Legal Notices: Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Please read the information contained here carefully. It contains important legal information about our company and what we do with any personal information we gather. By accessing this website, you agree to abide by the Terms of Use below.

About Lees Associates

Lees Associates LLP is registered in England. Company No. OC302847.
Registered office: Lees Associates LLP, 40 Bloomsbury Way, Lower Ground Floor, London, WC1A 2SE.

Privacy Policy & Website Terms of Use

1. Privacy commitment

The website is owned and operated by Lees Associates LLP. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online and to this end have developed the following Privacy Policy to deal with issues which may concern you. Please read the Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated.

2. Personal Information

2.1 The details which we hold on you, including any information which identifies you such as your name, address, email address, telephone number and country of residence ("Personal Information") will only be retained by us if you provide this information when using one of the services available on our website, such as subscribing to one of our email lists, or if you give your business card to one of Lees Associates' representatives. Personal Information will be held on our system and used for email marketing such as occasional newsletters and invitations to events.

2.2 Our commitment to protecting your data will never change.  We store basic information which includes your contact details, projects we work on with you, opportunities where our services may be of value, timeline history of communications, and if applicable, accounting records for services supplied. We will only contact you where we believe there is a legitimate interest in the services we provide.  Lees Associates will always manage your data responsibly, take great care to keep it safe and secure and NEVER pass your details to a third party.  

2.3 You can ask to be removed from our mailing list at any time. To do this, email and mark your email UNSUBSCRIBE.

2.4 If you would like to revise the information provided to us at any time, or feel what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update the information by emailing

3. Log files

3.1 Every time someone visits our web site a log file is generated on our computer.

3.2 The log file records the time and date of your visit, the files that were requested, your IP (Internet Protocol) address, the referrer URL (if provided) and the browser version. We collect this information to help us diagnose problems and administer our systems and to audit the geographical make-up of users and how they have arrived at our site; that is, from what other sites have visitors arrived - this information being obtained from the referrer URL.

3.3 We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that you remain anonymous even though we include your IP address in our aggregate information. However, we can and will attempt to use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms and conditions, or to protect our services and other users.

4. Cookies
Server-side cookies are used by our web server to facilitate a simple PHP client/server Session ID. This cookie also maintains the security functionality of our Client Portal pages after your user data has been verified by our database. No information which would identify you or your logon credentials is transmitted via cookies. Your web browser must be set to accept cookies to use our Client Portal. We recommend that you clear your browser cookies, or at least click LOGOUT, after visiting our Client Portal pages when using a shared computer.

For more information on cookies, please visit: 

Please note that we are not responsible for information available on these websites.

5. Use and disclosure of Personal Information 

5.1 If you contact us we reserve the right to keep a record of that correspondence and incorporate the information it contains into our database.

5.2 If we are requested by the police or a regulatory or government authority investigating illegal activities to provide information concerning your activities whilst using the network we shall do so. Similarly, we will disclose your Personal Information as part of a transaction whereby our company or business assets are transferred to a third party or if we are compelled to do so by law.

6. How we protect information

6.1 We take every precaution to protect your information. To this end all Personal Information stored by us is kept on a server in a secure environment. Only employees and approved contractors/developers we may appoint from time to time and who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

6.2 Regular security reviews are held by us to ensure that the site remains safe and secure for your protection.

7. Surveys and Promotions

From time to time we may conduct surveys and promotions and may request information from you as part of these. Participation in these is entirely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any information which might be required. We may also ask you whether you would like to receive promotional emails and mailings from us about our products or services. Similarly, you are under no obligation to accept such information.

8. Correction/Updating Personal Information

If your Personal Information changes or if you no longer wish to subscribe to the service, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove the Personal Information provided to us. Please contact us at

9. Users Under 18

If you are under 18, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian's consent beforehand whenever you provide Personal Information to the website. Users without such consent are not allowed to provide us with Personal Information.

10. Copyright

Copyright and other intellectual property laws govern the information on our products and services available here on our Web site. Any copyright notice or mark appearing on any material which you copy or print from our Web site must be included on any copy you make or download. You may not modify any material taken from our Web site for your own use without our permission. If you have any enquiries about using any of the material on our website, please contact

11. Hyperlinks

Parts of our site contain hyperlinks to websites that are operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the content of any of these linked Web site or any hyperlink contained in the linked website. The inclusion of a link to another Web site does not imply our endorsement of the linked website  nor of the content available at the linked website. By including the link at our site we are not making any representation in relation to the linked website or its content.

12. Policy Updates

It is your responsibility to check this page to determine if these terms and conditions have changed.


Updated May 2018