Privacy Policy

Wellington Wills will be a "controller" of the personal information that you provide to us when you instruct us to act on your behalf.

Your Personal Data

When you become our client, we will collect, store and use the personal information that you provide to us in your instructions and during the course of our dealings. We may ask you for additional personal information during the course of our dealings, which shall be collected, stored and used in accordance with this privacy notice.

We need to collect your personal information so that we can perform our service agreement with you. We will use your personal information to:

If you do not provide us with all of the personal information that we need to collect, then this may affect our ability to provide you with our services.

We also process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests to:

Where we process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to us using your personal information for the above purposes. If you wish to object to any of the above processing, please contact us on support@wellingtonwills.com. If we comply with your objection, this may affect our ability to undertake the tasks above for the benefit of you as a customer.

Why we need your personal information - legal obligations

We are under a legal obligation to process certain personal information relating to you for the purposes of complying with our obligations under:

Who we share your personal information with

We may be required to share personal information with statutory or regulatory authorities and organisations to comply with statutory obligations.

We may also share personal data with other professional advisors for the purposes of taking advice.

Wellington Wills may employ third party suppliers to provide services. These suppliers may process personal data on our behalf as "processors" and are subject to contractual conditions to only process that personal data under our instructions and protect it.

In the event that we do share personal data with external third parties, we will only share such personal data strictly required for the specific purposes and take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients shall only process the disclosed personal data in accordance with those purposes.

How we protect your personal information

Your personal information is stored on our electronic filing system and our servers based in the UK. It is accessed by our staff and certain third parties solely for the purposes set out above.

How long we keep your personal information

We keep our customers' personal data on our electronic system indefinitely. We may review and possibly delete your personal information should we deem it appropriate.

We have a data retention policy that sets out the periods for retaining and reviewing all information that we hold. This sets out different retention periods and you can request a copy by contacting us on support@wellingtonwills.com.

Your rights

You can exercise any of the following rights by writing to us at Wellington Wills, 78 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ES.

Your rights in relation to your personal information are:

Any requests received by Wellington Wills will be considered under applicable data protection legislation. If you remain dissatisfied, you have a right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office at www.ico.org.uk