BridgeX Technology Limited trading as “BridgingX”

 

Privacy Policy \

1. Introduction

 

This is our privacy policy. It tells you how we collect and process data received from you, including how we process data in relation to our customers, suppliers, business contacts and visitors of our site. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. 

This policy applies to BridgeX Technology Limited trading as “BridgingX”

If you have any comments on this privacy policy, please email them to dataofficer@bridgingx.com

 

2. Who We Are

 

It is required by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for us to provide you with the following information as a 'data controller':

  • www.bridgingx.com is operated by BridgeX Technology Limited trading as “BridgingX”

  • BridgeX Technology Limited incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 12133528 whose registered office is at Suite 3 4-6 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, England, SL4 1LD

  • The BridgingX Data Protection Officer is Chris Finch and he can be contacted at: dataofficer@bridgingx.com

3. What information we collect

 

We may collect and process the following data about you:

 

  • Identity data, including name, username or similar identifier.

  • Contact data, including email address, postal address and telephone numbers.

  • Financial data, including bank account and payment details. 

  • Transaction data, including details about payments to and from you and other details of services you have purchased from us or products/ services we have purchased from you.

  • Technical data, including IP address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology you use to access our site.

  • Profile data, including your username and password, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses. 

  • Usage data, including information about how you use our website and services 

  • Marketing and communication data, including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. 

We also collect, use and share Aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data. Aggregated data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences. 

 

Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:

a) you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;

b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;

c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;

d) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;

e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest   or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or

f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party such as our credit card payment processing, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.

 

We use different methods to collect data from and about you, including: 

  • Direct interactions when you purchase our services or we purchase your products or services, create an account on our site, subscribe to our service of publications, request marketing to be sent to you, enter a promotion or survey, or give us feedback or contact us. 

  • Automated technologies or interactions – we collect data by using cookies. Please see our Cookie Policy www.bridgingx.com/cookie-policy for further details. 

 

 

4. Cookies

 

Our website uses cookies, which is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help BridgingX identify and track visitors and their website access preferences. If our website visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers, they should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the BridgingX website. Please look at our Cookie Policy www.bridgingx.com/cookie-policy for more cookie information.

5. How we use what we collect 

 

We use information about you to:

  • Present site content effectively to you.

  • Provide information and services that you request, or (with your consent or if we have another lawful basis) which we think may interest you.

  • Carry out our contracts with you.

  • Tell you our charges.

 

If you are already our customer, we will only contact you electronically about things similar to what was previously sold to you.

 

Please note: We don't identify individuals to our advertisers, but we do give them aggregate information to help them reach their target audience, and we may use information we have collected to display advertisements to that audience.

 

If you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the reasons set out in this section 5, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at optout@bridgingx.com, and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this may limit our ability to provide our services to you.

 

In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the services we can provide you if you don’t provide your personal data in these cases.

 

Please find below further information as to the purposes and lawful basis of the personal data that we collect and process. 

Type(s) of data

subject 

Categories of

personal data

Purpose of

processing

Lawful basis

Customers, their employees and contractors 

Contact information, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address

Communication data including e-mail communication, text and other messaging services

 

Financial data including bank account and payment card details

 

Transaction data including details about payments to and from customers.

To ensure that we can supply the services requested by the customer, including facilitating invoicing and payment.

Necessary for the performance of a contract.

Customers, their employees and contractors

Contact information, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

Marketing communications 

Consent required for the BridgingX weekly newsletter.

Suppliers, partners, subcontractors and their employees

Contact information, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address; bank details.

To enable compliance with obligations under relevant contracts, including logging and payment of invoices.

Necessary for the performance of a contract

Business contacts

Contact information, including name, company name, job position, address, telephone number and e-mail address, including those available via business networking websites, such as LinkedIn.

Business networking 

Legitimate interests of all parties 

1. The legitimate interests of both the Company and its business contacts is to network in the context of business.

 

2. It is necessary to exchange, keep and otherwise process contact information in order to network in the context of business. 

 

3. There is normally a positive action taken by all parties to provide their contact details during networking with the expectation that such contact details, including personal data, may be used by the recipient for business networking.

Event contacts

Contact information, including name, company name, job position, address, telephone number and e-mail address, including those available via event websites such as Meetup and EventBrite.

Event registration, communication of future events and weekly newsletter.

Consent required for the BridgingX weekly events communications.

6. Where we store your data

 

We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the UK and European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the UK or the EEA to fulfil your order and deal with payment.

 

We will only transfer your data to countries that are deemed to have an adequate level of protection of personal data by the UK government and the European commission; or we may use specific contracts approved by the UK government and the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe; or we may transfer data to US based providers that are part of the Privacy Shield. 

 

By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.

 

If we give you a password, you must keep it confidential. Please don't share it. Although we try to provide protection, we cannot guarantee complete security for your data, and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.

 

We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct regular reviews to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data. Your personal data will be deleted if we no longer need it.

7. Disclosing your information

The following categories of recipients may receive your personal information and process it for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement:

  • Third party companies, agents, contractors, service providers or related companies (including payment processors) if this is necessary to provide you with our products and services, respond to your enquiries or for any other related purposes. These are the third parties that have access to your information:

  • Dropbox - storage and access of documents

  • Microsoft Office 365 – storage and access of documents 

  • Google Analytics, Google Maps (for the contact page map) – cookies use on site (for more information on cookies see please see our Cookie Policy www.bridgingx.com/cookie-policy;

  • Third parties who support our information technology or handle mailings or events on our behalf;

  • Law enforcement agencies, other governmental agencies or third parties if we are required by law to do so, or in other limited circumstances (for example if required by a court order or regulatory authority, or if we believe that such action is necessary to prevent fraud or cyber-crime or to protect the Site, our technology assets or the rights, property or personal safety of any person);

  • Other business entities should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity, or if we undergo a re-organisation with that entity; and

  • any successor in interest, in the event of a liquidation or administration of BridgingX.

 

Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

8. Your rights

 

At any time, you have the right:

  • to be informed about the processing of your personal data (i.e. for what purposes, what types, to what recipients it is disclosed, storage periods, any third party sources from whom it was obtained, confirmation of whether we undertake automated decision-making, including profiling, and the logic, significance and envisaged consequences);

  • to request access to or a copy of any personal data which we hold about you;

  • to rectification of your personal data, if you consider that it is inaccurate;

  • to ask us to delete your personal data, if you consider that we do not have the right to hold it;

  • to withdraw consent to our processing of your personal data (to the extent such processing is based on previously obtained consent);

  • to ask us to stop or start sending you marketing messages (e.g. our newsletter) at any time by using the below contact details;

  • to restrict processing of your personal data;

  • to data portability (moving some of your personal data elsewhere) in certain circumstances;

  • to object to your personal data being processed in certain circumstances; and

  • not to be subject to a decision based on automated processing and to have safeguards put in place if you are being profiled based on your personal data.

 

Any request for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavour to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with Data Protection Legislation. We will comply with our legal obligations as regards your rights as a data subject.

 

We will correct any incorrect or incomplete information and will stop processing your personal data, or erase it, where there is no legal reason for us to continue to hold or use that information.

 

We aim to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate at all times. To assist us in ensuring that your information is up to date, do let us know if any of your personal details change.

 

To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, please contact dataofficer@bridgingx.com.

 

9. Links to other sites

Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you visit via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

10. Changes

This Policy was last updated on 1st of July 2021. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. 

11. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

We do not undertake any automated decision-making, including profiling.