Privacy policy



1. Data collected

2. Controller

3. Purposes of processing

4. Communications

5. Legal basis and retention

6. Rights of Users

7. Offices

1. Data collected

  • Mere browsing. No data will be automatically recorded that would permit the individual identification of users (“Users”) merely as a result of visiting and browsing this website (the “Website”) of Uría Menéndez Abogados, S.L.P. (“Uría Menéndez”). However, certain information is collected and recorded in the systems of Uría Menéndez (e.g. type of Internet browser, operating system, IP address from which the pages of the Website have been accessed) in order to improve browsing for Users and the management of the Website itself. The Website may also use cookies and similar technologies, which use is subject to the consent of Users in accordance with the Cookie policy.
  • Access to content or services for which data are requested. Without prejudice to the above, Uría Menéndez may require that Users provide certain personal data, which may essentially include given name, surnames, email, company, position and professional contact details, in order to access certain information or use certain Website content or services. In these cases, Uría Menéndez will provide Users with the necessary information before processing their data.

2. Controller. Uría Menéndez, with registered office at Príncipe de Vergara 187, 28002, Madrid (Spain), controls the processing of the data that are collected or generated as a result of Users accessing, using and browsing the Website and of control of the Website.

3. Purposes of processing. In addition to managing the requests for information, content or services that Users expressly make or to which they consent, Uría Menéndez has a legitimate interest in using the information that is collected or generated in order to:

  • improve the Website, its management and its security,
  • conduct studies to analyse the relevance and use of the Website, including by way of anonymised information, and
  • when permitted under applicable law, inform Users regarding legal current affairs via publications, seminars and other initiatives.

4. Communications. Data will not be disclosed to third parties except, where applicable, to competent public authorities in the exercise of their functions. The Website may exceptionally use third-party company cookies in accordance with the Cookie policy and with the consent of the User.

Uría Menéndez and its offices across the world form an international firm, and occasionally the development and implementation of professional relationships may require transfers of data to other countries, some of which may not offer a level of data protection similar to that within the EU. In the event that any of our services or IT systems providers are located outside of the EU, Uría Menéndez will adopt all the applicable guarantees in accordance with the law to ensure proper data management. 

5. Legal basis and retention. The legal bases upon which Uría Menéndez is permitted to process the data of Users are:

  • Users voluntarily accessing and browsing the Website,
  • Users requesting information or certain content or services,
  • compliance by Uría Menéndez with legal obligations,
  • the legitimate interest of improving the Website and its security, as well as of conducting studies and analyses regarding the operation and use of the Website, and
  • if Users consent to the processing or it is in the legitimate interest of Uría Menéndez to do so, the sending of legal information and news.

Data will be retained for as long as there are contractual obligations deriving from services or content requested by Users and subsequently until the expiration of legal, contractual or professional responsibilities that require its retention (e.g. until the expiration of responsibility deriving from data protection or cybersecurity regulation). In the event that data are processed in order to send information regarding legal current affairs, they may be stored as long as Users do not object to receiving information via any of the various free-of-charge and straightforward means that are made available to them.

6. Rights of Users. Users may exercise their right of access, rights to rectification, erasure, object, limitation of processing and data portability, when appropriate, with respect to the processing for which Uría Menéndez is the controller, by communication in writing sent to the Data Protection Officer at the e-mail address, providing evidence of their identity. They may also contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos).

7. Offices. Uría Menéndez Abogados, S.L.P. has the following offices, representative branches and subsidiaries:

7.1 Uria Menendez Abogados, S.L.P Brussels Office. Address: Espace Meeus Square de Meeus 40. 1000 - Brussels (Belgium).

7.2 Uria Menendez Abogados, S.L.P, London Office. Address: 125 Old Broad Street - 17th floor EC2N lAR London (United Kingdom).

7.3 Uría Menéndez Abogados Slp Sucursal En Portugal. Address: Praça Marquês de Pombal, 12, 1250-162 - Lisbon (Portugal).

7.4 Uria Menendez Abogados, S.L.P. New York Office. Address: 277 Park Avenue 47th floor NY 10172 - New York USA

7.5 Uría Menéndez México, S.C. Registered address: Torre del Bosque. Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, no 24. 7° P Lomas de Chapultepec 11000 (Mexico).