At Overseas Chambers we are committed to
protecting and respecting your confidentiality and privacy. We are
aware of the concern which exists over the security of information
which you provide to us (both over the internet and otherwise).
In practice, we neither process nor control
personal data for exploitation by other entities or persons. Data
preovided to us is treated as private and confidential and not for
transmission without the client's prior approval.
The following statement sets out our privacy
policy and gives an explanation of what we generally do with any
information provided by our instructing professionals and clients.
This is subject to any specific arrangements that you may have with
us, and to the instructions that you give us, which may include
express or implied derogations from this policy
For the purposes of this statement, "Information"
(a) all the details we hold about the client and the
matters (if any) upon which we are instructed; and
(b) all personal data, if any, about the client, any officers
employees, associates and, where applicable, family members.
Whilst we reserve the right to monitor and store
Information relating to who visits our website principally so that
we can ensure our website is easy to use and identify any areas for
improvement, we do not in practice do so individually.
We may also use Information for any reasonable purpose
including but not limited to the following:
(a) undertaking appropriate anti money laundering checks
(including without limitation the disclosure of Information to a
credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which itself may
retain a record of the information disclosed to it);
(b) undertaking internal conflict-of-interest checks, analysing
our performance, and generating internal financial and marketing
(c) assessing legal and financial risks, credit control and
collecting debts or outstanding fees;
(d) providing your Information to professionals who
we may instruct in relation to client matters; and
(e) marketing our services to instructing
professionals or clients in the future, which may involve
contacting you or, where applicable, individuals within your
organisation using the contact details that you have provided to
By including references, hyperlinks or
other connections to any third party websites, we do not imply any
endorsement of them or any association with their owners or
Whilst we do our best to safeguard your Information we cannot
ensure or warrant the security of any Information that you may
transmit to us whilst it is in transit.