Sector Forensics privacy policy

    At Sector Forensics, we prioritise the protection of your personal data and are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of the information we collect.

    This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your data when you engage with our digital forensics services. By utilising our services, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

    Sector Forensics is the “Data Controller” of the personal data which is processed in the course of providing digital forensic services and are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office;

    1. Information We Collect

    1.1. Personal Information: We may collect and process the following types of personal data:
    – Name, address, and contact information
    – Date of birth
    – Identification documents (e.g., passport, driver’s license)
    – Employment history and qualifications
    – Financial information for billing purposes
    – Any other information necessary for the provision of our digital forensics’ services

    1.2. Client Data: In the course of our digital forensics’ investigations, we may collect and process client data, which may include personal and sensitive information. We treat client data with the utmost confidentiality and only process it for the purposes specified by our clients or as required by law.

    1.3. Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, such as anonymised data and aggregated statistics, to analyse and improve our services.

    2. How We Use Your Information

    2.1. We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
    – Providing and delivering our digital forensics services
    – Verifying your identity and conducting background checks
    – Communicating with you regarding your case or inquiries
    – Processing payments and managing billing
    – Complying with legal and regulatory obligations
    – Improving and enhancing our services
    – Protecting our rights and the rights of our clients

    2.2. Client data is processed solely for the purpose of conducting digital forensics investigations as instructed by our clients and in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

    3. Data Sharing and Disclosure

    3.1 We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

    3.2. We may share your personal information in the following circumstances:
    – With trusted third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our digital forensics services (e.g., barristers, representatives of legal entities, Judges and court staff, regulatory bodies, data analysis, hosting)
    – To comply with legal obligations or respond to lawful requests from authorities
    – With your consent or as otherwise permitted by law

    3.3. We take appropriate measures to ensure that any third parties with whom we share your data maintain the necessary confidentiality and security standards.

    4. Data Security

    4.1. We implement robust security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include technical, physical, and administrative safeguards.

    4.2. We regularly review and update our security practices to ensure the ongoing integrity and confidentiality of your data.

    5. Your Rights

    5.1. You have certain rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, or in certain circumstances have your personal data erased. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided if you seek to exercise any of these rights in relation to the personal data we process or to know more about them.

    6. Data Retention

    6.1. We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including any legal or regulatory requirements. We will securely dispose of personal information when it is no longer needed.

    7. Changes to this Policy

    7.1. We may update this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on our website with the revised effective date.

    8. Contact Us

    If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices or this policy, please contact us at:

    Sector Forensics Limited,
    137 Anerley Road,
    London, SE208EF

    This privacy policy was last updated on 01/06/2023.