PRIVACY POLICY


THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES BETWEEN YOU, THE USER OF THIS WEBSITE AND LK VERDANT, THE OWNER AND PROVIDER OF THIS WEBSITE. LK VERDANT TAKES PRIVACY OF YOUR INFORMATION VERY SERIOUSLY. THIS PRIVACY APPLIES TO OUR USE OF ANY AND ALL DATA COLLECTED BY US OR PROVIDED BY YOU IN RELATION TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.
DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

1. IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS ARE USED:

DATA: COLLECTIVELY ALL INFORMATION THAT YOU SUBMIT TO LK VERDANT VIA THE WEBSITE. THIS DEFINITION INCORPORATES, WHERE APPLICABLE, THE DEFINITIONS PROVIDED IN THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998;

COOKIES: A SMALL TEXT FILED PLACED ON YOUR COMPUTER BY THIS WEBSITE WHEN YOU VISIT CERTAIN PARTS OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR WHEN YOU USE CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE. DETAILS OF THE COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE ARE SET OUT IN THE CLAUSE BELOW (COOKIES);

LK VERDANT (WE OR US).

UK AND EU COOKIE LAW: THE PRIVACY AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS (EC DIRECTIVE) REGULATIONS 2003 AS AMENDED BY THE PRIVACY AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION (EC DIRECTIVE) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2011;

USER OR YOU: ANY THIRD PARTY THAT ACCESSES THE WEBSITE AND IS NOT EITHER (A) EMPLOYED BY LK VERDANT AND ACTING IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT OR (B) ENGAGED AS A CONSULTANT OR OTHERWISE PROVIDING SERVICES TO LK VERDANT AND ACCESSING THE WEBSITE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES; AND

WEBSITE: THE WEBSITE THAT YOU ARE CURRENTLY USING, WWW.LKVERDANT.COM, AND ANY SUB-DOMAINS OF THIS SITE UNLESS EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED BY THEIR OWN TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

2. IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, UNLESS THE CONTEXT REQUIRES A DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION:
A. THE SINGULAR INCLUDES THE PLURAL AND VICE VERSA;
B. REFERENCES TO SUB-CLAUSES, CLAUSES, SCHEDULES OR APPENDICES ARE TO SUB-CLAUSE, CLAUSES, SCHEDULES OR APPENDICES OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY;
C. A REFERENCE TO A PERSON INCLUDES FIRMS, COMPANIES, GOVERNMENT ENTITIES, TRUSTS AND PARTNERSHIPS;
D. “INCLUDING” IS UNDERSTOOD TO MEAN “INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION”
E. REFERENCE TO ANY STATUTORY PROVISION INCLUDES ANY MODIFICATION OR AMENDMENT OF IT;
F. THE HEADINGS AND SUB-HEADINGS DO NOT FORM PART OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

3. THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES ONLY TO THE ACTIONS OF LK VERDANT AND USERS WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE. IT DOES NOT EXTEND TO ANY WEBSITES THAT CAN BE ACCESSED FROM THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LINKS WE MAY PROVIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES.

DATA COLLECTED

4. WE MAY COLLECT THE FOLLOWING DATA, WHICH INCLUDES PERSONAL DATA, FROM YOU:

A. NAME;
B. DATE OF BIRTH;
C. GENDER;
D. CONTACT INFORMATION SUCH AS EMAIL ADDRESSES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS;
E. FINANCIAL INFORMATION SUCH AS CREDIT / DEBIT CARD NUMBERS;
F. WEB BROWSER TYPE AND VERSION (AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED)
G. OPERATING SYSTEM AND DEVICE TYPE (AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED)
IN EACH CASE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

OUT OF USE DATA

5. FOR PURPOSES OF THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998, LK VERDANT IS THE “DATA CONTROLLER”.

6. WE WILL RETAIN ANY DATA YOU SUBMIT FOR 12 MONTHS.

7. UNLESS WE ARE OBLIGED OR PERMITTED BY LAW TO DO SO, AND SUBJECT TO ANY THIRD PARTY DISCLOSURES SPECIFICALLY SET OUT IN THIS POLICY YOUR DATA WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES. THIS INCLUDES OUR AFFILIATES AND / OR OTHER COMPANIES WITHIN OUR GROUP.

8. ALL PERSONAL DATA IS STORED SECURELY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998. FOR MORE DETAILS ON SECURITY SEE THE CLOSE BELOW (SECURITY)

9. ANY OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DATA MAY BE REQUIRED BY US FROM TIME TO TIME IN ORDER TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BEST POSSIBLE SERVICE AND EXPERIENCE WHEN USING OUR WEBSITE. SPECIFICALLY, DATA MAY BE USED BY US FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:

A. INTERNAL RECORD KEEPING;
B. IMPROVEMENT OF OUR PRODUCTS / SERVICES;
C. TRANSMISSION BY EMAIL OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO YOU;
D. CONTACT FOR MARKET RESEARCH PURPOSES WHICH MAY BE DONE USING EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR MAIL. SUCH INFORMATION MAY BE USED TO CUSTOMISE OR UPDATE THE WEBSITE;
IN EACH CASE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND SERVICES

10. LK VERDANT MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, EMPLOY THE SERVICES OF OTHER PARTIES FOR DEALING WITH CERTAIN PROCESSES NECESSARY FOR THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE. THE PROVIDERS OF SUCH SERVICES DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO CERTAIN PERSONAL DATA PROVIDED BY USERS OF THIS WEBSITE.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

11. THIS WEBSITE MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, PROVIDE LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER SUCH WEBSITES AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THESE WEBSITES. THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT EXTEND TO YOUR USE OF SUCH WEBSITES. YOU ARE ADVISED TO READ THE PRIVACY POLICY OR STATEMENT OF THESE WEBSITES PRIOR TO USING THEM.

CHANGES OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL

12. LK VERDANT MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, EXPAND OR REDUCE OUR BUSINESS AND THIS MAY INVOLVE THE SALE AND/OR THE TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF ALL OR PART OF LK VERDANT. DATA PROVIDED BY USERS WILL, WHERE IT IS RELEVANT TO ANY PART OF OUR BUSINESS SO TRANSFERRED, BE TRANSFERRED ALONG WITH THAT PART AND THE NEW OWNER OR NEWLY CONTROLLING PARTY WILL, UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, BE PERMITTED TO USE THE DATA FOR THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH IT WAS ORIGINALLY SUPPLIED TO US.

13. WE MAY ALSO DISCLOSE DATA TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OF OUR BUSINESS OR ANY PART OF IT.

14. IN THE ABOVE INSTANCES, WE WILL TAKE STEPS WITH AIM OF ENSURING YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED.

CONTROLLING USE OF YOUR DATA

15. WHEREVER YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DATA, YOU WILL BE GIVEN OPTIONS TO RESTRICT US OF THAT DATA. THIS MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

16. USE OF DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES; AND

17. SHARING DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES.

FUNCTIONALITY OF THE WEBSITE

18. TO USE ALL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT CERTAIN DATA.

19 YOU MAY RESTRICT YOUR INTERNET BROWSER’S USE OF COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE THE CLAUSE BELOW (COOKIES).

ACCESSING YOUR OWN DATA

20. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO ASK FOR A COPY OF ANY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA HELD BY LK VERDANT (WHERE SUCH DATA IS HELD) ON PAYMENT OF A FEE THAT WILL NOT EXCEED £0.
SECURITY

21. DATA SECURITY IS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE TO LK VERDANT AND TO PROTECT YOUR DATA WE HAVE PUT IN PLACE SUITABLE PHYSICAL, ELECTRONIC AND MANAGERIAL PROCEDURES TO SAFEGUARD AND SECURE DATA COLLECTED VIA THIS WEBSITE.

22. IF PASSWORD ACCESS IS REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN PARTS OF THE WEBSITE, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING THIS PASSWORD CONFIDENTIAL.

23. WE ENDEAVOUR TO DO OUR BEST TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA. HOWEVER, TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION OVER THE INTERNET IS NOT ENTIRELY SECURE AND IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE CANNOT ENSURE THE SECURITY OF YOUR DATA TRANSMITTED TO THE WEBSITE.
COOKIES

24. THIS WEBSITE MAY PLACE AND ACCESS CERTAIN COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER. LK VERDANT USES COOKIES TO IMPROVE YOUR EXPERIENCE OF USING THE WEBSITE AND TO IMPROVE OUR RANGE OF PRODUCTS. LK VERDANT HAS CAREFULLY CHOSEN COOKIES AND HAS TAKEN STEPS TO ENSURE THAT YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED AND RESPECTED AT ALL TIMES.

25. ALL COOKIES USED BY THIS WEBSITE ARE USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT UK AND EU COOKIE LAW.

26. THE WEBSITE AUTOMATICALLY PLACES COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER , YOU WILL BE PRESENTED WITH A MESSAGE BAR ADVISING YOU OF COOKIES AND LINKS YOU TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. YOU CONSENT TO SET THOSE COOKIES. BY GIVING YOUR CONSENT TO THE PLACING OF COOKIES, YOU ARE ENABLING LK VERDANT TO PROVIDE A BETTER EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE TO YOU. YOU MAY IF YOU WISH DENY CONSENT IN PLACING OF COOKIES; HOWEVER CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE MAY NOT FUNCTION FULLY OR AS INTENDED.

27. THIS WEBSITE MAY PLACE THE FOLLOWING COOKIES:
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES: THESE ARE COOKIES THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE OPERATION OF OUR WEBSITE. THEY INCLUDE, FOR EXAMPLE, COOKIES THAT ENABLE YOU TO LOG INTO SECURE AREAS OF OUR WEBSITE, USE OF SHOPPING CART OR MAKE USE OF E-BILLING SERVICES.
ANALYTICAL/PERFORMANCE: THEY ALLOW US TO RECOGNISE AND COUNT THE NUMBER OF VISITORS AND TO SEE HOW VISITORS MOVE AROUND ON OUR WEBSITE WHEN THEY ARE USING IT. THIS HELPS US TO IMPROVE THE WAY THE WEBSITE WORKS, FOR EXAMPLE, BY ENSURING THAT USERS ARE FINDING WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR EASILY.
FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES: THESE ARE USED TO RECOGNISE YOU WHEN YOU TO OUR WEBSITE. THIS ENABLES US TO PERSONALISE OUR CONTENT FOR YOU, GREET YOU BY NAME AND REMEMBER YOUR PREFERENCES (FOR EXAMPLE, YOUR CHOICE OF LANGUAGE OR REGION).

28. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO ENABLE OR DISABLE COOKIES IN YOUR INTERNET BROWSER. BY DEFAULT, MOST INTERNET BROWSERS ACCEPT COOKIES BUT THIS CAN BE CHANGED. FOR FURTHER DETAILS, PLEASE CONSULT THE HELP MENU IN YOUR INTERNET BROWSER.

29. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO DELETE COOKIES AT ANY TIME; HOWEVER YOU MAY LOSE ANY INFORMATION THAT ENABLES YOU TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE MORE QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONALISATION SETTINGS.

30. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ENSURE THAT YOUR INTERNET BROWSER IS UP-TO-DATE AND THAT YOU CONSULT THE HELP AND GUIDANCE PROVIDED BY THE DEVELOPER OF YOUR INTERNET BROWSER IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT ADJUSTING YOUR PRIVACY POLICY.
TRANSFERS OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
31. DATA WHICH WE COLLECT FROM YOU MAY BE STORED AND PROCESSED IN AND TRANSFERRED TO COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA). FOR EXAMPLE, THIS COULD OCCUR IF OUR SERVERS ARE LOCATED IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE THE EEA OR ONE OF OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS IS SITUATED IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE THE EEA. WE ALSO SHARE INFORMATION WITH OUR GROUP COMPANIES, SOME OF WHICH ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE THE EEA. THESE COUNTRIES MAY NOT HAVE DATA PROTECTION LAWS EQUIVALENT TO THOSE IN FORCE IN THE EEA.

32. IF WE TRANSFER DATA OUTSIDE THE EEA IN THIS WAY, WE WILL TAKE STEPS WITH AIM OF ENSURING THAT YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS CONTINUE TO BE PROTECTED AS OUTLINED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO SUCH TRANSFERS OF DATA.
GENERAL

33. BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THESE WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS, AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ANY APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOU ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING OR ACCESSING THIS SITE. THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE COPYRIGHT AND TRADE MARK LAW.

34. IN NO EVENT SHALL LK VERDANT OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, OR DUE TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION,) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON LK VERDANT'S INTERNET SITE, EVEN IF LK VERDANT OR A LK VERDANT AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN NOTIFIED ORALLY OR IN WRITING OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
35. THE MATERIALS APPEARING ON LK VERDANT'S WEB SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL, TYPOGRAPHICAL, OR PHOTOGRAPHIC ERRORS. LK VERDANT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE MATERIALS ON ITS WEB SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. LK VERDANT MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON ITS WEB SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. LK VERDANT DOES NOT, HOWEVER, MAKE ANY COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS.

36. YOU MAY NOT TRANSFER ANY OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THIS PRIVACY POLICY TO ANY OTHER PERSON. WE MAY TRANSFER OUR RIGHTS UNDER THIS PRIVACY POLICY WHERE WE REASONABLY BELIEVE YOUR RIGHTS WILL NOT BE AFFECTED.

37. IF ANY COURT OR COMPETENT AUTHORITY FINDS THAT ANY PROVISION OF THIS POLICY (OR PART OF ANY PROVISION) IS INVALID, ILLEGAL OR UNENFORCEABLE, THAT PROVISION OR PART-PROVISION WILL, TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED, BE DEEMED TO BE DELETED, AND THE VALIDITY AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY WILL NOT BE AFFECTED.

38. UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED, NO DELAY, ACT OR OMISSION BY A PARTY IN EXERCISING ANY RIGHT OR REMEDY WILL BE DEEMED A WAIVER OF THAT, OR ANY OTHER, RIGHT OR REMEDY.

39. THIS PRIVACY POLICY IS GOVERNED BY AND INTERPRETED ACCORDING TO ENGLISH LAW. ALL DISPUTES ARISING UNDER THIS PRIVACY POLICY ARE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE ENGLISH COURTS.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

40. LK VERDANT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AS WE MAY DEEM NECESSARY FROM TIME TO TIME OR AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW. ANY CHANGES WILL BE IMMEDIATELY POSTED ON THE WEBSITE AND YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THE TERMS OF THE PRIVACY POLICY ON YOUR FIRST USE OF THE WEBSITE FOLLOWING THE ALTERATIONS.
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