Privacy Policy

This privacy statement covers the website www.lexdot.com. Please read this statement carefully before accessing our content. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you. Your use of the Lexdot website indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect. Lexdot.com is firmly committed to the privacy of its members. Lexdot.com works hard to earn and keep your trust, so it adheres to the following principles to protect your privacy:
Table of Contents

A. Data Protection Principles
B. Information We Collect
C.How We Collect Information
D. How We Use the Information Collected
E. More Information about cookies
F. Who Else Has Access to Your Personal Data
G. How Long We Keep Your Information
H. How We Protect Your Information
I. Where We Store Your Information
J. Rights of Users Under EU Regulation
K. How to Request Access, Update or Delete Your Data
L. Your California Privacy Rights
M. Children Security
N. Changes to this Privacy Policy
O. Contact Information< /a>

A. Data Protection Principles

Lexdot.com works hard to earn and keep your trust, so it adheres to the following principles to protect your privacy:

Lexdot.com does not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties.
Lexdot.com does not share your contact information with other users or third parties without your consent.
Any personally identifiable information that you provide to Lexdot.com will be secured with industry standard protocols and technology.
Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
Lexdot.com will do its best to ensure the accuracy of data.
Lexdot.com will do its best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

B. Information We Collect

Information you have provided us with
You directly provide us with most of the information we collect. You do this by filling out the registration details on our site, and by posting and sharing additional information voluntarily. This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address and anything you choose to add to your user profile. These are mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.

Information automatically collected about you
We also collect technical information indirectly and automatically through our systems. This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any) etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

Publicly available information
We may also gather information about you that is publicly available.

C. How We Collect Information

Personal Information:
Lexdot.com is an online marketplace that connects people, businesses and freelancers. When you visit Lexdot.com you provide two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by Lexdot.com and Web Site use information collected by Lexdot.com as you interact with the Lexdot.com web site (the “Website”).

When you register with Lexdot.com as a Client or Provider, you provide certain personal information, including, your name, your email address and your address. Additionally, when you establish your profile as a Freelancer or as an Employer you will provide information relating to your skills, experience, education level, compensation, work availability, geographic region and self-evaluation. Such information does not identify the specificity of the individual member.

Users are not required to but have the option to display their contact information (i.e. name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) to Employers who conduct searches of the Lexdot.com database. We recommend not using sensitive information when creating usernames. You are responsible for ensuring you keep your sign in information private.

Cookies:
Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognize your device and to provide custom features. When you enter the Website, Lexdot.com collects your IP address. This information is gathered for all Lexdot.com visitors. In addition, Lexdot.com stores certain information from your browser using cookies. Lexdot.com uses session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, Lexdot.com uses a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you return to the Website. Lexdot.com members must have cookies enabled on their browser.

Reviews and Comments:
If you post an information on a bulletin board, or participate in a public message board, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. Lexdot.com is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

You can delete any posts you make across Lexdot.com at any time. You are wholly responsible for what you post on the review pages. We advise against posting personal information or pictures or anything that could identify you as an individual on Lexdot.

Third-Party Websites, Plugins and Links:
Lexdot.com may contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and are not affiliated with Lexdot.com. It is your responsibility to check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information. Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

We do not collect credit information; but our payment providers may collect information for the purpose of collecting payments from Clients on the Site or transferring payments to provider/ Freelancers on the Site. We are not exposed to the payment information provided to our payment providers, and this information is subject to the privacy policy applicable to the payment Provider.

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Social Login and Media:
Social Logins allow for single sign-on using existing information from networking sites. Lexdot.com uses Facebook and Linkedin for Social Login. The Privacy Policy pages of these website are also publicly available and easily accessible. Their terms may be different from ours. This Privacy Policy only gives our users the scope of the data collected and use of that data collected on Lexdot.com.

By logging in through Facebook, Linkedin, or any other Social Login we may accept in the future, you consent to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service as well as the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service of Facebook, Linkedin, and etc. Please review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for the Social Login you may be using to determine the collection and usage of data per the website.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Email, Newsletter and Correspondence:
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. The email address you register with us can be altered at any time by you, this email address can be seen by site administrators. If you opt in to our Newsletters and alerts, you will receive correspondence from us to this email address. You can opt in or out of alerts through your profile settings and via the “unsubscribe” link in newsletters. We will never pass on your email to third parties.

D. How We Use the Information Collected

Where relevant under applicable laws, all processing of your personal information will be justified by a “condition” for processing. In the majority of cases, processing will be justified on the basis that:

you have provided your consent for us to use your personal information for a specific purpose;
our use of your personal information is necessary to perform a contract or take steps to enter into a contract with you (e.g. to provide you with services which you have purchased);
the processing is necessary to comply with a relevant legal obligation or regulatory obligation that we have (e.g. fraud prevention); or</li
the processing is necessary to support our legitimate interests as a business (e.g. to improve our services to you or to customize your browsing experience), subject to your interests and fundamental rights and provided it is conducted at all times in a way that is proportionate.

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
to provide you with quality service and security. For example, we may use the information collected from you to verify your identity. We may also use this information to establish and set up your account, verify or re-issue a password, log your activity and contact you from time to time. The information helps us improve our services to you and customize your browsing experience. In addition, this information helps us track any fraudulent activities and other inappropriate activities and monitor content integrity; or

to maintain appropriate business records, to comply with lawful requests by public authorities and to comply with applicable laws and regulations or as otherwise required by law. Should you ever deactivate your account with us, we will keep your information for a limited period in order to meet the above purposes.

We may use your personal information to send you direct marketing communications about our products, services or promotions from Lexdot that may be of interest to you or our related services. This may be via email, post, SMS, telephone or targeted online advertisements. We take steps to limit direct marketing to a reasonable and proportionate level, and to send you communications which we believe may be of interest or relevance to you, based on the information we have about you.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those set out in this Policy. We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
the further Processing would not harm your interests and
there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

E. More Information about cookies

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. They store information that is used to help make sites work. Cookies ultimately help us to improve your navigation and ease of use of our web site. It also helps you to personalize your experience with our site, allowing you to engage with the Lexdot community fully. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use 3 types of cookies:

Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalised features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services

We may use cookies for the following purposes:
• Cookies allow you to take advantage of some of Lexdot’s essential features. For instance, if you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Cart, proceed to Checkout, or use any Lexdot.com products and services that require you to Sign in.

• Cookie may also help us in preventing fraudulent activity and to improve security of our web site. Our cookies enable you to vote, comment, like and promote comments and stay signed in while you browse the site.

• We may use cookies to identify you when you sign-in to our site. This allows the website to display personalized content, recognize you and authenticate you as a registered user, allowing you to fully personalize your user profile and settings, including local expert location, and enable you to use customized features and services we provide and to keep track of items stored in your shopping basket.

• Our cookies do not share any of your personal data with us, and we would never use any information derived from cookies to try to identify anybody. So, we will never share any data with third parties.

• We do not have access to or control over cookies or other features that advertisers and third-party sites may use, and the information practices of these advertisers and third-party websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Please contact them directly for more information about their privacy practices.

• You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

F. Who Else Has Access to Your Personal Data

Lexdot.com is the sole owner of the information collected through the Website. Please note that although we do not share your personal information with other users or third parties without your consent, we may however, provide your personal details to third parties, only in order to operate the site, and prevent fraud and illegal activities, as detailed below:

to service providers for the purpose of opening, operating and servicing your account;
to respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities; and
to protect against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims or other liabilities

We also disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials whenever we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

G. How Long We Keep Your Information

We apply a general rule of keeping personal information only for as long as is required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances we may retain your personal information for longer periods of time. We may retain your information for the following purposes:

as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations, e.g. so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenge; and
we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with applicable laws, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation.

H. How We Protect Your Information

We take great care in maintaining the security of Lexdot.com and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to protect the information provided by, or collected about, the users of our Service, from unauthorized access, or alteration, disclosure or destruction. In particular:

We encrypt much of that information using SSL.
We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to our systems and the information collected and stored therein.
We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS).
We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable.
We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.
We restrict access to personal information to those of our employees, contractors and agents, who need to know that information in order to process it for us, who are subject to the obligation of strict confidentiality as relates to that information, and who will be subject to discipline, including termination, if they violate that obligation.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

Users who have registered to the Site agree to use strong password, keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

I. Where We Store Your Information

Your personal data is stored in our database. However, some of the personal information you provide to us may be stored or processed on our behalf by third party suppliers and data processors and may be located in other jurisdictions whose laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Whether to third parties or internally, any transfers of personal information from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to countries not deemed to provide an adequate level of data protection are governed by European Union (EU) standard contractual clauses, or in the case of the United States, the EU – US Privacy Shield, and/or equivalent data transfer regulations to protect the security and confidentiality of personal information. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.

J. Rights of Users Under EU Regulation

Under applicable EU regulation, as of May 25, 2018 you may have some or all of the following rights in respect of your personal information:
• to obtain a copy of your personal information together with information about how and on what basis that personal information is processed;
• to rectify inaccurate personal information;
• to erase your personal information in limited circumstances where it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed;
• to restrict processing of your personal information where: (a) the accuracy of the personal information is contested; (b) the processing is unlawful but you object
• to the erasure of the personal information; (c) we no longer require the personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, but it is required for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim;
• to challenge processing which we have justified on the basis of our legitimate interest;
• to object to decisions which are based solely on automated processing or profiling;
• to obtain a portable copy of your personal information, or to have a copy transferred to a third-party controller; or
• to obtain a copy of or access to safeguards under which your personal information is transferred outside of the EEA.
In addition to the above, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority for data protection.

K. How to Request Access, Update or Delete Your Data

If you’d like to know what personal data we have stored about you, make any changes or exercise any of you Data Subject’s right under the EU Regulation above, please contact us with your request. If upon reviewing that data you need to request changes to it, please let us know and we will work with you to make the necessary corrections. You can also use our Privacy Tools page.

We may ask you for additional data to confirm your identity and for security purposes before disclosing data requested to you. We reserve the right to charge a fee where permitted by law. We may also decline to process requests that jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or would cause us to take any action that is not permissible under applicable laws. Additionally, as permitted by applicable laws, we may need to retain certain personal information for a limited period of time for record-keeping, accounting and fraud prevention purposes.

You have a right to prevent direct marketing of any form at any time – this can be exercised by following the opt-out link attached to each communication or by sending an email to [email protected] or contact us with the subject, “Opt-Out”. In most cases our processing of your personal information for marketing purposes is based on our legitimate interest, although some cases (such as where required by law) may be based on your consent.

The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

L. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits California residents that are users of our Site to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us.

M. Children Security

Lexdot is not intended for children under 16 years of age or anyone who does not understand the implications of this policy. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, make any purchases through the Site, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use.

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

If we come to the knowledge that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

We will never pass on information about you unless we are legally obliged to do so. We will never use any of your data in ways that have unjustified adverse effects on you. The information that you provide us in the process of the registration will remain private and secure – including your contact information.

However, any information that you choose to publish on the site (photos, videos, text, music, reviews, deliveries) is no longer private, just like any information you publish online.

N. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Lexdot.com reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If Lexdot.com alters its Privacy Policy, it will promptly post all changes in the Employer and Freelancer Announcement areas. By continuing to use Lexdot.com after changes have been made to this policy, you are consenting to the changes.

Changes to this privacy policy are effective as of the stated “Last Update” and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Update date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes. We reserve the right to make change to this Privacy Policy any time.

O. Contact information

Supervisory Authority
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 1625 545 745

Owner and Data Controller
Lexdot Limited
Kemp House, 160 City Road,
London, EC1V 2NX
[email protected]

Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed via the contact form. If you require a full list of all the cookies we use, please put in a request through the contact form.

Last update: November, 2018