Privacy Policy

Why we hold your data

  • For ipconsult to provide intellectual property services to you and related commercial advice
  • To permit ipconsult to contact you by phone, post and/or email
  • To keep you informed about your IP rights
  • To keep you informed about ipconsult and new or additional services that may be of interest
  • To invite you to an event that may be beneficial to you
  • To seek your feedback

Legal basis

The legal basis to process your data is based on your consent to process your data for specific IP related purposes, compliance with a contract between you and ipconsult or specific steps before entering a contract, legal obligation to comply with the law or a legitimate interest to provide you with information.

Communicating with third parties

ipconsult holds your data confidentially. Data is provided to selected third parties only for the purposes of providing necessary services. By way of example, your data may be shared with the UK Intellectual Property Office, European Patent Office, World Intellectual Property Organisation and agents worldwide who may be instructed to represent you on our behalf.

Retention of data

ipconsult will hold your data for the duration of your contractual relationship with us and as long as is required to comply with professional and regulatory requirements relating to the services we are providing to you, to include meeting Statute requirements and to permit completion of the service(s) and any related responsibilities, unless you submit a valid request for removal of your data.

Your rights

You have the right to access your data and to request a correction to data. To request data access or a correction please send a request to:


Post: Data Protection Officer, ipconsult, 21a Commercial Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1DF.