Privacy policy

Lawdle is a communication and collaboration platform dedicated to legal professionals. It enables registered users ("Members") to publish, share and comment on content of interest to the legal world and so generate opportunities. Members can help each other, create discussion groups and personalized news feeds in a secure and protected environment.

This Privacy Policy describes how Lawdle processes the information you provide when using Lawdle.

Services

This Privacy policy applies to lawdle.com, to Lawdle's applications and other extensions, applications, communications and services related to Lawdle (the "Services").

Data controller

You agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use of the SPRL Lawdle, a Belgian company headquartered Avenue Louise 523 - 1050 Brussels - Belgium, which is responsible for the processing of personal data you provide, or which are collected by or for the Services.

Regardless of your country of residence, you authorize Lawdle to transfer, store and use your information in any country where Lawdle operates.

Consent

By using the Services, you consent to Lawdle's collection and use of your personal data under this Privacy Policy (which includes the Cookie Policy) and you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Use.

Collected data

To create your account, you specify your name, e-mail address, language, country and password.

You are free to specify other information appearing on your profile, such as your position, education, professional experience, professional postal address, website, phone number, ...

Lawdle does not collect information from other sources. The only information Lawdle collects is that which you input into the system and that which relates to your use of the Services.

Lawdle offers you the possibility to invite peers to join you on the platform by specifying their email address. The email addresses you entered are only collected to allow Lawdle to invite your contacts by email and to inform you that your guests have joined the platform.

Use of Services

Lawdle records usage data when you access the Services through any means (website, application, ...) and when you use the Services. Lawdle mainly uses login credentials and cookies to identify you and to record your activity.

Cookies

As stated in the Cookies Policy, Lawdle uses cookies and other similar technologies to recognize you. Lawdle reserves the right to authorize third parties to use cookies.

Data use

The use of your personal data depends on the Services you use and how you use them.

Your data is used exclusively to authenticate you, to enable you to use the Services and to personalize them.

Your data is also used to produce aggregate information (statistics) that does not identify you.

Data sharing

Your profile is visible to all Members, as well as the articles and comments you publish, unless they concern private posts.

Lawdle may contract with service providers to provide the Services. If necessary, these providers will have access to your information to the extent necessary to carry out their mission and will be obliged not to disclose it or use it for any other purpose.

Lawdle may share your personal data as part of a merger, acquisition or reorganization. A third-party entity that purchases all or part of Lawdle will be authorized to use your data, but only in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Your personal data is not shared with other companies, advertising agencies or third party advertisers.

Data storage and modification

Your personal data is stored as long as your account exists or as long as necessary to provide you the Services.

You may edit your profile data directly on Lawdle.

As long as Lawdle does not allow you to delete your account yourself, you may ask Lawdle to do so for you by writing to . Your profile will be deactivated as soon as possible.

Lawdle may store your personal data, as well as any personalized information after your account has been closed, in order to fulfil its legal obligations.

Unless otherwise requested, the information you have shared on Lawdle will still be visible after closing your account or deleting your profile data.

Security

Security measures are implemented to protect your data, such as the HTTPS protocol. Lawdle takes all necessary technical measures to ensure the security of the information processed and to prevent any unintentional or fraudulent manipulation of the data, as well as its loss, destruction or access by unauthorised third parties. In order to detect possible vulnerabilities and attacks, Lawdle also regularly monitors its security systems, which are constantly evolving.

Modifications

The Privacy Policy may be changed at any time. If you object to any modification, you may close your account by sending an email to Lawdle (). If you continue to use the Services after the publication or sending of a notice regarding the modification of this Privacy Policy, this means that you accept the updated policy.