Privacy Policy

With this Privacy Policy Counselled wants to inform any visitor of which personal data are being processed and why. This Privacy Policy is dated 1 April 2021 and will be updated from time to time to reflect any changing regulatory requirements, processing practices or new functionalities that we might add. Any such changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on the relevant website and will be effective upon posting. See our Cookie Policy for more information about the usage of cookies.


The privacy policy applies to the processing of personal data of:

The personal data we collect and process

The personal data that we collect and process from you may include the following information (any such data hereinafter referred to as “personal data”):

Marketing data such as Information that you provided to us or that we collected as part of your registration for events, marketing materials such as newsletters and alerts, attending meetings and events, including access and details of visits to our offices and dietary requirements.

In rare circumstances, depending on the situation, Counselled may:

We might e.g. process this personal information for cases related to employment law or criminal law; regulatory purposes.

How we collect your personal data

How do we use your personal data?

Counselled might process your personal data in the following circumstances:

For which purposes do we process your personal data?

Your personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

We will store your data no longer than necessary as defined by the purposes for which the data is stored. Personal data processed within the context of a recruitment process are kept for six years. Personal data processed during a recruitment event are kept for two years.

Exchange of your personal data

Any personal data we collect from you, may be transferred to third parties (including (sub)contractors, other counsel, legal directories, and third parties involved in your matter), both based inside and outside the European Union, in order to execute a processing agreement, based upon your consent or because required by applicable law and regulations.

For data processed outside the European Union or European Economic Area, Counselled applies the standard contractual clauses defined by the European Commission.


Counselled shall secure your personal data through various technical and organisational measures, such as firewalls, secured servers, and data processing agreements with third parties.

Social media – other websites

If you share the content from Counselled’s website, applications, systems and online platforms (including social media channels) via social media, your personal data will be visible to the visitors of your personal pages on these social media websites. We are not responsible or liable for any processing of your personal data via such media.

Counselled’s website, applications, systems and online platforms (including social media channels), may provide references – including hyperlinks – to websites, channels or social media from other companies/persons. Counselled is not responsible or liable for any processing of your personal data via these websites, channels or media. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use of such websites, channels or media.

Your rights

Subject to the terms and conditions provided for by the applicable law, you may contact Counselled to exercise the following rights:

Should you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or if you wish to exercise any of your rights in respect of your personal data processed by Counselled, please send your request to or by post to our registered address.

If you believe that your rights as a data subject have been infringed, please be aware that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority: / l'Autorité de protection des données (for Belgium).

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