Cookies and Privacy Policy

Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers (IGAL, us, we or our) are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of visitors to our website and that of our member firms and their representatives. This Cookies and Privacy Policy (Cookies and Privacy Policy) together with our web-site terms of use (Terms of Use Policy) set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting our website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers, a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 04183306) whose registered office is at 37 Warren Street, London, W1T 6AD.

1. What type of information do we collect from you?

We may collect and process the following information from you :

  • your name, job title, phone number, address, email address, financial and credit card information, personal description, and photograph;
  • other information that you provide to us when filling out forms on our website (our Website); and
  • if you contact us by phone, email or otherwise, we may keep a record of that communication
  • details of your visits to our Web-site and the resources that you access

2.How do we use your personal data?

We use information held about you in the following ways :

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • to provide you with information and/or services that you request from us;
  • to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
  • to notify you about our activities and any changes to our activities

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you in this provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you with information about services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box on the form on which we collect your data (where applicable) or by otherwise signifying that you do not consent to your personal data being processed in this way and notifying us in writing accordingly.

3.Disclosure of Information

You agree that we have the right to disclose and share your personal information with any member of IGAL. You agree that we may also disclose and share your personal information with selected third parties including:

  • IGAL affiliates or professional advisers;
  • business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
  • persons or organisations who work on our behalf to provide a product or a service to you;
  • persons or organisations which perform marketing services on our behalf or with whom we have joint marketing agreements and other companies who we believe may have products and services of interest to you.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties if:

  • we sell or buy any business assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  • IGAL or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our member firms will be one of the transferred assets;
  • we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of IGAL, our member firms or others, including exchanging information with other persons, companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We may pass your personal data to other IGAL member firms and anyone who needs the data in order to fulfil your requirements for our services, or process any payment. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

From time to time, IGAL, IGAL members or third parties who we think have products or services of interest to you may send you emails, email newsletters or news updates alerting you to new features, products, promotions, or services pertaining to our Website or services. If you no longer wish to receive materials from us or from any of the members of IGAL and/or from such third parties, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by writing to us at Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers, 37 Warren Street, London, W1T 6AD or by emailing us your request to unsubscribe to

4. Where we store your data and how we protect it

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the EEA. It may also be processed by staff, consultants or IGAL representatives operating outside the EEA who work for us, one of our suppliers or one of our member firms. Such staff, consultants or representatives may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of contracts, the processing of details or the provision of support or other services. By submitting your personal data you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Cookie and Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We take all reasonable care to ensure the security of the Website and of your personal information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will not share your information other than as provided in this Cookie and Privacy Policy or as required by law, court order or other government or law enforcement authorities.

5. Cookies and IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, which may include if available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow a web application to adjust its operations to your requirements and preferences by gathering and retaining information in this respect.

The data does not identify an individual and we only use this information:

  • to gather information on IP addresses and pages visited;
  • to analyse trends;
  • to administer the IGAL Website;
  • to track visitors’ use of the Web-site; and
  • for analysis of statistics.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Unless you adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies, the IGAL Website will issue cookies when you log onto the Website

6. Links to other websites

This Cookie and Privacy Policy extends only to our Website and does not cover your use of, the provision of data to and/or the collection of data on any other website.

Our Website may from time to time contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. You should always check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may be reviewed and enhanced from time to time. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check frequently to see any updates or changes. The up-to-date version of our Privacy Policy is always available by applying in writing to Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers, 37 Warren Street, London, W1T 6AD, or by emailing In some circumstances it may be necessary for us to contact you by email or otherwise and obtain your consent regarding any significant changes to our Cookies and Privacy Policy.

8. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookies and Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers, 37 Warren Street, London, W1T 6AD or emailed to