Privacy Policy

Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) fully respects your right to privacy and  is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This statement together with our General Terms and Conditions of engagement sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from and about you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  

This statement is being provided to you in line with our obligations from 25 May 2018 under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Your rights under GDPR

You have the right to request that we:

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner at any time. 

The exercise of your rights might be subject to certain conditions prescribed by law and we might require further information from you before we can respond to your request.

You may exercise your rights by contacting us at info@ckt.ie    

Why do we process your data

We process your data in order to perform the services you have requested of us and to comply with our legal obligations.  

Data we collect and process

You are not obliged to provide us with your personal information. However, if you do not, we might not be able to carry out the services you have requested of us.

You may provide us with personal information in order for us to provide you with legal services. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact details, PPS numbers, financial information, bills, photographs, passports, driving licences or other identification documents, medical records, etc.

We may also obtain personal data about you from other sources such as public registers, government and regulatory authorities, business partners, financial and insurance advisors, service providers, etc.

How do we use your data

We gather and use your information to:

Who we share your data with

We will not disclose your data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil a request you have made or contract that you have entered into. In the event that your data is required to be processed by our a third party, we will take steps to ensure that the processing complies with applicable data protection and confidentiality laws.

We may also be required to share your data to comply with our statutory or regulatory legal obligations.    

Data Security

We take all reasonable steps including appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your information. We have Q9000 certification and review our data security measures and procedures regularly.

Despite our stringent data security policies and procedures, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to or from us by means of e-mail and any such transmission is at your own risk.

Data Storage and Retention

Our physical files are stored in our offices or in our off site archives.  Electronic files are stored on our secure servers. 

We hold your information only for as long as it is required. Unless otherwise required under law, we store your data for as long as we provide services to you and for a period of no less than six years beginning on the date we archive your file.

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