Contact us in: SWINDON 01793 427 780 | WANTAGE 01235 775 100

Contact us in:
SWINDON 01793 427 780
WANTAGE 01235 775 100

Privacy Notice

The General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) seeks to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects. Angel Wilkins LLP (‘Angel Wilkins’) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Angel Wilkins recognizes the importance of the correct and lawful treatment of personal information, and will only use personal information as set out in this Privacy Notice.

This Privacy Notice sets out how Angel Wilkins collects and uses any information that you give us when you use this website (‘the Website’). The expressions “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Angel Wilkins

We have appointed a Privacy Officer to oversee compliance with this Privacy Notice. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or how we handle your personal information, please contact the Privacy Officer at: neil@angelwilkins.co.uk or by post to: Privacy Officer, Neil Angel, Angel Wilkins The White Barn Manor Wantage Oxfordshire OX12 8NE.

We may change this Privacy Notice at any time by updating this page so you should therefore check the Website from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes.

It is important that you read this Privacy Notice, together with any Angel Wilkins’ terms and conditions that we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such personal information. This Privacy Notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.


Who are we?

Angel Wilkins LLP is a limited liability partnership based in England under company number 0C350258 with its registered office at Angel Wilkins The White Barn Manor Road Wantage Oxfordshire OX12 8NE


In what capacity will Angel Wilkins hold personal information about you?

During the course of providing its services, Angel Wilkins, compile and hold certain personal information about living and deceased individuals for the purposes of transactional activities. This may include personal information about current and past clients , suppliers and others with whom we communicate and other third parties.

In providing these services, we will act as both a Data Processor and in some instances, as a Data Controller in respect of your personal information.


How is your personal information collected?

We use different methods to collect personal information from and about you.

  • Directly from you: Typically the personal information that we collect about you will be the personal information that you provide to us. In some instances, In electronic formats, on application forms, or in other communications which may be in writing, by telephone, via the internet or by any other means.

  • From third parties: We will also gather personal information from other sources, including from Lenders, law firms, credit reference agencies and regulatory bodies.


What personal information will Angel Wilkins hold about you?

Personal information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you, as follows:
  • full name and title
  • contact information including email addresses and postal addresses, telephone numbers and fax numbers
  • details of any potential conflicts of interest
  • date of birth
  • identification or supporting documents (such as passport, driving license, birth certificate, utility bills etc)
  • IP address
  • gender
  • bank details
  • customer data (which in addition to the above may include mortgage account information and other data in respect of a conveyancing transaction)

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data).


How will Angel Wilkins use personal information held about you?

We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to.

We will use your personal data where we need to: (a) in order to meet our contractual obligations under our agreement with you; (b) where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; or (c) where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation. In summary this means we use your personal information to enable us to facilitate the work we carry out for you in connection with the exchange of documentation and information between Angel Wilkins and the Lender and other solicitors, estate agent, mortgage broker or other third party to maintain and support a management database; support the validation of information and data; and provide transactional functionality in respect of the legal processes for which we are employed. .


Change of purpose

We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.


Disclosure of your personal information

Angel Wilkins may share the personal information that it has about you with any organization we appoint to carry out the services in the future

If you give us personal information regarding another person, you are confirming they have given you permission to provide their personal information to us to be able to process their personal information and also that you have advised them that their personal information will be passed to Angel Wilkins


Will your personal information be transferred to other countries?

We may need to share personal information with third parties in both the UK and internationally for a variety of reasons. We require third parties to respect the security of your personal information and to treat it in accordance with the law. We may transfer your personal information outside the EU. If we do, you can expect a similar degree of protection in respect of your personal information.

We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to countries outside the EU in order to process your personal information on one of the grounds listed above. It is possible that the European Commission will have deemed such countries adequate. This means we can transfer your personal information to those countries as they will provide an adequate level of protection for your personal information.

However, not all countries to which we may transfer your personal information will be deemed adequate by the European Commission. To ensure that your personal information does receive an adequate level of protection we will put in place standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission with those third parties wherever necessary. This ensures that your personal information is treated in a way that is consistent with and which respects the applicable laws on data protection.


What happens if you choose not to provide us with personal information or are unable to provide us with personal information?

If you fail to provide certain personal information when requested, we may not be able to perform the agreement we have entered into with you, or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations.


What are your rights relating to the use of your personal information?

Under the GDPR, you have certain rights in respect of the processing of your personal information, which may vary dependent on the legal basis for collection of your personal information and the uses made of this personal information.

For all uses made of your personal information you have the right to be informed about how we use your personal information, and this notice discharges that obligation. However, further rights may apply in different circumstances, as set out below:

  • Right of access- you have a right to access a copy of the personal information that is held about you (subject to Data Protection Laws).
  • Right of rectification- you have a right to correct personal information that is held about you if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten- in certain circumstances you can ask for the personal information held about you to be erased (please note our retention period set out below).
  • Right to restrict processing- where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict processing (please note this may impact our ability to provide our services to you or your law firm).
  • Right to data portability- you have the right to have the personal information held about you to be transferred to another organization, where applicable Angel Wilkins will provide copies of personal information in a structured commonly used, and machine readable form.
  • Right to object- you have the right to object to certain types of processing, such as marketing (please note that we will only ever use your contact information for marketing purposes where you have provided express consent).
  • Right to withdraw consent- In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact neil@angelwilkins.co.uk , or by post to: Privacy Officer, Neil Angel Angel Wilkins The White Barn Manor Road Wantage Oxfordshire OX12 8NE.

In the event you wish to exercise any of these rights, please make your request in writing to Angel Wilkins’ Privacy Officer.


How long will Angel Wilkins retain your personal information for?

We will only retain your personal information for the duration of our agreement with you and 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.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such personal information without further notice to you.


Security

We have put in place measures to protect the security of your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

However the internet is not a secure medium but we are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information we collect online. We will use our best efforts to ensure that no unauthorised parties have access to any of your personal information and we restrict access to non-public information about you to those individuals and entities that need to know the personal information to be able to provide products and services to you.


How we use cookies

Cookies are used on the Website. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. If you visit the Website again, it is recognised as a repeat visit by means of the cookie. The cookie cannot be used to identify you on websites of third parties. The cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used, which helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve the Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Some personalised services on the Website may not be available if you choose to disable cookies.


Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest more easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and this Privacy Notice does not govern such sites.


Further information

In the event you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or wish to make a complaint about how your personal information is being processed by Angel Wilkins you have the right to complain to the Privacy Officer, by email to: neil@angelwilkins.co.uk , or by post to: Privacy Officer, Neil Angel, Angel Wilkins the White Barn Manor Road Wantage Oxfordshire OX12 8NE

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the relevant supervisory authority. The UK supervisory authority for data protection issues is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Legal statement about this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Notice is not designed to form a legally binding contract. It is a guide to the use of the Website.

Use of the Website by you constitutes acceptance by you of the Privacy Notice. If you do not wish to accept the Privacy Notice, you should not continue to use the Website.
All calls made to and by us may be monitored or recorded.

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Contact

Our Swindon office is located at:
26 Wood Street
Swindon
SN1 4AB

Call us on 01793 427 780
Fax us on 01793 427 781


Our Wantage office is located at:
The White Barn
Manor Farm, Manor Road
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 8NE

Call us on 01235 775 100
Fax us on 01235 775 101

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We are a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) which means that we meet the high standards the Law Society sets to ensure we give clients a professional and quality conveyancing service.


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Angel Wilkins LLP is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
SRA number: 524327

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