Privacy Policy


This policy summarises the key points about how the Society of Construction Law International (SCL International) collects, uses and discloses personal data relating to its site users and ensures compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.

Personal data is information which relates to an individual and from which he or she can be identified either directly or indirectly through other data which the SCL International has or is likely to have in its possession. By submitting personal data to the SCL International, you consent to its collection and use of the information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We use up-to-date procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against unauthorised access or disclosure or loss. Where data is transferred electronically by SCL International we will do our best to keep the data secure and to try to prevent unauthorised access.

The SCL International will not lease, distribute or sell personal information to third parties other than distribution to SCL branches for administration purposes, unless required by law.


SCL International is the data controller of the personal data we process and therefore is responsible for ensuring its systems, processes, suppliers and its employees comply with data protection laws in relation to the information it handles.

Any individuals involved in the management and administration of the SCL International must abide by this policy when handling personal data and must ensure they are fully informed as to the relevant data protection requirements.

The personal Data collected by SCL International

SCL International collects personal data from those who register on this website to communicate with them and manage its operations using any media, e.g. email, website, application forms etc. The personal information we collect includes:

  • your name
  • your email address
  • the national or regional SCL to which you belong

We assume that any information you supply to us is accurate and up-to-date, that you will log in and update it directly when anything changes, or inform us if any such information requires removal or updating.

Use of your personal information

SCL International uses personal data in order to administer its membership and for the general operation of the SCL International. Such use includes, but is not limited to:

  • Keeping a register of users for the purposes of operating the website


To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

We will always hold your information securely. The website uses HTTPS encryption so that no data can be intercepted between your web browser and our server.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018.