USE OF THIS WEB SITE
This web site is owned by BPL International Legal Advisors. This web site is protected by copyright and database right. You may print out individual articles or pages for your private use or for non-commercial research within your organisation. No form of distribution or making available to the public (whether in print or electronic form) of any of this web site's contents is allowed without the prior written consent of one of our partners.
We try to ensure the accuracy of all of the content published on this web site. However, the material on this web site is for general information only, and is not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice. You should obtain specific legal advice before taking or refraining from taking any action. We cannot promise that access to the web site will be uninterrupted or entirely error free. We will not be responsible in any circumstances for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of privacy and loss of data) or for any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or that are related to the use of this web site.
This web site provides links to, and content from, other Internet sites and resources. Given that monitoring the vast amount of information disseminated and accessible via those sites and resources is impracticable and beyond our resources, such information cannot be guaranteed to be accurate, or up to date and is not endorsed by us.
We may collect and process personal information about you in relation to this web site, including:
- information that you provide by filling in forms on this web site. This includes information provided at the time of registering for newsletters and updates on this web site, subscribing to our services, participating in webinars, posting material or requesting further services;
- information that you provide when completing surveys that we use for research purposes;
if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence (in whatever form);
details of your visits to this web site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data; and
- information that you provide on this web site when you enter a competition or promotion.
Use of personal information
We process personal information about you in relation to this web site for the purposes of:
- providing you with our services;
- dealing with your enquiries and requests;
- where relevant, direct-marketing products and services, and advising you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and competitions, reports and other information and carrying out market research campaigns; and
- providing you with information, products or services that you request from us or, where you have consented to be contacted, for such purposes which we feel may interest you.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your information) if we intend to use your information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by sending us an email at privacy [at] bp-legal.com.
Where we store and transfer your personal information
We have offices around the world and, as below, we may disclose personal information to third parties in certain circumstances. When you provide information to us (or a third party on our behalf) it may be accessed and used in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). By submitting your personal information, you consent to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with these Terms.
Disclosure of your information
We will only disclose personal information: to successors in title to our business; to any of our affiliated firms and entities; to suppliers and external agencies that we engage to process information on our and your behalf including to provide you with information that you have requested; to third parties (including, but not limited to, professional indemnity insurers, brokers, auditors and other professional advisors); and where disclosure is required by law or any regulatory authority, all as reasonably required for the purposes set out in these Terms. If you attend an event organised or hosted by us, we may disclose your details to others who attend or participate in the organisation of that event (as notified to you).
Given that the internet is a global environment, using the internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of information on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this web site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal information in this way. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to this web site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Access to information
You have a right to access personal information that we hold about you or to obtain a copy of it. Any access request may be subject to a fee (not to exceed €10) towards our costs in providing you with details of the information that we hold about you. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
Your use of this web site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be decided only by the courts of England and Wales.