This Privacy Notice, together with any other documents linked to / from it, sets out information on how and why we process your personal information, how we keep it secure and how we may disclose it to others.
It is important that you read this Notice together with any other notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR"). The GDPR regulations view BDL Fire Protection as both a data controller and data processor. That means we decide how any personal data we receive is processed and for what purposes.
BDL Fire Protection is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No. 09915590. Registered office: Unit 2, St Michael’s Industrial Estate, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8TL
BDL Fire Protection are specialists within the Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Industry. With over 25 years combines experience in the industry, their knowledge, and expertise is invaluable. With experience in both public and private sectors of construction, BDL can meet the requirements of any type of client.
The foundations of BDL are to advise, install, certificate and maintain each project. We provide services for the Installation of Passive Fire Protection. BDL provide a Consultancy Service to help outline a Scope of Work. We can also provide various Safety Training Courses to keep your work force up to date in their training and safety competency.
Personal information (or data), means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include anonymous data where the identity has been removed.
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you register for an event, sign up to our Mailing List or contact us about our services.
We also receive and process personal information regarding service enquiries, recommendations and referrals, applications, profiles, additions to our internal mailing list, training courses and at stakeholder meetings.
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, contact number, and in using the website your IP address and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. We may collect, use, store and transfer differing kinds of personal data grouped as follows:
We do not collect details regarding race, ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health, genetic or biometric data, criminal offences of convictions.
We will use your personal information where:
You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us or directly via any of the communications.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. You can ask us to delete your data, see your legal rights below for more information.
We aim to provide you with relevant information based on your current profile choices (where available). This will include information relating to BDL Fire Protection activities or that of its Client Companies or Affiliations. Where on occasion your data is to be shared/transferred to a third-party, e.g. when undertaking an introduction that relies on third party contractors or partnerships with other organisations or where clients sponsor a BDL Fire Protection event or where we have event partners, this will only be done through your express opt-in consent.
You can ask us or third parties we have shared any data with to stop sending you messages at any time by contacting us or informing us via the unsubscribe link in every email. Where you opt-out of receiving messages this will not apply to data provided to us as a result Client Service Engagement if you are the main contact or if registering your interest in services and where information needs to be provided to you for its completion.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis that allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules where this is required or permitted by law.
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We may have to share your personal data with internal or external third parties as set out below:
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow these third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties on a need to know basis. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a "data subject access request"). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms.
You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios:
Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.