UKLR Privacy Notice


1. This Privacy Notice relates to the collection and processing of your personal data for the purpose of maintaining a register of lobbyists (“The UK Lobbying Register” or UKLR).

Who we are

2. UKLR is a register of lobbyists. See Terms and Conditions.
3. The register is intended to provide the public with searchable information relating to lobbyists and lobbying, including the names of their clients.
4. UKLR is owned and managed by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (‘CIPR’).
5. The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).

What are the legal grounds for processing your personal data?

6. Registering with the UKLR is voluntary. If you choose to register with us, we have legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the public use and maintenance of the register which you have chosen to sign.

What personal data do we collect to support your UKLR registration?

7. The mandatory personal data required to register is first name, surname, email address and the membership number relating to membership of the CIPR or the Association of Professional Political Consultants.

How will we use your personal data?

8. Your personal data is used to maintain your record on the UK Lobbying Register, which is publicly available.
9. It will be necessary to contact you in order to set up your registration. It is in our legitimate interest to do so.
10. It is in our legitimate interest to contact you from time to time to ask you to update your register entry.
Sharing your personal data
11. Aside from making the register publicly available, all registrations are entered into the Preside content management system.
12. UKLR will share registration data only in the event of a code of conduct enquiry or complaint, and only then with the CIPR.

Managing your communication preferences

13. It is not possible to opt out of communication from the registrar, relating to your registration, or the administration of the UKLR, without deactivating your register entry.

Storing your personal data

14. The UKLR maintains an archive of register entries for up to five years.


15. For further information and to review the CIPR’s privacy policy, click here.


16. For UKLR enquiries, contact Ann Austin (
17. For CIPR enquiries, contact Jon Gerlis (