This privacy statement follows UK and OECD good practices.

Lionra maintains websites which are managed by GFI Blackswan Limited:

GFI Blackswan Limited,
50 Grey Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne.
Privacy Protection

This policy establishes how we handle the information we learn about you when you visit the main Lionra website ( Protecting the privacy and personal data of our visitors is important to us. Lionra uses cookies: What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At, we may use cookies to give advanced features to our users and to provide us with information about what is being viewed on your site so that we can improve the website accordingly.

Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information, such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site.

We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent Europe and UK legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. Please be assured that we’re working on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the website.
Our cookies policy

To make full use of the personalised features on, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them.

Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from or any of its subdomains or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects)

On we might display video content using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a user. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they’re managed differently by your browser.

If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings (opens in a new window). Please bear in mind though, that if you disable Flash cookies for, you’ll unable to access certain types of content on the site, such as videos. ‘share’ tools

If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ content with friends through social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. Further information about cookies

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit (Please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).
Third party cookies

When you visit, you may notice some cookies that aren’t related to If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Some of the business partners that may set cookies on include:

Google – We use Google Analytics, as do most websites, to track details, including but not limited to: number of visitors, type of browser people use, the IP address of a user, the website from where the visitor came to your site.

Other information – through our own cookies or third party cookies, we may we collect and store only the following information that is automatically recognised: the date and time, the originating IP address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser), the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser), the object requested and the completion status of the request. See below for more details on these data and the reason why we log them.
Information automatically recognised and logged Technical administration of the Lionra website(s)

Parts of the data are used for the technical support of the Lionra website(s) and computer system. This would include processing computer account information, and information used in the course of securing and maintaining the Lionra website(s). Typically, certain information automatically logged, including IP addresses and domain names, are automatically used for the technical support of the Lionra website(s) and computer system, tracking down problems with the server, etc..

Parts of the data are used to contact visitors for sending information or promotional material, products or services. This may include notifying visitors about updates to the Lionra website(s). More generally, these data are used for direct email, prospects lists, analysis and marketing.

Visitor’s computer system
E.g. browser type, operating system.
Aggregate Navigation and Clickstream Data/HTTP logs
Aggregate information on which pages visitors access or visit and how long they stay on each page during a browsing session.
Visitor-specific Navigation and Clickstream Data/HTTP logs
Visitor-specific information on which pages a visitor accesses or visits and how long he or she stays on each page during a browsing session.
Cookies and Other Technologies

As described above, we sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to our website(s) to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on the Lionra website(s), but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our website(s), and to help us make our website(s) more useful to visitors. This includes analysing these logs periodically to measure the traffic through our servers, the number of pages visited and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers. We collect the anonymous information we mentioned above through the use of various technologies, one of which is called “cookies”. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. The following information is stored in the cookies:

IP address
Session number

This anonymous information is used and analysed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your details used in this manner, you can disable your cookies. We collect the personal data that you volunteer on registration or from other forms that you may complete, or by e-mail for the purposes highlighted above. All our associates and processors who have access to personal data and are associated with the processing of that data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of data.
Visitor’s Choice

If you choose to provide information to Lionra regarding colleagues or friends, you must ensure that you have the consent of these parties to disclose their information.

Any information you provide to the Lionra Club through the website will only be used by Lionra and the company which manages its operations, i.e. GFI Blackswan Limited. It will never be supplied to anyone outside of these entities without first obtaining your consent, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.
Individual Participation / Access

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you, and you can also request to receive a copy of that personal data. Before sending you any personal data, we will ask you to provide proof of your identity. If you are not able to provide proof of your identity, we reserve the right to refuse to send you the personal data. We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests to the previous questions or to correct inaccuracies in your personal information. At any time, you may request that we delete or correct your personal information in our logs. For such requests, please contact

We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. Lionra has implemented technologies and security policies to protect the stored personal data of our users from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. We will continue to enhance our security procedures, as new technology becomes available. Lionra associates and processors who have access to personal data are obliged to respect the privacy of our visitors and the confidentiality of their personal data.
Notifications of Changes

As Lionra creates new services that may generate a need to amend this privacy statement, such changes will be reflected in this on-line document accordingly.
Privacy Support

If you have any enquiries about our privacy statement, please email: or write to: Lionra, GFI Blackswan Limited, 50 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 6AE