Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy deals with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) commencing from the 25th May 2018 onwards. This Privacy Policy applies between you, the user of this Website and Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors, the owner and provider of this Website. This Privacy Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. The Policy explains how we collect and use information about you through our website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. In this Privacy Policy, the following definitions are used:


Collectively all information that you submit to Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Controller

The data controller determines the purposes for which and the means by which personal data is processed. Y Bacchus and Co Solicitors can be identified as the Data Controller.


A cookie is a small text file is placed on your computer by this website when you visit certain parts of the website and/or when you use certain features of the website. Our website uses cookies to collect data for Google Analytics so we can analyse the use of our website. The information is used for the purposes of understanding visitor activity and behaviour.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit here Opt out

Cookies are also used to provide you with the best navigational experience and allow certain parts of our site to function correctly. The data collected from the cookies do not do not identify anyone and are only accessed by Y Bacchus and Co Solicitors.

User or you

Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either:

  • Employed by Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors and acting in the course of their employment; or

  • Engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

What information we collect and why

You are not required to provide any personal information on this website. However, you may choose to do so by completing the contact form on the website. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
  • Name

  • Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers

  • Web browser type and version *

  • Operating system *
  • Screen Resolution *

  • Service Provider *

  • Geo Location details, namely country and city *
* Automatically collected by Google analytics on opt-in

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. Data is collected:

From our website

We collect information you provide by filling in one of our online enquiry forms, and we may use this to keep you updated about Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors’ services. You may withdraw this consent at any time by emailing us at or writing to us using the information at the end of this notice.

From our Clients

We collect information from you throughout our relationship with you in order to comply with regulation and for the purpose of performing our contract with you. The provision of your personal data is required in order to enter into a contract with us. However, the provision of information for marketing purposes is voluntary.

How we use this information

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping

  • Improvement of our products and services to you.

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purpose specified in the relevant part of the website and for other purposes for which you give your consent.

How long do we keep this information

  • If you are not a client of ours, we will keep your information for 12 months after we last heard from you

  • If you are or were a client of Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors, we keep most of your information for seven years after closure of your file, with the exception of information which we are required by law or regulation to keep indefinitely

Sharing of Data with Third Parties

Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors takes the privacy of your information very seriously. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website


Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors acknowledges that the information you provide may be confidential. The firm will maintain confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with the firm’s usual procedures and all applicable laws.

Controlling use of your data

Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data, for example for direct marketing purposes.

Your rights and Accessing your own Data

The firm has a legal obligation to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please therefore help us to comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes in your information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information.

You also have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors (where such Data is held) on payment of a small fee to cover administration costs, which will not exceed £10.00.


Data security is of great importance to Y Bacchus and Co Solicitors and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. This website sends data over the internet using HTTPS with a valid SSL certificate to ensure data transfers are securely encrypted. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.


You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this policy

Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

Contact Information

If you have any questions in relation to this Policy, please contact our Data protection officer by email at ybacchus@bacchuslaw.co.uk or by post to the below address.

Data Protection Officer
Y Bacchus & Co Solicitors
226 Chingford Mount Road
London E4 8JL