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This Privacy Policy sets out the approach taken by thelawpages.com Ltd ("thelawpages.com" "We", "Us", "Our") to the personal information of its subscribers and visitors to its web-site ("You", "Your"). By accessing and using our website and using our service are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Statement. Privacy and confidentiality are at the heart of our service. We respect your privacy - our service depends on treating personal information in confidence and with sensitivity. thelawpages.com will only record your personal data as set out in this policy. We will not sell or trade any of Your identifiable personal information.

What information do We collect and why?

Thelawpages.com may need to take personal data from You (including your name and email) where this is necessary to communicate with you. You will have a choice whether to give this information to us or not. You can view and control all the information we have for you online and update or remove the information. We will only use this information to communicate with you in accordance with the policy.

We will not use or disclose your personal information given to us for communication with you for any other purpose.

We utilise privacy-by-design practices. The only personal detail necesssary to use the website is a valid email address and this address can be edited or removed in your control panel once your account is activated. We do not send newsletters.

Forum posts and comments can be posted anonymously and deleted (online) when logged into your account. We use a unique username to identify you and control the account where you can access, update and delete your information.

The Site offers a recruitment service. We will only provide information, offers and services that may be of interest to You where you have given your unambiguous consent. We will always disclose to you the type of information we collect. The Site will also provide links to a range of third party Sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Legal basis for processing

The Legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation), the wider public interest on the principles of Open Justice and the administration of justice (Criminal Proceedure Rules).

TheLawPages.Com serve legal professionals, the media and the public under the principles of Open Justice. We provide a professionals directory, Crown and High Court Lists and a Criminal Sentences Tool.

Court Lists

TheLawPages publishes 'Court lists' which gives the date, court name, case number and defendants name. For a full court list journalists should contact the court to obtain information including the defendants date of birth, current address and details of the charges against them. This information is disclosed to journalists to ensure the accurate identification of a defendant (even where it is not presented in open court).

Users of TheLawPages.Com have a legitimate interest which justifies the continued availability of court list data (See Criminal Procedure Rules). The court list data is placed on a public notice board and open to public inspection. Court hearings may be listed over several years. The court list data on TheLawPages.Com can be browsed for the previous 6 months. We do not allow search engines to serve cached version of the court lists.

There is a reasonable expectation that the defendants name would appear on the court lists. The information is factual and defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

Archives of the court lists, including indictments (where resporting restictions do not apply), may be available on The National Archives - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/criminal-courts-england-wales-from-1972/ - and on other websites (including courtserve.net) which are not controlled by us.

Sentences Tool

We provide some court case results - information linking criminal offences, defendants, barristers, solicitors and judges - to further Open Justice - 'Justice Seen, Justice Done'. See. Press standards court reporting.

Right to be forgotton

We anonymise data when a sentence is spent (The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974).

We consider all requests for removal, especially where an individual might be identified due to an unusual name and there are concerns there is a negative effect on that individual or it would cause them unwarranted harm.

Children and sensitive personal information

There are automatic reporting restrictions on the names of minors and we do not collect sensitive personal information.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work (Strictly Necessary or Essential), or work more efficiently (Functional or Performance), as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies are used on Our website to perform essential tasks, for performance, for analytical statistics and to secure data.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.




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The Law Pages - site terms and cookie policy acceptance


This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the website.

This cookie will expire in 1 year.

The Law Pages - Session cookie (Functionality & Security)


A session cookie - used to keep track of when your session is started/ended.This cookie is essential for the online search forms to operate. This cookie is used to identify and authenticate You as a user between page loads. This allows Us to remember certain settings, like which part of the website you were using before you were asked to sign in or register. These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move about the site or to provide certain features you have requested.

This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

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These cookies are used to remember the states of graphical menus users have selected to aid navigation of the website. If you do not share your computer and select the 'remember me' option when you sign into the website, a cookie will facilitate this functionality.
Google Adsense - Third Party Advertising Cookie

Theses may include:


˙ Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's previous visits to this website or other websites.

˙Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads based on their visit to the site and/or other sites on the Internet (depending on the users ad settings at https://adssettings.google.com).

˙Users may opt out of Google personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Users may opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting https://www.aboutads.info.

Targeting Cookies may be used by these companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.


Google Analytics - Third Party Cookie


The google analytics cookie is used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited and the time they spent on the website, the country the visit was from and what browser is being used - amongst other things. No personal information is collected or used by this cookie.

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To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Why do we show Adverts?

We use cookies to enable advertising with our third-party Partners, which in turn allows us to provide many of our services free of charge.

 How can I manage the use of cookies on this website?

All browser technologies enable you to manage the cookies in the cookie folder of your web browser. This means that you can either delete cookies from your cookie folder once you have finished your visit at our website or you can set your preferences with regard to the use of cookies before you begin browsing our website. Please note that deleting or rejecting cookies may adversely affect your user experience of our website.

You can find further information at:

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browsers-Cookies.

 Third-party opt-outs

The major online advertising industry groups offer tools to limit how cookies are used for advertising purposes by participating third parties. More information is available on these sites from the Network Advertising Initiative, the Digital Advertising Alliance, and for users in the EU, the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance. Google provides web users with the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on to prevent the collection of data via Google Analytics.


Disclosure of personal information

We will not disclose personal data without consent. Your personal information will only be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.

Links to other websites

This Privacy Statement does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

External Websites Links Disclaimer

Please note that by accessing external links you will leave thelawpages.com website. We are not responsible for the quality, accuracy or content of external websites.

E-mail Communications

We do not sell or rent out Your e-mail addresses to third parties for unsolicited e-mail communications. We do not send newsletters.


We use privacy-by-design practices, encryption and authentication tools to protect your sensitive personal information. We will never willfully disclose Your individually identifiable data to any third party in breach of this Privacy Policy.

Data Protection Legislation

We are the data controller for purposes of the the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and Data Protection Act 1998 ( Registration number Z253853X. http://www.ico.gov.uk/)

Your Rights

You can request to access, update or correct your personal information. You also have the right to object to direct marketing. You can access the request process here.

Under the Data Protection Act and the UK General Data Protection Regulation, we are required to explain to you why we are asking for information about you, how we intend to use the information you provide to us and whether we will share this information with anyone else.

Right to Lodge a Complaint

In the event you consider our processing of your personal information not to be compliant with the applicable data protection laws, you can lodge a complaint:

  • Directly with TheLawPages.Com by using this form. or write to us: Fortescue House, Court St, Trowbridge BA14 8FA
  • With the competent data protection authority - https://ico.org.uk..

Additional Useful Links

Read more about Cookies their use and how to control them from the following websites;

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We keep our Privacy Statement under regular review. This Privacy Statement was last updated on 21 January 2022.