Privacy policy

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Commitment to user privacy

Legal Monitor is a trading name of Worldwide Legal Research Ltd 'Worldwide Legal Research'.

At Legal Monitor we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us. This Privacy Policy, together with our terms of use, provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you.

This Policy is updated from time to time so please review this Policy regularly.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller is Worldwide Legal Research Limited. Worldwide Legal Research Limited is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner to process your personal information.

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The information we collect and the primary purpose for its collection

The information you provide is being collected by Worldwide Legal Research for the purpose of processing your registration or enquiry. The provision of this information is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry. All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence.

The information we collect on our sites includes (however is not limited to):

  • Full Name & Job Title
  • Company Name & Address
  • Phone & Fax Number
  • Email Address
  • Interest Areas & Preferences

Worldwide Legal Research is the sole owner of the information collected this site.

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Use of cookies and log files

When you visit our site, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted), this to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. You may refuse the cookie, if you wish. To do so, you will need to check your browser settings.

Worldwide Legal Research collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):

  • Your IP Address
  • Browser Type
  • Operating System
  • Access Times
  • Referring Web Site Addresses

This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Legal Monitor web sites. Cookies are also used in connection with the membership of our site. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, you will be able to view the majority of our site, however you will not you be able to register as a site member.

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to monitor the use of our website. We use a number of tools that monitor visitor behaviour on our website to help us improve our information and services.

Google Analytics

Cookie name(s)
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Data stored
A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.

When does it expire?
The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser.
Description

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'), to help us see how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the University website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.

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Information sharing: who we intend to share information with and why

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products or services within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates, which we feel may be of interest to you.
  2. To meet our contractual commitments to you.
  3. To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
  4. Personalise your experience.


If you are a previous or existing customer, we may contact you with information about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or communication to you.

Furthermore, we may use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, so that you can be provided with information about unrelated products and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We or they may contact you about these products and services by any methods that you consented at the time your information was collected.

You may stop these messages at any time by opting-out using the opt-out tool at the bottom of the email communication.

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Links to other web sites

Leal Monitor contains some links to other sites. Please be aware that Worldwide Legal Research is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Worldwide Legal Research.

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Surveys and promotions

From time to time Legal Monitor may run surveys and promotions and may request information from users as part of these. Participation in these is entirely voluntary.

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Security

Legal Monitor takes precautions to protect your information. When users submit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Access to all of our users' information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

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Correcting, updating or removing your personal information

If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Legal Monitor, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible. This can be done by e-mailing info@legal-monitor.com.

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Data protection

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe method on the promotional piece or returning the item(s) to us with "unsubscribe" marked upon it. However, very occasionally, it may be necessary to send you important service announcements about a conference you are attending, for example, we may contact you to inform you of a venue change.

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Notification of changes

Legal Monitor will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. If at any point we decide to use your information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will let know you, by placing a prominent notice on this web site. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

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