At Seabury Legal we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains who we are, what, when and why we collect personal information, how
we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it
In this policy where we use the words personal information we use these words to describe
information that is about you and which identifies you as an individual.
Who are we?
Seabury Legal is a niche employment law practice, specialising exclusively in employment
law and HR issues.
Seabury Legal Limited, trading as Seabury Legal, is a company incorporated under the laws
of England (registered number 9462444) having its registered office and address for service
at 82 King Street, Manchester M2 4WQ. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors
Regulation Authority (SRA Number 621314).
For the purposes of data protection law, Seabury Legal Limited is the data controller in
respect of the personal information it collects and uses as part of our activities. This means
that we make decisions about how and why we use your personal data. We may also be a
data processor in some instances.
If you are providing personal information to us relating to a third party (for example, an
administrator providing information on behalf of a work colleague) you automatically
confirm that you have the consent of the third party to share such personal information
How do we collect information about you?
Information is provided to Seabury Legal by:
Filling out an enquiry form on www.seaburylegal.co.uk
Correspondence by phone, email or in person
Requests to join our social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
Registering to listen to our webinars or attend an event
Surveys to support continuous improvements in customer experience
Purchasing any product or service offered by the company
What information do we collect?
The information that you provide to us may include:
Contact Information: your name, postal address, organisation and job role details, email
address and telephone number.
Identity and Other Regulatory Information: date of birth, identification documentation (a
passport, utility bill and/or bank statement).
information you provide us with in the course of us providing advice: This may include
employment and medical records.
Billing Information: billing, payment and banking information.
Browsing and Device Usage Information: online identifiers including IP address or cookie
As with all your data, you can ask us to delete or modify this information at any time. Please
see further information about your privacy rights below.
How and why we use your personal information
Under data protection law, we can only use your personal information if we have a proper
reason for doing so, e.g.:
to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
for the performance of our contract with you or to take steps at your request before
entering into a contract;
for our legitimate interests or those of a third party; or
where you have given consent.
A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your
information, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests.
The list below explains what we use (process) your personal information for and our legal
basis for doing so:
Enquiries and Feedback: We use personal information submitted to us when you
make an enquiry or when you provide feedback to us for our legitimate interests of
engaging with potential customers and identifying how we can improve our services.
Identity and Regulatory Information: We are required to confirm your identity for
Business Contacts: We use personal contact details of business contacts (including
agents, contractors and individuals that represent our suppliers and business
partners) for our own legitimate interests of running our business.
Personal and Business Information: We use personal information to provide you
with legal advice.
Billing Information: Where we process your payment directly, we collect financial
information for the purposes of processing any payment and entering into a contract
with Seabury Legal.
Technical Information: The technical information gathered from the use of our
used for our legitimate interest of ensuring that our website is functioning properly
and to help us make business decisions about the information to be provided on our
Marketing: We may use your personal information to send you updates about our
services, including exclusive offers, promotions or new courses. We have a legitimate
interest in processing your personal information for marketing purposes. This means
we do not usually need your consent to send you marketing communications.
However, where consent is needed, we will ask for this consent separately. You have
the right to opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time (please see
"How to unsubscribe from marketing communications" below). We will always
treat your personal information with utmost respect and never share it with other
organisations for marketing purposes.
How long do we keep your data?
If you submit your details as a prospective client, we’ll store this data for one year.
If you become a client of Seabury Legal, we’ll store your data for 7 years after the
completion of the matter involved.
For more information about how long we keep your data, please contact us at the
How do we keep your data secure?
We take your privacy and security very seriously, and take appropriate measures to ensure
that your data is protected from misuse.
We have an ongoing programme of improvement and development in order to protect your
personal data from unauthorised access, accidental loss and/or destruction.
Please be aware that communications over the internet, such as e-mails/instant messaging,
are not secure unless they have been encrypted. We cannot accept responsibility for any
unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
Who do we share your data with?
In order to provide and improve our services, we may share relevant information with the
following third parties. All of our third parties are trusted and take appropriate measures to
ensure your data is secure:
Barristers, law firms, courts and other judicial, or official bodies, as applicable in the
context of the legal services we provide;
Regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies where necessary;
Our professional advisers where required; and
Where required by law.
We also ask third party service providers and consultants to carry out certain business
functions including IT support, legal support, cloud platform and data hosting providers to
assist us in the operation of our systems and websites.
Technical information gathered about your use of our website may be shared with Google
Analytics. We work with Google Analytics to automatically collect information including: IP
address; MAC (Media Access Control) address; unique identifier or other persistent or non-
persistent device identifier; device software platform and firmware, mobile phone carrier
and geo location data to help us understand your use of our website such as how often you
return, what parts of the website you visit, how you use the website and how long you
spend on the website. This third party provider is prohibited from using our data for any
Transferring your data across borders outside the EEA
We do not share your data with any company based outside of the EEA.
Your rights regarding your personal data
Under data protection laws, you have rights regarding the use of your personal data. These
include the right to:
fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal
data (as contained in this policy)
require us to correct mistakes in your information which we hold
require us to delete your personal information in certain situations
receive a copy of the personal information you’ve provided to us in a structured,
commonly-used and machine-readable format
object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct
object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects
concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
object in certain situations to our continued processing of your personal information
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain
claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws
For full information on your rights, including how and when they apply, please contact us or
seek guidance from the ICO.
You can exercise any of these rights by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to
Seabury Legal Ltd, 82 King Street, Manchester M2 4WQ and providing the following
Your postal address
A telephone number where you can be reached
A photocopy of your passport or driving license
Your signature and the date of the request
Signed authority from the individual whose data is required if you are applying on
How to delete or modify your personal information
If for any reason you’d like us to delete or modify your data, or opt-out of any
communications, you can do this for free. Contact us at email@example.com and we’ll
meet your request within one month.
However, you should be aware that we may not be able to delete your personal data if
there is a legitimate reason for us to continue to hold your data; for example, we may
continue to hold personal data where we are under a legal obligation to do so, or where
such information may need to be used by us in the exercise or defence of any legal claim.
How to request a copy of your personal information
You can ask us for a copy of the information we hold on you at any time, free of charge, by
contacting us on firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll respond without undue delay and at the
latest within one month of receipt unless we confirm otherwise.
How to make a complaint
We’ll do our best to resolve any complaint or question you have about the data you store
If you believe we’ve breached data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint
with the relevant supervisory body where you work, live, or where the alleged breach
In the UK, this is the ICO, which can be reached here or by phone on 0303 123 1111.
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your device when you visit some
websites or mobile apps.
pages you view when you’re on the site, how long you spend on each page, and actions you
take on the site (for example, scrolling or downloading a course guide). You can find out
more under ‘Cookies’ below.
We may also collect technical data such as IP address, browser type and version, time zone
setting, browser plug-in types and version, operating system, and platform, page response
times, download errors, and phone numbers used to contact us.
We use this information to tailor and target our communications to your interests and
analyse and enhance the effectiveness of our website and marketing campaigns.
You won’t receive marketing from third parties as a result of sharing your data with us.
small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies
allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you
with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our
The cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the
number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This
helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are
finding what they need easily.
Third Party Cookies
We use a number of web analytics and social media tools to measure and enhance visitor
interaction on our site. If you already use these platforms their cookies may be set through
our website. Data may then be collected by these companies that enables them to serve up
adverts on other sites that they think are relevant to your interests. You can use your web
browser settings to manage and reject third party cookies.
Opting out of cookies
You can turn off cookies in your browser settings, but it’s important to note that if you do,
you might not be able to use all of the services on our website.
How and when we may change this policy
We will keep this policy under review and any changes made from time to time will be
posted on this page.
Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates or changes to this privacy