The policy describes Cambridge University Human Rights Law Society (CUHRLS)’s processing of personal data routinely collected through our Website and other online presence (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, etc.). It seeks to meet our legal obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 and specifically articles 12 to 14 thereof.


Our contact details in relation to these are other matters are as follows:


‍Address: Cambridge University Human Rights Law Society (CULS), Faculty of Law, David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ


Telephone: +44 (0)1223 330033


What data is involved?

‍Registration on our website involves the collection of your name and email address.

Our website sets a number of third party cookies that collect tracking information linked to online identifies.  Further information on our website cookies is provided below.  We have an online presence on Instagram and Facebook and these companies also set cookies which track users through online identifiers.  However, this activity is governed by Facebook and Instagram’s own privacy policies which can be consulted at and

Other than information deliberately disclosed by the user (e.g. through publishing a post or sending an electronic message) we do not routinely collect any other information from users.


Purposes and Legal Basis of Processing

Our general purpose for collecting the above information is to administer, improve and sustain the services provided by the Society. 


Our legal basis for the above processing is furtherance of the legitimate interests of the Society (GDPR, art. 6(1)(f)) as set down in our Constitution.


Period of Storage

Personal data collected online is stored for as long as it is needed to administer or provide services linked to you.


Further Rights

The GDPR grants you a number of rights including to object to processing or to request from us access to, rectification or erasure of data or to the restriction of processing.  In many cases, these rights can be exercised through our services (e.g. by changing your contact details within your website account).  However, should you could consider this insufficient, you may contact us at the address in order to exercise these rights.  Your may also raise any issue or complaint with us related with this policy through the same method.  You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) (details at