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Privacy Policy

Version: 1

Issued: August 2015

General

Please read the following privacy policy, in order to understand what personal data we collect and how it us used. Individual LINX services may have their own privacy notices giving more specific information than this general policy.

We may change our privacy policy at any time.

Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this privacy policy.

What personal data do we collect?

We log your Internet Protocol (IP) address, Web Browser User Agent string, and other similar information in order to communicate with you over the Internet.

When you register for any of our events, make an enquiry, report a problem, join one of our mailing lists or order products or services from us, you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, home, business or billing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and relevant financial information to facilitate payment.

When you register for a LINX event, details including your name, company affiliation may be made accessible to other actual or potential attendees.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a web server to your browser and may be stored on your hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. If you refuse cookies, some websites may not function. In particular, the LINX website relies on cookies for the following functions:

  • Ordering LINX products or services, and registering for LINX events.
  • Remembering your details so we can pre-fill forms on the website for you.
  • Remembering your preference settings for the website.
  • For statistical purposes to track how many users use our website and how visitors navigate through the website, so that we can improve the content and navigation of the website.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to provide goods and services to you or your organisation. We may use it to personalise your experience of the website, to let you know about other products and services in which you may be interested, to seek your help in improving LINX services, and for our direct marketing purposes.

We may also use your IP address, User Agent String and cookies (but nothing that directly identifies you) to monitor the use of our website, to record traffic flows and to carry out research about our visitors’ and customers’ demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to understand our visitors, customers and potential customers better.

Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy and UK law.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs those data in order to fulfil your requests for our products and services, to provide you with information about our products and services, or to deliver services we may have outsourced. Some of these partners may be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We will ensure that your personal data continue to be protected, using contracts or other measures approved by UK data protection law.

We may also provide your personal data to anyone to whom our business or business assets are transferred.

Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal data unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so by law.

Links

Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.

Security

We take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.

Contacts

This is the website of The London Internet Exchange Ltd, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. Our registered number is 3137929 and our registered office is at 2nd Floor, Trinity Court, Trinity Street, Peterborough, PE1 1DA, United Kingdom.

Individuals have certain rights of access to their personal data. If you want to request any information about your personal data, please contact: 

Inaccuracies and Corrections

We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies, please let us know by contacting: 

With over 750 members connecting from over 74 different countries worldwide, LINX members have access to direct routes from a large number of diverse international peering partners.

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