Privacy Policy

Lateral Group North America and its subsidiaries, parent and associated companies (collectively “us”, “our” or “we”) are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy Statement explains how we use the information we collect about you and how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information.

  1. The information we collect and how we use it

    1. If you request further information from this web site, we will ask you to provide us with your name, position, the name of your company and your email address. The relevant information is then used by us to contact you regarding the requested information and to communicate with you on any matter relating to your request or use of this web site.

    About cookies

    1. This site incorporates the use of cookies. Cookies are small data text files that are sent from a server computer during a browsing session. Cookies are typically stored on your computers hard drive and are used by Websites to simulate a continuous connection to that site. In order to make our site more responsive to your needs we use cookies to track and manage information relative to your specific interests. In this way we can tailor our site to your needs, deliver a better and more personalised service and track the pages on our site that you visit. The use of cookies automatically identifies your browser to our computers whenever you interact with our site. Your browser options allow you to disable cookies. You should note that if you do disable cookies, you may not be able to access all the services on this site. For more information, please read our cookie policy here.

    2. We may share your information with other companies within the Lateral Group and its subsidiaries but we will not share your information with third parties except when you have granted us permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that it is required by law.

    3. If you supply us with your postal address, telephone number or email address over this web site, you may (if you have consented by ticking the relevant box on the page where you fill in your personal information – more on this below) receive periodic mailings, telephone calls or emails from us with information on our new products and services. If you are happy to do so, please indicate your consent to receiving this information by e-mail by clicking on the appropriate check box on the main consent form.

    4. If you want to update the information you provided to us, please let us know by email to or by writing to us at Lateral Group - North America, 293 Libbey Industrial Parkway, Weymouth, MA 02189.

  2. Sale of business

    1. In the event that this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers’ advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business. It is therefore intended that any consents given above or on the relevant pages will benefit any purchaser of our business.

  3. Your consent

    1. By submitting your information and subject always to your clicking on the appropriate check box on the main consent form (or not clicking on the same as the case may be), you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Privacy Policy Statement.

    2. If we change our Privacy Policy Statement we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the web site, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. Continued use of this web site will signify that you agree to any such changes. Because the Internet infrastructure is global the information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar data protection legislation during use as set out in this Policy.

    3. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers. Your information may be stored and processed in any other country in which Lateral Group or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. In all such cases, we will ensure that your personal information shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside North America unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for your rights and freedoms of in relation to our processing of your personal information.

  4. How to get in touch

    1. We welcome your views about our web site and our Privacy Policy Statement. If you would like to get in touch with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to or write to us at Lateral Group - North America, 293 Libbey Industrial Parkway, Weymouth, MA 02189.

  1. Your use of this web site (“this Web Site”) is subject to these Terms and Conditions. By accessing and browsing this Web Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions.

    Your use of this Web Site

    Lateral Group, North America and its subsidiaries, parent and associated companies (collectively “Lateral Group”) maintain this Web Site for your information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse this Web Site. You may download material displayed on this Web Site for non-commercial; personal use only, provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, create links to, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, or use the contents of this Web Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without Lateral Group’s prior written permission.


    While Lateral Group uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Web Site, Lateral Group makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Lateral Group assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on this Web Site. This Web Site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made at any time to the information herein without prior notice. In addition, the Internet is not a stable medium and errors, omissions and delays may occur at any time. As a result, Lateral Group does not accept any ongoing obligation to operate this Web Site (or any part of it).

    Your use and browsing of this web site is at your risk. Neither Lateral Group nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this web site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this web site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this web site is provided to you “as is” and all warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement are hereby excluded to fullest extent permitted by law.

    Lateral Group assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for (a) viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing in this web site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from this web site or (b) any loss or damage including any consequential or indirect loss or damage incurred by you (including loss of profit), whether arising in tort (including claims of negligence), contract or otherwise and arising out of or in relation to or in connection with your access to or use of or inability to use this web site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to exclude or restrict any liability of Lateral Group for death or personal injury arising from negligence or any other right you may have under applicable laws, which may not be excluded.

    Unless otherwise specified the materials in this Web Site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting products and services in those places in which they are identified within this Web Site as being available. This site is controlled and operated by Lateral Group from one of its affiliate offices in London, United Kingdom. Lateral Group makes no representation that materials in this Web Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Nothing on this Web Site shall be regarded or taken as financial advice. The information contained on this Web Site is not an invitation to invest in shares of Lateral Group and may not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision.

    Copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights

    You should assume that everything you see or read on this Web Site is a copyright work and protected by US and international intellectual property laws, both as individual works and as a collection unless otherwise noted and that such works may not be used without the written permission of Lateral Group except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on this Web Site. Lateral Group makes no warranty or representation that your use of materials displayed on this Web Site will not infringe rights of third parties. The trademarks, company names, logos, domain names and service marks (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on this Web Site, including but not limited to the Howitt logo and others are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Howitt and others. Nothing contained on this Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication, any licence or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Web Site without the permission of Lateral Group or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on this Web Site. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this Web Site, or any other content on this Web Site, is strictly prohibited. All images displayed on this Web Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Lateral Group. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on this Web Site.

    Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes. You are advised that Lateral Group will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted by law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

    Your contributions

    You agree that anything you transmit or post to this Web Site or Lateral Group may be used by Lateral Group or its subsidiaries, parent, affiliates and associated companies for their internal business purposes. Lateral Group will ask for your consent if it wants to use your contributions for any other purposes.


    Lateral Group has not reviewed all of the Web Sites linked to this Web Site and is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Web Site. The existence of any links to this Web Site whether created with or without the approval of Lateral Group shall not constitute an endorsement by Lateral Group of such other sites, their contents or their operators. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

    No obligation to monitor

    Although Lateral Group may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like on this Web Site, Lateral Group is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any such content nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any information contained within such locations on this Web Site.

    You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane materials or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. Lateral Group will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Lateral Group to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.


    Lateral Group may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this Web Site. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this Web Site to review the current Terms and Conditions.


    To the extent any portion of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such portion will be modified by the court solely to the extent necessary to cause such portion to be enforceable and these Terms and Conditions, as so modified, shall remain in full force and effect.

    Laws and Jurisdiction

    These Terms and Conditions (and any action, dispute, claim or controversy arising out of them or their formation) shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with US law and the US courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between us. Save in the case of fraud and fraudulent concealment, you acknowledge that these Terms and Conditions and any documents expressly referred to in them constitute the entire and only agreement between us. These Terms and Conditions may only be varied in writing by a director of Lateral Group, North America.

    Save for any rights or benefits conferred expressly on Lateral Group or its affiliates, nothing in these Terms and Conditions confers or purports to confer on any third party any benefit or right to enforce any of these Terms or Conditions and the provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (as amended or modified) are expressly excluded.