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Summary - We will only use your data in respect of the quote or information you have asked for. We process your data under the ‘legitimate interest’ basis of GDPR to ensure our service, which is free to all users, is commercially viable. We may use your data to email or call in respect of your quote or requested information to seek your feedback on subsequently on any partner law firm to who we require to pass your data to. You may opt-out of receiving these emails or contact at any time. To provide you with legal estimates and advice we will require disclose your personal information to third parties such as law firms who will contact you to provide you with legal advice and fee estimates as an when requested by you. HBC Conveyancing provide an online service to aid clients in obtaining advice, estimates and support form legal firms. Designed by © HBC (HBC Conveyancing) 2018 – All legal work and Solicitors used and or work referred to are Regulated and Authorised by the Law Society of Scotland in accordance with the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct and Scottish laws.