INFORMATION ABOUT US AND THE CLOCK PROJECT
These terms set out the framework by which the CLOCK Members handle your confidential information when using the CLOCK Project. Please read these terms carefully and make sure that you understand them.
CLOCK Members and Community Legal Companions deliver the CLOCK Project on a confidential basis within each Local Community Legal Companion Service.
This means that CLOCK Members and Community Legal Companions within each Local Community Legal Companion Service will not share any information that you provide unless:
- the information is shared in accordance with this Confidentiality Policy;
- your express permission is given to share the information; or,
- the information must be shared as a matter of law.
The CLOCK Project’s Confidentiality Policy is governed by the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). The University of Keele, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG is a data controller, in accordance with the Act, who will hold and use your personal data. The University of Keele’s data protection registration number is Z5571818. The University of Keele will be a data controller-in-common with the CLOCK Project Lead that will take on your matter.
The CLOCK Project is a collaborative project between the University of Keele, other universities, their students, courts, law firms and third sector organisations working together under a common framework to provide access to justice for the community.
A CLOCK Project Lead is a University that will deliver a Local Community Legal Companion Service.
A Local Community Legal Companion Service means a local collaboration between the CLOCK Project Lead and CLOCK Service Providers to meet the CLOCK Objectives.
A CLOCK Member means a CLOCK Project Lead, a CLOCK Service Provider, a Community Legal Companion or a court which has agreed to participate within a Local Community Legal Companion Service.
A CLOCK Service Provider includes law firms and third sector organisations who agree to participate within a Local Community Legal Companion Service.
A CLOCK Service User refers to a person who wishes to use a service of the CLOCK Project.
A Community Legal Companion refers to a student trained by a CLOCK Project Lead to assist a CLOCK Service User in supporting access to justice.