Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy governs the collection, storage and use of personal information collected by Us, the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (“RCAN“, “Us” or “We“), via the Website at (“Website“).  It provides you with details about the personal information We collect from you, how We use your personal information and your rights to control personal information We hold about you.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully – by accessing or browsing this Website, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to this Privacy Policy, in its entirety.  If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy in its entirety, you must not use this Website.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st March 2012.  Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates to this Privacy Policy.

Who We are
RCAN is a group of arbitration practitioners and academics with a particular interest in arbitration proceedings originating in Russia and other CIS jurisdictions.

The personal information We collect about you
When you access and browse this Website (including when you submit personal information to Us through data entry fields on the Website), We may collect such personal information from you as your name, your age and sex, your postal address and your phone, fax and e-mail details. If you contact Us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

How We may store and use your information
We (or third party data processors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and use your personal information listed above to make this Website available to you in the most effective manner and to provide you with content which is tailored to your individual tastes and to provide you with information, which we think may interest you, including but not limited to event invitations and arbitration updates.

We shall not disclose, sell or rent your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to this. If you do consent but later change your mind, you may contact Us at the email address detailed below and we will cease the performance of any such activity.

We may also collect anonymised details about visitors to our Website for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes.  However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymised details We collect for these purposes.

International transfers
We may transfer personal information that We collect from you to third party data processors located in countries that are outside of the European Economic Area in connection with the above purposes.  Please be aware that countries which are outside the European Economic Area may not offer the same level of data protection as the United Kingdom, although our collection, storage and use of your personal data will continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

This Website may use cookies to collect information about you.  Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer by this Website and which collect certain personal information about you.  This enables us to tailor our service offering (including the Website) to provide you with services which are more relevant to your individual tastes.  However, you may change your Website browser settings to reject cookies, although please note that if you do this it may impair the functionality of this Website.  For further information about cookies, including how to refuse cookies, please visit

Whilst We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to Us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure.  Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to Us.

Third party sites
This Website may contain links to other Websites operated by third parties.  Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to the personal information that We collect through this Website and We cannot be responsible for personal information that third parties may collect, store and use through their Website.  We in no way warrant, represent or undertake any of the third party links or third party websites that can be linked to or from this Website.  You should always read the Privacy Policy of each Website you visit carefully.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to make amendments to the Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes We may make to the Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where We deem necessary, will be notified to you.

If you have any questions about how We collect, store or use personal information, or if you have any privacy-related questions, please contact Us by email on, or