1.1 Identity and Contact Information
We collect personal data that may include your name, address, phone number, date of birth, marital status, passport number, employment history, educational or professional background, tax status, employee number, job title, and other preferences relevant to our services.
1.2 Financial and Payment Data
This category includes your bank account and other financial information necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, such as credit or debit card numbers and related billing details.
1.3 Business Information
Information provided in the context of contractual or client relationships between you or your organization and Prime or voluntarily shared by you or your organization
1.4 Legal Advice and Client Services Data
Data relevant to legal advice, such as personal information related to disputes, grievances, investigations, arbitrations, or other legal matters we are asked to handle for our clients,
1.5 Profile and Usage Data
This category includes data like your preferences for receiving marketing information, communication preferences, and information on how you use our website(s), including pages viewed, search queries, page response times, and interaction details.
1.6 Technical Data
Information collected during your website visits includes IP addresses, login data, browser type and version, device type, time zone settings, and more.
1.7 Physical Access Data
Details of your visits to our premises for security and access management purposes.
1.8 Sensitive Personal Data
In some cases, we may process sensitive personal data, such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union activities, physical or mental health information, sexual life and orientation, details of criminal offenses, or genetic and biometric data. These categories of data are processed when necessary to provide legal services or fulfill legal obligations.
2.1 When You Use Our Services
We collect your data when you seek legal advice or use our online client services.
2.2 Providing Services to Us
If you provide services to us, we may collect information about your organization or business.
2.3 Legal Advice to Third Parties
When we provide legal advice to third parties and your data is relevant to the matter, we may collect and process it as needed.
2.4 Correspondence with Us
We collect data when you communicate with us via phone, email, or other means. Conversations with our lawyers, consultants, and staff may also result in data collection.
2.5 Website Interactions
When you browse our website or interact with it in any way, we may collect data about your activities, such as page views, searches, response times, and interactions (e.g., clicks, mouse-overs).
2.6 Events and Seminars
If you attend our seminars or events or subscribe to our communications, we may collect your data for event management and communication purposes.
2.7 Information about Others
If you provide information about others (e.g., employees, counterparties, advisers, or suppliers), you must ensure that they understand how their data will be used, and you must have their permission to disclose it to us.
3.1 To Fulfill Contracts
We use your data to fulfill contracts or take steps linked to contracts, such as registering you as a client, providing legal services, processing payments, and managing employment applications.
3.2 Business and Legitimate Interests
We use your data to manage our relationship with you, conduct audits, analyze and improve our services, monitor compliance with policies, manage access to our premises, protect our communications and systems, and more.
3.3 Compliance with Legal Obligations
We use your data to comply with legal obligations, such as maintaining records, conducting compliance checks, and screening for anti-money laundering, financial and credit checks, fraud prevention, trade sanctions, and embargo laws.
3.4 Marketing and Communications
We may use your data to keep you informed about our services, events, and initiatives, as well as to personalize and enhance the quality of our communications with you.
4.1 With Subsidiaries and Affiliates
We may share your data with our subsidiary undertakings and affiliates to provide you with our services.
4.2 Third-Party Service Providers
We engage third-party service providers to assist us, including barristers, consultants, mediators, experts, translators, and couriers.
4.3 Providing Legal Services
When providing legal services to clients, we may disclose your data to the relevant client and other parties involved in the matter.
4.4 Confidential Feedback
We may share your data on a confidential basis with third parties to collect feedback on our service quality, performance measurement, and service improvement.
4.5 Legal and Regulatory Authorities
In certain situations, we may share your data with courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators, government officials, attorneys, or other parties when necessary for legal claims, alternative dispute resolution processes, or compliance with legal obligations.
4.6 Business Transactions
If we buy or sell a business or asset, your data may be disclosed to prospective sellers or buyers to fulfill the transaction.
5.1 International Transfers
Your data may be transferred to Prime offices worldwide, ensuring data protection standards equivalent to those in the European Economic Area.
5.2 Data Protection Safeguards
For international data transfers, we implement safeguards, such as European Commission-approved standard contractual clauses, to protect your data.
We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access, loss, or alteration of your data. We have procedures in place to address suspected data breaches and will notify you and the relevant authorities when legally required.
Keep us informed of any changes to your personal data, and we’ll ensure it’s accurate and up-to-date. We are not responsible for losses arising from inaccurate or incomplete data provided by you.
You have the right to request a copy of your data held by us, with exceptions where disclosure would reveal another person’s data or if we’re legally prevented from sharing it.
8.2 Data Accuracy
We aim to maintain accurate data. Please inform us of any data inaccuracies or changes.
8.3 Objecting to Processing
You can object to data processing in certain circumstances. Contact us if you want us to stop using your data.
8.4 Data Portability
Request the transfer of your data to yourself or another data controller in a machine-readable format.
Request the erasure of your data when it’s no longer needed or in other specified circumstances.
If you believe your data protection rights have been violated, you can lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority or seek a remedy through the courts.
If you provided consent for data collection, processing, and transfer, you can partially or fully withdraw your consent. We’ll respect your choice unless another legal basis applies.
We retain your data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, as well as to satisfy legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
We reserve the right to update this policy to reflect changes in our data practices. Please check this page for updates.
For inquiries or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact our Privacy Team at [Your Email Address] or by mail at:
Prime [Address Line 1] [Address Line 2] [City, State, ZIP Code] [Country]
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