Privacy Policy

Privacy policy of the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers

The policy outlines your privacy protections while on the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers website only and does not pertain to sites to which this site may be linked.

UK Society of Chinese Lawyers is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

UK Society of Chinese Lawyers may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on August 2018.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
the name of the domain (the Internet protocol IP address and the associated name of a specific network attached to the Internet) from which you have accessed the Internet,
the date and time you accessed the site,
the Internet address of the website from which you linked,
the pages you viewed while visiting the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers site.
UK Society of Chinese Lawyers collects no personal information about you (name, company name, mailing address, phone, email address, profession, area of work or expertise) unless you choose to provide that information by sending an email, requesting a membership, or signing up to receive information in our newsletter.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping;
To respond to your requests and provide you with appropriate information;
To improve our services; and
To periodically send information about our forthcoming events and services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

Newsletters/mailing lists
UK Society of Chinese Lawyers may send you news and information on topics of interest to you. You have the option of subscribing to the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers mailing list and can do so on the website or by emailing requests to

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, you will be able to click “I agree” to indicate that you consent to the information to be used by the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers for circulating newsletters or member notices.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.