Effective September 19, 2017
How we collection your information
We collect information about you:
- when you sign up to, or participate in, services or online content on our website, mobile site or mobile apps (each a 'Site' and together the 'Sites');
- when you connect with your account with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or other social networking site;
- the nature of the device you are using, for example, whether you are accessing the Site from a personal computer or from a mobile device;
- if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
- when you visit a Site (see also under Cookies below).
How we use your information
We use your information to provide our activities, services or online content to you and to support your relationship with us. We use your information collected from a Site to personalise your repeat visits to that Site. If you are a Facebook or Twitter user, we may also use your information to suggest or connect you to other Facebook or Twitter users or to allow you to post direct to your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Please remember that any item that you share with Facebook will appear on your Facebook timeline and in your Facebook friends’ newsfeeds. Unless you elect to opt-in, we will not share your information for marketing purposes with any third party. We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring usage of our Sites in order to help us to develop our Sites. We may also provide such aggregate information to third parties but this will not include any information that could be used to identify you. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if:
- we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- b00t consultants Ltd. or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it about its users and customers will be one of the transferred assets;
- or to protect the rights, property, or safety of b00t consultants Ltd., our clients, or others.
We may contact you by email or text you with information about news, promotions, competitions, offers, events and other information we think may be of interest to you. You can at any time ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting our Privacy Controller using the information in the Contact section on this page.
Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain areas of a Site, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential and the password should not be shared with anyone. All personal information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Some of the data processors we engage to process personal data may be located outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). We will ensure that any transfer outside the EEA is subject to contractual provisions and administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect it from authorised access and use. Please note, however, that whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred over the internet.
We currently set the following cookies:
Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics – the web analytics service provided by Google Inc. - in order to understand how visitors to each Site use that Site. The Google Analytics cookies remember you from one page request to the next, for example to differentiate between 'new' and 'returning' visitors. We receive reports from Google Inc. about website usage (such as the number of visitors to each Site or the number of unique page views). Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal information about you. For more information see: https://analytics.google.com/
Links to other websites
Access to information
The Data Protection Act gives you rights to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with the details of the information we hold about you.
When information can be withheld
There are some situations when we are allowed to withhold information, for example if the information is about: the prevention, detection or investigation of a crime; national security or the armed forces; the assessment or collection of tax; judicial or ministerial appointments.
c/o Privacy Controller
20-22 Wenlock Road
We encourage you to read more about the Data Protection Act and your rights. The Information Commissioner's Office is UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. The ICO offers many free online and printable resources and guides for organisations and individuals alike. Visit https://ico.org.uk to find out more.
Workplace bullying and harassment policy
We take appropriate actions against anyone who engages in bullying or harassing behaviour towards b00t consultants, its employees or affiliates. Bullying is behaviour that makes someone feel intimidated or offended. Harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. Examples of bullying or harassing behaviour include: spreading malicious rumours, unfair treatment, picking on someone and regularly undermining a competent worker. Bullying and harassment can happen in many places: face-to-face, by letter, by email, by social media, by online discussion forums and by phone. Bullying or harassment by visitors to b00t consultants will not be tolerated.