Data Privacy Notice

Scott Harris UK Limited (“Scott Harris”) is responsible for ensuring that it uses your personal data in compliance with data protection law. The purpose of this notice (the “Privacy Notice”) is to explain what personal data Scott Harris collects and how Scott Harris uses it. For the purposes of data protection law, Scott Harris is a data controller in respect of your personal data. “Personal data” is any data that can be used to identify you or that Scott Harris can link to you and which Scott Harris has in its possession or control.


Personal data that Scott Harris collects

Scott Harris will collect and process the following personal data:
Information that you or someone acting on your behalf provides to Scott Harris or its associates. This includes information about you that you give Scott Harris by filling in forms, signing up for services on our website or by communicating with Scott Harris, whether face-to-face, by phone, e-mail or otherwise. If you are a client or are connected with one of our client’s matters, this may include personal data about you or others that is provided to Scott Harris in connection with the provision of services to that client.

Information Scott Harris collects or generates about you. We will also collect information about you when you use our services or when we otherwise interact or correspond with you. We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit our websites. We may, for example, collect information about the type of device you use to access the websites, your IP address and your geographic location, the operating system and version, your browser type, the content you view and features you access on our websites, the web pages and the search terms you enter on our websites. For information about how we use Cookies and the choices you may have, you can request a copy of our Cookies Policy by emailing

If you are a client, or are connected with one of our client’s matters, this information may include:

Information Scott Harris obtains from other sources. If we collect or receive your personal data in the context of our provision of services, we might receive information from third parties such as your employer, other parties relevant to the services we are providing (e.g. counterparties in transactions) and others such as regulators and authorities. That information could include your name, contact details, employment details and other information relevant to the services that we are providing to our client.


Uses of your personal data

Personal data may be stored and processed by Scott Harrisin the following ways and for the following purposes:

Scott Harris is entitled to use personal data in these ways because:


Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Scott Harris may disclose personal data to its associates in the circumstances described below:

Scott Harris may also disclose personal data outside of Scott Harris and its associates, as follows:


Transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area

Personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be stored and processed by staff operating outside of the EEA, who work for Scott Harris’s associates or Scott Harris’s third party agents, service providers or contractors.
Where Scott Harris transfers personal data outside the EEA, Scott Harris will ensure that it is protected in a manner that is consistent with how personal data will be protected by Scott Harris in the EEA. This may be achieved in one of the following ways:

In other circumstances the law may permit Scott Harris to otherwise transfer personal data outside the EEA. In all cases, however, Scott Harris will ensure that any transfer of personal data is compliant with applicable data protection law.

You can obtain further details of the protection given to your personal data when it is transferred outside the EEA (including a copy of the standard data protection clauses which Scott Harris has entered into with recipients of your personal data) by contacting Scott Harris in accordance with the “Contacting Scott Harris” section below.


Retention of personal data

How long Scott Harris holds personal data for will vary. The retention period will be determined by various criteria including:


Rights in relation to personal data

You have a number of legal rights in relation to the personal data that Scott Harris holds about you. These rights include:

You can exercise your rights by contacting Scott Harris using the details set out in the “Contacting Scott Harris” section below.
You can find out more information about your rights by contacting the relevant data protection authority. We can, on request, tell you which data protection authority is relevant to the processing of your personal data.


Contacting Scott Harris

If you would like further information about Scott Harris’s processing of your personal data or the exercise of any of the rights referred to above, please address questions, comments and requests to