Who we are:
We are Staines Law of Suite 126 The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin, D07 W611. You can contact us at this address by post or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our data protection representative is James Staines, contact by post at Suite 126 The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin, D07 W611 or email at: email@example.com:
Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with
Staines Law will process your personal data as part of the information that you send on or submit in relation to the IFA Beef investigation being promoted and run by the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) and through the following:
Contact form on Staines Law’s website
By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By post to Staines Law, Suite 126 The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7.
By phone call where details of the personal data are written down and processed.
We process your Personal Data :
to review and respond to your query when sent through any of the above channels.
To review and contact you to seek further information/clarification in relation to the information furnished so as to assist us and IFA determine the evidential potential of the information in relation to Beef Processing, including (but not limited to) potential breaches Section 4 and Section 5 of the Competition Act in relation to the Beef Processing Sector in Ireland and Europe.
We will share this data with the following:
1 The Irish Farmers Association for the purpose of determining the suitability of the information to assist making a formal complaint to the CCPC, the relevant minister or potentially bringing separate Court proceedings. Your personal data will not be shared with the CCPC or referred to in the Court proceedings without your further additional consent being obtained. Only the following persons in IFA will have access to the Personal Data Chief Executive, Association Secretary, The President, the Deputy President, Chairman of the Livestock Committee, Executive Secretary of the Livestock Committee.
2. Barristers for the purpose of determining the suitability of the information to assist making a formal complaint to the CCPC, the relevant minister or potentially bringing separate Court proceedings. if required to assist in reviewing the information furnished
3. For solicitors and barristers that we liaise with on client matters, we process data in order to liaise with them about our client matters
The legal basis for the processing of this data is processing necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our firm in representing our clients.
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.
We will retain this data for the period of retention of data relating to cases as set out by the Law Society Of Ireland.
Transfers of data outside the European Economic Area
The safeguard we have put in place for this transfer is to enter into European Commission approved standard contractual clauses with the provider.
Information received from third parties and the source of that data
Law firms and barristers provide third party sources of personal data and we gather data from publicly accessible sources. This is treated the same.
Your rights relating to personal data
You 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.
In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at the contact details at the start of this privacy notice.
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 data
You 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 matters[, insert other potential consequences of failure to provide information] or assess your suitability for a role within our firm.
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