Privacy Policy

Business First Steps is committed to protecting your privacy and personal details. This policy (together with our terms and conditions) may be amended from time to time by updates on this page, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Our site may sometimes contain links to and from other external websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

THE COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION 
We may collect and process the following data about you: (i) Information that you provide by filling in forms electronically or in hard copy including information provided when subscribing to our services, attending events or requesting further services/information or by completing feedback forms or other surveys; (ii) For credit control and audit reasons.

 THE USE OF YOUR INFORMATION 
We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

To provide you with information, or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;

To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;

To notify you about changes to our service

For expression of interest in offers and relevant purchases purposes and notifying related suppliers. It is the suppliers’ responsibility to hold your information in a safe and secure manner. We may contact you by email, post or telephone.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please advice us at the time when we collect your data. You have the right to notify us at any time if you wish to withdraw your consent by contacting us at ask@businessfirststeps.co.uk. Also please let us know if any of your data such as name, address and other information we hold about you changes at any time.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties only: (i) If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about our customers will be one of the transferred assets or (ii) If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Business First Steps, its members, employees, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. If this occurs, it regards statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.