Who we are
This website is operated by PF Solicitors. We are a legal practice. We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws).
Our collection and use of your personal information
We may collect and process personal data or personal information (“personal data”) obtained via this website for the purposes of providing you with our services and dealing with your enquiries and requests. If you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence (in whatever form) in order to be able to deal with any follow up correspondence effectively.
We collect this personal information from you either directly, such as when you register with us and or contact us, or indirectly, such as your browsing activity while on our website (see ‘Cookies’ below).
Personal data that we process is information that is reasonably necessary for the proper performance of our functions and activities as a legal practice and legal resourcing business, which include sourcing and engaging lawyers and consultants, providing resourcing services to clients, organising events, conducting research and analysis related to the legal resourcing industry and the delivery of legal services. Common examples of personal data that we collect and hold includes name, contact information and your current and previous employment history.
When you provide data about yourself to us (including submitting your CV or LinkedIn profile), you are deemed to have consented to our collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data for the purposes set out in this policy.
You are not required to provide us with your personal data. However, if you do not choose to provide us with your personal data or identity, we may not be able to assist you, engage you or provide you with our services.
The personal information we collect, when and how we use it
We process personal information collected via this website on the basis of legitimate interests in operating our legal resourcing business. It is for the purposes of
- dealing with your enquiries and requests
- maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource
- providing you with information about products and services
- inviting you to PF Solicitors organised events
- recruitment, whether as an employee or contractor
- delivering legal services.
Who we share your personal information with
We will only disclose personal information to our clients, government bodies, regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, successors in title to our business, our professional advisors and auditors and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf. This may entail transferring personal information outside the country where you are located. Such countries may not have the same data protection laws as the Ireland or the EEA.
Cookies and similar technologies
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge, including the right to correct, seek access to or request erasure of personal data we may have collected about you. You are furthermore entitled to object to us processing personal data about you. If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact is at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further, the General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in Ireland is the Data Protection Commission, who may be contacted at https://www.dataprotection.ie/ or by telephone: 00 353 (0)76 1104800
Keeping your personal information secure
We place great importance on the security of all the personal data we collect. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of personal data under our control. All the personal data you provide to us is stored on secure servers which are password protected.
Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also gather information about you in accordance with their own separate privacy polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their privacy policies as appropriate.
How to contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you by emailing email@example.com