Privacy and Cookies


Privacy and Cookies

The purpose of this charter is to inform users of the LEXLOR Website regarding the type of data that LEXLOR may collect during their visit and how this data will be used.

LEXLOR is committed to respect the confidential nature of the data collected during visits to its Website.

LEXLOR has asked the host of its Website to collect data regarding users of the site. The host is bound by a specific agreement with LEXLOR relating to the confidentiality of the data that it collects. The site host is required to comply with all of the principles set forth in this privacy Statement and to use the said data solely for thoe purposes established by LEXLOR.

The data will either be collected automatically during visits to the Internet site or provided voluntarily by visitors to the site as part of a questionnaire.

AUTOMATIC DATA COLLECTION

LEXLOR automatically collects the following information from users visiting its website:

  • the Internet address (URL) of the Website from which the user may have reached the LEXLOR site via a hyperlink,
  • the date and time of the user’s visit to the LEXLOR site, as well as the duration of the visit  and the pages viewed by the user,
  • the domain and host server from which the user accessed the Internet,
  • the user’s Internet protocol (IP) address,
  • the operating system and browser on the user’s computer,
  • the aforementioned data is not stored by LEXLOR and is not conserved beyond the user’s on-line time.

In addition, users are informed that so-called cookies may be installed in their computer’s memory. A cookie is a piece of information that a Website sends to the user’s browser for storage on the user’s computer. Cookies do not identify the user. They record information regarding the computer’s visit to the Website in question (the pages viewed, the date and time of the visit, the URL of the site visited just prior to the current site, the browser used, the user’s IP address, and so on). This information can be read during the user’s subsequent visits to the site and comprehensively compiled and analysed so as to improve the site’s presentation and content.

Additional information on cookies can be found at the following Microsoft page: http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.aspx.

Cookies planted by LEXLOR on the user’s computer will remain in its memory for one year.

Users should be aware that they are able to prevent the installation of cookies on their computer by configuring their browser as follows:

  • Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser: In the “Tools” menu, click on “Internet Options”, then on “Security” and “Custom Level”. There are various settings that allow users to disable session cookies and prevent the storage of cookies on their computer,
  • Netscape Navigator Web browser: Click on “Options”, then on “Network Preferences” and “Protocols”. Among the various warnings that can be activated, the first is, “Warn before accepting a cookie”. With this option, users can be alerted when a cookie is sent and can prevent it from being recorded on their computer.

However, if cookies are disabled, some functions or pages on the LEXLOR site may no longer be accessible.

DATA PROVIDED VOLUNTARILY BY THE USER

In order to take advantage of certain tools available at the LEXLOR Internet site, users must complete
a form that requests data of a personal nature (for example, the user’s personal address and e-mail address). Each form specifically indicates whether the requested data is optional or required and explains the consequences of refusing to provide the data.

LEXLOR uses personal data solely for the purposes indicated on each form. The authority of the user is systematically solicited.
Under no circumstances will data provided by the user to LEXLOR be used for marketing purposes of any kind. This data will not be transmitted to third parties for any cause or reason other than to the site host, as needed, for hosting purposes alone.

Users should be aware that any data of a personal nature that they provide to LEXLOR will not be used in conjunction with the data that is automatically collected during their visits to the LEXLOR site.
In accordance with Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978, user authorize expressly and specifically the personal data by LEXLOR. Users also have the right to access, modify, correct, and delete this data.

Users may exercise these rights at any time via one of the following methods:

  • via a letter, addressed to LEXLOR at the following mailing address: LEXLOR Law Firm, 48 Passy street, 75016 Paris,
  • via e-mail, to LEXLOR at the following address: info@lexlor.com.
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