Privacy & Disclaimer


SCHILLINGS is a trading name of Schillings International LLP and Schillings International (USA) LLP. 

Schillings International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registration number OC398731. A list of members of Schillings International LLP is available for inspection at our registered office 41 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HX.  Schillings International LLP is an Alternative Business Structure regulated and authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Schillings International (USA) LLP is a registered limited liability partnership organised and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America, whose principal place of business is at One World Trade Center, Suite 8500, New York, NY 10007.  We are registered as a foreign legal correspondent in the State of New York.  Our attorneys are solicitors licensed to practice solely in England and Wales.  We are not authorised to advise the laws of the United States, any State within the United States or any jurisdiction other than England and Wales.

Schillings International LLP and Schillings International (USA) LLP work together as part of a closely integrated international network but Schillings International  LLP and Schillings International (USA) LLP are separately constituted and separately regulated legal entities which provide client services in accordance with the relevant laws of the jurisdictions in which they respectively operate.

The information contained in this website contains general information based on English law and, although we try to ensure that the content is accurate and up-to-date, you should seek appropriate legal advice before taking or refraining from taking any action. Schillings also provides non-legal unregulated services including risk consulting and IT security although we try to ensure that our content is accurate and up-to-date, you should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action. The content of this website should not be construed as legal advice or non-legal advice and we disclaim any liability in relation to its use.

You should note that accessing or using the website does not create a client-lawyer relationship between you and any Schillings entity.  

Schillings makes no representation that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.  

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Schillings 2018

Privacy notice

This Privacy Notice explains how Schillings (“Schillings” “we” or “us”) will process your personal information for the purposes of marketing, communications and events. For the purpose of this Privacy Notice “Schillings” means Schillings International LLP, its subsidiaries and any group companies. 

General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Data Protection Act 2018 impose certain obligations on data controllers and gives certain rights to data subjects. 

Data controllers must have a legal basis, as set out in GDPR, to process personal data. The GDPR defines “personal data” as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (a “data subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.

The GDPR also sets out grounds for processing “sensitive personal data”, which includes information about a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life, genetic data or biometric data.

What information do we collect?

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Data Protection Act 2018 impose certain obligations on data controllers and gives certain rights to data subjects. 

If you have signed up to our newsletter or other publications we will collect the following:

If you attend a Schillings event or otherwise meet with us, or if you are referred to us by an intermediary, we may also collect information relating to:

If you access our website:

We may collect this information from a number of different sources as follows:

Why we collect and use your personal information

We will use your information for the following reasons and on one or more of the following grounds:

Sharing and transferring data

We may share your information with companies who provide services to us or on our behalf such as venues and event organisers. We will only provide those companies with information they need to deliver the specific services and they will be prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. 

We may also share your information with other companies within the Schillings group to enable us to effectively manage business operations and with the purposes set out above.  Your information may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country in which Schillings or its affiliates, agents or consultants maintain facilities (including the US), and by providing any information to us you consent to any such transfer of information outside of the European Economic Area.

Schillings may also disclose your information to other third parties if required or permitted to do so by law.

Storage and Data Retention

We will not keep personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the purpose or purposes for which that personal data was originally collected, held, and processed. 

We will retain data for as long you consent to receive marketing from us or for as long as we have a legitimate interest in retaining it.

Your rights

As a data subject you have a number of rights in relation to your information. You can:

Contact information

If have any questions about how we use your information, or if you would like to make a request in relation to your rights as described above, please contact us:

Email: compliance@schillingspartners.com

Head of Risk and Compliance

Schillings

41 Bedford Square

London, WC1B 3HX