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Data Sharing Policy

Where personal data has been shared by Stephens Scown LLP to another party (the Receiving Party), the Receiving Party must comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation (being the Data Protection Act 1998, the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC), the Electronic Communications Data Protection Directive (2002/58/EC), the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (SI 2426/2003), General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and the Data Protection Act 2018, each as updated from time to time and all applicable laws and regulations relating to the processing of the personal data and privacy, including where applicable the guidance and codes of practice issued by the UK Information Commissioner).. Capitalised terms in this agreement are as defined by the Data Protection Laws. This agreement is in addition to, and does not relieve, remove, or replace either party’s obligations under the relevant Data Protection Legislation.

The Receiving Party undertakes that:

  • it has in place appropriate technical and organisational measures, to protect against unauthorised or unlawful processing of Personal Data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, Personal Data;
  • all personnel who have access to and/or process Personal Data are obliged to keep the Personal Data confidential;
  • it will not (without the prior written permission of Stephens Scown LLP)transfer any Personal Data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or a country subject to an Adequacy Decision of the Article 29 Work Party; and
  • it will maintain complete and accurate records and information to demonstrate compliance with the relevant legislation and this agreement.

This agreement will automatically terminate when Personal Data is no longer shared with the Receiving Party or Stephens Scown LLP issue notice of termination to the Receiving Party. The Receiving Party agrees that the Personal Data provided in connection to this agreement will be appropriately destroyed and/or deleted following the termination of this agreement.

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