- Site / app owner details.
- Disclosures related to third-party access to the data.
- What data is being collected, how and why.
- Disclosure of your process for notifying users of changes/ updates to your policy.
- Effective date of policy.
- Disclosures related to any data processors if different from the site owner. This includes all parties having access to or involved in processing user data. These include 3rd party apps, widgets, social buttons, ad service integrations etc.
- Rights of users: Under the new EU regulations, its mandatory users be able to request, view, transfer and erase their data (where some conditions are met) * Note, these regulations are applicable to ALL business (including non-profits), regardless of location, that accesses data or offers goods or services to people in the EU.
Other related requirements are:
- It should be easily accessible
- Your policy may not use overly complicated or indecipherable language (no legalese and unnecessary jargon).
This document showcases a range of examples of privacy policies adopted by other companies, in certain respects, similar to BSF Enterprise PLC, only for your reference.
We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner.
Personal information is the information that identifies a living individual, or which could, with other information that we hold, identify that individual. It includes your name and contact details, but also includes other information that is relevant to you such as your preferred property or development.
If you are a California resident, you have a right to opt-out of the “sale” (as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018) of your personal information. Click here to exercise your right to opt-out.
1. What personal information does BSF Enterprise PLC collect?
a) Information we collect
We will collect information about your visit to our website. This may include your IP address (this is the number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are online); operating system, browser type and device used to access the website; when and how you accessed the website; and if you joined the website from another website.
Cookies may be used to store some of the information collected during your visit to our website. These are small files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. For example, they allow the website to remember the log in details for your account.
b) Information you provide
You provide us with your personal information when you make enquiries or register on our website, or when you contact us by phone, e-mail or make a visit to our sales offices. This may include your name and address and details of which properties and/or projects are of interest to you or further information necessary to assist with a specific enquiry.
2. How does BSF Enterprise PLC use your information?
BSF Enterprise PLC will use your information for the following general purposes:
- to provide you with information that you have requested.
- for our internal purposes such as data analysis, research, surveys, for administering our website and to improve the quality of our customer service.
- to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to send relevant advertising to you; and
- for compliance and crime prevention purposes.
In particular, BSF Enterprise PLC will use your personal information in the following ways:
a) When you make an enquiry to BSF Enterprise PLC
We may use a third party to keep a record of any call you make to us so that we are able to return your call. By calling us or asking us to call you, you acknowledge that we may contact you by telephone on the number you have called us from for the purposes of discussing the project.
We may monitor, record, store and use any telephone, email, or other communication with you in order to check any instructions given to us.
b) When BSF Enterprise PLC wishes to communicate with you
At several points throughout the website, you may be given the option to receive occasional information on BSF Enterprise PLC update We may contact you by phone, SMS, email, or post for this purpose. You can let us know your contact preferences by registering for an online account on our website.
If you do not want to be contacted for this purpose, all e-mails will include an “unsubscribe” option allowing you to let us know that you no longer wish to receive any further messages from BSF Enterprise PLC. For more details about how to unsubscribe, please see section 7 (b) below.
3. Using your information in accordance with the data protection laws
a) Legitimate interests
To use your personal data for providing you with information you have requested or with other promotional information or announcements, we will rely on a condition known as “legitimate interests”. We will also rely on this condition when processing your information for the administrative and advertising activities described in section 2 (v) and (vi) above. It is in our legitimate interests to make you aware of developments that we believe are relevant to you or updates.
If you have not contacted us or specifically requested information about our projects, we may provide you with marketing information about our projects where you have provided your consent for us to do so.
c) Performing an agreement with you
When you use our website, we will process your personal information to the extent that this is necessary for the performance of our obligations under the Terms and Conditions.
4. How Does BSF Enterprise PLC protect your information?
The data protection laws mean that we need to follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us.
When we share your information with trusted third parties, we may do so by email. We do take data security very seriously, but please remember that we cannot guarantee the absolute security of the emails we send.
5. Will BSF Enterprise PLC disclose the information it collects to third parties?
6. Information Retention
Once your details are added to our mailing lists for the purpose of providing you with information about our homes and developments and other general offers and updates, your information will remain on that mailing list: (i) until we receive a request from you to stop contacting you for this purpose; or (ii) if we do not receive a response from you for 12 months. We will not contact you for this purpose again until we hear otherwise from you.
7. Your Rights
Your rights under data protection law in relation to the way we process your personal information are set out below.
You may contact us using the details on our website or using the following email address to exercise any of these rights, and we will respond to any request received from you within one month from the date of the request.
a) Access to your personal data
You have a right of subject access. This means that you are entitled to request a copy of your personal information and we will grant you access or provide you with all personal information that we hold about you, subject to some limited exemptions (for example, you will not necessarily be entitled to access third party personal information).
You can always remove your name and contact details from our various email-lists and other lists. In addition to contacting us in the way noted above, you can ask for your details to be removed from BSF Enterprise PLC email-lists permanently.
c) Data portability
You have a right of data portability. You are entitled to request that the information you have provided to us is then provided to you (or to another organization) in a portable, machine readable, electronic format.
d) Rectify your personal data
You have the right to require us to rectify any inaccurate personal data held by us about you.
e) Erase your personal data
You have a right to require us to erase personal data held by us about you. This right will only apply where (for example): we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for; or where you withdraw your consent if we are using your personal data based on your consent; or where you object to the way we process your data (in line with your right to unsubscribe above).
f) Object to or restrict our use of your personal data
You have a right to object to our processing of personal data held by us about you (for example, if you would not like to be subject to any profiling or direct marketing). You may also ask us to restrict the way in which we process your information in certain circumstances (for example, if you think that the information we hold about you is not accurate or we are not processing the data in accordance with section 3 above).
If you have any concerns regarding our processing of your personal data, we would be happy to address your query in the first instance. However, if you are not satisfied with our handling of any request in relation to your rights, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. The address is:
C/o Locke Lord LLP
London EC2M 3AB
Once we receive your request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity. We reserve the right to deny requests if we have a reasonable belief that the request is fraudulent.