Privacy Notice

CORRIGALL BLACK, Solicitors and Estate Agents, 20 John Street, Dunoon, PA23 8BN

Privacy Notice (How we use your information)

The categories of this information that we collect, process, hold and share include:
• personal information (such as name, national insurance number, passport details, telephone number email contact and address)
• information about the matter being dealt with (in the case of clients).i.e. all information required to carry out the clients’ instructions to us

Why we collect and use this information
We use clients’ data to:
• enable us to carry out their instructions to us (contractual)
• comply with money laundering and other regulations (Statutory)

The lawful basis on which we use this information
We collect and use this information as required by the relevant GDPR legislation in force from time to time

Storing this information
We hold clients’ data for a period of 5 years or for whatever period may be required in terms of prudently carrying out their instructions and in terms of statute

Who we share this information with
We routinely share clients’ information with:
• service providers and Government/Court agencies necessary to advance the clients’ instructions – e.g in the case of conveyancing, the searchers and Registers of Scotland

Requesting access to your personal data
Under data protection legislation, clients and staff have the right to request access to information about them that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact Elspeth Black, Corrigall Black, 20 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BN
You also have the right to:
• object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress
• prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
• object to decisions being taken by automated means
• in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
• claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at

Further information
If you would like further information about this privacy notice, please contact: Elspeth Black, as above

Last updated on 25 May 2018.