Lexology is a trading name of Globe Business Publishing Limited. For the purpose of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Globe Business Publishing Limited.
Lexology and Globe Business Publishing Limited (‘We’, ‘Our’ or ‘Us’) are concerned with the protection of your privacy and comply with all relevant European legislation (in particular, Directive 95/46/EC) and UK legislation (in particular, the Data Protection Act 1998), as amended from time to time.
Information that we will collect from you
It is necessary for you to provide personal data when registering for the Lexology service, whether you register directly with us or via a third-party membership. By registering, you consent to us processing your personal data for the purpose of delivering the service.
Use of your personal information
If you register for the Lexology service, your personal information shall be used in the following ways:
- To tailor the content that we display to you.
- To deliver the service and to correspond with you in relation to this product.
- To store and use for our own internal purposes.
- To store usage logs which may be used by us to provide existing and potential authors, contributors and subscribers with firm-level (ie, not individual) information about the user base and usage patterns.
We respect your concerns about privacy and follow strict procedures to protect your personal information. We will ensure that your personal information is handled in a responsible way.
We will never sell, rent or otherwise make available any of your personal information without your consent, unless required to do so by law. If we are requested by authorised third parties or regulatory or governmental agencies investigating illegal activities to provide information concerning users' activities, we shall do so.
We reserve the right to notify or provide such information to the relevant authority if, in our sole opinion, we believe that an emergency, illegal activity or some other reasonable basis exists for doing so.
Keeping your personal information safe and current
We employ security measures to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and is never accessible to unauthorised third parties. However, we will not be liable in any way for any breach of security or for the actions of unauthorised third parties that receive such information.
You are also responsible for keeping your password confidential and we ask that you do not share this with anyone.
Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies that we place on your computer, you may be unable to use certain services or facilities on Lexology.
We may also collect information about your computer - including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type - for system administration and to report aggregated information. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Changes to our Policy
If you have any concerns regarding how your data will be processed by us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 2nd January 2013