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Privacy Notice

The Website www.hfw.com is owned by HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan LLP).

We care about your privacy. This Privacy Notice explains how we collect and use your personal data. Please read it carefully. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, or if you want to enforce your rights, please contact HFW’s Privacy Officer Justin Glenister at privacy@hfw.com or +44 (0)207 264 8223.

This section provides a brief summary. To find out more, please use the links on the left hand side of this page.

HFW is a law firm with offices and associated legal entities across the world. For a list of our offices and separate legal entities which may from time to time receive your personal data, please click here. The controller of personal data collected through our Website is Holman Fenwick Willan LLP. If your personal data is collected offline, then whichever HFW entity collects it will be the controller of your personal data. Your personal data may also be shared between HFW's offices and associated entities as necessary or appropriate. Don't worry, we've put measures in place to keep your personal data safe whichever HFW entity processes it.

"Personal data" in this Privacy Notice has the same meaning as in the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679/EU (GDPR). Essentially, it means information which is connected to a living individual who can be identified from that information, either by itself or when combined with other data likely to come into our possession. Personal data can include information collected by certain cookies or tracking technologies if it builds up a profile of you.

We collect and use personal data in order to carry out a business which provides legal services. Any other activities and processing which we carry out is to support this primary aim. Our purposes and lawful grounds for processing your personal data vary, depending on our relationship with you and on the activity in question. You can find out more information on this by clicking on the relevant links in the page 'What We Collect And How We Use It'. We will never sell your personal data.

We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected and continue to process it, and to satisfy any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Where applicable we respect your data protection rights, including to request access, rectification, restriction, deletion or "porting" of your data, and to object to our use of your data, including for marketing. We do not make decisions about you based on electronic profiling. You also have the right to complain to the applicable data protection Supervisory Authority (see Your Rights), but please contact us first so that we can address your concerns.

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