Privacy Policy

Last updated on May 20, 2024.

Introduction
Welcome to LEI! As the owner and operator of the website www.lei-network.com and other LEI owned and operated websites (collectively referred to as the “Website”), we are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the confidentiality of the information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy explains our current policies and practices regarding the collection and processing of information, both online and offline, through our Website, mobile applications, social media, email communications, and services provided to our member (our “Services”).

Personal Data and Data Controller
In this Privacy Policy, the terms “LEI,” “we,” “us,” “our,” and “ours” refer to LEI and Law Europe International Limited. The terms “you,” “your,” and “yours” pertain to any user of our Services.
We use the term “personal data” to describe information that allows us to directly or indirectly identify you.
For the purpose of data protection law, LEI is the data controller in respect of the personal data that we collect and use as part of our business activities. As the data controller, we determine the purposes for which your personal data is used and how we process your personal information.

Collection of Personal Data
We collect personal data, including your name, job title, organization, email address, and phone number, to provide you with personalized services. The information you or your organization provides us is electronically stored in our database.

We collect personal data when you provide it to us, such as when you use the “contact us” feature on the Website or communicate with us via email or our social media pages. Additionally, we may obtain personal information through publicly available sources, prospect lists from other organizations, and marketing activities, such as exchanging business cards at conferences and events.

If you provide us with personal data relating to a third party, you confirm that you have obtained consent or have another legal basis to share such data with us. You also confirm that you have obtained consent or have another legal basis for us to use the third party’s personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and that you have made the information in this Privacy Policy available to the third party.

Automatic Data Collection
LEI automatically collects certain information when you use the Website, such as IP addresses, domain names of visitors, browser type, page history, and other usage information. This data helps us analyze trends and statistics for site administration purposes. We may share statistical or aggregated information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties, to customize Website content and improve user experiences.
If you use our mobile applications, we may collect additional information, such as geolocation data, mobile device access, and push notification permissions. This information primarily supports the security, operation, troubleshooting, and internal analytics of our applications.

Data Provided by LEI Member Firms
Our member firms provide us with basic contact information about their lawyers and staff. We may use this information to inform you of opportunities and developments that may interest you. If you prefer not to receive further communications from us, please let us know

Use of Personal Data
LEI collects personal data for specific purposes, relying on legal bases to justify each use. These purposes include internal administration and provision of Services, analysis of service usage and basic demographics, providing access to our Member Portal and Communities, offering member firm benefits and related information, sharing news, offers, events, webinars, and general information, responding to your inquiries, preventing fraud, and protecting and enforcing our legal rights.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We may disclose or transfer personal data to third parties in specific circumstances. For instance, when necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone causing harm to our rights, property, or other website users. We may also disclose personal data in response to a subpoena, court order, or when required or authorized by law.

We may share your personal data with LEI member firms to provide you with the information or services you have requested. We may also share your information with professional advisors, such as accountants and lawyers, who assist us in carrying out our business activities.

Data Integrity and Security
We take data integrity and security seriously. We maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness, and currency of all personal data in our databases. The security measures in place on the Website and computer systems aim to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information you provide to us.
While we employ appropriate security measures, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. You acknowledge that LEI is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you release us from any claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Your Rights
You have the right to access, correct, update, suspend, and delete your personal data. You may also object to the use of your personal data and withdraw your consent where applicable.

To exercise any of these rights or submit a complaint, please contact us at webmaster@lei-network.com.

Retention of Personal Data
We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with legal, regulatory, tax, accounting, or ethical reporting requirements. Afterward, we delete the data securely.

Payments
If you use our paid products or services, we may use third-party payment processors to handle payments. We do not store or collect your payment card details. These payment processors adhere to PCI-DSS requirements to ensure secure handling of payment information.

Links to Other Websites
LEI is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non-LEI websites, plug-ins, or applications to which this Website may link. Please read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Transfer of Data Abroad
Your personal data may be stored and processed in countries with different data protection rules. By using our Services, you understand and consent to the transfer of your information outside your country of residence, including to the United States.

Unsubscribe
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Changes to this Privacy Policy
Contacting LEI

If you have any questions, feedback, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or your personal data, please contact us at:
1. By email: webmaster@lei-network.com
2. By mail: 39 Sackville Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3WD England.

Thank you for trusting LEI with your data privacy.