How We Use Your Data

Residential Conveyancing GDPR Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice – How we use your information

You have asked TQ Law Limited (“TQ Law”) to carry out the conveyancing legal services on the sale and or purchase of your new home. We are regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) to carry out conveyancing.

We need some personal information from you, so we can do your conveyancing. This information will be used by us, and may need to be shared with other organisations in the conveyancing process. In sharing information about you we will follow the SRA rules about putting your interests first, and client confidentiality.

Using and sharing your personal information to carry out your conveyancing is called data processing. When carrying out data processing we will follow current data protection law.

This means we have to tell you the following things:

  • If you instruct TQ Law to carry out your conveyancing, we collect the following information about you (where relevant to your sale or purchase), and use it for the following purposes:

Information collected:

  • Name(s)
  • Address(es)
  • Telephone number
  • Mobile number
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • National Insurance Number
  • UK Tax Reference Number
  • Bank Name
  • Bank Account and Sort Code numbers
  • Other asset reference numbers
  • Passport number
  • Driving Licence number
  • Debit/ Credit Card number
  • Utility bill / Council Tax reference number
  • ID Card number
  • Land Registry Title Number
  • Address of the property
  • UPRN
  • Names (adult occupiers)
  • Names (adjoining owners)
  • Names (guarantors of a loan)
  • Names and address (adjoining lessee)
  • Names and address (spouse/partner)
  • Date of marriage
  • Name, address, email, date of birth (attorney)
  • Loan Account Number
  • Loan Redemption figures
  • Land Registry Title Number

Which is used for the following purposes:

  • Identity verification of clients, third party contributors of funds, and the source of purchase funds
  • Identification of the owners, occupiers and people with an interest in the property, and adjoining owners
  • Paying off existing mortgages and creating new mortgages
  • Preparing the contract, transfer, Stamp Duty Land Tax form
  • Carrying out property searches

The information will be shared with the following people (where relevant to your sale or purchase) as part of the conveyancing services:

  • Estate Agents
  • Lawyers for the other party
  • Valuers, Surveyors
  • Financial Advisers
  • Banks and Building Societies
  • Property search providers
  • Credit and identity search providers
  • Land Registry
  • Landlord
  • Management Company and Managing Agents
  • Title Repair Insurers
  • HM Revenue & Customs

In addition to what you tell us, we also collect information about you from:

  • Financial Advisers
  • Banks and Building Societies
  • Credit and identity search providers
  • Land Registry
  • Landlord
  • Management Company and Managing Agents

TQ Law also uses your personal information for the following purposes. But to do this we need your positive consent.

  • IP address and cookies. We will ask for your consent by a cookie notification pop-up on our Website.


  • TQ Law is your Data Controller, and you can contact us at 54 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1AZ.
  • Our Data Protection Officer is Michelle Peters, and you can contact them at 54 Church Street, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 1AZ.
  • We will process your information fairly and lawfully
  • We will take appropriate measures to protect your information against: unauthorized and unlawful processing, accidental loss, or damage or destruction
  • We will store your personal information for 15 years before it is deleted.
  • You can ask for a copy of the information about you which has been data processed.
  • You can ask us to correct, erase or restrict how we use your information.
  • You can tell us not to use your information for direct marketing.
  • You can at any time withdraw a consent given by you, as to how we use your information.
  • We don’t transfer your information outside the EU.
  • You have a right to complain about how we have used your information to the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
  • Your information will be used in an automated decision making process for the following purposes [ none ].