Who We Are
Gilligan & Co Ltd gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.
Gilligan & Co Ltd registered office is at Gilbert Wakefield House, 65-67 Bewsey Street, Warrington WA2 7JQ and we are a company registered in England and Wales under company number 07165572. We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Register; registration number Z2943234, and act as the data controller when processing your data.
Our designated Data Protection Officer/Appointed Person is Anna Gilligan-Bennett, who can be contacted at Warrington Business Park, Long Lane, Warrington WA2 8TX or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Information That We Collect
Gilligan & Co Ltd processes your personal information to meet our legal and contractual obligations, and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The personal data that we collect is:
We collect information in the below ways:
Via online enquiry forms on our website, via emailed enquiries and correspondence, via telephone enquiries and via information provided by clients where we are producing documents requiring information relating to the client, executors, trustees, guardians, beneficiaries, attorneys and notified persons.
How We Use Your Personal Data
Gilligan & Co Ltd takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purposes specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time. The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below, one or more of these may apply:
You have the right to access any personal information that Gilligan & Co Ltd processes about you and to request information about:
If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.
You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. Where applicable, you have the right to data portability of your information and the right to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.
If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.
Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information
We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. Gilligan & Co Ltd uses third-parties to provide the services as explained below, and business functions; however, all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
Gilligan & Co Ltd uses the following third parties:
Gilligan & Co Ltd takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including:
Transfers Outside the EU
Personal data in the European Union is protected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but some other countries may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. Gilligan & Co Ltd does not store any personal data outside the EU.
However, Gilligan & Co Ltd may transfer limited personal data to clients who are outside of the EU for the below purposes:
Where we transfer personal information for the above reasons, we utilise the below safeguarding measures and mechanisms to ensure that your personal data is always safe and secure:
Consequences of Not Providing Your Data
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Gilligan & Co Ltd however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services or respond to your enquiries, we will not be able to offer some or all our services without it.
How Long We Keep Your Data
Gilligan & Co Ltd only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. As an example, we are required to keep your personal data for a minimum of 6 years plus the current year post death, after which time it will be destroyed.
Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise and/or withdraw your consent.
Lodging A Complaint
Gilligan & Co Ltd only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
Gilligan & Co Ltd
Data Protection Officer: Anna Gilligan-Bennett
Warrington Business Park, Long Lane, Warrington WA2 8TX
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number
Fax: 01625 524 510
Website Complaint Submission: ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/
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Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.