Clifford Chance Business Services

  • Clifford Chance Business Services Commitment to Data Privacy Protection

    Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to Clifford Chance Business Services; therefore, we conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. We hope the policy outlined below will help you understand what data Clifford Chance Business Services may collect, how Clifford Chance Business Services uses and safeguards that data and with whom we may share it.

  • Personal data

    Through our websites, Clifford Chance Business Services will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g. by registration, survey), respectively, provide your consent, or unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations for the protection of your personal data.

  • Purpose of Use

    One of the purposes of our websites is to inform you of who we are and what we do. We collect and use personal information (including name, address, telephone number and email) to better provide you with the required services or information. We would therefore use your personal information in order to:

    • respond to queries or requests submitted by you
    • process applications submitted by you

    Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your information for any or all of the above purposes, please contact us as set out below. We will stop the use of your information for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

  • Purpose Limitation

    Clifford Chance Business Services will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the disclosure:

    • is a use of the personal data for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected,
    • is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you,
    • is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities,
    • is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense,
    • is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on Clifford Chance Business Services information technology systems.
  • Communications or Utilization Data

    Through your use of telecommunications services to access our websites, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunications services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.

  • Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically

    When you access our websites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the websites from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). This gives us an idea of which parts of our websites users are visiting, in order that we may improve the content to offer you better services.

  • "Cookies" - Information Stored Automatically on Your Computer

    When you view one of our websites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a "cookie" to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a websites to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

  • Children

    Clifford Chance Business Services will not knowingly collect personal data from children without insisting that they seek prior parental consent if required by applicable law. We will only use or disclose personal data about a child to the extent permitted by law, to seek parental consent pursuant to local law and regulations or to protect a child. The definition of "child" or "children" should take into account applicable laws as well as national and regional cultural customs.

  • Security

    To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, Clifford Chance Business Services uses technical and organizational security measures.

  • Your Consent

    By using our websites you accept and consent to the practices and principles described in this Online Privacy Policy, and to Clifford Chance Business Services' processing (which includes in particular recording, storing, utilizing or processing) of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where Clifford Chance Business Services collects Personal Information on the Web.

    In particular, we would like to inform users from the European Union, that such Information may be stored on servers located beyond the European Union and/or transferred to our affiliated companies in other countries. Your Personal Information will be handled strictly in accordance with the Clifford Chance Business Services Data Protection and Privacy Policy.

    By accessing and using this websites, you confirm that you were informed regarding the processing of your Personal Information (including your rights related there to) and you give your express consent regarding such processing, and the transfer of such data to other countries.

  • Questions and Comments

    Clifford Chance Business Services will respond to reasonable requests to review your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about the Clifford Chance Business Services Data Privacy Protection Policy (e.g. to review and update your personal data), please contact us. As the Internet matures, so will our Data Privacy Protection Policy. We will post changes to our Data Privacy Protection Policy on this page. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

    For any concern or grievance, please contact Shefali Grover at shefali.grover@cliffordchance.com