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Privacy Policy

1.       Subject

The Law Schools Global League respects your privacy. The Law Schools Global League strongly believes that any personal data provided to The Law Schools Global League by any means must be collected, used and stored in an adequate manner.

In this privacy statement, The Law Schools Global League informs you of the manner in which personal data is collected and used as well as how you can amend your data or have it removed.

This privacy statement provides information for visitors to our website, creators of an  Law Schools Global League account, LSGL events, academic conferences, summer schools and research programs,  proposal, blog post or other form of submission via the website or e-mail as well as participants/exhibitors at one of our events.

2.       General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) is applicable to the data collection and processing by The Law Schools Global League as is an association established under the laws of the Spain, KREAB is a so-called data controller as stated in the General Data Protection Regulation. It might however be possible that foreign data protection legislation (implementing the General Data Protection Regulation) is also applicable on the data collection and processing by the The Law Schools Global League.

3.     What personal data do we collect and how do we collect this data?

We only store personal data that is provided to us. This includes, but is not restricted to, all data provided when creating an Law Schools Global League account, requesting membership, registering for an event, nominating a candidate for the summer school or research prize, or any kind of submission such as an application, proposal or blog post, by e- mail or fax, or during a telephone conversation or in person. This data includes, but is not limited to, personal data such as your name, job title, institution/company, e-mail address and business address or other information required to process applications.

Besides that, the device you use to access The Law Schools Global League services may also share data with its member institutions, which is also considered to be personal data. You can control this sharing of data in your browser or device settings.

4.     Objectives

The Law Schools Global League only processes your personal data for specific objectives of the organisation, balancing the legitimate interests of the organisation against the interests and rights of you, the data subject. Below we give a brief description of these objectives, also known as the purpose of use.

The Law Schools Global League processes your data in the following situations:

  1. Creation and maintenance of an LSGL membership:
    • To ensure the accuracy of collected and stored
    • To provide you with information regarding the LSGL’s
  2. Membership:
    • To fulfil the obligations that The Law Schools Global League has to you as a contract party. For example, your membership of The Law Schools Global League obliges us to provide you with confirmation, a receipt, information on LSGL benefits, as well as events organised by, or on behalf of, the [*].
    • To create a membership directory to facilitate networking between
    • To produce confirmation of membership, on request, via direct contact with a third party authorised by the data subject.
    • To facilitate networking between members by offering a member messaging
    • From time-to-time to survey our members to better improve our service and
  3. Nominations:
    • To facilitate open nominations for each of LSGL Awards and all events .
    • To confirm the eligibility of
    • To allow the Awards, Summer School Participants and Committees.
    • To notify nominees of the
  4. Event registration and participation (physical and digital events):
    • To create an event list of participants consisting of name, job title, organisation and country, which is shared with other attendees of the conference to facilitate networking.
    • To keep you updated on event registrations you have made as well as the
    • To request feedback on events you have attended in order to improve our events and training programmes.
    • To produce certificates of
    • To aid in the acquisition of funding, at the request of the
    • To have a third party create participant badges required for access to the
    • To facilitate networking between members and participants of an event by, for instance, offering a conference messaging Exclusion from this service is available upon request.
    • The Law Schools Global League can make and publish photos and/or films during LSGL events for the purposes of publicity, advertising, trade or promotional You cannot derive any rights from this publication.
    • To facilitate the accurate, secure and accountable transfer of your contact details to exhibitors of your choice, The Law Schools Global League offers an event based lead retrieval Exhibiting at an The Law Schools Global League event:
  5. Promote event content:
    • To inform attendees and potential attendees of all accepted sessions and
    • To disseminate content after the conference to attendees and LSGL
  6. Subscription to e-mail communication:
    • To send you e-mail communication tailored to your
    • To track the effectiveness of email subject, content and
  7. Use of our website:
    • To analyse the use of the website and to gain insights in its usability. The Law Schools Global League constantly strives to improve the usability of our website. We, therefore, anonymously track your site use through Google Analytics. This service helps us to see how often our website is used, on which dates and times, on which locations and for how long. We also use additional third party software to analyse movement within webpages. Please note that in your browser and in your mobile device you can switch off the sharing of this data.
  8. The production of sector specific research:
    • The Law Schools Global League is committed to producing high quality, sector specific research to aid in the drive for internationalisation of higher LSGL account holders may be contacted.
    • To aid us in the collection of further data to fulfil this

5.     What is the legal basis of processing?

The updated GDPR regulations require a legal basis for each processing of personal data. The personal data you share with us is processed based upon:

  • Your consent. If we use this basis of processing we will request for your specific, informed consent in such way that you can freely give this. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by simply informing us that you withdraw your consent. This withdrawal will not affect the use of your data prior to the
  • A legal obligation with which we need to
  • A legitimate interest of The Law Schools Global League in which situation your interest or fundamental rights do not override the The Law Schools Global League’s interest. This legal basis is when your data is captured during registration for the use of the lead retrieval services as well as for the transfer to the event exhibitor and the processing after you allowed us to share your data with an event exhibitor. The legitimate interest is in the offering of a lead retrieval service to both you as to our event exhibitors as well as in obtaining insights in the validity of the system. We have taken your rights and freedoms into account by only transferring your data to a specific conference exhibitor with whom you orally agreed on this transfer (for physical events) or in cases where you visit their virtual stand (digital events). We also have made contractual arrangements with the conference exhibitors, although being data controllers themselves, on how to inform you before the transfer to them of your data and on how not to use your data after this is shared. We also included a step in the process allowing you to check the data set being shared with the conference exhibitors.

6.     Who has access to your data and to whom is it disclosed?

Your personal data will primarily be accessible for employees of the Law Schools Global League,  all of whom have signed a non-disclosure clause in their employment agreement with the Law Schools Global League. By registering for membership or an event, your name, organisation, job title and country may be visible on the website. This is via, but not limited to, LSGL  submissions portal,  the membership directory and event list of participants to facilitate networking between members or participants through the LSGL’s emailing service. The e-mail service allows fellow members or participants to contact you via e-mail through a secured, one-way service. Your e-mail address is not visible until you choose to reply and continue contact through your own e-mail system.

If you attend any LSGL event,  your details, including but not limited to, name, organisation, country, as well as the proposal content, will be shared with the relevant LSGL staff and host institution, the Conference Organisation Committee. All reviewers are bound by the LSGL’s  membership policy and code of conduct, committing them to professional behaviour. Additional guidance on use of data is also provided as a part of the review process.

If you nominate or are nominated for an LSGL Event (Award, Summer School, Academic Conference or membership) or for a position within LSGL leadership, your details, including but not limited to, name, organisation, country, contact details and reasons for nomination will be shared with the relevant LSGL staff and host institution.

Information relating to proposals and speakers/chair selected for inclusion in an LSGL event is made available online on the LSGL’s  website,, advertising material and in print, for the purpose of promoting the event and informing attendees of event content. This may include but is not limited to name, organisation, country, session title and description. Post-conference, presentation slides are made available to both conference attendees and LSGL members.

Further information relating to speakers, trainers, electoral candidates, and members of LSGL leadership may also be visible. Information such as, but not limited to, photo, biography, personal statement and proposal submission content.

We only share your details with third parties for logistical purposes, under the guidance and control of the Law Schools Global Leagye. Your data is never shared for the purpose of marketing to or contact by third parties for any services other than those offered by the Law Schools Global League.

Your data may be accessible for the purposes of development, maintenance and support of the website and our systems. We have the assistance of the following company who therefore, and solely for this purpose may have access to your data. These companies are:

KREAB, Espana

Only when legally obliged to do so, we will provide your data to authorities, other parties, persons or supervisory bodies, in-line with GDPR regulations. Personal data might be transferred to parties established in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The GDPR considers data transfer within the EEA acceptable. Transfer to most countries outside the EEA is considered to be unsafe with respect to your data protection rights. In cases where we do transfer your data to a country outside the EEA, we will take additional measures, such as entering into an additional agreement with such party to ensure an adequate level of data protection for you. Although this situation is highly improbable, we might provide your personal data to third parties if and when we consider this necessary to recognise, to contact or to start legal procedures against persons or legal entities causing harm to you, [*] or other parties. Besides this, we have to furnish your personal data insofar as we are obliged to do so on a statutory basis.

7.     How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The Law Schools Global League takes the storage and security of your data seriously. Our primary database is a dedicated, cloud based, secured server located in SPAIN.  Remote access is secured through industry standard firewalls managed by our third party IT infrastructure provider. A back-up of this database, crucial in case of damage or hardware failure, is securely stored at an off-site data centre in SPAIN. It is uploaded via a secure encrypted connection, which is secured with fully redundant firewalls, and the data is stored in encrypted format.

8.     Your Rights

You have several rights regarding the processing of your personal data.

  1. You have a right to request access, correction, deletion, the right to be forgotten, restriction of the use of your data, and, under circumstances, you have the right to object to the use of your data as well as the right to transfer your data to another organisation/provider.
  2. You may contact us (see our contact details mentioned below) to see the data we process on you. Within the rules of law, we will provide you with a detailed answer. You also have the right to correction or deletion of your You can manage this yourself by using your personal login to view or alter your personal data. You can also manage this in your profile or settings of your browser or mobile device.
  3. You have the right to object to the use of your data for marketing purposes. We, however, shall not use your data in such a way. You can request that we provide your data to a third party in a machine readable and interoperable For example, to re-use your data with another provider. This is your right under law so we inform you and will comply within the mandatory timeframe as set out under GDPR guidelines. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to exercise any of your rights. If you think that we have unlawfully processed your data then we kindly request you to inform us.
  4. To request a copy of the personal data processed by the Law Schools Global League please contact us at: [LSGL Presidency ]. Please mention your full name, institution and e-mail address which is known to us. We shall try to respond within thirty days to requests submitted by mail or e-mail. If needed, we will apply the legal terms for responding to your request.

9.     How long do we keep your data?

We keep your personal data for as long as we consider this necessary to meet the objectives as mentioned in Article 4 of this Privacy Policy. In order to comply with obligations pertaining to the LSGL’s  financial records, the Law Schools Global League user accounts containing any financial information cannot be deleted for 7 years, this is the timeframe set by law for audit purposes. LSGL accounts with no financial information or other activity will be deleted after a period of inactivity of 2 years.

10.  Contact information

If you have any questions and/or remarks on this privacy statement, please let us know. You can contact us by sending a message to our Office: [LSGL Presidency]