The Data Protection Act 2018 controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government.
The Data Protection Act 2018 is the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Please note that this policy applies to BSA, but not to third parties used by us to provide the service. BSA will never share personal data with unrelated companies or advertising networks.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU AND HOW?
BSA collects personal information in several ways:
- when you make a Payment to book one of our services at BSA.
- when you register for a service offered by BSA. When you register with us for any of our services, we need to hold personal information which may include your child´s name your name, email address, phone numbers, home address, shipping and credit card billing address(es) so that we can process and fulfill your service. You may also choose to store your credit card details with us. This will only be done with your consent. Saved card details will never be shared with third parties and will only be used to process your order, using our payment partners’ systems
- as a result of authentication security or identity checks
OTHER INFORMATION WE COLLECT THROUGH OUR SERVICES
As a user of our services, we may collect non-personal data about use of the website, such as pages visited, times and volume of use of the services as well as Traffic Data. Traffic data includes logs, details of networks, time of log-on or access, length of sessions and similar systems data. We process such data to improve and develop the service we offer to visitors registrants and subscribers.
WHAT ABOUT COOKIES?
- to protect ourselves against automated raids on our data. For this reason, we only permit access to users who allow cookies; and
- to identify registered users, to make their logging-in easier, and to maintain them as logged-in throughout their visit to our site; and
- to track visitors’ use of our site so that we can better understand what use they make of it; and
- to keep track of visitors from partner sites so that we can know where our subscribers come from.
We will not under any circumstance (unless required to do so by law) share cookie data with any other party. We will not under any circumstances use spyware or other intrusive programs.
HOW THIS INFORMATION MAY BE USED, INCLUDING ANYONE IT MIGHT BE SHARED WITH
BSA may use your personal information for the processing of orders, payments and to provide you with an improved service experience. We will also use your details to fulfill and deliver your service request and manage your account. Your personal information may also be checked with credit agencies to prevent fraud. Where there is a legal obligation to do so, we may disclose your information to any relevant regulatory body or a court.
When you register with BSA, you will be asked if you want to subscribe to our update service. If you choose to opt-in for this service, the information you provide will allow us to alert you to new services, features and enhancements; special offers;; contests and events of interest. Similarly, if you choose to opt-in for this service, we will not be sending you information about our coming events.. Finally, we may use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies, together with non-personal data to monitor customer patterns so we can consistently improve our site design to better meet our visitors’ needs. If we change our policy on disclosure to others, we will inform you and give you the choice of opting out.
OPT-IN and OPT-OUT PROVISION
At all times, we will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of any service to which you have subscribed. In particular, you can opt-out from having your personally identifiable information shared with our business partners (except as required by law, court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority or as may be required to deliver your purchases). It is not BSA current policy to share its customers’ personal details with third parties other than as stated herein.
Should you choose to have your name and personal data removed from our database altogether, you can do so by sending an Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us at:
Boarding Schools Abroad. att. Data Protection, 28 Wingate Square, London SW4 0AF.
SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We will only collect personally identifiable information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to serve you in view of our legitimate business purposes as set out above, and we will at all times endeavour to maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided us with. When you place an order or access your account information, we use HTTPS, (the Hypertext Transfer Protocol) the secure version of the web’s communication protocol, across our whole website to provide that all communications between your browser and our website will have a proper level of security, and to reduce the risk of any unauthorised interference with your communications. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that third party business partners to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.
WHERE AND HOW TO ASK QUESTIONS OR FILE COMPLAINTS
YOUR RIGHTS IN YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND HOW YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION BSA MAINTAINS
If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information held by BSA is not correct, please contact us by email at email@example.com and we will amend your personal details. You are entitled to view a copy of any of your personal data we hold. Subject to your provision to us of such proof of personal identity necessary to avoid our disclosing your personal data to an unauthorised third party, we will send you a copy of the data we hold following a request in writing sent to us at our postal address.
We will not disclose personal data which could identify another person unless we are satisfied that we can do so in such a way that will prevent that person being identified without that person’s consent.
You are entitled to have removed or corrected any personal data which we hold in our records about you. We also routinely will delete or destroy personal data when it is no longer required.