Research Legal Limited (“Company”) respects your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) applies to Personal Data obtained by the Company, including through the website, products and services, and newsletters. “Personal Data” means any information relating to you in identified or identifiable form.
The Notice describes the types of Personal Data we obtain about our customers and how we use it. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of Personal Data and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.
Research Legal is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 2018.
- INFORMATION WE OBTAIN
We obtain Personal Data about our customers through publicly available sources.
The types of Personal Data we may obtain include:
Contact information (such as name, email address) and other information you may provide to us, such as through our “Contact Us” feature.
- HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE OBTAIN
We may use the information collected from and about you to:
Provide our products and services;
Respond to inquiries from you and other third-parties, including inquiries from law enforcement agencies in compliance with applicable law;
De-identify Personal Data to provide third parties with aggregated data reports showing de-identified information;
Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing, enhancing, analysing and improving our Services; managing our communications; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions);
Protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, claims and other liabilities; and
Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards, contractual obligations and our policies.
- ACCESSING, REVIEWING, UPDATING AND MODIFYING PERSONAL DATA
You may request to access, rectify or erase your Personal Data. You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data, restrict the processing of your Personal Data and exercise your right to data portability. Where you have given us your consent for our use of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and we will apply your preferences for the future. We will respond to your questions or complaints relating to the processing of your Personal Data. If you are not satisfied with our responses, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) replaced the current DPA (Data Protection Act) on 25th May 2018. The main aim of the regulation is to give citizens greater control over what can be done with their personal data by businesses, and Research Legal is committed to the protection of the data of our authors, vendors, and consumers.
Our GDPR process
We have completed a full audit of all our existing applications, websites, information systems and data processing activities, and mapped out how and where we collect data.
- HOW WE PROTECT AND RETAIN PERSONAL DATA
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the Personal Data we have about you against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. We make reasonable efforts to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of the processing, taking into account the costs of implementation and nature of the processing of Personal Data.
We retain Personal Data for the period needed to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law, such as in relation to our record retention obligations.
- UPDATES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE
This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our Personal Data practices. For significant changes, we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our Services indicating at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.
- HOW TO CONTACT US
The entity responsible for the collection and processing of Personal Data in connection with the Services is the Company, Research Legal Ltd.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, or the manner in which we treat your Personal Data, would like to exercise your rights and choices, or would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org