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What is in a cookie?
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What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third-party without them knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website.
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Big Bike Book is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and has published this guide to help you understand how and why Big Bike Book collect information from you, to whom such information is disclosed and what your rights are. If we make changes to this Policy we will notify you by updating this statement on our website. You can access our Website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data. However, when you register with Big Bike Book through our brand website you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself.
What information do we collect and how do we obtain it?
Please also be aware that your data is stored securely with us for as long as necessary and only if it is relevant or when your order has been processed. All data that is collected by Big Bike Book is done so within the context of legitimate interest and/or explicit consent from the data subject.
How do we use your information?
We use the information that we collect about you to:
- Administer this website.
- Monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the design and layout of the site.
- Notify you about enhancement to our services, such as changes to the website, competitions, new services and special offers that may be of interest. We may contact you by email if you have subscribed to our newsletter.
Note: Data collected will only be stored if you maintain your consent for your data to be used. If consent is withdrawn (unsubscribing or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to delete data or cease communications), all data regarding an individual will be deleted within one month.
Who does Big Bike Book disclose the information it collects to?
Big Bike Book will not directly share your information with outside companies for marketing purposes without your prior consent. Please be aware that if we are requested, by the police or any other regulatory or Government authority to provide your information and/or use your information, we are entitled to do so without requesting/obtaining your prior consent.
We use third-party data processors to assist us in developing our website and to provide communication and marketing information. We also ensure that all our third-party processors are GDPR compliant with appropriate security and data handling systems in place.
Keeping in touch with you
We want to keep you up to date with information about new ranges, special offers and competitions. If you decide you do not want us to contact you, you can simply click unsubscribe at the bottom of any email correspondence from us. Alternatively, you can request that we stop using your information and that we stop mailing information to you by emailing email@example.com, quoting “Unsubscribe”. You may continue to receive mailings which are already en route to you for a short period of time while your request is being dealt with.
Your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation
You have a right to access, request changes to and request erasure of the personal data that we hold on you. If you would like to see a copy please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting “Security and Privacy Enquiry”.
This data request is free of charge. However, according to company policy, in the event of repetitive or excessive data requests there may be an applicable fee. Upon receipt of a Subject Access Request and provided we can validate the authenticity of the request, it will be processed within one month.
Also, if you think the information we hold on you is incorrect, to update this information please contact email@example.com, quoting “Security and Privacy Enquiry”.
In addition to your right to request access to your data, and through the same method of contact (email or Subject Access Request Form), you also have a right to:
- The erasure of all data held on you (provided there is no legal obligation or reasonable cause for the company to keep this data).
- Amend or rectify any data held about you.
- Make an objection as to how your data is being used.
- Report a concern to our regulations governing body, the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office). To report a concern, visit: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ .
If you have any questions relating to this policy or the use by Big Bike Book of personal data please email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting “Security and Privacy Enquiry”.
As part of our continued commitment to the security of all personal data entrusted to us, we have an appointed Data Protection Officer, ensuring that we adhere to all regulations and maintain a stellar standard of data protection at all times. For enquiries about this role and how this affects your personal data, or how to be put in contact with them, please write to email@example.com, quoting “Data Protection Officer Enquiry”.
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