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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is devised to help you feel more confident about the privacy and security of your personal details and shows how BPS intends to process, retain and remove your personal data, and the lawful basis for doing so. It is applicable to any information which is given by you or your company to BPS.

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect personal information which we receive when:

  • you use our website
  • you use our services or products or
  • you contact us
  • you subscribe to or use our social media accounts

 This may include information which you provide when you:

  • complete one of our Credit Account Application Forms
  • contract with us
  • enter information on our website
  • interact on our social media accounts
  • contact us directly in writing or by phone
  • enter a competition or promotion

We may collect the following types of information:

  • your name, address, email address, telephone number(s) and other contact details
  • information required to provide you with a service, and details of our services that you have used
  • your company’s name (or business), your position in the company; the company’s address, company’s email address and telephone number
  • your payment information such as credit or debit card details
  • information collected through your use of our websites
  • details of any enquiry or complaint you make
  • information about the mail or parcels sent to you via our services
  • your information when signing for receipt of a parcel or letter

 

How do we use the information we collect about you

We may use the personal information provided by you:

  • to process your order or manage your account (if applicable)
  • to contact you for your views on our services
  • to notify you about important changes or developments to our site or services
  • to provide a more personalised online experience
  • for record keeping purposes
  • to keep you informed about our products and services that we offer
  • for market research purposes, on an anonymous basis to track activity on our site, to publish trends and/or to improve usefulness and content

Your personal information will be provided by BPS to selected third parties:

  • when customers have indicated they wish to receive information about products, services or promotions that may be of interest to them
  • where services are provided together with a business partner and it is necessary to disclose the information to them in order to provide the services
  • for the prevention of fraud against BPS, third parties and customers
  • for the purposes of identity verification
  • to prevent money laundering
  • to other third parties (including the police, law enforcement agencies, credit reference and fraud prevention agencies and other bodies) to protect our or another person’s rights, property, or safety including the exchange of information to protect against fraud and to reduce payment risks and in connection with the prevention and detection of crime
  • as consented to in the BPS Credit Account Application Form

Keeping you informed

If you have bought or enquired about our products or services previously, we may also use the information we collect to let you know about our other products and services which may be of interest to you and to keep you updated with information about promotional offers.

Disclosure of your information

Your information may be used by BPS only. We will never pass your personal data to anyone else, except any successors in title to our business and suppliers that process data on our behalf both in the UK and abroad unless we have your consent.

Data Protection Notice

BPS fully supports the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and is committed to the protection of personal data belonging to our suppliers, customers and colleagues.  Any personal information collected by BPS will be used in accordance with the DPA.  We are aware of our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and have adopted a proactive approach to the implementation of the new legislation in the United Kingdom.  This includes reviewing existing policies and where appropriate developing and implementing new policies and procedures to ensure personal data is collected, stored and disposed of in a manner compliant with the requirements of the GDPR and any subsequent legislation from time to time in force.

We have taken appropriate measures to keep users' personal information secure. We are committed to keeping customers’ personal information secure to protect it from being inappropriately or accidentally accessed, used, shared or destroyed, and against it being lost.  Internally, we restrict access to personal information. Only employees who need the information in order to do their jobs have access to it. We never transfer your data outside of the UK.

BPS only retain customers’ personal information for as long as we need it to carry out a particular purpose or meet a particular obligation and we collate only the information absolutely necessary to minimise the amount of data held.  You have a right to know about the personal information we hold about you. You also have a right to have your data corrected or deleted and we can provide you with a copy of your personal data that we hold, free of charge, in an electronic format. Requests must be made in writing to Building and Plumbing Supplies Limited, Tachbrook Park Drive, Leamington Spa CV34 6RH and proof of identification is required in order to protect your information. We also require sufficient details to be able locate your information. For example, dates and details of the products or services that you have used.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a website places on your hard disk to enable additional features of the website to work. Use of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.

BPS uses cookies for a number of purposes, for instance to enable us to simplify the logging on process for registered users, to help ensure the security and authenticity or registered users, to provide the mechanisms for online purchasing and to enable traffic motoring.