BEMYCATERER LTD understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.bemycaterer.co.uk (“OurSite”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with ourobligations and your rights under the law.
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of OurSite and/or when you use certain features of OurSite. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in Part 14, below; and
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site
OurSite is owned and operated by BEMYCATERER LTD a limited company registered in England under company number 11455250.
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we will always work to uphold:
b) The right to access the personal data wehold about you. Part 13 will tell you how to do this.
c) The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete. Please contact us using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
d) The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask usto delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that wehave. Please contact ususing the details in Part 15 to find out more.
e) The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
f) The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
g) The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to usdirectly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask usfor a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
h) Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.
For more information about ouruse of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the details provided in Part 15.
Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
If you have any cause for complaint about ouruse of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Information we collect for customers posting a job:
Information we collect for caterers when registering:
Please note, customers do not pay for any use of Our Site. Caterers do pay a lead fee but we do not hold your payment information. Caterers will pay as you go for lead at which point we would request your payment information.
Under the GDPR, wemust always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for ourperformance of a contract with you, because you have consented to ouruse of your personal data, or because it is in ourlegitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data willbe used for the following purposes:
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, wemay also use your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email AND/OR telephonewith information, news, and offers on our services]. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam. Wewill always work to fully protect your rights and comply with ourobligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out.
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We may keep your data for up to 10 years after you stop being listed as Caterer or Customer. The reasons we may do this are:
Wewill only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.
Wewill not share any of your personal data with any third parties outside BEMYCATERER LTD for any purposes without your permission and subject to one important exception.
In some limited circumstances, wemay be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we areinvolved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.
In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in Part 5, whenyou submit personal data via OurSite, you may be given options to restrict ouruse of your personal data. In particular, weaim to give you strong controls on ouruse of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from uswhich you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emailsat the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).
You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any personal data at all.
If you want to know what personal data wehave about you, you can ask usfor details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). Please email email@example.com specifying exactly what you are requesting.
Wewill respond to your subject access request within one monthof receiving it. Normally, weaim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date wereceive your request. You will be kept fully informed of ourprogress.
All Cookies used by and on OurSite are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a prompt requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of OurSite may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first-party Cookies and block third-party Cookies.
OurSite uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling usto better understand how OurSite is used. This, in turn, enables usto improve Our Site and the services offered through it.
The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information. You do not have to allow usto use these Cookies, however whilst ouruse of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of OurSite, it does enable usto continually improve OurSite, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
The analytics service(s) used by OurSite use(s) the following Cookies:
In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your Internet browser. Most Internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most Internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your Internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
It is recommended that you keep your Internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your Internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
To contact us about anything to do wiht personal data and data protection, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if wechange ourbusiness in a way that affects personal data protection without any notification
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You can sign up to receive exclusive discounts, guides and tips when you sign up with Be My Caterer's newsletters. There are two ways to sign up:
To unsubscribe to our newsletters, for option number 1 (above), you'll need to email email@example.com requesting to unsibscribe. For option 2 (above), you can unsubscribe once you log in and go to account. Alternatively, you can also email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, if you subscribe to our newsletter via option 1 and then you create an account with us and for some reason do not tick the sign up to our newsletter, we'll take it that you do want to receive our newsletters. We will endeavour to confirm with you in any case.