Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how Chambers of G D Tetteh (“us” / “we”) use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website; you can be assured that it will be used only in accordance with this privacy policy.

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).are adhered to.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

The information and the comments made on this site does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person on any specific case or matter. We have made reasonable effort to ensure the information and comments are accurate and up to date, but no responsibility for its accuracy and correctness, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed by any members of Chambers.

2. Responsibilities

2.1 The Data Protection officer is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to Chambers of G D Tetteh collecting/processing their personal data.

2.2 Employees of Chambers of G D Tetteh who interact with data subjects are responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention and their consent to the processing of their data is secured.

&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp1. Scope

&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp2. All data subjects whose personal data is collected, is in line with the requirements of the GDPR.

3. Privacy notice

3.1 Who are we
Chambers is a dynamic forward thinking set, offering sensitive and efficient service with the necessary expertise and excellence to meet the client’s needs. All members of Chambers maintain these underlying principles and remain focused on being an innovative and robust Set.

The personal data we may collect from/process on you includes, Name, Contact Details, Personal details and other necessary evidence in dealing each matter, The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:

• To provide legal services to clients
• Allow the marketing of services or events relevant to individuals or businesses
• Identify areas where services can be improved
• To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation;
• To assess your suitability for employment a
• Billing Purposes
• Enable Customer administration
nd process your application;
• To send you materials that you request such as data sheets;
• To register you for an event;
• For analytical purposes including to understand how visitors to our websites move around, what content they access in order to tailor content to specific user’s needs;
• For customer support and training;
• To solicit feedback;
• To support testimonials that you have provided or other marketing activity that you have agreed to participate in
• For marketing communications;
• To enforce security features within our services;
• To verify the identity of individuals, particularly when requesting our services.

3.2 Our legal basis for processing for the personal data:
To provide agreed services

• To perform a contract/ contracts
• To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation;
• To keep our records updated and to study how customers use our services/websites, to define types of clients for our services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop and grow our business, to inform our marketing strategy, to develop our services and running our business.

3.3 How do we collect your data?
Direct interactions with you:
Personal Data will be collected from forms, contracts or correspondence to Chambers of G D Tetteh by either Post, phone, email or through any other agreed communications. This may include data provided when:
• Applying for our services/ instructing us
• Providing Barristers fee scale
• Requests for information
• When providing feedback
• Applying for a job at Chambers of G D Tetteh
• Applying for pupillage and mini pupillage / work experience

3.4 Website information collection
when engaging with Chambers of G D Tetteh or a staff during service interactions, some personal information may be collected in order to provide support or advice to individuals as required through our contractual obligations. This information may include:
• Name
• Email;
• Phone number;
• Address;

Any legitimate interests pursued by us, or third parties we use, are as follows:

Customer/client data:
• Location details;
• Device IP address;

Employee Data:
• Date of birth;

Barrister Data:
• Date of Birth
• Equality and Diversity data
• Supplier and VAT number

Pupillage and Mini-Pupillage Data:
• Date of Birth
• Equality and Diversity Data

3.2 Consent
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified. Consent is required for Chambers of G D Tetteh to process both types of personal data, but it must be explicitly given. You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting us via email or telephone.

3.3 Disclosure
Beyond our legal basis and legitimates interests for processing your personal data, Chambers of G D Tetteh will not pass on your personal data to third parties without first obtaining your consent.

3.4 Data Retention
Chambers of G D Tetteh will process and store personal data while you remain a barrister, client, pupil, mini pupil, employee or consultant, unless you ask us to delete it. It will be kept as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements in line with the terms of our contracts.

Cookie Policy

Harmless cookies that are designed to enhance your user experience of this website are stored on your device. These consist of small data files relating to you and this website. Information stored in cookies created by this website is not shared with any third party unless required to do so by law. By continuing to browse this website you are consenting to the storage of its cookies on your device.

The cookies used by this website include (but may not be limited to):
• Google Analytics cookie that refers to the number of times you have visited our website and the first and the last visit times.
• Google Analytics cookies that contain timestamps of time you enter and leave our website.
• Google Analytics cookie that tracks which search engine you have used to come to this website, which keyword(s) you used to find the website, which link(s) you have clicked on within the website and where you were located when you clicked that link.

The third party cookies that have been set as a result of browsing this website include (but may not be limited to):
Changes and Deletions
Should you wish to have your information removed from any of our mailing lists or believe the information we have is incorrect, please contact clerks to Chambers.

External Links
This site contains links to other web sites and Chambers of G D Tetteh is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
Access to information volunteered by visitors to our web site is limited only to members and employees of chambers. Any member or employee who violates our privacy and/or security policies may be subject to appropriate action, including possible civil and/or criminal prosecution.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your own dealings with this Web site, please contact clerks@gdtettehchambers.com