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RITCH & CONOLLLY PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Notice sets out how Ritch & Conolly, a law firm in the Cayman Islands (“the Firm”) processes data,whether on individuals (including personal data in respect of individuals who are clients, intermediaries or other third parties the Firm interacts with, or any individual who is connected to those parties) or otherwise. Where the data held are on individuals, this document also sets out the rights of those individuals in respect of that personal data.

Any questions in relation to this Privacy Notice or requests in respect of personal data should be directed in writing to the Managing Partner by registered post or by hand delivery.

The Firm recognises that our users have legitimate concerns about privacy with respect to the Firm’s website. This Privacy Notice describes our data collection, usage, and dissemination practices and applies to our websites, plugins, and tools. "Personal Information" is information that personally identifies you, including, for example, your name, address, and email address.

When you visit https://www.rc.com.ky (referred to as the “Site”), you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Notice by using this Site.

We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy and safety of children. This Site is not intended for children under the age of 16 (who reside in the Cayman Islands, EU or Switzerland) and children under the age of 13 (who reside in the United States).

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time.

The data held by the Firm

The Firm processes data in order to provide legal services to clients on matters of Cayman Islands laws. The type of data we may collect and process includes:

  • Contact details (including names, postal addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers which data we may combine with publicly available information);
  • Data submitted by an applicant through a job application form;
  • Data submitted by you through a survey;
  • IP address;
  • Certain types of demographic information;
  • Web page analytics and usage information, such as web page activity, links clicked, and videos watched;
  • Geolocation data;
  • Information required for the Firm to meet legal and regulatory requirements in particular in respect of antimoney laundering legislation, including information on source of funds and source of wealth;
  • Information provided in the course of the provision of legal services (for examples, information on professional relationships and background, financial wealth and assets held, transactions entered into, tax status, disputes and court proceedings engaged in);
  • Financial information, such as payment related information;
  • Professional interests and events attended (including images or video obtained during visits to events hosted by the Firm or at our offices);
  • Meetings attended and visits to our offices;
  • Any other information you may provide to us.

Data submitted by you signifies that you are opting in to receive information about our services. Some of this information, including the IP address, is stored in our log files along with the date and time.

Cookies

We may use cookies and related technologies to collect information about you, improve the site, communicate with you, and provide targeted information to you. Cookies help us to personalise your online experience. If you choose to decline cookies, you will not fully experience the features of the Site. Most Internet browsers have options for controlling, disabling, and deleting cookies on your computer. This Privacy Notice does not cover the use of cookies by third parties.

Security

We use organisational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal information under our control. When you submit information through a form on the Site, we may encrypt the transmission of that information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Site, we do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit.

How We May Use Your Information

We may use your information in the following ways:

  • To fulfill your requests;
  • To communicate with you about the information you requested;
  • To contact you and send you emails that may be of interest to you;
  • To contact you via surveys about your opinion of current services or of potential new services;
  • To infer whether you are a good candidate for our products and services;
  • To remember information you entered on the Site;
  • To improve our websites, services, and products;
  • To customise the content you see;
  • To conduct research and provide anonymous statistical reporting.

How Your Information May Be Shared

We may share your information with our trusted partners who work on our behalf. These partners may use your information to help us communicate with you.

We may or may not work with ad networks that display targeted advertisements based on your information. These ad networks may make inferences based on this information in order to provide targeted ads. They may collect and aggregate information about you or make inferences based on your information to serve targeted ads to you.

We may be required to share your information with a regulatory, governmental or judicial authority.

How to Opt Out from Emails

If you do not want to receive emails from us, you can opt out or change your preferences at any time by sending an email to info@rc.com.ky.

Rights of data subjects

Data subjects who have data held by the Firm may have certain rights in respect of their personal data. Any such data subject wishing to exercise any rights under applicable data protection laws (including the right to withdraw any consent to processing previously given the right to access to data, or to have data corrected, updated, rectified or erased; or for access to data to be restricted or provided to any third party; or to object to any particular
processing) should send the request in the first instance to the Managing Partner of the Firm, whose details may be found on the Firm’s website.

In any case in which a data subject chooses not to provide any personal data or where any of the rights set out above are exercised to limit the processing of personal data the Firm may be unable to provide relevant services or there may be a restriction on the services which can be provided.

Data Retention

The Firm only keeps data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. The Firm’s policy is to retain data in relation to a client matter for the period of time appropriate for us to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or enforce our agreements, whichever is longer and in any event in accordance with the Firm’s document retention and destruction policy, as may be amended from time to time at the sole discretion of the Firm. In general, your data and hard copy files will be kept by the Firm for a minimum period of six (6) years from the conclusion of the matter. This is subject to certain exceptions (including where the matter relates to immigration, wills and probate, property and conveyancing and trusts (where, in each case, records may be kept indefinitely) or in instances where the personal data is relevant to a dispute after closure of the matter or where the data cannot be deleted for le al, regulatory or technical reasons.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep this Privacy Notice under review and any updates will appear on our website at www.rc.com.ky

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice or any data which we hold about you, please contact us by email info@rc.com.ky or call on +1 345-949-7366

If we are unable to address your questions or concerns to your satisfaction, you may be able to make a complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman, a data protection regulatory body, who is an independent regulator. The contact details for the Office of the Ombudsman are set out below:

Office of the Ombudsman
5th Floor, Anderson Square
64 Shedden Road
P.O. Box 2252
George Town
Grand Cayman KY1-1107 Cayman Islands
info@ombudsman.ky