Privacy Policy



Updated 31st July 2018

This Privacy Policy sets out how LBN Consultants Ltd ("LB Networks" or "we") collects, uses, shares and protects information (including personally identifiable information) obtained from Clients, Experts and visitors to our website

Clients are subject to the applicable client agreement for the LB Networks services they use, and to participate in consultations, Experts are subject to LB Networks’ Terms and Conditions for Experts which incorporates this Privacy Policy. If you are neither a Client nor an Expert, by using this website you agree to the collection and use of your data in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not register with us or use the LB Networks website or the LB Networks services provided.

LB Networks is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then LB Networks will only use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
LB Networks may change this policy from time to time without notice by updating this page. Any such changes will take effect from the time of such updating. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. We will also take all reasonably practical steps to notify you specifically of any changes that materially affect the ways in which your information may be used or shared.

Agreement with the Privacy Policy

Experts and Clients registering with us are required to confirm their agreement to our Privacy Policy and that they agree to our use of any information which may be collected by us. By so doing you agree to our use of the information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.
If you wish to withdraw such consent at any time, you may do so by contacting us at However, if you do so, you will be unable to continue to be Client or Expert.

What information we collect

Experts registering with LB Networks are required to provide personal data, including:

  • Full Name

  • E-mail addresses

  • Phone numbers

  • Academic, professional background and employment history

  • Payment details (if you participate in a consultation with an LB Network client, an that in order to be able to complete any payment to you following the consultation if this is applicable.)

  • The Consulting work you have conducted with LB Networks clients.

  • Any additional information through correspondence and other interactions with you.

LB Networks will clearly indicate the information which is required in order to enable us to provide our service to clients. For information which is not indicated as being required, it is your choice whether to provide it to us.

As a client of LB Networks, you are giving us consent to store and use the information listed below for Business purposes only.

  • Full Name

  • Job title 

  • E-mail addresses

  • Phone numbers

  • Project information

The employees of LB Networks solely have access to the information listed above.

What we do with the information we collect

LB Networks uses the information collected about Clients and Experts to facilitate their participation in projects. The more accurate and detailed the information provided, the better we are able to match Experts to Clients. By registering as an Expert or a Client, you agree that we may contact you by email or telephone with the most recent details notified by you to us.
LB Networks uses and analyses the information which we collect about experts in order to identify consultation opportunities in projects that we work on which may be within your field of expertise and of interest to you. We may disclose information about you to clients who may wish to consult with you. This may include biographical information, information in respect of the number of times you have previously consulted with our clients and/or information in respect of feedback received on those consultations. When a consultation is organised between an expert and one of our clients we may provide the client with your contact information for the purpose of facilitating the consultation. We may provide prospective clients with your biographical information for the purposes of demonstrating the quality and coverage of our expert network.

LB Networks uses and analyses the information which we collect about you in order to identify the most suitable expert for your projects and to help us identify other products and services which may be of interest to you. We will only share your information with experts when you have confirmed that you would like to engage them in a consultation and if you have specifically stated that you did not wish to work with experts on a no-name basis.

Additional information

LB Networks may also use information collected from you to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • We may also disclose your information without further notice to you in the following instances: (i) if you have already authorised us to do so; (ii) if we are required to do so by applicable law or pursuant to a court or similar order; (iii) as deemed necessary, in our discretion, to protect our legal rights or property or the legal rights or property of any expert, client or third party; and/or (iv) in connection with a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of part or all of the business, assets or shares in LB Networks.

  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

In addition, we may disclose your information to third parties if required by law, court order or by a competent regulatory authority.
Security of Your Information

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We cannot, however, guarantee the security of our servers or transmissions between our servers and your computer. Accordingly, all the information which you provide to us is supplied at your own risk. We have a global network of experts and our client base is international. Accordingly, in the course of our business, your information may be transmitted across borders both inside and outside the European Economic Area.
How we use cookies

A browser cookie is a piece of information collected by the website being browsed and stored on the user computer. It can be either persistent if it lasts after the browser is closed, or session-based, in which case it is destroyed when the browser is closed.
We do not use persistent cookies to store your personal information. We do use session cookies for the sole purpose of website navigation but do not store any personal information in them.
Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We will retain your information for so long as we consider is reasonable or for so long as is required by law.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you.