Privacy Policy


ESELA – The Legal Network for Social Impact (“ESELA”)

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 In this policy “We”, “Us” and “Our” means ESELA – The Legal Network for Social Impact (“ESELA”) incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 09491407, and whose registered office is at 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE.

1.2 ESELA is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

1.3 The ESELA website ( (the “Website”) is owned and operated by ESELA, a private limited company, registered in England and Wales with company number 09491407, and whose registered office is at 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE.

2. Information we may collect from you

2.1 We may collect information from you online in the following ways:

(a) Through our use of Google Analytics cookies (please see the cookies section below);

(b) Through your application for membership;

(c) Through your membership;

(d) Through your request for information;

(e) Through your contacting us with enquiries or other correspondence;

(f) Through your posting of comments on to the Website.

2.2 If you take one of the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:

(a) Your name, address, email address and other contact information;

(b) Your payment information;

(c) Information you enter onto the Website;

(d) Records of your correspondence with us, if you have contacted us;

(e) Details of your visit to the site.

(f) Other details relevant to your membership or membership profile.

3. Where we store your personal data

3.1 The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by persons operating outside of the EEA who work for us. If we do send your personal data outside the EEA we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information.

4. Uses made of the information

4.1 We will process any of your personal data, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons:

(a) to provide you with the information you have requested;

(b) to comply with applicable laws and regulations;

(c) for administrative purposes;

(d) to administer your membership (if applicable);

(e) to provide you with information about us and our services;

(f) to notify you about changes to our service; and
(g) to ensure that content from our site it being presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

4.2 If, at any time you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, contact us at

5. Disclosure of your information

5.1 We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal date in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of ESELA, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of anti-money laundering legislation and credit risk reduction.

6. Your rights

6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at

6.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

7. IP Addresses

7.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our user’s browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

8. Membership account

8.1 If you choose to become a member you and are provided with or create a user identification code, password or any other information as part of Our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

8.2 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you, allocated by Us, at any time, if in Our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

8.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify Us at

9. Cookies

9.1 Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when browsing our Website and allows us improve the Website.

9.2 Please see our Cookie Policy for more information.

10. Changes to the ESELA Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on 18/01/16. ESELA reserves the right to vary this privacy policy from time to time. Such variations become effective on posting on this website. Your subsequent use of this website or submission of personal information to BWB will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the variations.

11. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to Us at

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