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Privacy policy

Version date: October 2021

Justice Lab is a new initiative of The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF). The Legal Education Foundation is a charity registered with registration number 271297, with registered office at 15 Alfred Place, London, WC1E 7EB

Types of data Justice Lab may collect:

We may collect, store and use the following information about you:

Website Visitors

What data do we collect?

We automatically collect data about visitors to our website (for example on browsing patterns) by using cookies. (See Cookie Policy).

How do we use your data?

This data is used only in an anonymous form; no individual is identified.

Website Enquiries

What personal data do we collect?


  • Salutations
  • Name,
  • Organisation name (if applicable)
  • Email address, and
  • Any additional data you provide in sending us a message

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data for the purpose of responding to your query using the contact details you have provided.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We use Formstack to transfer data to Salesforce, the relationship management system that we use to manage and store your data. For more information about how Salesforce manages personal data, please find the Salesforce privacy policy here.

Newsletter signups

What personal data do we collect?


  • Name, and
  • Email address.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to keep in touch with you about our work and interests via our newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter email.  

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We use useIntuit Mailchimp to produce our newsletter. This requires personal data to be transferred to their platform. For more information about how Mailchimp manages personal data, please find the MailChimp Privacy policy here.

Grants, employment and contracts.

For information on how we use personal data for grants, job applicants, contracts and other contact, please refer to The Legal Education Foundation’s privacy policy

If we process your data:


We will never send you promotion emails without your express consent, which you may retract at any time by contacting

Legitimate interests

Justice Lab will process personal data to provide services aligned with the consent we received, such as to assess our work, its reach and effectiveness. We are also keen to bring parties that are interested in our work together. In furtherance to this aim, on occasions we will make contact with individuals and organisations who we believe would wish to hear about and/or contribute to specific work in which we are involved. Where we process your personal data for this aim, we do so with careful consideration of the impact on you and your rights under data protection law.

Legal Obligations

We will process your information where we are under a legal obligation to do so; for example, because a law obliges us to disclose that information or we have to disclose it as part of a legal claim.


We will process your information where we have a contract with you or are in the process of entering a contract, for example where we are commissioning work.

Provision of personal data to third parties

We use third party digital platforms to manage our contacts and communications. We useIntuit Mailchimp to produce our newsletters and use Salesforce to store our contacts, events and key lines of communication. For more information about how these platforms manage your data, please find the MailChimp Privacy policy here and Salesforce privacy policy here.

We will only share personal data with third parties where we are legally permitted to do so. Where we transfer personal data to third parties, we will put in place appropriate contractual arrangements to protect personal data.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We will keep your personal data for the duration that we reasonably need to use it for the reasons set out above. Where a minimum retention period is required by law (such as retaining records for HMRC purposes) we comply with that minimum period.

Your rights

You have the right to:

  • Ask for a copy of your personal data.
  • Ask that we correct or complete the personal data that we hold about you, if you believe it to be inaccurate.
  • Ask that we erase your personal data. This is not absolute and only applies in certain circumstances. 
  • Object to our use of your personal data if we are relying on a legitimate interest or those of a third party. You must give specific reasons why you are objecting to the processing of your personal data, and these reasons should be based upon your particular situation. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your interests, rights and freedoms. In addition, you also have an absolute right to object to direct marketing at any time where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
  • Ask that we restrict our use of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Request the transfer of your personal information to you or another party. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
  • Withdraw your consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data.

To exercise any of the above rights, please contact

Contacting us

We welcome feedback about our processing of personal data. If you have any concerns, want to raise a complaint or just want to share your views, please contact us at 

If you are not satisfied, or believe we are processing your data illegally, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s office:

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We regularly review and update this privacy policy to reflect changes in our services, feedback from you, and comply with the law’s changes. When we change our privacy policy, we will revise the last updated date at the top of this document.