Cobden House Chambers is committed to protecting the personal data that you provide to us and recognise the importance of being clear about how we intend to use it.
All personal data provided by you through this website will be held by Cobden House Chambers. Our address is 19 Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3HN. Our data protection registration number is: Z5267766. Full details of our notified purposes can be viewed at the website of the Information Commissioners Office www.ico.gov.uk
Information we may collect from you
This could include the following:
- Full name
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Details of your enquiry
- Name of your organisation
- Curriculum vitae details (for those enquiring about jobs)
The internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted through our website or by email. Any transmission is at your own risk. Some of the information you provide to us may be considered sensitive personal data as defined under the Data Protection Act 1998. This means information about the data subjects ethnic or racial origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. We would advise users of this website to send such information by a more secure system such as encrypted email or fax. Our fax number is: 0161 833 6001. Sensitive personal data will only be processed following your explicit consent.
How do we intend to use your personal data?
If you are interested in working for us we will only use your personal data to process your application, monitor recruitment and provide statistics. Personal data about unsuccessful candidates will be retained for six months after the recruitment process is completed, at which point it will be disposed of securely.
Will my personal data be shared with other organisations?
However, we may need to pass your personal data to one or more of our Barristers to allow us to provide you services. All of our Barristers are registered with the Information Commissionerís Office and adhere to strict security standards.
In exceptional circumstances such as dealing with fraud, credit risk, dealing with abusive online behaviour, to enforce rights, to protect property, to protect human safety, if the law requires it; or if we sell or merge any part of our business, we may pass your personal data to another person or organisation to use for their own purposes. We will not otherwise disclose your personal data to anyone outside Cobden House Chambers to use for their own purpose without telling you, for example, by updating this privacy statement.
How long will Cobden House Chambers retain my personal data?
Where will my personal data be kept?
Your personal data will be under the control of Cobden House Chambers. It will be held on our computer system. Parts of our computer system, including our website and email are provided by our UK suppliers of computer systems, and are provided for Cobden House Chambers sole use. When we print your personal data this will be in the possession and control of our employees and Barristers at all times and will be securely disposed of when it is considered to be of no further use.
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Access to your personal data (subject access requests)
You have the right to know:
- any information available as to the source of your personal data
- the personal data of which you are a data subject
- the purpose for which we are using it
- the recipients to whom we have disclosed or may disclose your personal data
This information will be provided to you within 40 days of receiving your written request and payment of £10 (non-refundable) to cover our administrative costs.
To make a subject access request for your personal data please post your request for the attention of: The Data Controller, Cobden House 19 Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3HN. Please enclose your payment for £10 and make cheques payable to Cobden House Chambers.
You have rights under the Data Protection Act which you can exercise at any time by writing to the Data Controller at the address above. Exercising your rights may make it difficult or impossible for us to provide you with services.