Revised: 20 April 2018
Any information stored on LM Group servers or platforms is treated as confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personnel only. We implement and maintains appropriate technical, security and organizational measures to protect Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure.
- Data Collection and Use
The following sections cover the specifics of the two groups from whom data is collected: website Visitors and Clients.
2.2 Website Visitors
If you are a Visitor to our website only, and not a client, then this section is relevant for you.
By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please do not visit this website. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However, if you do not grant the requested consent to the processing of your Personal Data, the use of some functions on this website may not be possible.
LM Group gathers data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, Geo-location data, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or the sources from where Visitors have come.
2.2.1 Purpose of processing personal data
LM Group may use collected data to communicate with Visitors, to customize content for Visitors and to improve its website by analyzing how Visitors navigate its website.
2.2.2 Sharing personal data
LM Group may also share such information with service vendors or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyze the Visitor behavior on its website.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but visitors can alter the settings of their browser to erase cookies or to prevent automatic acceptance. Browsers generally provide the option to see the cookies currently stored and to accept, reject or delete cookies, block third party cookies, block cookies from particular sites, accept all cookies and subscribe to a notification when a cookie is issued. A visit to the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on their browser will allow visitors to change settings. The browser help section usually provide detailed information on how this is accomplished.
Here are the types of cookies we may use on the LMwrite.com website:
Persistent cookies remain on a visitor’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the visitor visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Examples of how we use persistent cookies:
- Allowing visitors to sign up
- Calculating the number of site visitors
Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a visitor during a browser session. A browser session starts when a visitor opens a browser window and finishes when they close it. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. Session cookies are used by LM Group to improve the usability of our site
Performance cookies collect anonymous data for statistical purposes on how visitors use a website, they don’t contain personal information, and are used to improve the visitor experience.
- Gathering data about visits to the website, including numbers of visitors and visits, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where visitors have come from (example: Google Analytics)
- Information supplied by performance cookies helps us understand how visitors use the website; for example, whether or not visitors have visited before, what visitors looked at or clicked on and how they found us
- Information supplied by performance cookies may be used in (re)marketing activities.
Visitor Consent of Cookies
By continuing to use the website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.
2.2.4 Links to other sites
In order to provide services to its Clients, LM Group may collect certain types of data from them. Data transferred to LM Group by Clients such as texts, questions, contacts, media files, etc., remains the property of the Client and may not be shared with a third party without express consent from the User.
2.3.2 Collection of User Data
Clients may provide LM Group with social media details in order to provide social management services. For market research purposes, clients may provide data relating to their customers or prospects for analysis. Such Personal Data may comprise first and last name, email address, job title, data for social networks, areas of interest, personal demographics (gender, age, education) and certain information about the company for whom they work.
2.3.3 Analysis of Client-Provided Data
During analysis, Personal Data is anonymized and original identifying information is deleted.
If you or your organization are required under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to enter into a contract, or other binding legal act under EU or Member State law, with your data processors, LM Group will provide a Data Processing Agreement for review and agreement.
2.3.4 Data Processing in the United States Of America (US) and Other Regions
LM Group has adopted reasonable physical, technical and organizational safeguards to substantially mirror the EU safeguards against accidental, unauthorized or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, access, use or processing of User data in our possession. LM Group will promptly notify the User in the event of any known unauthorized access to, or use of, the User’s data.
For Users located in the European Union, all processing of Personal Data is performed in accordance with privacy rights and regulations following the EU Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 (the Directive), and the implementations of the Directive in local legislation. From May 25th, 2018, the Directive and local legislation based on the Directive will be replaced by the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and LM Group’s processing will take place in accordance with the GDPR.
- Retention and deletion
LM Group will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. For data provided by users (e.g., eNewsletter subscribers), Users have control over the continued use of the data, and may unsubscribe whenever they deem appropriate.
- Acceptance of these Conditions
- Our Legal Obligation to Disclose Personal Information
We will reveal a user’s personal information without his/her prior permission only when we have reason to believe that the disclosure of this information is required to establish the identity of, to contact, or to initiate legal proceedings against a person or persons who are suspected of infringing rights or property belonging to LM Group or to others who could be harmed by the user’s activities or of persons who could (deliberately or otherwise) transgress upon these rights and property. We are permitted to disclose personal information when we have good reason to believe that this is legally required.
- LM Group’s Data Protection Officer
LM Group has a “Data Protection Officer” who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection. This Data Protection Officer can be reached at the following address:
LM Group LLC | Attn: Data Protection Officer | 3440 Lehigh Street #321 | Allentown, PA 18103
- For Further Information
If you have any further questions regarding the data LM Group collects or how we use it, then please feel free to contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing at:
LM Group LLC | 3440 Lehigh Street #321 | Allentown, PA 18103