For the applicable data protection laws (the General Data Protection Regulation -Regulation (EU) 2016/679 - (GDPR), together with any implementing legislation, in particular, the Data Protection Act 2018), the company responsible for the collection and processing of Your personal information is B2B.
This Policy applies to information obtained by us through Your use of the information, software, products and services made available through the website www.b2business.london (hereinafter the “Website”).
Collection of Your Personal Information
B2B collects information that, alone or in combination with other data, could be used to identify You (hereinafter “Personal Information”), such as Your e-mail address, name, physical address, telephone number, or employment information. We may also collect anonymous demographic information which is not unique to You, such as Your postal code and preferences (hereinafter “Non-Personal Information”). Non-Personal Information is not linked to Your Personal Information (for example, Your IP address).
B2B will collect Your Personal Information in a number of ways, including when You contact us through the Website, e-mail or through the other means set out below.
Information from third parties
We may collect Personal Information about You from third parties such as social media networks. We use this information to source potential customer leads.
Other information we collect
We also collect this Personal Information as You use the Website:
User Content. This consists of all text, documents, content or information uploaded, entered, or otherwise transmitted by You in connection with Your use of the Website.
Automatically collected information
When You visit our Website, we automatically collect some information about Your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes Your IP address, the data, times and frequency with which You access the Website and the way You use and interact with its content.
Storage of Personal Information
Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold Your Personal Information on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Policy, or until You request that the information be deleted in accordance with Your right of erasure (see "Your rights" section below).
Even if we delete Your Personal Information, we reserve the right to maintain a copy for legal, tax or regulatory purposes, but in such event, we will do so only as long as necessary to fulfil those legal, tax or regulatory purposes. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Personal Information access and disclosure
We will only disclose Personal Information to third parties:
When we use vendors, lawyers and service providers to assist us in meeting business or operating needs, such as providing legal services, hosting our Website, communicating with users, delivering and improving our services, e-mail communication, invoicing and payments, customer support services and analytics. These service providers may only access, process or store Personal Information pursuant to our instructions and to perform their duties to us, and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; or
When we have Your explicit consent to share Your Personal Information; or
When we determine that disclosure is required to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of B2B and users of the Website, or to respond to lawful subpoenas, warrants, or requests by public or regulatory authorities, including requests by law enforcement authorities; or
If we sell some or all of our business or assets, we may disclose Your Personal Information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets, and if the transaction closes, then Your Personal Information may be transferred to the buyer.
We may disclose Personal Information to a member of our group, which means our subsidiary companies, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
Transfers outside of the EEA
As part of the services offered to You through the Website, the Personal Information You provide to us will be transferred to and stored in the European Economic Area (EEA) and in certain circumstances, other countries outside of the and stored in the EEA. By way of example, a transfer of Your Personal Information may happen if one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EEA. We also share information with our subsidiary company, B2Business Inc, which is trading from the city of New York.
We will only transfer Personal Information outside of the EEA where it is compliant with data protection legislation and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to Your Personal Information, for example, by way of data transfer agreement incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, or by self-certifying to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework in the event that the organisation in receipt of the information is based in the United States.
To ensure that Your Personal Information receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share Your Personal Information with. This ensures Your information is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with data protection laws.
EU-US Privacy Shield Framework
Your Personal Information may be shared with our affiliate entity, B2Business Limited Inc, based in the United States to ensure the proper administration of our business.
Your Personal Information is transferred to B2Business Limited on the basis of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data transferred from the European Union to the United States.
The Website uses "cookies" to help You personalise Your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed by us or our remarketing partners on Your hard drive by a web page server. Our cookies do not run programs or deliver viruses to Your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to Your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to Your computer.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenient feature to save You time. The cookie tells the server that You have returned to a specific page. For example, if You personalise the Website pages, or register with the Website, a cookie helps the Website recall Your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording Your Personal Information, such as Your billing address or site preferences. When You return to the same Website, the information You previously provided can be retrieved, so You can easily use the Website features that You customised.
We may place the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable You to log into secure areas of our Website or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise You when You return to the Website. This enables us to personalise our content for You, greet You by name and remember Your preferences (for example, Your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record Your visit to the Website, the pages You have visited and the links You have followed. We will use this information to make our Website more relevant to Your interests and for remarketing as described below.
How to reject cookies
If You do not want to receive cookies, You can usually choose to opt-out by modifying Your browser settings to decline them. If You choose to decline cookies, You may not be able to access all or parts of, or to fully experience the interactive features of, B2B services or web pages You visit.
For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. This site also provides details on how to delete cookies from Your computer.
Data security & integrity
B2B is committed to taking reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that we hold from misuse, loss, or unauthorised access. We do this by using a range of technical and organisational measures including measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If You suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to Your personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
The Website is designed to secure the Personal Information You provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, with protections from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When Personal Information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
However, while we do our best to protect Your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of all data which is transmitted to the Website or to another website via the internet or similar connection. If we have given You (or You have chosen) a password to access certain areas of the Website, please keep this password safe.
You have the following rights in relation to Your Data:
a. Rights to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about You at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide You with access to the information we hold about You, we will not charge You for this, unless Your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse Your request. If we refuse Your request, we will tell You the reasons why.
b. Right to correct – the right to have Your Data rectified if it inaccurate or incomplete.
c. Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove Your Data from Your system.
d. Right to restrict our use of Your Data – the right to “block” us from using Your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
e. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer Your Data.
f. Right to object – the right to object to our use if Your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
To make enquires, exercise any of Your rights se out above, or withdraw Your consent to the processing of Your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing Your Data), please contact us via this email address email@example.com
If You are not satisfied with the way a complaint You make in relation to Your Data is handled by us, You may be able to refer Your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website https://ico.org.uk.
Third party advertising
We use remarketing services to advertise our products to You on third party websites after You have visited our Website.
Links to third party websites
We do not intend to solicit or collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18. If You are under 18, do not enter information on this Website or engage our services.
Changes to this private policy