Lloyd’s Register understands and respects individuals’ right to privacy and is committed to providing on-line data security.
This privacy statement explains how data is handled whilst you browse and submit information through the website and your options regarding the ways in which your data is used.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for records keeping purposes. Cookies are very common, being used to improve how a website works. Cookies contain information that can be used on particular sites and to tailor a visitor’s experience on the website or provide data that can be used for analysis by our web servers.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to disable cookies or to inform you when they are set. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you disable them.
Cookies and the law
Our Approach, your choice.
European privacy laws came into force in 2012 which require websites to inform users when placing ‘cookies’ on visitors computers, mobiles or other devices.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the organisation in the UK responsible for regulating the law.
Cookies we use and how we use them
Gathering statistical information allows us to manage and develop lrqa.co.uk to improve user experience and to measure the popularity of individual web pages. This allows us to tailor our content to better meet your needs.
||Used for Google Analytics. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about you, for a full explanation please click here...
(duration 10 years)
The visitor cookie includes the name “visitor_id” plus the unique identifier for the visitor, ex: “visitor_id1234”. This cookie is set by our tracking code on website visitors. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie.
Used for Pardot. These cookies collect information sales and marketing purposes to help improve visitor’s experience. For more information please see: http://www.pardot.com/faqs/administration/pardot-track-activities/
(duration 10 years)
The persistent cookie named “pi_opt_in” is what we use to stay in compliance with the 'Do Not Track' initiative. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie.
|pardot (session only)
||Only set if the user is logged into the Pardot app as a user. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie.
How to disable cookies
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Registration and completing forms
If so required you may be asked to provide personal information such as your name, address, telephone number and credit card details when you complete an order form to purchase products or services or make an enquiry.
The information may be passed to the subsidiaries of Lloyd’s Register Group Limited responsible for the service/product requested by you.
Any information gathered will only be used to complete your request unless specifically stated on a particular form.
Information provided by you will be handled in accordance with the relevant jurisdiction’s data protection legislation. We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data by anyone, including our employees.
Data for direct marketing
At each point of data collection individuals are given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving direct marketing activity. Where individuals do not want to opt-out of such communication, we may provide information on:
- Services and products that may be of interest.
- Changes and improvements to the website.
Should you decide to change your mind on not receiving such communications, contact our Data Protection Officer – details below.
Transfer of data / sharing
We will not disclose your personal information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so by law or where we need to do so in order to run our organisation (for example information may be passed to and used by other subsidiaries of Lloyd’s Register Group Limited or where other people process data for us (some of which may be outside the UK and/or EU)). Should this be the case, we will ensure that confidentiality agreements in line with applicable data protection legislation are in place.
If you believe that any information held by us about you is incorrect or incomplete you should write to the Data Protection Officer at the address given below. Any information which is found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.
Other web sites
Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy statement.
Notification of changes to the Privacy Statement
You have the right to access personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you please write to the address given below.
The Data Protection officer,
Lloyd's Register Group Services Limited
71 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4BS, UK
T +44 (0)20 7423 1724