What kinds of data we collect about you

  • Your name and address, email address and telephone numbers, correspondence, and also any other types of data your solicitor or yourself may provide to us during the course our business.

Why we process your data

  • Fulfilling the arrangement of your medical examination and report for you as per the solicitors who instruct us to act on your behalf;

  • Complying our existing legal obligations;

  • We may process your data for the purpose of our company‚Äôs legitimate interests such as:

    • to keep your records for future reference, should you instruct us further after a number of years or the case reopen. We find that a significant portion of our cases do need review after a few years from the first instruction. However, you have a right to object to us processing your data for this purpose.

    • building a knowledgebase of cases in order to provide better service to our customers.

How we collect data about you

We collect data about you either directly from you, or from a third party you have instructed to contact us.

You give us your data when you or the third party instructed by you:

  • contact us for advice,

  • instruct us to represent you,

  • talk to us on the phone or in person,

  • send us emails or letters,

  • contact us through our website.

How long we will keep your data

We envisage that we will keep your data for at least 10 years after our initial contract comes to an end, i.e. we fulfil our instructions and receive payment for all our accounts.

Sharing your data with third parties

  • We may share your personal data with third parties if this is necessary to progress your case in accordance with your instruction or if we need to do this in order to comply with a legal requirement. The third parties we are most likely to share your data with are your instructing solicitors or MEDCO, the company appointed by the Ministry of Justice, for overseeing the industry. We may also have to pass some of your details to our accountants for the purposes of auditing our accounts, and external IT service providers who process your data on our behalf in order to provide essential IT functionalities. We will always seek assurances from these companies that they adhere to the same strict standards of data protection as we do.

Transferring information outside of the EU

  • We do not envisage that we will transfer your data outside of the EU however if this position changes we will notify you.

Your rights

  • You have a right to object to us processing your data during our contract. However, this may mean that we will not be able to make any arrangements for you and the justice you seek may be impossible to obtain. We never collect excessive data and therefore if we ask you for information, it will always be strictly in relation with the work we do for you.

  • You may also object to us processing your data at any point after our contract comes to an end. We will always do our best to comply with your objection. However, if we decide that we need to process your personal data for a valid reason, such as defending our interests in court or other legitimate interest of our company, we do not have to comply with your objection and may legally process the data further. We will always inform you in writing of our decision and the reasons for it.

  • You have the right to ask to see the data that we have about you. We will respond to all such requests within one month.

These are the email contact details if you want to know more or exercise your rights: epmtaylor.reports@btinternet.com