Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice for One Pump Court Chambers

We want you to know that when you use One Pump Court Chambers (also known as 1 Pump Court Chambers) you can trust us with your information. We are determined to do nothing that would infringe your rights or undermine your trust. This Privacy Notice describes the information we collect about you, how it is used and shared, and your rights regarding it.

Data Controller
We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a Data Controller for the personal data that we hold and process. Our registered address is 1 Pump Court, Elm Court, Temple. London EC4Y 7AH. Our registration number is A8308230, and our Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Ian Burrow. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at One Pump Court Chambers by post, telephone 0207 842 7070, email

Data Collection
The vast majority of the information that we hold about you is provided to us by yourself, directly or through your instructed solicitors, when you seek to use our legal services. We will tell you why we need the information and how we will use it.
Our Lawful Basis for processing your information

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires all organisations that process personal data to have a Lawful Basis for doing so. The Lawful Bases identified in the GDPR are:

–  Consent, of the data subject

–  Performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract

–  For the establishment or exercise or defence of legal claims

–  Compliance with a legal obligation

–  To protect the vital interests of a data subject or another person

–  Performance of a task carried out for a substantial public interest

–  The legitimate interests of ourselves, or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests, rights or freedoms of the data subject.

In most situations, our lawful basis for processing our clients’ data is their consent, and/or the necessity of processing for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

We may use your information to:

▪       Provide legal services

▪       Process or support payments for goods and services;

▪       Conduct data analysis, testing, and research for best practice development

▪       Maintain the safety, security and integrity of our services;

▪       Direct your enquiries to the appropriate customer support staff;

▪       Investigate and address your concerns;

▪       Communicate with you about products, services, promotions, studies, surveys, news, updates and events;

▪       Process promotions/competitions, including prizes, and send you information about our services and those of our business

▪       Investigate or address legal proceedings relating to your use of our services/products, or as otherwise allowed by applicable law.

We do not use automated decision-making in the processing of your personal data.

Types of information held:

We collect and process both personal data and special categories of personal data as defined in the GDPR. This includes:

Client data:

▪       Name;

▪       Email;

▪       Phone number;

▪       Address;

▪       Payment or bank details;

▪       Date of birth;

▪       Personal data, which may include racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health, or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation, data concerning minors, and criminal cautions, investigations and convictions.

Employee Data:

▪       Name;

▪       Email;

▪       Phone number;

▪       Address;

▪       Payment or bank details;

▪       Date of birth;

▪       Family & next-of-kin details

▪       Personal data, which may include racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, biometric data, health, sexual orientation, and criminal cautions, investigations and convictions.

Examples of whom we may share your personal data with:
▪       Your Solicitor/s

▪       Our legal advisors in the event of a dispute or other legal matter;

▪       Other parties in legal proceedings, to which you are joined, subject to protections of Legal Professional Privilege;

▪       Law enforcement officials, government authorities, or other third parties to meet our legal obligations, subject to protections of Legal Professional Privilege.

▪       Any other party where we ask you and you consent to the sharing.

▪       IT, Computing, equipment, and courier contractors providing services to 1 Pump Court Chambers


We do not transfer any personal data to third countries or international organisations, unless you have consented to the transfer and we have satisfied ourselves that such transferred data is fully protected and safeguarded as required by the General Data Protection Regulation.

Retention of data

We retain your personal data while you remain a client, or employee, or pupil, or applicant for employment/pupillage, unless you ask us to delete it. Our Retention and Disposal Policy (copy available on request) details how long we hold data for and how we dispose of it when it no longer needs to be held. We will delete or anonymise your information at your request unless:

·       There is an unresolved issue, such as claim ordispute;
·      We are legally required to; or

·      There are overriding legitimate business interests, including but not limited to fraud prevention and protecting customers’ safety and security.

Your Rights

The General Data Protection Regulation gives you specific rights around your personal data. For example, you have to be informed about the information we hold and what we use it for, you can ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, you can ask us to correct any inaccuracies with the personal data we hold, you can ask us to stop sending you direct mail, or emails, or in some circumstances ask us to stop processing your details. Finally, if we do something irregular or improper with your personal data you can help from the Information Commissioner’s Office, at the website this is the organisation that you can complain to if you are unhappy with how we deal with you.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You may request access to, correction of, or a copy of your information by contacting us at

Marketing Opt-Outs
You may opt out of receiving emails and other messages from our organisation by following the instructions in those messages.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, apps, online media, and advertisements. We use cookies to:

▪       Validateusers;

▪       Remember user preferences andsettings;

▪       Determine frequency of accessing ourcontent;

▪       Measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns;and

▪       Analyse site visits andtrends.

We will occasionally update our Privacy Notice. When we make significant changes, we publish the updated Notice on our website.

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