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Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Starke & Co. Family Law (‘’we’’, ‘’our’’, ‘’us’’) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. When viewing our Privacy Policy via our website www.starkeandco.co.uk, you agree to the use and treatment of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Data Controller

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) https://ico.org.uk/ Our registered address is: 3 Barttelot Court, Barttelot Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1DQ. Our ICO registration number is ZA334897.

Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer is Mr. Andrew Delo adelo@starkeandco.co.uk
Tel: 01403 599111.

Solicitors Regulation Authority

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority – No 573470.

Definition of personal data

Under GDPR, ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier.

Understanding how we obtain, store and use your personal data

The purpose of this privacy statement is to confirm that we take your privacy seriously. When you provide personal information to us, you understand that you are agreeing to allow us when (in particular) we are involved in legal proceedings to share certain data held by us. This may include our Employees, Consultants, Barristers, Barristers’ Chambers, Courts, Process Servers and any other (legal) services that we may be required to use.

Security of personal data

Data security is very important to us and we take it very seriously. All members of staff and Consultants are responsible for ensuring that any personal data that we hold is kept securely and not disclosed to any third parties. Our IT is fully encrypted with password protection in line with our Access Control Policy. Efforts are made to limit access to our database that holds personal data to those who are only authorised by us. However, for the performance of all duties, our members of staff and Consultants working for / with us will have access to such personal data when required.

Accessing your personal data

You may request access, deletion of or anonymisation of your personal information held by us. Please email our Data Protection Officer, Mr. Andrew Delo on adelo@starkeandco.co.uk

Requesting a copy of your personal information

You can request for a copy of your personal information, which could be a copy of everything we have on record relating to you. This is known as an ‘subject access request’. Please contact our DPO, Mr. Andrew Delo, for our ‘subject access request’ policy. You will then then need to send your completed ‘subject access request form’ and current proof of your identity (valid drivers license / passport and a recent utility bill) to Mr. Andrew Delo. We should then be able to provide you with a paper copy of the information you have requested.

Updating us of changes in your personal data

If you would like us to keep your personal data up to date, please contact Mr. Andrew Delo in writing, to our Horsham office.

Client Confidentiality

We have a duty of client confidentiality. Any client personal data provided to us will be held in the strictest of confidence in accordance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority rules and regulations.

Disclosure of Information

We will treat your personal data with the utmost care. With your permission and / or where permitted by law, we may use your data for marketing purposes. To withdraw your consent, please write to our DPO, Mr. Andrew Delo on adelo@starkeandco.co.uk. We will never sell your personal data to third parties for any purposes.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to provide us with detailed web statistics which monitors the visitor flow and behaviour of our company website. To read Google’s Privacy Policy in full, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/update

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contact

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy, please contact
Mr. Andrew Delo on adelo@starkeandco.co.uk
Tel: 01403 599111.