We have developed this Privacy Statement as we are committed to protecting your personal information and keeping this personal data safe. Lexicon Linguistics takes the handling of personal data seriously and is fully aware of the confidential nature of some of the data it holds. The policy below details how Lexicon Linguistics will treat personal data after it has been collected by the company, and we assure that we will only use this data as specified here and for our legitimate business reasons. Specifically, we explain what types of personal data we collect, when and why we collect it as well as how we handle it and keep it safe. Please read it carefully to understand how your personal information will be used. We may change this statement from time to time, so please check it periodically.
All information held by Lexicon Linguistics is strictly for its own use. Information will not be shared with any third party without prior consent of the data subject unless we are required to do so by law.
Everyone in the workplace has a duty to protect the privacy of information relating to individuals. Information about individuals by Lexicon Linguistics is held with the right of subject access, allowing any individual access to the information held about them.
Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation principles
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes in to effect in the UK and across the EU in May 2018, requires that the data controller (in this case Lexicon Linguistics), shall tell you:
Furthermore, GDPR requires us to comply with the following 6 principles:
Visitors to our website
lexiconl.co.uk is owned and managed by Lexicon Linguistics. When you use our website, you are agreeing to the terms set out below.
Your personal information
Lexicon Linguistics will get personal information from you when you:
The Information Lexicon Linguistics hold about you may include:
Why we collect your personal information and how we use it
Lexicon Linguistics collects and retains your personal data so that we can manage our Company effectively, continually improve what we do, and provide to you the particular services you’ve requested. Specifically, we will use your data to:
We will share your personal data with law enforcement agencies or other organisations or individuals if we are obliged to by law. Such situations may include sharing your data if we are requested by the police or a regulatory authority investigating illegal activity; to protect the personal safety of users of our services or the public; or to protect and defend the rights or property of Lexicon Linguistics.
Retention of personal information
Lexicon Linguistics regularly reviews the personal data it holds and deletes anything it no longer needs. Information that does not need to be accessed regularly, but which might need to be retained for analysing purposes, is safely archived.
Security of your data
Lexicon Linguistics stores all personal information in a secure environment. While we cannot guarantee the security of the Internet, we do take precautions to protect your information. All information we store is password protected, and these passwords are accessible only to those with permission to see it. As such, only employees and approved contractors and developers who need the information to perform specific jobs have access to personal information.
Lexicon Linguistics uses a number of online data processors to collect, hold and process your data. In order to do this, we may need to share your personal information with secure service providers and agents. Data processors that are currently working on behalf of Lexicon Linguistics are:
We also analyse data from our social media platforms (facebook, twitter, Instagram, youtube) in order to improve our performance and engagement on these platforms. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.
Updating your personal information
You can update your details online, or by contacting us at info@.lexiconl.co.uk if your personal information changes or you wish to correct it. We will update, correct or remove your personal information as soon as possible.
Links to other websites
From time to time our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other websites so please refer to those websites’ privacy policies.
Google Analytics Notice
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for Lexicon Linguistics. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Are you under 18?
If you are under 18 years old, you must obtain your parent or guardian’s consent before providing your personal information to our website.
At any time you have the right to see the personal data that we hold about you, ask to amend the data, instruct us to change how we use your data, or ask us to permanently delete the personal data we hold about you. To do any of these things, write to us at email@example.com detailing what you would like us to do with your personal data. In order for Lexicon Linguistics to release personal data information to you, you may need to supply us with appropriate evidence of your identity.
You can contact us at any time by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to:
95 Ditchling Road,
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a popup requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Lexicon Linguistics to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.
Cookies used on the Website
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. These cookies are necessary for the proper operation of our Website, so if you block these cookies we can’t guarantee your use or the security of our Website.
FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website and are used to provide you the best user experience. These cookies are for instance used to remember your cookie preference settings as you visit our site.
PERFORMANCE COOKIES: Performance cookies help us to understand the behaviour of our visitors and the usage of the Website. This allows us to continuously improve the Website to provide you the best shopping experience.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Control your cookie settings
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Adobe (flash cookies): https://www.adobe.com/support/flash/downloads.html
To block Google Analytics cookies specifically, you can install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” provided by Google.
The following link contains further information about cookies: http://www.aboutcookies.org
Below is a full list of the cookies used:
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