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Updated and effective as of 20 April 2021
The Site is owned and operated by Scott+Scott UK LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England with company number OC402307 and having its registered office at St. Bartholomew House 90-94, Fleet Street, London, England, EC4Y 1DH (“Scott+Scott”, “we”, “us” or “our”).
Scott+Scott jointly controls the data it processes through the Site along with its affiliated firms, namely Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP and Scott+Scott Germany LLP. If you would like information regarding the joint controller arrangement in place between these parties, please contact us using the contact details set out below.
Information you give us
You may provide us with personal information, including when you:
The categories of personal information you provide include:
We will indicate to you where the provision of certain personal information is required in order for us to provide you certain services. If you choose not to provide such personal information, we may not be able to provide the services you have requested.
Information we process automatically
We also collect, store and use information about your computer, tablet, mobile or other device through which you access the Site. This includes the Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, internet service provider, device identifier, your login information, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, preferred language, activities, operating system and platform, and geographical location.
Information we collect from third parties
We may obtain personal information about you from the following third parties:
If you are under 16 and believe the Case to be relevant to you, you must have your parent sign up to the Case on your behalf.
We will only use your personal information if we have a legal basis for doing so. The purpose for which we use and process your information and the legal basis on which we carry out each type of processing is explained in the table below.
|Purposes for which we will process the information||Legal Basis for the processing|
|To register your interest in participating in the Case or opt you out of participation in the Case||Consent.|
|To carry out identity and anti-money laundering checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.||Compliance with a legal obligation.|
|To keep you updated with the latest developments regarding the Case.||Consent.|
|To respond to your queries about the Case and provide you with information and materials that you request from us.||It is in our legitimate interests to respond to your queries and provide any information and materials requested in order to make sure that participants are aware of the Case and that they are fully informed about the implications of it.|
|To progress the Case against the Defendants before the courts.||Performance of a contract.|
|To send you information regarding changes to our policies, other terms and other administrative information such as technical notices, updates and security alerts.||It is in our legitimate interests to ensure that any changes to our policies, terms and other such technical updates are communicated to you.|
|To administer the Site, including resolving technical issues, troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.||It is in our legitimate interests to continually monitor and improve the Site and to ensure network security.|
We may share your personal information with the following third parties (as required in accordance with the uses set out above):
As detailed above, we may share your data with the joint controllers referred to above, certain of which are located in the USA. We may also share your data with certain third party service providers based outside of the United Kingdom (“UK”) and European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Where personal information is transferred to and stored in a country not determined by the UK or European Commission as providing adequate levels of protection for personal information, we take steps to provide appropriate safeguards to protect your personal information, including by entering into standard contractual clauses approved by the UK government or the European Commission, obliging recipients to protect your personal information.
If you would like further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal information outside of the UK or the EEA, please contact us using the details set out in the Contacting Us section above.
We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures (including encryption) to protect personal information both online and offline from unauthorised use, loss, alteration or destruction.
Where data processing is carried out on our behalf by a third party, we take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised disclosure of personal information.
Despite these precautions, however, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted over the internet or that unauthorised persons will not obtain access to personal information.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal information for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you. Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, we will retain your personal information for a maximum period of 6 years after the Case has ended.
In accordance with applicable privacy law, you have the following rights in respect of your personal information that we hold:
Please note that not all of the above rights are absolute and we may be entitled to refuse requests, wholly or partly, where exceptions under the applicable law apply.
For example, we may refuse a request for erasure of personal information where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Where we have reasonable doubts concerning the identity of the person making the request, we may request additional information necessary to confirm your identity.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our business partners, advertisers and affiliates and to other documents and information that we consider relevant to the Case. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.