Privacy Policy

Open Chambers' Privacy Policy ensures the privacy and security of all personal information and data collected. We will be maintain data according to our Privacy Policy, shown below. One of our essential goals is protecting visitors of the website and Open Chambers' members.

Open Chambers privacy policy

Who Are We?

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What Personal Data Do We Collect and Why is it Collected?


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the "comments" form. We also collect the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string. Which are then used to assist with spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your provided email address (also known as a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to observe if you are using it. Gravatar service's privacy policy is available here:

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. As visitors of the website will be able download and extract any location data from images on the website.

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If you leave a comment on our website you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are in place for your convenience so that you do not need to fill in your details every time you leave a comment; these cookies will last for one year.

When you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

If you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and the screen option cookies last for a year. Selecting "Remember Me" will result in your login cookies existing for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. These cookies expire after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. This also includes tracking your interaction with the embedded content if your have an account and are logged in to that website.


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Who Do We Share Your Data With?

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How Long Do We Retain Your Data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users have the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. However, users cannot change their username. Website administrators can also view and edit a user's information.


What Rights Do You Have Over Your Data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request for us to send you all the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided us. This will be provided to you as an exported file.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Where Do We Send Your Data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


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How Do We Protect Your Data?

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What Data Breach Procedures Do We Have in Place?

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Do We Receive Data From Third Parties?

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What Automated Decision Making and/or Profiling Do Perform With User Data?

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Industry Regulatory Disclosure Requirements:

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How to Contact Us:

Open Chambers' Privacy Policy will continue to be updated into the future, as we add new features to our website, or new legislation is introduced, or we change the way we use data. Please check this page regularly for any updates and additions.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, or would like more information, please contact us.