Privacy Policy

de Prey Consulting Limited (also referred to as ‘the Company’ below) is an immigration consultancy having its Registered Office at 118 B Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 6JG. You can make contact at: P.O. Box 23964, Edinburgh EH3 1BEby phone on 0131 208 4646or by email at info@depreyconsulting.com

de Prey Consulting’s Undertaking to you

This Privacy Statement will tell you how de Prey Consulting collects and uses your data. de Prey Consulting will use it to look after your interests in the best way possible and to ensure that Nikki de Prey can properly act on your behalf.  de Prey Consulting will make sure to collect and store your data securely.

If you’re a client of de Prey Consulting:

de Prey Consulting will collect your data from you.  This is either face to face, over the phone, email, letter or through documents provided through an online folder such as Dropbox or a Google drive.

If you’re an employee of a sponsoring employer:

de Prey Consulting will receive your personal data from your employer

If you make an enquiry using the form on de Prey Consulting’s website:

de Prey Consulting will receive your personal data from you when you complete an online enquiry form.

The types of personal data collected

de Prey Consulting collects name and contact details including your postal address, telephone numbers and email addresses. de Prey Consulting collects identification information from you.

If you are a client, de Prey Consulting collects additional personal data as is necessary to properly represent you and carry out your lawful instructions to the Company. This can include personal, business, financial and employment information, health and medical information, information on your family members and their circumstances, and criminal convictions. de Prey Consulting may also collect data about your religious beliefs or sexual orientation.

What de Prey Consulting will do with your personal data?

Where you are a client, de Prey Consulting will use your personal data to act on your behalf in the matter or matters you have instructed Nikki de Prey in. These are set out in de Prey Consulting’s Terms and Conditions within de Prey Consulting’s contract.

Where you are not a client, de Prey Consulting will process your data for the purpose of carrying out client’s instructions in a transaction or case in which the Company is acting.

If you are not a client and completed the contact form on de Prey Consulting’s website, Nikki de Prey will use your personal data to respond to your question.

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

You have the following rights:

  • Access to the personal data de Prey Consultingholds about you, free of charge in most cases;
  • The correction of your personal data when incorrect, out of date or incomplete;
  • Object to the processing of your personal data where de Prey Consulting has no legitimate overriding interest, or once the purpose for which de Prey Consulting holds the data has come to an end;
  • That de Prey Consulting stops using your personal data for direct marketing;
  • That de Prey Consulting stops any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.
  • To ask de Prey Consulting to delete or erase your personal data (subject to de Prey Consulting’s Terms and Conditions within de Prey Consulting’s contract in the case of clients).

To protect the confidentiality of your information, de Prey Consulting will ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice.  If you have authorised a third party to submit a request on your behalf, de Prey Consulting will ask them to prove they have your permission to act.

What is de Prey Consulting’s Complaints Procedure?

de Prey Consulting’s complaints procedure in respect of any legal work carried out on your behalf is stated in de Prey Consulting’s Terms and Conditions within de Prey Consulting’s contract.  If you are not a client of the firm, you should write to the contact address shown at the beginning of this Privacy Statement

If you are unsatisfied with the manner in which de Prey Consulting has dealt with any complaint relating to your personal data, you are entitled to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate. You will find information on how to raise a concern with the information Commissioner on their website by clicking this link: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/If you do not have Internet Access, you can call the Information Commissioner by telephoning 0303 123 1113.

On what basis is de Prey Consulting processing your personal data?

Where you are a client

de Prey Consulting’s Lawful Basis for Processing your personal data is based on the Contract held with you as set out in de Prey Consulting’s Terms and Conditions within de Prey Consulting’s contract.

Where you are not a client of the firm and have completed the contact form on de Prey Consulting’s website

de Prey Consulting’s Lawful Basis for Processing your personal data is your Consent which can be withdrawn at any time after which you will receive no further communication from de Prey Consulting.

If another organisation has provided your personal data or if de Prey Consultingrequires to include your personal data to properly transact de Prey Consulting’s client’s business

de Prey Consulting’s Lawful Basis for Processing your personal data is the Legitimate Interests of this company and its clients to properly and lawfully represent de Prey Consulting’s clients’ interests. This Lawful Basis for Processing also applied to personal data of individuals who have no connection with de Prey Consulting’s firm where de Prey Consulting’s clients instruct the Company to carry out such processing. Examples of such individuals are parents, children and other minor relations. de Prey Consulting may process the data of de Prey Consulting’s client’s employer and landlord. This list is not exhaustive and there are many other instances where the Company will be required to process personal data as instructed by de Prey Consulting’s clients.

Measures in place to ensure the protection of any Children’s or Special Category of data held

de Prey Consulting ensures any children’s or special category of data held are properly stored in de Prey Consulting’s access controlled data store which can only be accessed through a secure username and password.

Any data of this nature held in paper files, is held in secure filing cabinets within de Prey Consulting’s premises which are secured when unoccupied.

This data is only accessed by Nikki de Prey

Data is stored in de Prey Consulting’s access controlled data store which, again, can only be accessed through a secure username and password.

Personal data processed by third parties on de Prey Consulting’s behalf

Your personal data will be processed by third parties with whom de Prey Consulting is required to deal with when acting properly and lawfully for you. Examples of such parties Dropbox and Google Drive which de Prey Consulting will use to exchange personal data with you, de Prey Consulting’s website host and developer and Worldpay who process de Prey Consulting’s card payment transactions. This list is not exhaustive and will change from time to time. If you require specific details, please contact de Prey Consulting.

de Prey Consulting’s Data Retention Policy

Where you are a client

de Prey Consulting will retain your data in accordance with de Prey Consulting’s current data retention policy. This is set out in de Prey Consulting’s Terms and Conditions within de Prey Consulting’s contract.

Where you are not a client

If you are not a client and completed an online enquiry form, you can ask de Prey Consulting to delete any data held at any time.

If you are a third party

de Prey Consulting will retain your data in accordance with de Prey Consulting’s client’s instructions and any data retained within de Prey Consulting’s digital or paper filing system or storage will be subject to de Prey Consulting’s data retention policy.

 

Additional information

Data automatically collected:
We log visitors’ domain and IP address automatically; this information does not identify de Prey Consulting’s visitors as individuals, but only the computer being used to view the site. This data is used to inform us of which parts of de Prey Consulting’s site are being used and where, so that the Company can improve the site and its service to de Prey Consulting’s visitors. Such information is not linked with any individual’s personal data.

Cookies:
Your internet browser will provide instructions to stop cookies being placed on your personal computer. The cookies de Prey Consulting may place on your personal computer expire at the end of your session. 
In a few cases blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of some sites or prevent access to them depending on your chosen browser options.
 Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer by the server maintaining and operating the site. Cookies do not compromise your privacy or security as they store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer.
de Prey Consulting may save cookies on to your computer to enable de Prey Consulting’s site to personalise your future visits, and help speed up navigation.

Hyperlinks:
The de Prey Consulting website provides links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you click on these links you will leave the de Prey Consulting website. de Prey Consulting does not control those sites or their privacy practices, and does not endorse or make representations about third-party websites. 

The de Prey Consulting Privacy Statement does not cover the personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties.  de Prey Consulting suggests you review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information.

 

This Privacy Policy is dated 23 May 2018

 

About Nikki de Prey

de Prey Consulting is an immigration consultancy based in Edinburgh, UK. Nikki advises clients on the variety of visa applications for entering or remaining in the UK. For more information read about her background in About dPC.