authority for data protection issues (http://www.garanteprivacy.it). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the Garante of Privacy so please contact us in the first instance.

Information on Garante of Privacy

Piazza di Monte Citorio n. 121 00186 ROMA
Fax: (+39) 06.69677.3785
Centralino telefonico: (+39) 06.696771

E-mail: garante@gpdp.it

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make change to this Privacy Policy.