Privacy Policy

If you have any questions, comments, requests or suggestions about this privacy policy or the way in which we use your personal information or if any of your personal information changes, please write to us at the above address or email us at info@interbrightbusiness.com

 

Your privacy is very important. We are committed to protecting your privacy and we shall only use information relating to you in the manner set out in this privacy policy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data.

 

We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law, or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected. We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to or accidental loss of or destruction or damage to your information. In particular, we store your personal details on a secure server. We use firewalls on our servers.

 

This information will not be disclosed to anyone outside Interbright Business or its associated companies and partners. You have the right as an individual to find out what information we hold about you and make changes if necessary; you also have the right, assuming we are not obligated by law to refuse, to ask us to stop using the information.  To have your information removed or rectified, please contact info@interbrightbusiness.com

 

The type of information that we will collect from you, and you voluntarily provide to us, will vary depending on whether you are signing up for our newsletter on our website, or whether you are receiving business advice and/or training, for start-up and early-stage businesses.

If you take advantage of our business advisory services, we will generally require additional information. These will usually require us to hold special data such as sex, age, ethnicity, employment status, education (so that the funder can assure themselves that we do not discriminate and for statistical purposes of any particular programme). We will also keep notes on conversations, advice we may have given to you and other personal details, information and documents that you may have disclosed to us in order that we can help you

 

The basis for processing your data is:

1) Our legitimate interests in providing free or low-cost support to businesses

 

2) For the performance of a contract when we are supplying services to you

 

3) For your specific consent, which we request whenever we first provide individual advice.

We will not store, process or transfer your data outside the parties detailed above unless we have an appropriate lawful reason to do so and you have given your permission to do so.  Unless we are precluded from doing so by law, you have the right to remove your consent at any time depending on the relationship either by unsubscribing from our service or by contacting us and requesting that processing of your details be restricted or deleted.  Sometimes we might be required to keep your data for contractual reasons, such as a service requiring evidence for invoices for example.

Otherwise, we will delete your data as soon as practical, including shredding hard copy data.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We takes precautions, including administrative, technical, and physical measures, to safeguard your Data against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of your Data.

CONSENT

By using the site, you are accepting and consenting to our use of your information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect the following information when you correspond with us by phone, email, live chat or otherwise. It includes information when you register for Interbright Business Online through the site, register to receive or download documents, training and information provided when you live chat through the site, fill out forms on our site and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, company name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, social media usernames, financial information, personal description, and photograph, how you heard about us and the particular details of your enquiry. We use this information to respond to your enquiry, to send you information about us or the site, to send you our news updates and if we have any queries.

 

COOKIES

Please see cookies Policy page 

 

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:

Search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site including external tracking services such as Google Analytics (as mentioned below), Live Chat Inc, Google Fonts, Adobe Typekit, YouTube, Issuu, Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin;

 

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

If Interbright Business or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

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 of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the service, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We will disclose your information to third parties when you have agreed that you would like to be linked in with third party services to assist with your business. All data shared will be sent in compliance with GDPR protocol.

 

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. 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. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right to unsubscribe & opt-out and/or change your mind at any time and you can let us know by contacting us at info@interbrightbusiness.com

 

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, client websites, advertisers and affiliates. 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. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

 

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request on the first occasion will be provided free of charge to you. For any further copies, this will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. You can check back onto the site to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy should you seek updates.

Cookie Policy

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

 

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our 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 our 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 our 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 our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

 

HOW TO BLOCK AND REMOVE COOKIES

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For further information as to how to remove or block cookies from being set, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 90 days.