Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website is owned and operated by Bark Street Digital (trading as Expert Family Law) under the laws of England and Wales. We take your privacy seriously and treat personal data with respect. This policy outlines the way we collect data and how we use it.

All data captured through the website, by phone or email will be used and held in accordance with current data protection laws in the UK. By disclosing personal information you are consenting to the collection, storage and processing of this information by Bark Street Digital in accordance with this policy and our Terms and Conditions. This information will be stored in electronic and/or hard copy form.

By using the website, you are confirming that you have read this privacy policy and understand how we may use it.

  1.  How to contact us

Bark Street Digital Limited is the Controller and is responsible for your personal data in the privacy notice.

You may contact Bark Street Digital Limited to make requests, for example to exercise your data protection rights, to provide positive feedback or to make complaints by emailing us at:

or by writing to us at:

Bark Street Digital

4 Bark Street East



Company registration number 11509215

  1.  Purposes of the processing

Bark Street Digital Limited processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Business contacts for the purposes of offering professional services.
  • To respond to your request to contact you
  • To pass on to our panel of solicitor firms following receipt of your consent
  1.  Legal basis for the processing

The legal basis for processing your personal data is that the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Bark Street Digital Limited (we have determined we have a legitimate interest to contact you in networking and to offer you our professional services), except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

  1. Categories of personal data

Bark Street Digital Limited holds basic contact information such as your first name, last name, address, company details, email, telephone / fax numbers and business related social media pages such as LinkedIn.  You have provided us with this information, for example via business cards email contacts or at a networking event.

  1.  Any recipient or categories of recipients in your personal data

Your personal data will only be used within Bark Street Digital Limited for the purposes of contacting you to discuss our professional services.  We will only share information where agents, resellers or suppliers are involved in the delivery of your service.

  1.  Details of transfers to third country and safeguards

We use Microsoft Office 365 to provide IT infrastructure services to Bark Street Digital Limited, which includes data in transit and at rest.  These services are hosted in the USA.  Microsoft 365 uses Standard Contractual Clauses.  

  1.  Retention period or criteria used to determine the retention period

Your personal data will be kept for 48 months from our last contact with you, unless you request us to delete the information in which case, we will delete it immediately unless there are overriding legitimate interests for which we need to keep it.

  1.  Data subject rights

You may exercise your rights under UK data protection law. Please contact us using the details above if you wish to exercise any of these rights:

Transparency – we must provide you with all the information set out in this privacy notice in a concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible form, using clear and plain language. This is important for you to understand how and why we process your data and explain what your rights are.

Rights of access – you have the right to access to obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed. This enables you to have access to the personal data and associated information. This right is also commonly known as ‘data subject access request’.

Right to rectification – you have the right to have the inaccurate personal data concerning yourself rectified without undue delay if it is not accurate. You also have the right to have incomplete personal data completed – this will depend on the purposes of processing and may include providing a supplementary statement.

Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) – in certain limited circumstances, you may have the right to obtain from us the erasure of your personal data without undue delay, when and if:

  • Processing your personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which your data were collected.
  • Where you withdraw consent for processing, but only if consent was the legal basis relied upon for that processing.
  • You object to processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing.
  • You object to processing personal data in relation to direct marketing.
  • Your personal data has been unlawfully processed.
  • Your personal data has to be erased to comply with a legal obligation to which the Controller is subject.
  • Your personal data has been collected in relation to the offer of information society services to children.

Right to restriction of processing – in certain limited circumstances you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted, when:

  • You are contesting the accuracy of your personal data while we verify its accuracy.
  • The processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your data.
  • We no longer need your personal data for the purposes for which it was obtained but where you require the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • Where you have objected to the processing of your data pending the verification of whether our legitimate grounds override your interests.

Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing – we will let you know when the following things happen, unless is proves impossible or disproportionate to do so:

  • When we have rectified your data
  • When we have erased your personal data
  • When we have restricted the processing of your personal data
  • When we intend to lift any restriction to the processing of your personal data

We will also advise you about any recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort

Right to data portability – you have the right to request a copy of your personal data where the legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘consent’ or ‘contract’, that you have provided to us and which are processed by automated means, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Upon your request we will transmit those data to another data controller, if it is technically feasible.

Right to object – you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances and you can exercise this right when:

  • Either the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests (including profiling), but where we cannot demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or where processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims
  • Processing for direct marketing purposes, including profiling
  • When personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistic purposes unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

Rights related to automated decision-making, including profiling – you have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling. Bark Street Digital Limited does not perform automated decision making or profiling.

10. The source your personal data originates from and whether it came from public accessible records

The data we hold about you originates from the data you have provided us with for example via business cards, email contacts, emailed us for information or at a networking event.

11. Cookies

Our Website uses cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website.

Cookies do not identify you personally, just the computer or device you are using. Cookies help to make it easier for you to use our site during future visits, navigate between pages efficiently, remember your preferences and improve the user experience. 

We use the following cookies which are strictly necessary for the operation of our website:

av_privacy_allow_cookies – allow a user to refuse cookies and hides message bar (needs 2 cookies for that, others are removed)

av_privacy_accept_essential_cookies – allow a user to opt out from essential theme and all other cookies (except 2 from av_privacy_allow_cookies)

You can freely choose to opt in or opt out of these cookies at anytime.  

Opt In

Simply select ‘Ok’ on the cookie message bar at the bottom of the page when visiting the website.

To change your preference to opt out after you have clicked the ‘OK’ to opt in, requires you to disable or erase the cookie stored in your internet browser.

Most internet browsers provide a “help” function or alternatively  you may wish to visit the following site for further information: 

Opt Out

To change your preference to opt out all you need to do is click ‘View Preferences’ at the bottom of the screen, which opens the modal window.  By selecting the tab ‘Essential Website Cookies’ you can set your preferences for enabling/disabling all cookies.  Your preferences are accepted when you select ‘Accept Settings’.  

You may also select ‘Hide Notification Only’ to refuse all cookies.  You will see a notification as follows:

“When refusing all cookies this site might not be able to work as expected. Please check our settings page and opt out for cookies or functions you do not want to use and accept cookies. You will be shown this message every time you open a new window or a new tab.

Are you sure you want to continue?”

To accept the notification, select ‘Ok’.

To review your cookie preferences, select ‘Cancel’.

If you choose to refuse all cookies, you can opt in to use cookies at any time by choosing ‘Learn More’ on the cookie banner at the bottom of the page.

Please note that opting out of these strictly necessary