We take your privacy seriously and our organisation and web policy reflects best standards as required by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office regarding your personal data in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All our team personnel and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.
You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.
Information about your visits to our site
We automatically gather information about your visits to our sites. This includes demographic data and browsing patterns, but it is only collected in aggregate form – no individual user is identified. This is used to build up marketing profiles, to aid strategic development, to manage our relationship with advertisers and to audit usage of the site.
We may use ’cookies’ to identify you when you visit www.getrealaboutbusiness.com and other associated websites to confirm that you are logged in and to build up a demographic profile.
Use of personal information
We collect personal information from you through enquiry and registration forms and every time you email us your details or log on using your username and password. This data will be used by us to authenticate your identity and to provide you with our services.
We may also use this information to personalise aspects of our services, to carry out market research surveys, to contact you about opportunities that we believe may be relevant to you and to provide you with updates about developments on the sites and information about the products and services we offer. If you do not wish to receive information about our products or services, or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations, please tick the appropriate box on the bottom of any of our email newsletters or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not disclose any information we keep about you to any third parties, except for any suppliers we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf.
Content posted by you
If you make your personal data available to friends, colleagues and/or anybody in the Get Real About Business community then it will be shared within the relevant community. Also, if you post any personal information to any of our forums, this information will immediately be made available to other users throughout the world who may use it to send you unsolicited communications.
In some circumstances we may display some of your personal information (your username for example) when you post material to the website to allow users to identify each other. If you post any content in breach of our website terms and conditions we may inform any relevant third parties such as your employer, email/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
In order to deliver our services, we will need to process and store your personal information and may need to transfer it to the relevant partners for processing both inside and outside the European Economic Area (EEA). These third parties simply process data on behalf of getrealaboutbusiness.com and have no right to use your personal data in any other way.
By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with your use of our services.
Please note that countries outside the EEA may not have the same level of protection as countries within the EEA, but we always demand that those parties to whom we transfer data adhere to the same security procedures that we follow ourselves.
By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with such orders, offers or services and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information.