Common Law Chambers respect your rights to control your personal data. The platform
restricts data collection and latent data collected through ‘write to us’ option is solely to
understand your views, analysis and to improve the readership experience.
The Types of Personal Information We Collect
Information you provide to us
We collect information you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, phone number and
email address; for instance, when you want to write to us, to call you back to incorporate your
insights into the articles etc. Please note there is no subscription fee nor are we promoting any
product or service or advertisement.
Information we collect automatically
We automatically collect information about you, such as Data and Additional Usage Data, this
regards to information collected by cookies and similar technologies when you use, access or
interact with us via our websites. We may, for example, collect information about the type of
device you use to access our websites, the operating system and version, your IP address,
your general geographic location, as indicated by your IP address, your browser type, the
webpages you view on our websites, whether you interact with content available on our
websites and how.
Information obtained from other sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, including third parties, such as
service partners. We may also receive information about you from social media platforms, for
instance, when you interact with us on those platforms. We protect data obtained from third
parties according to the practices described in this Statement and we also apply any
additional restrictions imposed by the source of data.
Information of children
The content uploaded here is not intended to attract children under the age of sixteen.
Although visitors of all ages may navigate through our websites, we do not knowingly collect
or request personal information from those under the age of sixteen without parental
consent. If, following a notification from a parent, guardian or discovery by other means, a
child under sixteen has been improperly writes to us using false information, we will delete
and destroy such emails and delete the child’s personal information from our records. Once
again there are no accounts being created for users in this platform and there is no
To make the information in this Statement easy to understand, we have highlighted different
occasions when the platform could potentially collect personal information from customers.
The customer interactions with the platform are broken down into the following segments:
Using Our Websites and Digital Media
As you visit, interact with or gather more information about Common Law Chambers you may
virtually or physically visit a site that we own. Examples include browsing our website, calling
our lawyers, researchers etc. We may also collect information about you online via cookies or
similar technologies when you visit our websites.
We collect: name, email address, IP address, and information provided by cookies or similar
Why: The IP address helps us to understand geographic information about our website
visitors better, so that we can improve our website and publications for everyone. It is our
legitimate interest to process your personal data for these purposes.
Registering on Common Law Chambers website.
If you use our website or digital publications, there is no option to register or subscribe. There
are only two situation wherein we know about you - firstly wherein you are writing to us to
provide your opinion or analysis on a topic or participating in a survey or you registering to fix
a telecall with our researcher to discuss further.
We collect: your name, phone number, email address, location data. There is no password or
any other sensitive data collected.
Why: We collect this information to improve your user experience. We do not send any
promotional messages or information about our services to your personal email id. If you
receive any of such email please report such abuse to our email id –
Additional Usage Data
In order to improve your experience, we have given an option for you to write to us and
provide your feedback to improve the platform. We will not send you any email or electronic
communication to notify of fresh publication, event or news. We only encourage
communication when you want to contact us or discuss some aspect with us.
Activity Information.This includes; digital usage patterns, engagement information (such as e-
mails, replies, comments or forum messages), information about user behaviour and article
Why: We collect this information so that we can ensure the website of Common Law
Chambers and the platforms are functioning properly, determine what types of Content,
Product or feature improvements would benefit the readers.
How We Use Personal Information
The data we collect to provide you with a better reading experience which includes using data
to improve and personalise your experiences. We will not use the data to communicate with
you without you writing to us or reaching out to us.
Providing our Product Experience
We use data to provide, operate, support and improve the platform we offer to ensure our
customers can enjoy the best possible user experience.
We continually use data for research purposes and to develop and improve the topics and
issues being addressed in the platform, such as using search queries and clicks to improve the
relevance of search results and using usage data to determine what new features to prioritise.
This processing is necessary to serve our legitimate interest.
Security, Safety and Dispute Resolution
We use data to protect the security and safety of the website and our viewers to detect and
prevent fraud, to resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. This processing is necessary
to serve our legitimate interest.
We use data to develop aggregate analysis and business intelligence that enable us to operate,
protect, make informed decisions, and report on the performance of our business. This
processing is necessary to serve our legitimate interest.
We use the data we collect to deliver new tailored content, invite you to take part in a survey.
This processing is necessary to serve our legitimate interest.
To give you a better understanding of the personal information we collect and use in different
occasions you may interact with us please see below.
How We May Share Personal Information
We will not not and will not sell personal information about our customers. We only disclose
your data as described in this Statement. We may share information with the following types
of third parties.
Third Party Vendors
We may at times use a third-party vendor to carry out services like website management and
hosting, online product purchases and shipping, credit card processing and email
communications. We only share your personal data as necessary. To complete a transaction,
provide a Product or Service you have requested or authorised and only with vendors or
agents working on our behalf for the purposes described in this Statement. In this case, your
personal information will be shared with these agents or contractors but only for the purpose
of performing services on behalf of Common Law Chambers and in accordance with this
Statement. It is our legitimate interest to process your personal data for these purposes. For
questions about third-party vendors, please send an email
When legally required, strictly necessary for the performance of the services or to protect our
rights we disclose your personal information to law enforcement authorities, investigative
organisations, our affiliates or in legal proceedings.
Sale or Merger
We may share your personal information in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or
a portion of our assets. Of course, we shall notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on
our website and inform you of your rights.
Sharing and Disclosure of Aggregate Data
We will not share data in aggregate form and/or in a form which does not enable the recipient
of such data to identify you, with third parties, for example, for industry analysis. We do not
share your data for any purpose and your data is hosted in a secured VPS dedicated hosting
The Legal Bases for Using Personal Information
We will not collect and aggregate any of your user information. However whatever
information we collect due to you writing to us etc. there is different legal bases that we rely
on to use your personal information, namely:
We may use your personal information for our legitimate interests. For example, we rely on
our legitimate interest to analyse and improve website and the content on our websites, or to
use your personal information for administrative, fraud detection or legal purposes.
Where we process your personal information based on our legitimate interest you may
exercise your right to object by sending an email to email@example.com
Security, Storage and Retention of Personal Information We Collect
Common Law Chambers is committed to protecting the security of your personal information.
However, while we take reasonable precautions to guard the personal information we collect,
no security system is impenetrable.
While no Service is completely secure, Common Law Chambers takes precautionary
measures to help prevent information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorised
access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. For example, we store the personal data you
provide on computer systems that have limited access and that are in controlled facilities. We
also ensure that our third-party data centre vendors provide adequate security measures.
Additionally, your data is protected with encryption during any potential transition over the
Internet. There is no online account you maintain with us.
Personal data collected by Common Law Chambers will be stored and processed in the India,
in our data centres. Common Law Chambers has put in place adequate mechanisms to protect
personal information both when it is stored and also if it needs to be transferred
internationally, for example by using the Standard Contractual Clauses as approved by the
Personal Data will retain your personal information for as long as we deem it necessary to
enable you to use our websites, to comply with applicable laws (including those regarding
document retention), resolve disputes with any parties and otherwise as necessary to allow us
to conduct our business as per our legitimate interests stated above. All personal information
we retain will be subject to this Privacy Statement and our internal retention guidelines. If you
have a question about a specific retention period for certain types of personal information we
process about you, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Rights and Choices
We want you to be in control of how your personal information is used by us. Subject to local
law, you can do this in the following ways:
you can ask us for a copy of the personal information we hold about you;
you can inform us of any changes to your personal information, or if you want us to
correct any of the personal information we hold about you;
in certain situations, you can ask us to erase, block or restrict the personal information
we hold about you, or object to particular ways in which we are using your personal
in certain situations, you can also ask us to send the personal information you have
given us to a third party.
Where we are using your personal information on the basis of your consent, you are entitled
to withdraw that consent at any time. Moreover, where we process your personal information
based on legitimate interest or the public interest, you have the right to object at any time to
that use of your personal information.
We rely on you to ensure that your personal information is complete, accurate and up to date.
Please do inform us promptly of any changes to or inaccuracies in your personal information
by contacting email@example.com
We will respond to your request as soon as possible but certainly within 30 days. For more
information about how you can control the collection and use of Additional Data and your
Communication. There are no accounts being created in the website for any users visiting the
A cookie is a small data file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer
when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to
recognise your browser. The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile
device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Common Law Chambers
uses both types of cookies. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop
browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are
deleted. We use the following types of cookies on our website.
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for you to browse our website
and use its features. Without these cookies, services like subscriptions and login
cannot be provided.
Performance cookies. These cookies collect information about how you use our
websites. This data may be used to help optimise our website and make it easier for
you to navigate.
Functional cookies. These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make
while browsing and personalise your experience. We may store your geographic
location in a cookie for instance, to ensure that we show you the website relevant to
Third Party cookies. Third party cookies are those placed by websites and/or parties
other than Common Law Chambers. These cookies may be used on our website to
improve our overall content and research. These cookies are subject to the respective
privacy policies for these external services.
Analytics cookies. We use analytics cookies, like those offered by Google Analytics, to
help us understand things like how long a visitor stays on our website, what pages they
find most useful, and how they arrived at commonlawchambers.com. To learn more
about Google Analytics and your data, visit this Google webpage.
How to control Cookie settings
Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences.
However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may impair your overall user
experience, as it will no longer be personalised to you. Some browsers offer a “Do Not Track”
(“DNT”) signal where you can indicate your preference regarding tracking and cross-site
tracking. Although cannot guarantee that the technology that recognises DNT signals will
work with all commonlawchambers platforms, we will only process your personal data in
accordance with this Statement. Below you can learn about how to control cookie settings on
popular web browsers:
We do not use Pixels. We do not use any tools for marketing and advertisement.
Advertising and Modern Marketing Tools
There are no advertising and marketing tools deployed to use your data.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, please email
Unless otherwise stated, Common Law Chambers is a data controller for personal data we
collect through all its Website and Services subject to this Privacy Statement. Our address is
210, 2 ND Floor, Bindu Galaxy Tower, Bangalore 560044
Common Law Chambers has a dedicated data protection officer. The data protection officer
of CLC can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to Our Privacy Statement
CLC may modify or update this Statement when necessary, to reflect customer feedback and
changes. Please review it regularly. When we update this Statement, we will revise the ‘Last
Update’ date at the top of the Statement. If there are material changes to the Statement or in
how CLC uses your personal data, we will inform you either by posting a notice in the relevant
page of the website. We cannot notify you as we do not have or hold any of the viewer’s