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You have the following rights, which you can exercise free of charge:

Your right Explanation
Access This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Rectification The right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
Erasure (to be forgotten) The right to require us to delete your personal data in certain situations.
Restriction of processing The right to require us to restrict processing of your personal data in certain circumstances (e.g. if you contest the accuracy of the data we hold).
Data portability The right to receive, in certain situations, the personal data you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party.
To object The right to object at any time to your personal data being processed for direct marketing (including profiling) or, in certain other situations, to our continued processing of your personal data (e.g. processing carried out for the purpose of our legitimate interests).
Not to be subject to automated individual decision-making The right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please contact our Data Protection Lead by either:

  • email at; or
  • post at Data Protection Lead, Mincoffs Solicitors LLP, 5 Osborne Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1SQ.

Please let us know what right you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates. Please note that we may ask you to provide you with information to verify your identity (e.g. your full name, address and client or matter reference number), and/or proof of your identity and address (e.g. a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill).

For further information on when and how you can lawfully disclose personal data, please see the ICO’s Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation available on the ICO’s website (