Boyce & Co Criminal and Motoring solicitors are a firm of solicitors who provide legal services and specialise in practising criminal and motoring law. We are a “controller” under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
We may hold personal information about the following people:-
We will only collect information from you that is relevant to the matter that we are dealing with. In particular, we may collect the following information from you which is defined as “personal data” such as:-
We may also collect information that is referred to as being in a “special category”. This could include:-
The basis on which we process your personal information is one or more of the following:-
We may use your information for the following purposes:-
There are very strict rules about who we can share your information with and this will normally be limited to other people who will have dealings with your matter. This may include:-
We will normally keep this information throughout the period of time that we do work for you and afterwards for a period of at least six years as we are required to do so by law and also by the regulations that apply to us.
You have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR):-
You have a right to see the information that we hold about you.
To access this you need to provide a request in writing to our data protection officer together with proof of identity.
We will usually process your request free of charge and within 30 days but reserve the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee and to extend the period of time by a further two months if the request is manifestly unfounded or vexatious and/or is very complex.
You have a right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain cases (details may be found in Article 17 of the GDPR).
We will deal with your request free of charge and within 30 days but reserve the right to refuse to erase information that we are required to retain by law or regulation or that is required to deal with a complaint or to exercise or defend legal claims
To exercise your right to erasure please contact out data protection officer.
If you are unhappy about how we are using your information or how we have responded to your request then initially you should contact our data protection officer, Philip Boyce, at: