Robert Jonathan Pitman is a sole freelance practitioner regulated by the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority).

Contact details

My website address is: https://www.rjpitman.com

Tel: +44 7976 704 612

Email: jonathan@rjpitman.com

The person to contact about privacy and personal data is Robert Jonathan Pitman.

Processing personal data

Purposes:

  • Representation of clients
  • Answering enquiries
  • Marketing

Lawful basis for processing personal data

The reasons for processing personal data are legitimate reason.

Categories of personal data

Website users and mailing list subscribers: name, address, telephone number, email address and social media information. For information about how we use cookies, see our cookie policy below.

Clients and enquiries: name, address, date of birth, telephone number, email address and other details from documentation connected with legal cases.

Recipients of personal data

The only reason for sending personal data to third parties is to comply with my duty of confidentiality to clients and persons making enquiries about services offered.

  • Cloud-based email and file storage providers, Microsoft and Google
  • Website host: GoDaddy (Website users and mailing list subscribers only).
  • Mailing list service, MailerLite (Mailing list subscribers only).
  • My accountant based in the UK
  • Other third-party organisations when we decide it is necessary for the progress of a case.
  • Other third parties with the consent of clients.

Transfers of the personal data to any third countries or international organisations

Personal data may be stored on cloud-based servers in other countries. Our mailing list may be stored on a cloud-based server outside the European Union.

Retention periods

Website users and mailing list subscribers: until the owner of the personal data gives notice to delete the data.

Enquiries: end of the sixth year after the enquiry.

Clients: end of the sixth year after the end of the most recent client matter.

Right to withdraw consent

Website users and mailing list subscribers: you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting me.

Clients and enquiries: may not withdraw consent to my holding your personal data. I am required by my regulators to retain details of cases for six years after they have concluded.

Complaint with a supervisory authority

If you have a complaint about the way that I handle personal data, you may complain to me. If I am unable to resolve your complaint you may complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Comments left on website

When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on the site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Copies of personal data

You may obtain copies of the personal data that I hold. Request for copies of your personal data should be sent to me by email.

You may ask me to correct any errors in your personal data.

The source of the personal data

I may receive personal data from the following sources:

  • HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  • The Crown Prosecution Service
  • Other solicitors and barristers
  • Other organisations and individuals connected with the progress of a client’s case.

Statutory or contractual obligation to provide the personal data

You are obliged to provide me with your personal data if you wish to receive services.

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Last updated: 2022-06-09