Who we are:We are O'Mahony solicitors of 6 Clonkeen Road, Deansgrange County Dublin. You can contact us at this address by post or by email at email@example.com.
Our data protection representative is Joan O Mahony.
Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with
A. For people who view and interact with our website, we process data:
- to respond to your query when sent through our contact us form
- to sign up to our newsletter when you request subscription through our website
We share this data with our client relationship management system provider. They may only process this data for the purpose of providing us with their services, and no other purpose.
B. For our potential clients, we process data:
- in order to market the services of our firm
- to provide you with legal updates and newsletters to which you have subscribed
We share information such as your name and email address with our newsletter services provider who sends out our newsletters. This provider is not permitted to use this data other than on our behalf.
C. For solicitors and barristers that we liaise with on client matters, we process data:
- In order to liaise with you about our client matters
We share the information you provide with our practice management system in order to store your contact information with our client file. We may also send you emails through our email service provider.
D. For job applicants to the firm, we process data:
- to recruit new employees
- to ascertain your suitability for a specific role
We share the information you provide in your application with our contracted recruiter in order to make a shortlist of candidates. This recruiter is not permitted to use this data other than on our behalf. We may also send you emails about your application through our email service provider.
We will retain this data for the period required under Law Society regulations
Your rights relating to personal dataYou have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:
- right to access the data - you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.
- right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.
- right to erasure - you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.
- right to restriction of processing or to object to processing - you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.
- Right to data portability - you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine readable format.
If we are processing personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.
If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation.
You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission.
Requirement to process personal dataYou may browse our website without providing us with any personal data and this will not affect your ability to view our website.
If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot send your our newsletter, respond to your queries sent through our contact us form, liaise with you on client matter or assess your suitability for a role within our firm.