Information for visitors to our website and social media channels
Thank you for visiting our LEWIS sites on the internet – including teamlewis.com, pistonagency.com, lewispurestone.com, their local language versions (including, for example, teamlewis.cn, teamlewis.nl), as well as our social media pages (including our LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook pages).
This page sets out what data we collect about you, as summarised in this page. You can also view additional information about our data security and ways to contact or make complaints in our Privacy Centre.
The information we collect
We may collect and process the following data about you:
This information about you is collected from a number of different places including:
The careers section of our website is dealt with in a separate privacy notice.
Whilst we will endeavour to update information about you when we discover changes, you are responsible for making sure you give us accurate and up to date information.
Information about Cookies
The cookies we use include “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site 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.
Some of the cookies are placed by third party providers – for example, Google, LinkedIn and Facebook. Please note that we have no control over these third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services). These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
How we’ll use your information
We’ll only use your information where we’re allowed to by law. For example, carrying out an agreement or contract we have with you, fulfilling a legal obligation, where we have a legitimate business interest or where you agree to it. We’ll use your information for various purposes. The main purposes are as follows.
We store the information you provide in a secure database in order to provide you with the information, products, and/or services you request and may be used to provide you with information about our services, invitations to events, thought leadership and opinion pieces and other similar materials which we believe may be of interest to you. The information you provide us will be shared with our employees and external suppliers to the extent necessary to administrate our systems and/or accommodate your requests.
In addition, we will use your information to:
The aggregate user and tracking information will be used to improve the navigation, content, and design of the website and the goods and services we provide.
Who we can share your information with
Apart from the above, we do not share personal information with companies, organisations and individuals outside of LEWIS, unless one of the following circumstances applies:
How long we’ll keep your information
The information is stored for a time period and in a manner relevant to responding to your request unless you request that it be removed. We may also store information for as long as it is necessary to comply with the applicable legal provisions or governmental requests, or to protect the rights and property of LEWIS.
Transferring your information overseas
Information provided by our clients may be transferred and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area, including some that may not have laws that provide the same level of protection for personal information. When we do this, we’ll ensure it has an appropriate level of protection, in compliance with the conditions for transfer set out in EU Data Privacy Law.
Changing or removing your information
You have the choice to change your contact preferences at any time, to update your contact information, or for us to stop contacting you. We will update your details if you submit these details to us. These requests should be addressed to the Data Protection Officer at [email protected].