Bringo Group Ltd

Privacy Policy


We aim to offer transparency around the use of your data and will only process personal data in accordance with applicable privacy laws including the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and the Data Protection Act 2018.


This Privacy Policy explains how Bringo Group Ltd ('we', 'us') collects and processes personal information about you, how we use and protect this information, and your rights in relation to this information. We use the terms “you” and “your” to mean any person visiting our website, including any organisation or person visiting our website on an organisation’s behalf.


This Privacy Policy applies to the processing of information about individuals that we collect when you browse our website, which means any website, application, or services we offer, or when you communicate with us. This Privacy Policy applies to all personal information we collect or process about you. Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information that could reasonably allow you to be identified.


For information about choices that we offer under this policy, please see “Your Choices” below. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the information that you may provide to third parties with whom you may share information about yourself. 


This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you provide to third parties, whom you may share information about you. Our website may direct you to a third-party service, or a portion of our website may be controlled by a third party. Disclosure of information to these third parties is subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the third-party privacy policy or content, even if we link to those services from our website or if we share information with these third parties.


1. Personal information we use


We will collect personal information about you from a variety of sources, including information we collect from you directly (e.g., when you contact us or fill out a form on our website). The categories of information that we may collect directly from you are your name, email address, company, sector, username, postal address, phone number, photos, choices of interests, and any other information that you choose to provide.


We also collect information, such as usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and similar technologies. If you elect to use certain features, we also collect information through other sources, such as social media services, invitations, and imported contacts.


When you visit our website, we automatically collect information about you, including:


Log Information: We collect log information about your visit of our web page, including the type of browser that you use; the time, duration and frequency of your access; site pages viewed; your IP address; and the page you visited before visiting our website.


Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device that you use to access our website, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.


Location Information: We may collect information about the location of your device each time you use our website based on your consent to the collection of this information. 


Cookies and tags: We and our service providers collect information using various technologies, including cookies and pixel tags (which are also called clear GIFs, web beacons, or pixels). Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our website and your experience, and track usage of our website. Pixel tags are electronic images that may be used in our website or emails, and track usage of our website and effectiveness of communications.


We may collect information about you from other sources, such as through certain features on the website you elect to use, but only where these third parties either have your consent or are otherwise legally permitted or required to disclose your information to us.


2. How we use your personal information and the basis on which we use it


We use your personal information to respond to correspondence, to customise content and to operate, improve, promote and protect our website. We must have a legal basis to process personal information. In most cases the legal basis will be to meet our legitimate interests, for example to perform accounting and administrative tasks, enforce or manage legal claims, to send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages.


When we process personal information to meet our legitimate interests, we put in place robust safeguards to ensure that your privacy is protected and to ensure that our legitimate interests are not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. We may obtain your explicit consent to collect and use certain types of personal information when we are required to do so by law (for example, in relation to our direct contact activities). If we ask for your consent to process your personal information, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the details at the end of this Privacy Policy.


We may use information about you for various purposes related to operating our website, including to:


·      Provide, maintain, and improve our website, develop new products and services, and manage the performance of our website


·      Personalise the website, for example, to suggest content in which we think you may be interested


·   Allow you to share information about your use of our website through a third-party social media service, if you connect your account through that service (which you can turn off at any time) and to provide you with better recommendations


·    Monitor and analyse trends, usage, and activities in connection with our website; and


·   Detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions, abuse, and other illegal activities; to protect the rights, property, or safety; to enforce compliance with our policies; and to comply with applicable law and government requests.


We may use service providers in connection with operating and improving our website to assist with certain functions, such as email transmission, conducting surveys or contests, data hosting, managing our ads, and some aspects of our technical and customer support. We take measures to ensure that these service providers access, process, and store information about you only for the purposes we authorise, subject to confidentiality obligations.


We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you to third parties, including the content of messages, if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, applicable law, regulation, legal process, or audits. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that your actions are inconsistent with our Terms of Service or related guidelines and policies, or if necessary, to protect the rights, property, or safety of, or prevent fraud or abuse of, Bringo Group collects, uses, and discloses information about you.


With your permission, we may allow others to use cookies and other technologies to collect information about your use of our website and other websites and online services. See our Cookie Policy for details about these technologies and the information that they collect, use, or share, including how you may be able to control or disable these services.


3. Legal basis for processing


Our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above will depend on the type of information and the specific context in which we collect it.


We process information about you where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, network and information systems security, responding to your communications, and improving our website).


In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you, or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.


4. Your rights over your personal information


You have certain rights regarding your personal information, subject to local law. These include the rights to:


·      Access your personal information

·      Rectify the information we hold about you

·      Erase your personal information

·      Restrict our use of your personal information

·      Object to our use of your personal information

·      Receive your personal information in a usable electronic format and transmit it to a third party

·      Opting out from receiving marketing communications that we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by selecting the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing emails we send you. Additionally, you may update your email preferences by changing the settings in your account

·      Lodge a complaint with your local Data Protection Authority.


We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate. We will contact you if we need additional information from you in order to honour your requests. If you would like to discuss or exercise such rights, please contact us at the details provided at the end of this policy.


We respond to all requests that we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.


Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing that we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.


You may also choose to contact your local data protection authority for more information. Note that bringogroup.com is a controller of your information.


5. Automated decisions about you


We do not currently use any type of automated decision making.


6. Information sharing


We may share your personal information with third parties under the following circumstances:


Service providers and businesses - we may share your personal information with our service providers and business partners that perform business operations for us.


Law enforcement agency, court, regulator, government authority or other third party - we may share your personal information with these parties where we believe this is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of any third party.


Asset purchasers - we may share your personal information with any third party that purchases, or to which we transfer, all or substantially all of our assets and business. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the entity to which we transfer your personal information uses it in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.


Third party websites - this website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications or store cookie files on your computer in order to deliver its service(s). Enabling such connections may allow third parties to collect, store or share data about you. Clicking on external links may also allow third parties to collect, store or share data about you. We do not control these and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.


7. Information security and storage


We implement technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of the personal information we process designed to appropriately protect your information that is under our control and that we process on your behalf from unauthorised access collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal, both during transmission and once we receive it.  These measures are aimed at ensuring the on-going integrity and confidentiality of personal information. 

We retain certain information that we collect from you while you are visiting of our website, for the following reasons:


·      So, ensure that we do not communicate with you if you have asked us not to

·      To better understand the traffic to our website so that we can provide all visitors with the best possible experience

·      To detect and prevent abuse of our website, illegal activities and breaches of our Terms of Service; and

·      To comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements.


When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymise it.


We shall be entitled to keep your personal information until you inform us in writing that you do not wish to be on our mailing list, save that we may retain your personal information after that time if and for so long as we may be required by law or regulation to do so, or there are outstanding claims or complaints in connection with which we may reasonably require such information.


We store all information that you provide to us on secure servers. We train employees regarding our data privacy policies and procedures and permit authorised employees to access information on a need-to-know basis, as required for their role. We use firewalls designed to protect against intruders and test for network vulnerabilities. However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure.


8. International data transfer


Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country that is not regarded as ensuring an adequate level of protection for personal information under European Union law. We have taken appropriate safeguards to ensure that your information will remain adequately protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


9. Affiliate sharing and merger, sale or other asset transfer


If Bringo Group is involved in a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganisation, bankruptcy or sale of our assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future corporate parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates.


We may de-identify or aggregate information about you and share it freely, so that you can no longer be identified. We may also share information about you with your consent or at your direction or where we are legally entitled to do so.


10. Changes to the policy


We may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Where changes to this Privacy Policy will have a fundamental impact on the nature of the processing or otherwise have a substantial impact on you, we will give you sufficient advance notice so that you have the opportunity to exercise your rights (e.g., to object to the processing).


11. Your choices


With your consent, we will use information about your location. You can deactivate this feature at any time. You have the right to opt out of receiving Bringo Group’s promotional messages, but you may still receive other non-promotional communications.


Location: when you first access our website, we will collect information about your location, which we use to make better recommendations in your area, and to improve our website. If using our website, your location data will be obtained via a cookie.


Cookies: we may use and allow others to use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of our website and other websites and online services. See our Cookie Policy for details about these technologies and the information that they collect, use or share.


Promotional Communications: you can control messages that you receive from us, and third parties by selecting the unsubscribe link in the message that you receive. We will also send you a link to these settings when you first sign up and in subsequent messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such as those about our ongoing business relations.


Summary:


With your permission, we may allow others to use technologies that collect information about you to provide analytic services, and to serve ads for Bringo Group. You may be able to disable the collection or use of this information.


Bringo Group is based in and governed by UK laws and we will be processing, transferring, and storing information in and to the UK and other countries.


We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information and have implemented technical and organisational measures in line with industry best practices. We cannot guarantee these controls will provide absolute security. This Privacy Policy is periodically updated and does not apply to third parties.


Contact Us:


Bringo Group Ltd is the controller responsible for the personal information we collect and process. If you have questions or concerns regarding the way in which your personal information has been used, please contact info@bringogroup.com.