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Privacy Policy

This website is operated by Legal & General Investment Management ("Legal & General",  "we " or "us"). Legal & General is committed to protecting your privacy and keeping your personal information secure.

When you use our website, you agree to us collecting and using personal information and this privacy policy explains how we collect and use your personal information.

We may update this policy, so please check this page from time to time to make sure that you're happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 16, 2018.

Data Protection

Any personal information you supply to Legal & General via this website (and by other means) will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other legislation intended to protect your personal information and privacy. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 Legal & General is a data controller and is responsible for and controls the processing of your information. If we hold information about you, we'll only use this for the purposes you've agreed to.

Information we collect

When you visit our website and interact with or contribute to our online web blogs and forums we may collect the following information from you:

  1. Title, name, job title, contact information including email address;
  2. Public social media information (such as LinkedIn and Twitter profile data);
  3. Contributions to our website and user generated content;

and

  1. Other personal information provided by you for any prize draw or promotion that you enter through our site, such as postal address information for you to be sent any prizes.

Use of your information

If you communicate with us by email, we may keep your email, together with your email address and our reply, for our business records. We give the same protection to our electronic communications as we do to information we receive by post or phone.

We require the information you provide us to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. If you subscribe to this blog we will periodically send you blog or website updates using the email address which you have provided when subscribing.
  2. If you sign up to a promotion or prize draw we will send you information about promotions and prize draws you have entered.
  3. If you have consented to receive marketing from us, you will receive promotional emails about new products, special offers or any other information about our products or services that we think you may find interesting. You can opt out at any time. See 'Your rights ' below for further information.
  4. In order for you to interact with the blog, including submission of product related queries where we will use your information to respond accordingly and inform you where your suggestion has been taken forward and a post written.
  5. We may use the information we collect for analytical purposes, and to assist us in improving our processes, products and services.

Who your information might be shared with

We may disclose your personal data to:

  1. Other companies within the Legal & General group;
  2. Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity; and
  3. Our business partners in accordance with the 'use of your information' above.

Disclosing your Information

We will not pass your contact details to anyone else without your prior consent. Should you provide us with your permission to do so, we may also publish your information on a Legal & General blog in order for your contributions to be publicly attributed.

We will never release information about our customers, website users or business partners to any third person or organisation outside the Legal & General group for marketing purposes unless we have your permission to do so.

We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information to others. We may give general statistics about our customers, sales, and related site information to other companies however these statistics will not include any information that personally identifies you, unless we have said otherwise in this policy.

Keeping your data secure

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example we store your personal data on secure servers. While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your data you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet. Should you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us (see 'How to contact us' below).

Overseas transfers

The information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") which do not benefit from the level of regulatory or business controls relating to the protection of personal data as are found in the EEA.  Where any such transfer is made, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to protect the security of your information.

Your rights  

You can request a copy of your information which we hold (this is known as a subject access request). If you would like a copy of some of it, please contact us and let us know the information you require a copy of. We may charge a small fee for this service.

You can require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold free of charge. To do this we will require enough information to identify you as well as information regarding what details are incorrect (and what this information should be replaced with).

You can ask us to stop contacting you for direct marketing purposes. If you would like to do this, please contact us on the information noted below (How to contact us). You can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of any email newsletter we send you. This will not affect formal regulatory communications with you in relation to any Legal & General services you use or receive.

Cookies  

Through your use of the website we may collect details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. Full details of our cookie policy can be found here.

How to contact us  

Please contact us via email or at the postal address below if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the information we hold about you.

LGIM Marketing
Legal & General Investment Management
1 Coleman Street
London
EC2R 5AA