Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1.Introduction

This is our privacy policy. It tells you how we collect and process data received from you on our site.

If you have any comments on this privacy policy, please email them to jennifer@bca.uk.com

You may access our site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

2.Who We Are

Here are the details that the Data Protection Act 1998 says we have to give you as a 'data controller':

Our site address is: www.bca.uk.com

Our company name is: Business Centre Association Ltd 

Our registered address is: Camerons Accountants, 9 Worton Park, Cassington, Oxfordshire, OX29 4SX

Our nominated representative is: Jennifer Brooke

3.What we may collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you put into forms or surveys on our site at any time;
  • Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  • A record of any correspondence between us
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site
  • Details of your visits to our site and the resources you use
  • Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system, etc.) for system administration

If in the future the BCA have advertisers, the BCA may report aggregate information to our advertisers at this time the BCA do not have advertisers.

4.Cookies

We use cookies to distinguish users and improve our site. Please look at our Cookie Policy http://www.bca.uk.com/about-us/cookies-policy for more cookie information.

5.How we use what we collect

5.1 General

We use information about you to:

  • Present site content effectively to you
  • Provide information, products and services that you request, or (with your consent) which we think may interest you
  • Carry out our contracts with you
  • Allow you to use our interactive services if you want to
  • Tell you our charges

If you don't want to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us at any time at mailto: jennifer@bca.uk.com

Please note: At the moment the BCA does not have any advertisers. If in the future the BCA does have advertisers, we may give them aggregate information to help them reach their target audience, and we may use information we have collected to display advertisements to that audience. We will not, however, identify individuals to our advertisers.

5.2 Registering with us

If you register with us as a member, we save the details you provide and use them to enable us to personalise the service we offer to you. BCA members can update their information as necessary the membership section of www.bca.uk.com

6.Where we store your data

We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the EEA to fulfil your order and deal with payment.

These may include payment processing (currently payments are made by WorldPay Gateway and verified by GeoTrust), search engine facilities, advertising and marketing.

By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.

Payment will be encrypted. If we give you a password, you must keep it confidential. Please don't share it. Although we try to provide protection, we cannot guarantee complete security for your data, and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.

7.Disclosing your information

7.1 General

We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:

  • We can disclose it to other businesses in our group
  • We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect o
  • ther people's property, safety or rights

We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.

We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing (currently payments are made by WorldPay Gateway and verified by GeoTrust), search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.

Any credit card information provided to the BCA office given as ‘cardholder not present’ is processed, then details are destroyed.

We may compile statistics about the use of our site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.

7.2 If you are a BCA member:

We may disclose information about you to:

  • Other members of the BCA. This may include a listing of all member locations, name of location, address and telephone number. If a member has advised the BCA that they do not wish to receive any calls/marketing material from BCA members, then respective details are withheld.
  • BCA Partners. This may include a listing of all member locations, name of location, address and telephone number. If a member has advised the BCA that they do not wish to receive any calls/marketing material from BCA Partners, then respective details are withheld.

Before member information is disclosed to other BCA Members and/or Partners, the BCA follows the following procedure:

  • The Partner has to give written information to the BCA ahead of any information being sent to members, even with the knowledge that the information is in the public domain;
  • The Partner has to state that they will not sell or replicate the information to any third party;
  • The Partner has to confirm that they will act in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998;
  • The Partner has to provide written confirmation that the data provided will only be used for specific campaign;
  • If a telephone campaign – the Partner will supply the BCA with an outline of the script, the duration of the campaign and confirm the date that the listing will be destroyed;
  • If a postal marketing campaign – the Partner will supply the BCA with their marketing collateral for the specific campaign, they will confirm the duration of the campaign and confirm the date that the listing will be destroyed; and
  • In advance of a marketing campaign to the membership Partners may request the BCA to e-broadcast to the membership, if this is the case the Partner will supply the BCA with a proposed ‘e-broadcast’.

7.3 If you are a visitor to our website making an enquiry or otherwise contacting us:

We use information about you to:

  • Tell you about other goods and services that might interest you;
  • To help register you as a member; and
  • To pass your enquiry onto the relevant BCA member. This means that the relevant BCA member will receive your details and they will contact you.

8.Your rights

You can ask us not to use your data for marketing. You can do this by contacting us at any time at mailto: jennifer@bca.uk.com.

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to see information we hold about you. We can charge you a fee (currently £10 plus VAT) for this service.

9.Links to other sites

Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether We provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

10.Changes

If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. If we decide to, we may also email you. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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