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Privacy policy

Use of this website by you constitutes acceptance by you of this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to accept this Privacy Policy, please leave this website immediately.

The purpose of this policy is:

  • to assure you that we recognise and fully respect the privacy and personal data of the visitors to this website and
  • to explain what personal information we collect from this website and how we ensure its' best protection.

This privacy policy governs this website Other sites to which these websites may be linked are not covered by this policy.

This privacy policy covers only information which is collected by the Law Society from this website It does not cover information which the Law Society holds about solicitors and other regulated persons in pursuance of its statutory functions and duties under the Solicitors Act 1974.

Data protection

The Law Society complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is the data controller and sole owner of the personal data collected on this website and on the website at

The Law Society does not sell, share or transfer this information except as set out in this privacy policy.

We use up-to-date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access.

The Law Society may use your information for the purposes of processing your order and for advertising, marketing and public relations and only for long as necessary for those purposes. We may use the email and postal address contact details you provide to us when placing orders on this site to notify you from time to time about products and services that we think you may find of interest. If you do not wish us to contact you may tell us by emailing us at or writing to us at the following address: The Information Compliance Manager, The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

You can request a copy of the details that we hold about you. A small fee may be payable. For more information please refer to our Data Protection Policy.

Registration and registration information

It is necessary for you to register with us in order to make payments through this website for the associated books and gifts displayed. By registering, it will also allow us to personalise our services and offer you some additional benefits.

When you log in, you are responsible for protecting your password and user name and must not share them with or disclose them to anyone else.

When you register, the basic personal information about you which we collect is your name, address and email address.

We use this information to process your order and to improve our services to you, for example, by providing you by e-mail with an update of information about our services and products.

Changing the information we hold about you

If you would like to change the registration information we hold about you or want to it to be removed from our registration database, or if you want to change the e-mail address at which you receive e-mail notification of orders placed you may do so by returning to the personalisation area and changing or removing your details as you wish.

Third Parties

Our selling agent, Promotional Logistics Ltd "Prolog" at Prolog House, Milner Road, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2XG will process and administer your order. They will collect information about you in connection with your order but will not be allowed to use this information for any purpose other than processing and administering your order.

We do not at present forward the information collected about you to any third parties except where required by law to do so. However, we reserve the right to change this position at any time. If the Law Society choose to employ the services of a third party it will inform you, but the change will only apply in relation to information which we collect from you after we have informed you of the change. We will not disclose any information we have already collected about you without your consent other than where required to do so by law. At all times, the Law Society will control and be responsible for the use of your information.


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We may use cookies to remember personal settings you have chosen at our website. In no other context do we use cookies to collect information that identifies you personally. Most of the cookies we set are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave our website or shortly afterwards.

The law about cookies changed in May 2011. Websites must get your agreement before they set certain types of cookie on your computer or handheld device.

Complete information about the cookies we may set on your browser appears below. A hyperlink to this information about cookies appears prominently on every page of our website.

Cookies set by this site

This is a list of cookies set by this website, along with a brief description of what each is used for.

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JDSESSIONID Information about your log in status, shopping cart contents, preferences and favourites are stored on the server. This cookie is the key used to fetch them the next time user interacts with the server, for example. when user adds something to your basket or goes to the checkout. It does not collect any personal information about you. The cookie is deleted when you close the browser
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Third-party cookies

We use a third-party service-Google Analytics-to collect aggregate data about usage of our website. We use this information to try to improve our web-based services. Google Analytics sets several cookies on your browser.

We do not control the use of the these third-party cookies, and you should check Google's privacy policy if you have concerns.

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If you have any questions or concerns about cookies please contact us.

Payment details

We may capture your credit card details if you chose to pay for the books or gifts via credit card. These details will be encrypted and processed by ePDQ our online payment provider. They will use security software called SSL to make sure your details are collected and held securely and cannot be read by a third party. It If you chose to pay via invoice or cheque this may be administered by Prolog. They will be under legal and contractual obligations to keep your information private.

Changes to Privacy Policy

The internet and data privacy best practice are both developing. We therefore reserve the right to revise this policy at any time. If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.


By using this website you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above.

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