Privacy Policy

Probate Scotland is a trading name of Thorntons Law LLP, a limited liability partnership, registered in Scotland (No. SO300381), whose registered office is Whitehall House, 33 Yeaman Shore, Dundee DD1 4BJ (“Firm”). (“Website”) is operated by the Firm.

The Firm is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (which forms part of our Disclaimer) details how information provided by you is collected and used by the Firm. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how the Firm will treat it. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act (“Act”), the Firm is the data controller.

Personal information

We may collect and process the following personal information about you:

  • Personal information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website, including but not limited to:- name, address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, accident date, injuries and medical treatment.
  • If you complete the online form, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • The Firm may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

The Firm will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

All information which you supply to us will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws, including the Act.

The Firm will remove your personal information from its marketing database at any time if you request this. Please click “unsubscribe” and allow 14 days for your request to be processed.

How the Firm stores your personal information

The Firm is committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, the Firm has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information we collect online.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although the Firm will do its best to protect your personal information, the Firm cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once the Firm has received your personal information, it will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal data, and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data.

Your personal information will not be transferred outside the UK, unless you are based outside the UK and we need to contact you using the personal information you have provided.

Access to your personal information

The Firm will provide you with a copy of all your personal information, collected through this Website, upon receipt of a written request from you. The Firm reserves the right to charge a small fee for providing this information.


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Changes to our Privacy Policy

The Firm may update or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Policy on each occasion that you use this Website.