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Privacy policy

Introduction

LawCareers.Net is a trading name of Globe Business Publishing Limited. For the purposes of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Globe Business Publishing Limited.

LawCareers.Net 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 registering for LC.N Weekly or MyLC.N and/or by using this site, 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 MyLC.N and/or LC.N Weekly. By registering, you consent to us processing your personal data for the purpose of delivering the service.

Use of your personal information

Your personal information shall be used in the following ways:

  • To tailor the content that we display to you.
  • To store your MyLC.N data.
  • To deliver the LC.N Weekly newsletter.
  • To deliver event and deadline reminder emails.
  • To correspond with you in relation to LawCareers.Net and affiliated products.
  • To send you promotional information on behalf of carefully selected third parties such as law firms and law schools. Please note that your personal details will not be released to any third party.
  • To store and use for our own internal purposes.
  • To store usage logs which may be used by us to provide existing and potential clients with information about the user base and usage patterns (individuals will not be identified).

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.

Your data may be processed outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).

MyLocker

If you use MyLocker, please read the Apply4Law privacy policy for information on how your data is processed and stored.

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.

Ultimately, it is your responsibility to ensure that your personal information is kept secure. You are also responsible for keeping your password confidential and you should not share this with anyone.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to optimise LawCareers.Net content, manage MyLC.N and for analytics. For information on our use of cookies, please read our Cookie policy.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can alter your internet browser's settings so that it does not accept them. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, you will not be able to use My LC.N.

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. 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 or any questions about this privacy policy, please email support@lawcareers.net.

General

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 10/12/2012


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