Air Travel Claim is a trading style of Legal Ventures Limited, company registration number
13100030, registered address Swinford House, Albion Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3EE.
We are a Data Controller which means that we determine the purposes and the means of processing
your personal information. We are registered directly with the Information Commissioner’s Office
(ICO) and our data protection number is ZA886718.
Air Travel Claim are committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and our customers;
this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. Throughout the policy, we refer
to your personal information as your data.
- by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- by post to: Air Travel Claim. 84 Salop Street Wolverhampton WV3 0SR.
- by telephone on: 0330 808 8636
Why we need your personal information
We obtain personal information from you. During the provision of our services, you agree for us to
process your personal information through signing our Claim Documents to allow us to:
- Contact you via text message, telephone, email, post and social media messaging (including
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger) in relation to your claim(s)
- Contact you via text message, telephone, email, post and social media messaging (including
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger) regarding our other similar claims products and services.
- Administer our website, including ensuring that we can enable your use of the services on our
website (including enquiries and complaints about our website) and improve your browsing experience
by personalising the website.
During the provision of our services, you agree for us to process your personal information through
signing our Claim Documents which means you agree to our Terms and Conditions, to allow us to:
- Supply to you services under your contract.
- Send you general commercial communications by the contact details you have provided to us during
- Contact third parties on your behalf, with your specific instruction.
- Submit a complaint to the airline.
- Submit a review of your complaint with the airline’s Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Provide your complaint details to one of our legal panel partners to allow them to consider
commencing legal proceedings against your airline in the most appropriate jurisdiction.
- Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested; and
- Send statements and invoices to you and collect payments from you.
We have a legitimate interest in keeping you updated about any further similar services offered by
us which may be of interest to you, both during and after the conclusion of your contract with us,
including communication of any developments that may have an impact on your original service
including a change in the law that will make additional services available to you. We will use the
details you have provided to contact you including by telephone, email, and post and social media
messaging (including WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger). If you do not wish for us to contact you in
this manner, or by a specific method, you will be able to unsubscribe at any time to one or all
contact methods and this option will be easy for you to complete.
We also have a legitimate interest in using your data to help us to review our services and obtain
analytics in respect of our customer base.
We may also be required to use your data due to a legal requirement which is placed upon us; this
includes our regulatory requirements such as financial record keeping, staff training and
monitoring, in addition to complaint handling. In these circumstances, we may be required to keep
your data by law. We will always inform you if this is the case.
What data do we collect?
We collect, store, and use the following kinds of your data:
- Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your
IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of
- Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to
this website, including information relating to the supply of our services.
- Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (including name,
address, telephone numbers, email addresses, date of birth, previous addresses, and any flight
- A copy of your passport or national ID card if we have to request this for your claim.
- Your BACS details so that we can make payments to you.
- Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email
notifications and/or newsletters).
- Information required to complete our services that we will request directly from you, including
your personal circumstances and information about your flight disruption and services; and
- Any other information that you choose to send to us.
If you do not provide the personal information we have requested, it may affect our ability to
provide the services that we offer, and you will be informed of this at the appropriate time.
We control the use of your data as you have expressed.
Who we share data with
To allow us to provide our services to you, the following third parties provide critical functions
to our business and will process your personal information as directed by us and in accordance with
strict data security arrangements:
- Our Services: during our services we will provide your data, under your specific instruction,
to named airlines and their legal representatives, booking agents, Courts and, if required, our
partner law firms.
- Our Systems and IT: we use third party firms who provide and support to our CRM
- Post and Printing: we use an outsourced print-house who manages our printing, they receive a
copy of postal communications and print and send this on our behalf.
- Email broadcasters.
- Our Regulators: we may be required to provide your data to our Regulators, who
include the Information Commissioner’s Office; and
- Our Professional Services: we use professional legal, consultancy and accountancy services to
help us fulfil our legal obligations.
- Feefo: We share your name, email address and the product/service your purchased (as obtained
during the order process) with Feefo, who may send you an email on our behalf asking you to
complete a review.
- Possible successors to our business: We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business
and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Legal Ventures Ltd.
In this case, your data will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be
transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms
supplied to us.
We do not sell your data to third parties in any circumstances. We have carefully selected our
third parties based on their ability to keep your data safe and secure. All data is processed
within the European Union and subject to the same legislation. If you request for us to stop
processing your data, we will also communicate this to the relevant third parties if they are
processing this on our behalf. If you have any concerns about the above third parties, please let
us know and we can provide advice and support to help you manage your data preferences.
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers, or
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
- to the extent that we are required to do so by law.
- in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; and
- in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including, providing information to
others for the purposes debt collection, fraud prevention, and reducing credit risk).
Depending on the location of your airline(s) we may need to transfer your data outside the European
Economic Area in order to process your claim with the airline.
We use legal partners who are based in the appropriate jurisdiction to provide services which may
mean your data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area. In this case, we ensure that
there are appropriate security measures in place, including data encryption and restricted access
to your data and we will enter into written agreements with the recipients of your data which will
include data protection terms to protect your data.
Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or
practices of third-party websites.
should check this page periodically to ensure you are happy with any changes.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the
browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from
the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie
file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain
information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and
to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the
site to operate. They enable us to:
- Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
- Store information about your preferences, and to allow us to customise our site according to
your individual interests.
- Speed up your searches.
- Recognise you when you return to our site.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting
of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including
essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your
You may also wish to visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org for further information.
You can control, access, or restrict the use of your data, and you have rights under this policy.
You can withdraw your consent for us to contact you at any time. Please note: if you have signed a
contract to complete a claim, our contractual rights will still apply, and we may contact you in
relation to a cancellation fee or any outstanding monies owed to us.
We will keep your contact details following an enquiry to our website for a period of three years.
We will keep your contact details following the conclusion of our services for a minimum period of
three years. We may be required to keep your data for longer to fulfil our legal obligations,
including our accounting requirements and our regulatory obligations, such as complaints handling.
This enables us to provide our services to you and fulfil our legal obligations.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to secure your personal data and
to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal data. We will store all the personal
information you provide on secure servers that are subject to strict security requirements.
If you request the rectification, erasure, or restriction of your data, we will also communicate
this to any third party who your data has been disclosed to.
In exercising any of your rights, we will take action within thirty (30) days. We will need to
confirm your identity before completing any action on your behalf and reserve the right to not
complete action until we are satisfied that it is you that is making the request. If we cannot
complete your request, we will inform you within one month and explain why.
Please note, we require certain personal information to be able to complete our services. If you do
not provide this, we may not be able to fulfil our contract with you. In this event, we will
explain what data is required and why. If you do not wish to provide this, we have the right to
terminate your contract with us.
You can access your data at any time by submitting a Subject Access Request (“SAR”). We will
confirm what data is being processed and provide you with a copy of your data in addition to
confirming your data rights.
You can make this request using reasonable means, including by telephone, post, or email. If you
make the request by email, we will provide your information in a commonly used electronic format
unless you instruct us otherwise.
If you wish to amend any inaccurate data that we hold, please notify us specifically by telephone,
post, or email. We will make the amendment as soon as possible. If any data held is incomplete, you
can complete this at any time. We may require this to be completed to allow us to provide our
We can erase or “forget” your data when requested by you in the following circumstances:
- We no longer require your data (when we have finished providing any services requested by
- You withdraw your consent and there is no other reason for us to hold your data (please note: if
you have signed a contract to complete a claim, our contractual
rights will still apply, and we can contact you in relation to a cancellation fee or any
outstanding monies owed to us).
- You object to the processing, as described below.
- You believe your data has been unlawfully processed; or
- There is a legal obligation to erase your data.
You can make this request using reasonable means including by telephone, post, or email. If you
request for your data to be erased, we will confirm whether this can take place and the next steps
that we will take. If we cannot erase your data, we will explain why and confirm any actions
required to allow us to do so.
You can restrict us from processing your data in the following circumstances:
- You believe your data is inaccurate.
- You believe your data has been unlawfully processed but do not want us to delete your
- We no longer need your data, but it is required by you for making or defending a legal claim;
- You object to the processing, as described below, but we are verifying this.
If you make a restriction request, we will still store a copy of your data but cannot use this. We
will inform you if the restriction needs to be lifted. You can make this request using reasonable
means including by telephone, post, or email. If you request for your data to be restricted, we
will confirm whether this can take place and the next steps that we will take. If we cannot
restrict your data, we will explain why and confirm any actions required to allow us to do so.
You can object to the processing of your data at any time. This right will only apply if we are
using your data in relation to a legitimate interest. If you object, we will no longer process your
data unless we have a compelling and legitimate reason not to do so (e.g., a legal obligation). In
this case, you will be informed why we cannot stop processing your data.
You can opt out at any time to stop receiving marketing from us.
You can request your data in a commonly used electronic format, and for us to transfer this to
another entity or person, where we are processing your data with your consent or in accordance with
a contract. This will only apply to information which is processed by automated means (e.g., by a
computer). Where feasible, we will send your data directly to another entity or person.
Withdrawing your Consent
You can withdraw your consent for us to contact you at any time. You can withdraw your consent for
us to contact you by telephone, text message (SMS), messaging platforms such as WhatsApp, email
and/or post at any time. You can withdraw consent verbally via telephone or in writing via email or
post using the contact details at the end of this policy. Please note: if you have signed a
contract to complete a claim, our contractual rights will still apply, and we can contact you in
relation to a cancellation fee, or any outstanding monies owed to us.
If you are not happy with how we process your personal information, you should contact us using the
contact details provided above, to make a complaint You also have the right to make a complaint to
the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if you are unhappy with how we have used your personal
information, for example, if we were to refuse to comply with a data rights request. We would,
however, prefer that you direct any complaints us in the first instance to we may attempt to
resolve your concerns. You can find details of how to make a complaint to the ICO on their website,
You can contact the ICO through their website: https://ico.org.uk or by telephone: 0303 123 1113,
or by post at: Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire,
If you have any queries concerning this policy and the use of your personal data, please email
www.airtravelclaim.com You should check this page occasionally to ensure you
are happy with any changes.