With effect from 25 May 2018 the data protection legislation will be the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) together with such secondary legislation that may come into force form time to time. For the purposes of GDPR Needle is the data controller in respect of your personal data.
Various forms on our website invite you to submit your contact details and other information about you or your organisation, or to send us emails (which will of course identify you). In each case the purpose for which you are submitting your details will be made clear, for example to receive particular bulletins or be sent information on events. We may also send you announcements from time to time.
From time to time we may use third parties to process or administer the data on our behalf, for example to send out invitations to events but such third parties are not allowed to use the data for their own purposes. We do monitor visits to our website so that we can improve our service and make the site easier to navigate but the information we use to do so does not identify you as an individual. We may also share personal information with a variety of third parties where necessary including our regulators, bankers, our insurers, online governmental registries, third party(s) who are engaged during the provision of our services to you such as other solicitors or foreign lawyers, barristers, clerks, cost draftsman, our professional advisors such as accountants and third party service providers such as software providers, courier services and IT support.
We may also, while providing services to you need to transfer your personal information outside the jurisdiction in which it was provided. We will inform you in writing if this is necessary.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
Needle is committed to keeping any personal information we collect about you secure. If you have any queries about this policy or the data we hold about you, or if you wish to update any information we hold about you or request that such information be updated please email email@example.com.