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1 Who we are
2 Our website
3 Our collection and use of your personal data
4 Transfer of your information out of the EEA
5 Cookies and similar technologies
7 Your rights
8 Keeping your personal information secure
9 How to complain
11 How to contact us
This website is operated by British Footwear Association Limited. We are trade association for the footwear industry.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which currently applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also gather information about you in accordance with their own separate privacy polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their privacy policies as appropriate.
We collect personal information about you when you access our website, register with us, contact us, send us feedback, purchase services via our website, post material to our website and compete customer surveys or participate in competitions.
We collect this personal information from you either directly, such as when you register with us, contact us or purchase services via our website or indirectly, such as your browsing activity while on our website (see ‘Cookies’ below).
The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. This information includes:
We use this personal information to:
• create and manage your account with us
• verify your identity
• provide services to you
• customise our website and its content to your particular preferences
• notify you of any changes to our website or to our services that may affect you
• improve our services
This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children.
The legal bases we may rely on include:
• consent: where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose
• contract: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract
• legal obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations)
• legitimate interests: where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests)
For further details on when we collect personal information, what we collect as well as how we use it, please read the following :
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
We require you to provide contact and financial details to enable us to provide our services. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
Wewill not transfer your personal information to entities located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) as follows.
We would like to send you information about products and services, which may be of interest to you. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by post, email, telephone, or automated call.
If you have previously agreed to being contacted in this way, you can unsubscribe at any time by:
contacting us at [email protected]
using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails
For more information on your rights in relation to marketing, see ‘Your rights’ below.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
email, call or write to us,
let us have enough information to identify you,
let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
let us know the information to which your request relates.
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113.
Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you.
If you wish to contact us, please send an email to [email protected], write to British Footwear Association, 3 Burystead Place, Wellingborough, NN8 1AH or call +44 (0) 1933 229 005.
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