CQ Legal Privacy Policy

1. Ownership

This is the Privacy Notice of CQ Legal & Consulting Unlimited registered in Ghana and whose registered office is Aya House, 2 Church Crescent Street, Labone- Accra. Where this Privacy Notice refers to CQ Legal, “we”, “us” or “our”, it is CQ Legal & Consulting Unlimited. This Privacy Notice sets out how we collect and process your personal data in relation to the brand known as CQ Legal. This Privacy Notice also provides certain information that is legally required and lists your rights into your personal data. Please read this Privacy Notice to understand how we may use your personal data.

2. Collection of your personal information

The personal data we collect depends on how you interact with us, the websites you use, and the choices you make. We collect and process personal data about you with your consent and/or as necessary to operate our business, meet our contractual and legal obligations, protect the security of our systems and our clients, or fulfil other legitimate interests.

3. Information you provide directly

If you consult us for legal and consulting services we will collect personal information you provide to us. For example, we collect your name, email address, postal address, phone number and other information you provide us. If you elect to pay us by credit card then, we may also collect credit card numbers and other payment information, and ensure we destroy such information after use.

4. What we do with information we gather

CQ Legal uses your personal data collected through our websites for purposes described in the privacy policy or otherwise disclosed to you. For example, we use your personal data to:
provide services operate and improve our websites and business, process your transactions, provide customer service and respond to your questions; perform research and analysis aimed at improving our services send you information, including confirmations, invoices, updates, and support and administrative messages.

5. Location of Your Personal Data

Personal data collected by CQ Legal is stored on secured cloud service and processed in Ghana.

6. Sharing of your personal data

Except as disclosed in this privacy policy CQ Legal does not share your personal data with any outside parties.
We share personal data with your consent or as necessary to complete your transactions or provide the services you have requested or authorized.
We may share your personal data with outside parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire other companies to handle the processing of payments, to provide data storage and to conduct audits, etc. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal data they need to provide the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose. CQ Legal maintains contracts with these third parties requiring their treatment (access, use and disclosure) of personal data to be consistent with our obligations under the law.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal data if we have a good faith understanding we are required to do so by law (including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements), or in the good-faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, clients, or the public.

7. Retention and security of your personal data

We ensure that we only keep your personal data for the minimum period as is necessary for us to abide by our relevant legal obligations. In relation to personal data relating to legal matters and services, we will store your personal data for 10 years from your last interaction with us, except for financial data which is destroyed in accordance with clause 3. We keep the length of time that we hold your personal data under review. These reviews take place annually.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

8. Choice, preferences and accessing your personal data

CQ Legal respects your right to make choices about the use and disclosure of your personal data. If at any time you decide that you do not want to receive emails from us, or you do not wish for us to continue to hold your personal information you can take the following actions as set out below:
You can request access to, and rectification or erasure of, personal data; If any automated processing of personal data is based on your consent or a contract with you, you have a right to transfer or receive a copy of your personal data in a usable and portable format; If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you can withdraw consent at any time for future processing.
If you would like to review or revise information that you previously provided to us, you may request us to provide you with this information at any time by writing to info@cqlegal.net. You can expect a response from us within 30 days.

9. Hosting and how we use cookies cqlegal.net uses ‘ cookies’ in our website.

A cookie is a small data file containing a single number (and no personal information). This cookie is only used during the visit to our website and is deleted as you close your Internet Browser.

10. Changes to our privacy policy and our contact information

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time when necessary to reflect changes in our services, how we process personal data, or applicable law. When we make changes, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the policy. If there are material changes to this statement, we will provide notice or obtain consent regarding such changes as may be required by law. We encourage you to review this policy whenever you visit our site.
If you wish to correct your personal data held by us or to opt out at any time from receiving correspondence from us please email us at info@cqlegal.net.
If you have a privacy concern, complaint, or question, you can contact CQ Legal & Consulting by emailing us at info@cqlegal.net or by phone at + 233 55 552 6811.