The Victoria Business Improvement District (“we”, “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. This policy explains how we will use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website. Please read this policy carefully. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the “data controller” for this website is Victoria Business Improvement District (company number 6041002) of 14 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0QP.
1 HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU?
1.1 We collect information about you when you sign up for our email updates, provide us with feedback, enter a promotion or competition, order or activate a Victoria Privilege Card on our website and/or contact us. This information may include details such as your name, email address, telephone number and any other information you provide, such as age group, interests and preferences.
1.2 We may also collect information about your use of the website using cookies.
2 HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
2.1 We will use the information you have provided as follows:
a) to provide the services or information which you have requested;
b) tailor this website so the content you see is relevant to you; and/or
c) to collect statistics, responses to any surveys and questionnaires, traffic patterns and related site information. We aggregate this data and it does not identify any website users. We use it for research, analysis, testing, monitoring, risk management and administrative purposes.
2.2 Additionally, if you agree, we may:
a) use the information to contact you by email or SMS about our programmes and projects, services and any other information we think may be of interest to you based on your use of the website; and/or
b) pass the information on to third parties so that they can contact you by email or SMS with information which may interest you.
2.3 We may pass on or allow access to your information:
a) to our suppliers, contractors and professional advisors where this is necessary for them to provide services to us;
b) where we are required to do so by law, court order or other legal process;
d) where, acting in good faith, we believe disclosure is necessary to assist in the investigation or reporting of suspected illegal or other wrongful activity; and/or
e) to protect and defend our rights.
3 YOUR RIGHTS
3.1 You have the right to opt out of receiving any marketing information which we send you.
3.2 If you have previously consented to receiving marketing information from us and change your mind, you can withdraw your consent by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.3 You have the right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you. You can request this information by contacting us at email@example.com. We may make a small charge for providing this information.
3.4 If you think any of the information we hold about you is out of date or incorrect, you can ask us to correct or remove this information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.1 Cookies (and similar technologies) are small files which are sent by websites and stored on your device. They collect information about how the website is being used by those accessing it and allow websites to remember information. You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
4.3 Most devices will automatically accept all cookies. However you can change your browser settings so that cookies are refused. Guidance on how to change your settings can be found at the website named above or look at the “help” menu of your device. Please be aware however that blocking cookies may hamper the website’s functionality or restrict how much of the website you can access.
5 LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
6 CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
7 HOW USERS CAN CONTACT US