MDS Law Holdings Ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales under number 12570685. It is a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”) of England and Wales under number 806673.
MDS Law Holdings Ltd is not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Moosa-Duke Solicitors is a trading name of MDS Law Holdings Ltd.
Moosa-Duke Solicitors are not authorised by the Financial Services Authority. However we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we may carry on out insurance mediation activity, which is broadly advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the Financial Services website.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Regulation as incorporated into the law of the United Kingdom by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (and known as the UK GDPR), this Data & Privacy Notice explains, in detail, the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data and keep it safe.
At MDS Law Holdings Ltd, we want to make your experience satisfying and safe. The following sets out our information-gathering and dissemination practices for the information which we hold.
If you have any questions or queries regarding this Policy, please contact email@example.com. We will do our best to deal with your questions or queries as soon as possible.
We may update this Policy at any time without notice. Updates will be marked with a new edition number and dated accordingly. You agree to review this Policy regularly and to be bound by the Policy as it appears on our website.
Moosa-Duke Solicitors is subject to UK and European privacy legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulate the use of individuals’ personal information. This legislation imposes specific requirements on Moosa-Duke Solicitors. All personal information supplied by you to us online via the website, by telephone, or in person will be protected by us in accordance with current applicable privacy legislation and the terms of this Policy.
It is not necessary for you to provide us with any personal information in order for you to access the general information sections of the website. However, if you wish to benefit from any of the online services that we offer via the website and/or to register with us, you will need to provide us with certain personal information such as your name and contact details including your e-mail address.
Contact Us – If you request for a member of the team to contact you, we will collect your name, phone number and email address.
When we contact you, we will collect personal information from you about your potential claim. We need this information to assess whether you have a claim that we are able to help you with, and for marketing analysis. The provision of your personal data is a requirement for us to provide this assessment for you.
We may monitor or record telephone conversations to enhance your security and ours, to enable us to handle complaints efficiently, improve our client service and for staff training purposes. If your telephone conversation with us will be recorded then you will receive a message to this effect prior to the start of your conversation with us.
Except as otherwise stated above, we will use the information that you provide to us (via the website, by telephone, in writing or in person) for the purposes of:
The main purpose for our holding your data is to provide you with legal services under the agreement we have with you. This agreement is a contract between us and the law allows us to process your data for the purposes of performing a contract (or for the steps necessary to enter in to a contract). We may also need to process your data to meet our contractual obligations to the Legal Aid Agency where you receive legal aid to fund your case or advice.
Who do we disclose your information to?
Except as provided below, we will not share your personal information with any third parties:
Moosa-Duke Solicitors sometimes tracks and catalogues the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
Cookies are a small amount of data sent from the server, which is then stored on your computer’s hard disc drive. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies help us to improve our service and to deliver a better and more personalized service.
We use Google Analytics to store information such as the time you visit the Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website. For further information about Google Analytics please see http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Transfer of personal information
By submitting personal information to Moosa-Duke Solicitors, you agree that Moosa-Duke Solicitors may legitimately transfer your personal information to third parties located outside of the European Economic Area.
You also agree that in the event that Moosa-Duke Solicitors were to undergo any form of restructuring, whether by acquisition, merger or otherwise, we may continue to use and share your personal data across the restructured firm.
If any of your information changes, it is your sole responsibility to notify us about the change as soon as possible. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that all usernames and passwords issued to you are kept safe and secure.
Moosa-Duke Solicitors operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by users of our website and our clients.
Please note that whilst we endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information and/or other data that you disclose to us online via the website. You accept the inherent risks of providing information and dealing online over the internet and you will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
Withdrawal of Consent
If you withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time, it may mean we will not be able to provide all or parts of the products or services you have requested from us. Please be aware that in these circumstances you will not be able to obtain a refund of any fees or monies you would have paid.
On the other hand, if for example you withdraw your consent to us sending you marketing communications, then such withdrawal should not have any affects.
Access to your information
We will make your personal data available to you for review pursuant to a simple request from you. If you tell us that the personal data which we hold about you is incorrect or is used inappropriately, we will correct, update or delete such person data as appropriate. You also have other rights such as the right to request from us erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing and the right to data portability. For information about how to get access to your personal data and for exercising your rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event you require a copy of your personal data that we retain, we will provide it to you in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR ie within one month.
Whilst we will not charge for the request, we reserved the right to charge for repeated requests as allowed by the legislation.
The copyright and all other intellectual property rights (including but not limited to database rights) in all materials included on the website (including without limitation designs, texts, pictures, graphics, logos, images and the selection and arrangement of them) and in all software compilations, coding, underlying source code and software belong to us unless otherwise acknowledged. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.
Whilst you may print or download extracts from the website for your personal use you may not otherwise download, copy, reproduce, redistribute, republish, transmit, adapt, alter, create derivative works from or otherwise extract or reutilise any material contained on this website for commercial purposes.
Linking to or framing of this website without the prior written consent of Moosa-Duke Solicitors is prohibited.
From this website you may be able to access websites operated by others. We do not endorse such websites nor do we accept responsibility for any damage or loss you may suffer from accessing such websites or any material on them.
Please note that viruses and similar destructive programs are an inherent risk of communication via the Internet. Whilst we will use our reasonable endeavours to prevent contamination of any material accessed by you via the website, we do not to the maximum extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any virus or similar destructive code which computer equipment and/or software used by you may suffer as a result of you accessing this website and/or as a result of any other communication via the Internet between you and us.
It is your sole responsibility to scan what you choose to download from this website to ensure that it is free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other similar destructive code.
If you wish to register to any of the services provided via this website, you agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself when completing your registration. We will use this information for the purpose of processing and managing your registration and in order to provide the relevant services to you.
Any user name and/or password we issue to you are personal to you and you may not share these with and/or transfer these to any third party. You are solely responsible for any user name and/or password and you shall immediately notify us if you are aware of any breach of security.
Any user name and/or password must not be offensive and/or vulgar and we reserve the right to block your use of the website if we reasonably believe the user name and/or password to be inappropriate for any reason.
We may at our sole discretion and for any reason, suspend and/or cancel your registration to any of our services.
Website content disclaimer
The information contained in this website is provided on an “as is” basis. The information is given in good faith for general information only and is subject to change without notice. Moosa-Duke Solicitors uses its reasonable efforts to ensure its accuracy but makes no representation and gives no warranty as to its accuracy or otherwise. To the fullest extent permitted by law all such representations and warranties whether expressed or implied are excluded.
Nothing in this website is intended to be, nor should it be, construed as being an offer to enter into a contractual relationship.
The information on this website does not constitute legal advice and you should not rely on any information contained in this website as if it were legal or other professional advice.
Moosa-Duke Solicitors accepts no liability for any loss or damage howsoever arising, whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, which may be suffered by any person in accessing, downloading, using or relying on any information or other materials contained in this website, save that nothing in this notice shall restrict or exclude Moosa-Duke Solicitor’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from Moosa-Duke Solicitor’s negligence or fraud or which is otherwise not permitted by law.
Any dispute between you and Moosa-Duke Solicitors in relation to this website, or your use of it, or any content shall be governed by English law and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
From time to time we embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enchanced move. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit Google’s information page.
Who is the Data Controller
Ms Mehmooda Duke
11 De Montfort St
0116 254 7456
Who is the Data Protection Office
Mr Asif Moosa
11 De Montfort St
0116 254 7456
Sharing your data
When you contact us with a new enquiry or you become a client of the firm we collect details from you to include your name, address, date of birth, telephone number, email address, national insurance number and bank details. We may also obtain your medical records and records from other sources such as your employers and the DWP. We will only obtain data from or share the data with others with your express written consent.
Who will your data be shared with?
Your data may be shared with, for example
barristers, defendant organisations, medical experts, dictation companies, record sorting companies, financial advisers, costs draughtsmen, legal Aid Agency, Insurance companies.
We only share data with express written consent from you.
Your data will be shared in a secure manner. Emails and discs will be encrypted.
How long will your data be held for?
The time period for which we keep information varies according to what the information is used for. In some cases, there are legal requirements to keep data for a minimum period. Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the information, we will retain it for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.
The data may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by Moosa-Duke Solicitors. We employ industry standard security measures to protect the confidentiality of the information, but whilst we cannot guarantee that any loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, every effort is made to prevent such occurrences. Any particularly sensitive information (such as credit card details) is encrypted prior to transmission to us and will only be stored in encrypted systems.
If you only make a new enquiry and do not become a client of the firm, your data will be stored for 3 years.
If you are a client of the firm your data will be erased as follows after conclusion of your case:
Your Rights in respect of your personal data
You have the right to
We do not use your data for any automated decision-making, or profiling.
Security – How do we protect your data
We take protecting your data very seriously and are committed to ensuring that your data is secure. The data you give us may be subject to Legal Professional Privilege and is often extremely sensitive and confidential.
With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. We have clear data protection and information security policies and procedures in place (along with Regulatory and other legal obligations to keep your data safe) and these are regularly assessed as part of our Quality Standards and compliance processes.
We protect our IT system from Cyber Attack. Access to your personal data is password-protected, and sensitive data is secured by encryption.
We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we carry out penetration testing to identify ways to further strengthen security.
Where is your data processed?
Your data is stored and processed within the EEA. If we ever have to share your personal data with third parties and suppliers outside the European Economic Area (EEA) we will seek your specific consent to do so.
The EEA includes all EU Member countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
MDS Law Holdings Ltd operates a CCTV system to record access and activity around the perimeter of the office premises at 11 De Montfort St, Leicester, LE1 7GE. The CCTV system records images of people around the site in order to detect intruders and to maintain the safety of staff and visitors.
The recorded images are retained for 30 days.
In the case of an incident being investigated, CCTV footage may be shared with Police Officers.
Those whose personal data is recorded by these means – the data subjects – have the right: to ask for access to, rectification or erasure of their personal information; to restrict processing (pending correction or deletion); to object to communications; and to ask for the transfer of their personal information electronically to a third party (data portability).
Some of these rights are not automatic, and we reserve the right to discuss with the data subject why we might not comply with a request from them to exercise such rights.
If data subjects have questions or concerns about their personal information, or how it used, they are invited to speak to the Data Protection Officer at email@example.com
Further details about your rights under the GDPR can be accessed here.