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Privacy policy


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.

By using this site and/or registering for the service, you will be deemed to have consented to the collection and use of your information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to the processing of your information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you must leave this site immediately.

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:

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.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to optimise Lexology content and for analytics. For information on our use of cookies, please read our Cookie Policy.

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.

Performance monitoring

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

This Privacy Policy will be amended from time to time. You will be notified of any changes to this Policy by an announcement on our website. The date at the bottom-right corner of this page indicates when this Policy was last updated.

If you have any concerns regarding how your data will be processed by us, please contact us at privacypolicy@lexology.com


If any provision of this Privacy Policy is held to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, this shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Last updated: 2nd January 2013