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Privacy Statement

Introduction

This GDPR Privacy Policy sets out how BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd collects, uses, and protects any personal information that you provide to us when you use our website, products, or services. This policy also sets out how BG&C complies with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).We are committed to ensuring the privacy and protections of personal data that we collect, process, and store.

 

Scope

This policy applies to all personal data processed by BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd in our UK office or by our staff, contractors, or third-party service providers who process data on our behalf.

Principles of GDPR

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd acknowledges and adheres to the principles of GDPR, which include the following:

 

  • Lawfulness, fairness and transparency

  • Purpose limitation

  • Data minimization

  • Accuracy

  • Storage limitation

  • Integrity and confidentiality (security)

  • Accountability

 

Type of Data Collected

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd collects various types of personal data, including but not limited to:

  • Names and contact information (email, address, postcode, phone number)

  • Job titles, employment history, preference and interests

  • Other information relevant to surveys and/or offers

  • Payment information (for purchasing or invoicing purposes)

  • Website usage data (cookies, IP addresses)

 

Legal Basis for Data Processing

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd collects and processes personal data only with a legal basis for doing so, such as:

  • Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time.  You can do this by contacting Jaime Blakeley Glover at jaime@orientate.earth

  • Compliance with a legal obligation

  • Necessary for a contract with you

  • Necessary for the legitimate interests of BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd or a third party.

 

Data Subject Rights Under GDPR, clients have certain rights, including the right to:

  • Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

  • Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

  • Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

  • You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

  • Please contact us jaime@orientate.earth if you wish to make a request.

 

Data Storage and Retention

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd stores personal information securely and personal data is only retained for a maximum of 7 years.

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd then dispose of your information securely by shredding hard copies and deleting emails and files containing personal information.

 

Cookies

  • A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be places on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

  • We sometimes use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to the customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

  • Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by our privacy policy.  You should exercise caution and refer to the privacy policy applicable to these specific websites.

 

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for a box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at jaime@orientate.earth

  • We will not sell, distribute, or release your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

  • You may request details of your personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  If you would like a copy of your personal information, please write to jaime@orientate.earth

  • If you believe that any information we retain on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at jaime@orientate.earth

 

ICO Registration

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO number ZB362979) to oversee data protection and ensure compliance with GDPR. 

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about how BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd processes your personal data, please contact Jaime Blakeley-Glover at jaime@orientate.earth

 

Complaints

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

 

The ICO’s address:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

 

Security Measures

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and organisational measures to protect personal data from unauthorised access, theft, loss or damage.These measures include:

  • Use of secure servers and software

  • Password protection and lockable cabinets

  • Access control and limited employee access to personal data

 

Data Breach Response

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd has procedures in place to detect, report and investigate data breaches.  In the event of a data breach, we will notify the ICO (Information Commissioner Office) and the affected individuals within 72 hours of the discovery.

 

Third-party Data Processors

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd uses third-party service providers for certain business functions, such as cloud storage or email marketing.  We ensure that these providers comply with GDPR and have appropriate data protection measures in place.

 

Changes to this Policy

BG&C Consulting and Coaching Ltd may update this GDPR policy from time to time.  Any changes will be posted on our website terms and conditions and communicated to clients as necessary.

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