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Date created: [16 June 2021]

This is the website of Guildhall Private Events ("Guildhall"). Guildhall Private Events is part of the Remembrancer's Office at the City of London Corporation.

The City of London Corporation's legal title is The Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, whose address is PO Box 270 Guildhall London EC2P 2EJ. Telephone 020 7606 3030.

Guildhall Private Events telephone no: 020 7332 1313.


For general terms, visit the City of London Corporation's website.


"Cookies" A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website.

“Data Protection Legislation” means Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)), the Data Protection Act 2018 to the extent that it relates to processing of personal data and privacy, and all applicable law relating to the processing of Personal Data and privacy, including where applicable the guidance and codes of practice issued by the Information Commissioner;

"Special Conditions" means specific conditions relating to a product or service on relevant webpage of the Website.

"Users" means collectively users of the Website

"We / us / our" means Guildhall Private Events

"Website" means Guildhall Private Events website currently located at

"Working Days" do not include Saturday, Sunday or Public Holidays

"You / your / yours" means a user of the Website


Guildhall Private Events is committed to the highest standard and quality of information and every attempt has been made to present up-to-date accurate information. However, Guildhall Private Events gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on the Website. The Guildhall Private Events shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from your use of the Website, including reliance on information contained on the Website, other than in respect of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or in respect of fraud.

The information provided on the Website has not been written to meet the individual requirements of Users and it is the responsibility of Users to satisfy themselves prior to using this information in any way that it is suitable for their purposes. Before making any decisions based on any information contained on this Website, Users are strongly advised to refer to alternative independent sources of information to confirm the basis of their decision.

Although Guildhall Private Events takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information provided to it from third parties is accurate and not defamatory or offensive it cannot control the content or take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers or linked pages.

Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website of Guildhall Private Events.

1. General

1.1 In accessing information from the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use as set out below. If you are uncertain as to your rights or require any explanation about them please email or telephone 020 7332 1313.

1.2 These Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time. Please check our Website frequently to see recent changes. The date when these Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated will be displayed. If you do not agree to any change you should not continue to use the Website.

1.3 The Website contains proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which you agree to observe and follow.

1.4 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them

1.5 The Website is made available free of charge.

1.6 You are also referred to the City of London's main terms at

2. Security

2.1 You assume full responsibility for the protection of your computer system (including but not limited to any form of computer PDA mobile phone or other web browsing equipment) including hardware, software and stored data on your computer system including hardware, software and stored data of third parties who may access or be otherwise connected to your computer system. You will assume the responsibility of ensuring that programs or other data downloaded or otherwise received from this Website are free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature. We would advise you to run an up-to-date anti-virus program on anything you download from the Internet.

2.2 You must take reasonable precautions to prevent the fraudulent use of your security details including password and must notify the City of London in the event that you suspect a third party has obtained your security details.

2.3 In accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Legislation, Guildhall Private Events will take reasonable steps to ensure that data transmitted electronically to Guildhall Private Events via the Website or otherwise and stored by Guildhall Private Events is not accessed by unauthorised third parties. You accept the risk that data transmitted electronically to Guildhall Private Events via the Website or otherwise may be intercepted before reaching Guildhall Private Events or accessed from Guildhall Private Events data storage by third parties not authorised by Guildhall Private Events or the City of London and may be exploited unlawfully by such unauthorised third parties.

2.4 Guildhall Private Events makes no representations as to the security, quality or propriety of any website which may be accessed through the Website and accepts no liability for the content or for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused by the use of or reliance on information contained in such websites or goods or services purchased from them. Connected websites accessed through the Website are independent websites over which Guildhall Private Events does not exercise any control whether financial, editorial or of any other kind and are not in any way endorsed by the City of London.

3. Errors

3.1 Information contained in the Website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical mistakes and should not be relied on as totally accurate. Information may be changed or updated without notice and any queries relating to the information including queries as to its currency and accuracy should be addressed to the person or persons stipulated in the appropriate web pages relevant to venue hire. For general content queries relating to the Website email us at

4. Warranty and Liability

4.1 All information made available from within the Website is provided "as is" for information purposes only and should not be relied on as totally accurate. View Disclaimer above.

4.2 We will only be liable to you for any losses resulting from the use of the Website in the following circumstances:

  1. where the losses are suffered as a result of us breaking any Terms and Conditions of Use and/or General Conditions of Use / Special Conditions; or
  2. where there is a breach of a legal duty of care owed to you by the City of London or any employees or agents of the City of London; and
  3. provided the losses are a foreseeable consequence of our breaking the Conditions of Use and/or General Conditions of Sale / Special Conditions; Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by the User and us at the time the Website is made available to the User.

4.5 We will not be liable for:

  1. indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable;
  2. any increase in loss or damage resulting from breach by you of any term of the Conditions of Use and General Conditions of Sale / Special Conditions;
  3. any loss or damage resulting from the use of any other website connected to the Website by means of a hypertext link or any other link;
  4. any loss of profits or other economic loss resulting from the use of the Website for business purposes

4.6 We accept no responsibility whatsoever for any data corruption, interception or delay or any inaccuracies or errors that may occur except in consumer sales to the extent that we or our employees or agents is in breach of its agreement with you, negligent or in breach of its statutory duty when the provisions of Clauses 4.4 and 4.5 above will apply.

4.7 Nothing in these terms shall exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of the City of London, its employees, agents or contractors resulting from the use of the Website.

4.8 Guildhall Private Events publishes the images and information on the Website in good faith. We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that all intellectual property rights are respected and that the information and images are accurate and neither defamatory nor offensive.

5. Copyright and Linking Policy

5.1 The Guildhall Private Events Website belongs in all respects to the City of London.

5.2 All intellectual property rights including copyright, Database Right, First Publication Rights, patents, Registered Trademarks, know-how, intellectual or industrial property rights including format, art direction, look and feel of the Website and its content subsisting throughout the World shall vest in the City of London.

5.3 Users may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, licence or create derivative works from data or other content found on the Website or sell any information or images obtained from the Website. Users may download information or images for private non-commercial viewing purposes only unless permitted for the purpose of making an offer appropriate to the goods or services required. Any information or images attributed to a third party and not in copyright and downloaded by you may only be used in compliance with this clause and must be properly attributed to the owner.

5.4 Linking to other websites is permitted in accordance with the following Linking Policy:

The City of London is keen to promote e-government and access to online public services by encouraging other reputable websites to create links to our Website. It therefore grants a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create a link / s to web pages on the Website subject to the following conditions:

Links to content / web pages are permitted provided you do not represent the Website or content as your own or otherwise misinform Users about the origin of the content of the Website.

Content (including but not limited to text, graphics, photographs, databases) on the Website must not be copied in isolation or presented to give the impression that the content is owned by you. Content should not be loaded into frames or a border environment. Guildhall Private Events pages must load into the User’s entire window.

Links to the Website must not be used for commercial or private gain or to imply endorsement of your website, product or service by us without our express written approval (email

We will not support links to our Website by political pressure groups.

Your website must not contain distasteful, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal content or portray Guildhall Private Events in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner. You must not bring Guildhall Private Events or the City of London into disrepute by associating us with undesirable products, services or opinions.

Any trademark, logo, crest or other identifiable emblem of Guildhall Private Events or the City of London shall remain the property of Guildhall Private Events or the City of London at all times and no licence or right to use any of the same shall be granted or implied in any way.

If you wish to link to any part of the Website you will be bound by Guildhall Private Events and the City of London Legal Notices including but not limited to copyright restrictions and our disclaimer.

Any breach of these conditions will result in the termination of your limited licence to link to content on the Website.

6. Social Media policy

You are referred to the City of London’s website terms at

Acceptable use policy

Guildhall Private Events has social media outlets on which we invite the public to follow us. Most online communities have their own rules and guidelines, which we will always follow. We reserve the right to remove any contributions that break the rules or guidelines of the relevant community, or any of the following:

  1. Be civil, tasteful and relevant.
  2. Do not post messages that are unlawful, libellous, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented or racially offensive.
  3. Do not swear.
  4. Do not post content copied from elsewhere, for which you do not own the copyright.
  5. Do not post the same message, or very similar messages, more than once (also called "spamming").
  6. Do not publicise your, or anyone else's, personal information, such as contact details.
  7. Do not advertise products or services.
  8. Do not impersonate someone else.


Please take care not to make defamatory statements. In law this means a statement that lowers the reputation of a person or organisation in the eyes of a reasonable person. By publishing such a statement, you may be held liable. We will therefore take down any statement that could be deemed to be defamatory.

Pre-election period

The City of London must be politically neutral in its communications. Therefore, please do not use any of our pages to promote party political messages or other content. We will remove any comments that, in its view, may compromise its obligation to maintain political neutrality.

Our approach to connections on social media

Guildhall Private Events may choose to 'follow', 'like' or otherwise establish connections with other organisations and individuals using social media. This is so that we can maintain contact with what other social media users are saying and, where appropriate, share their content. Sometimes we also need to establish a connection so that we can engage with users, eg via direct messages or posting. This is an emerging area of communications and as such we will review and amend its practice continuously.


The City Corporation does not implicitly or explicitly endorse any individual or organisation merely by virtue of creating a social media connection, regardless of the terms used by social media providers such as 'follow' or 'like'. Indeed, we will maintain social media connections with organisations that are critical of it and/or have opposing views. Nor do we hold any responsibility for the content of such profiles.


Once connected, Guildhall Private Events will not remove a profile from its network unless there is some over-riding reason to do so, eg because it poses a significant and material risk to our reputation and credibility, or a significant and material breach of our obligations to maintain political neutrality. It is not possible to be prescriptive on what would pose such a threat and each case will need to be consider on its own merits.

Contacting us via social media

Our responses to replies, comments and direct messages depend on the individual service. Even if we do not reply, we are listening and will act on or pass on your comments as appropriate. Our social media accounts are not currently monitored twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. It is also easy to miss posts in busy social media traffic. If your query is serious, urgent, or involves personal details, you may also like to contact the service directly. Please note that unless stated otherwise the views/comments given on any of our social media sites may not necessarily reflect the views of Guildhall Private Events or the City of London Corporation. Our social media platforms are not intended to be used by the media or politicians to contact us.

7. Availability of Website

7.1 Guildhall Private Events will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure the availability of the Website and that transmissions are error free. However, due to the nature of the Internet it is not technically possible for Guildhall Private Events to provide a completely fault free service and Guildhall Private Events gives no guarantees or warranties express or implied as to the quality or reliability of access to this site.

7.2 Guildhall Private Events reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Website or refuse access to it immediately and without notice in order to maintain, repair or update the Website or if it is necessary for legal reasons. However, Guildhall Private Events will where possible give notice of any suspension or cancellation on the Website.

8. Waiver

8.1 The failure by Guildhall Private Events to enforce any term or condition hereof or of the Conditions of Sale or Special Conditions (if applicable) shall not be deemed as a waiver of the right to enforce such term or condition.

9. Jurisdiction

9.1 The Website is situated in London, England and all the Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

10. Contact

In the event of any queries about how to use the Website, please email us at

1.Privacy and data protection statement

The City of London’s Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

When you register to be contacted by Guildhall Private Events, City of London, we will require some personal information about you - including your name, company, email address and telephone number and information about your event. This information allows Guildhall Private Events to provide you with requested information.

2. Statistics

2.1 Guildhall Private Events may monitor user traffic on an aggregate basis in order to help it develop and improve the Website for the benefit of all Users.

3. Security

3.1 You are advised that the Internet is not a secure medium. Guildhall Private Events will use reasonable endeavours to keep your information confidential and store it on a secure server which is password protected and hidden behind a firewall from the outside world. Internal procedures cover the storage access and disclosure of your information. Guildhall Private Events will not sell or pass your information on to any third parties without first obtaining your consent.

4. Transmission and transfer of data outside the EU

4.1 Because the Internet infrastructure is global and it is not possible to predict the routes that information sent over the Internet will take, the information you provide may be transmitted temporarily via a route which takes it outside the European Economic Area (EEA) as it passes between you and Guildhall Private Events. By submitting your information, you consent to such transmission.

Guildhall Private Events shall not transfer User data outside the EEA except where it is necessary to fulfil an order for goods or services placed by a User in a country or territory outside the EEA. Guildhall Private Events will only be storing the information supplied together with details of the activities you have undertaken with Guildhall Private Events and mailings that have been sent. You acknowledge that countries or territories outside the EEA do not provide the same level of data protection as the EEA. By submitting a request for information to Guildhall Private Events you consent to such transfer.

5. Disclosure

5.1 Guildhall Private Events may disclose personal information if required to do so by Law or in good faith believes it is required to do so by any order of the Courts or other competent body or agency or may do so to protect or defend the rights or property of Guildhall Private Events or the City of London or to protect the personal safety of Guildhall Private Events and the City of London's employees or the public at large.

6. Links

6.1 The Guildhall Private Events Website has links to other websites which will have different privacy, trading and use policies and conditions and you should familiarise yourself with the same.

7. Cookies

8.1 A cookie is a small file which stores information that a website puts on your hard disk so that it can remember something about you at a later time. Typically, a cookie records your preferences when using a particular site.

View the City of London's guide to cookies.

14. Complaints

14.1 In the unfortunate event that you wish to raise a complaint in connection with the Website, please email the Guildhall Private Events team at

We use cookies to help improve your experience at