This privacy policy, the terms of use of our website and our terms of business, which are available to our clients, set how we may collect personal data and what we may do with it.

Town Legal LLP is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998.

How we collect your personal data
We may collect your personal data in a number of ways, including:

  • through providing our services to you;
  • in the course of dealing with you on behalf of a client;
  • when you give us information, for example by giving us your business card, registering for an event we host or filling in a form on our website;
  • when you participate in surveys for our research purposes;
  • when you contact us for any reason in whatever form;
  • when we collect publicly available information about you or your business;
  • from third parties such as our clients or other law firms.

The type of personal data we may collect
We may collect contact details, professional information about you (such as job title, professional qualifications and experience), information about your personal interests if you provide such information, details of your visits to this website and images captured on our office’s CCTV cameras.  This is an illustrative, not exhaustive, list.
Where legally permitted we may also collect more sensitive data such as diversity and health data.

How we may use personal data
We use personal data for the following:

  • to provide and improve our services;
  • to deal with your enquiries;
  • to contact you as part of providing our services to our clients;
  • for marketing purposes and to carry out market research;
  • to comply with our legal and professional obligations;
  • for internal compliance and security reasons;
  • to administer and improve our website;
  • for recruitment; and
  • for other legitimate business purposes.

We will usually tell you before we collect your personal data that we intend to use it for marketing purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to anyone else for these purposes. We may use the information you provide to us and other information about how you use our website to build a profile for you.  This profile will help us to make sure that the materials you receive from us are those which are of interest to you. Please let us know by sending a message through our contact page that you do not want us to use your personal data in this way or if you do not want to receive some of the materials we send you.

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website and automatically retrieve information about your use of the website.  We use cookies to help us improve our website and improve our services.   Information from cookies is used in aggregate form and does not identify the individual visitor, and, where you are known to us, we may use this information in an identifiable form to build a profile for you for marketing purposes. You can delete and block cookies by changing your browser settings.  Please see for instructions on how to do this.

You consent, by continuing to use this website without changing your settings, to our use of cookies.

Disclosure of personal data
We may disclose your personal data for the purposes set out in this policy to those who provide services to us for the performance of those services, to our professional advisers, our clients, legal and regulatory bodies and to others who participate in events that we host.  If we decide to sell all or any part of the business or assets of Town Legal LLP or to buy or otherwise acquire all or any part of the business or assets of another entity, we may also disclose personal data to a buyer or potential buyer or seller or potential seller of such business or assets and, if applicable, transfer personal data following completion of such a sale or acquisition.

Storage of personal data
The personal data we collect may be stored in, transferred to, or accessed from countries outside the European Economic Area (“the EEA”).   The level of protection of personal data in some countries outside the EEA is lower than that in EEA countries.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.  You agree that we may store, transfer and allow access to your personal data as explained in this policy.

Use of the internet and electronic communication
The transmission of information via the intranet and other electronic means is not entirely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal data but we cannot guarantee its security. By browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge that any transmission is at your risk and that you agree to us processing your personal data in the way explained in this policy.

Before accessing other websites that are linked to our website, you should check their privacy policies before submitting any personal data.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their privacy policies and they are outside our control.

Your rights
You have the right to access personal data that we hold for you subject to payment of a fee of £10 towards meetings our costs in providing this information.  If you wish to exercise this right, please contact the Managing Partner in writing.


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