Privacy

 

  1. Introduction

1.1 A Blueprint for Better Business (“we” or “us”) is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to this website.

1.2 This policy explains what personal information we collect from users of this website and how we use that information from time to time.

  1. Information collection

We explicitly ask for personal information from you on our website in a number of circumstances:

2.1 when you contact us to request information or services;

2.2 when you register for our newsletters;

2.4 when you make a donation.

By providing us with this data, you consent to our processing it for the purposes for which it was provided. We may contact you to ask whether you would like to opt-in to other forms of communication.

If you wish to change your preferences at any time in the future, you can do so by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ in the newsletter, replying to any email you receive from us or emailing enquiries@blueprintforbusiness.org.

We may use third parties, such as Highrise or Mailchimp, to process your data. We will only process your data in the ways that you have consented to, and will only use third parties that are GDPR compliant by May 2018. We will not share your details with any third party for marketing purposes.

  1. Use of the information we collect

Your personal information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and will be used as follows:

3.1 to carry out the processing of your data for which you have opted-in, including sending our newsletter, collection of donations and responding to a request for information or services.

3.4 to make information available to appropriate third parties where necessary;

3.5 to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

We do not use your data for automated decision making or profiling.

  1. Our approach to direct marketing

If you sign up to our newsletter, please read our Privacy Notice, particularly the section ‘Basis for processing: consent’, which explains our approach to direct marketing.

  1. Disclosure of information

5.1 We may disclose personal information to third parties in connection with the purposes explained above. Please refer to our Privacy Notice for more information.

5.2 We may disclose personal information as part of a due legal process or as otherwise permitted or required by law. Some of these third parties may be located outside of the European Economic Area.

  1. Cookies and IP addresses

6.1 Similar to other websites, our website utilises a standard technology to collect information about how our website is used by individual computers connected to the internet. Information is gathered through cookies and Web server logs which allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you.

6.2 Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

  1. Security

We employ security measures which aim to protect the information provided by you from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

  1. Accessing and updating your information

Please refer to our Privacy Notice for information on your rights as an individual, including your right to access the personal data we hold for you, and to correct any errors.

  1. Contact

All comments, queries and other requests relating to our use of your information should be addressed to enquiries@blueprintforbusiness.org or by post to 12A Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AX