BP&E Global is a specialist, independent provider of
governance, evaluation and development events for Boards. Our support ranges
from Board consultancy and evaluation to leadership development and tailored
- The types of personal data we may collect about
you when you interact with us
- How we’ll store and handle that data, keep it
safe and for how long
- When, why and with
who we will share your personal data
- The effect of not providing the personal data
The legal basis we have for using your personal
- The different rights and choices you have when
it comes to your personal data; and how we may contact you and how you can contact
We know that there’s a lot of information here, but we want
you to be fully informed about your rights, and how BP&E Global uses your
We hope the following sections will answer any questions you
have but if not, please do get in touch with us.
It’s likely that we’ll need to update this Privacy Notice
from time to time. We’ll notify you of any significant changes, but you’re
welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.
2. The data we may collect about you
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of
personal information from you/your company or when you visit our website:
(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to
and use of our website (including your IP address, geographical location,
browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit,
page views and website navigation)
(b) Information relating to any transactions carried out
between you and us on or in relation to our website, including information relating
to any purchases you make of our goods or services
(c) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of
registering with us
(d) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of
subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
(e) Information that you provide to us to carry out the
(f) Any other information that you choose to send to us
We collect the information about you and or your company necessary
to be able carry out your Board Evaluation/Consultancy, leadership
development and tailored executive workshops. If you are receiving coaching from us,
we will also process any additional information that you choose to provide to
us during the course of the coaching.
If you are a consultant who provides services to BP&E
Global Ltd we collect information necessary to meet our contractual obligations
to you and our clients including information about your skills, experience, fees
3. How and why we use your data?
When you use our website we may use your information to:
(a) administer the website
(b) enable your use of the services available on the website
(c) send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services
purchased via the website
(d) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
(e) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
(f) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
(g) send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to
our business or which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you
have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can
inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)
deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
(i) where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we
will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license
you grant to us.
Cookies are small text files that are
placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in
order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide
information about how the website is used.
We use the following cookies on our website:
- A number of Google analytics cookies
are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the
information to compile reports which help us to improve our website.
- A temporary session ID cookie is used
to make the most efficient use of resources when you are browsing from page to
page. The cookie is removed when you leave our website.
- A visitor cookie is used to monitor
how long a visitor is on our site before they take an action (for example fill in
one of our forms to contact us) and also to provide statistics on whether this
is a visitor’s first visit to our site.
These cookies collect information in an anonymous
form, we are NOT able to identify individual users from these cookies.
settings on your browser to disable them. There is more information to help you
on this link: www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you are a client then we use your data to meet our
contractual obligations to you e.g. Board evaluation, coaching, workshop
If you are a
consultant who provides services to BP&E Global Ltd we may use the
information you give us to meet our contractual obligations to you and our
clients e.g. information about your skills and experience.
Personal sensitive information will not be used apart from
the exact purpose for which permission was given. We will not without your
express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the
purpose of direct marketing.
Information that we collect may be stored and processed in
and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to
Information which you provide is never transferred to countries which do not
have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic
4. How long do we keep your data?
Information is kept for the minimum time to fulfill the
purpose/s for which it was collected or otherwise to meet statutory
5. Who do we share your personal data with?
If you are a client we may disclose information about you to
any of our employees, consultants, contractors or suppliers insofar as
If you are a consultant who provides services to BP&E
Global Ltd we may share information with our existing and prospective clients
that enables us to explain your skills and experience to them.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
- To the extent that we are required to do so by
- In connection with any legal proceedings or
prospective legal proceedings;
- In order to establish, exercise or defend our
legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of
fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
- To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of
any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
- To any person who we reasonably believe may
apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal
information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be
reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
provide your information to third parties.
6. What legal basis do we have for using your
The law on data protection sets out a number of different
reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data,
In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent.
For example, when you agree to receive our email newsletter, Board Matters.
When collecting your personal data, we’ll always make clear to you which data
is necessary in connection with a particular service.
In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with our
For example, if you book one of our Board Development Programmes, we’ll collect
your details to enable us to provide you with delegate information and will
pass them to the facilitator(s) for logistical purposes .
If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.
For example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other
criminal activity to law enforcement.
In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests
in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and
which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests.
For example, if you are a delegate at one of our briefings processing of your
personal information and feedback
enables us to provide improved content
and delivery of our business services .
7. What happens if you do not provide us with the
information we request or ask that we stop processing your information?
If you are an existing or prospective client and do not provide the data we need, or withdraw your consent for the
processing of that data, we may not be able to provide you with our services.
If you are a consultant who provides services to BP&E
Global Ltd and you do not provide the data we need, or withdraw your consent
for the processing of that data, we may not be able to use your services and/or
you may not receive payment from us.
We do not carry out automated profiling/decision making in
8. Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the
loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on
our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently
insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user
details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
9. What rights do you have in relation to the data
we hold on you?
By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your
personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained
from the data protection regulator in your country.
(a) The right to be informed
You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily
understandable information about how we use your information and your rights.
This is why we’re providing you with the information in this Policy.
(b) The right of access
You have the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing
it), and certain other information (similar to that provided in this Privacy
Policy). This is so you’re aware and can check that we’re using your
information in accordance with data protection law.
(c) The right to rectification
You are entitled to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or
(d) The right to erasure
This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables
you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there’s no
compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to
erasure; there are exceptions.
(e) The right to restrict processing
You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When
processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use
(f) The right to data portability
You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes
across different services. For example, if you decide to switch to a new
provider, this enables you to move, copy or transfer your information easily
between our IT systems and theirs safely and securely, without affecting its
(g) The right to object to processing
You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including
processing for direct marketing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted about
(h) The right to lodge a complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your
personal data with your national data protection regulator.
(i) The right to withdraw consent
If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you
have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it
does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your
consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw
consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.
If you would like to request access to the information we
hold on you should apply in writing to our Data Controller, Judy Delaforce at BP&
E Global Ltd, 1 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND.
You will need to provide us with the following, before we can process your
- Proof of identification in the form of a Driving
License or Passport
- Your full name and contact details
- Your relationship with the organisation
We will aim to comply with requests for access to personal
information as soon as possible, but will ensure it is provided within one
month of receipt of receiving a written request. We may take up to a further two months where
requests are complex or numerous.
We will provide a copy of the information free of charge. However, we may charge a ‘reasonable fee’ when
a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly if it is
repetitive. The fee would be based on
the administrative cost of providing the information.
10. Policy amendments
our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy
with any changes.
We may also notify you of material changes to our privacy
policy by email.
11. How will we contact you?
We may contact you by telephone or email.
How can you contact us?
If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information, or have further
questions on the processing of your personal data, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post at BP&E Global, 1 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND