It applies to Information collected by us, and provided by you. It is also intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website, and/or contact us. It is important that you read this Privacy Notice together with any Terms of Business, Letters of Engagement, or any other notice we may provide. This Privacy Notice supplements other notices and is not intended to override them.
All your personal Information shall be held and used in accordance with Data Protection Laws, being: (i) the Data Protection Act 1998, until the effective date of its repeal (ii) the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for so long as the GDPR is effective in the UK, and (iii) any successor legislation to the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR, in particular the Data Protection Bill 2017-2019, once it becomes law and any other legislation relating to the protection of Personal Data.
B.C. Strategy UK Limited, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 9HT, UK
Our Data Protection Lead can be contacted at email@example.com
Black Cube is the Data Controller and responsible for your personally identifiable information (Personal Data) as listed in clause 3 below.
We may collect, receive from you, use, store and transfer different kinds of Personal Data about you, the reader who has accessed this website, which we have grouped together follows:
Identity Data includes first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier, marital status, title, date of birth and gender.
Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
Usage Data includes information about how you use our website.
Purpose / Activity
What categories of information about you do we process?
Why are we processing your data?
To register you as a new client
(a) engaging in a contract with you
To manage our relationship with you which will include:
(a) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
(b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated)
To use data analytics to improve our website
(a) To understand how you use our website, how you reached us and how long you spend on our website, in order to analyse our performance and improve our service.
(b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business).
To deliver relevant website content to you
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how users and potential clients use our website, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)
(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security)
Black Cube will only process Personal Data where there is a lawful basis as per Data Protection Laws. This lawful basis shall be one or more of the following:
Legitimate interests are a flexible basis upon which the law permits the processing of an individual’s Personal Data. To determine whether we have a legitimate interest in processing your data, we balance the needs and benefits to us against the risks and benefits for you of us processing your data. This balancing is performed as objectively as possible by our Data Protection Lead. You are able to object to our processing and we shall consider the extent to which this affects whether we have a legitimate interest. If you would like to find out more about our legitimate interests, please contact us via the email address set out above.
In certain circumstances we will share your Information with other parties. Details of those parties are set out below along with the reasons for sharing it.
When reading this notice, it might be helpful to understand that your rights arising under Data Protection Laws include:
Similar to other commercial websites, our Website uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit any web site. They are widely used to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Like all other users of cookies, we may request the return of information from your computer when your browser requests a web page from our server. Cookies enable our web server to identify you to us, and to track your actions and the pages you visit while you use our website. The cookies we use may last for a single visit to our site (they are deleted from your computer when you close your browser), or may remain on your computer until you delete them or until a defined period of time has passed.
to allow essential parts of our web site to operate for you.
to operate our content management system.
to operate the online notification form – the form that you use to contact us for any reason. This cookie is set on your arrival at our web site and deleted when you close your browser.
to enhance security on our contact form. It is set for use only through the contact form. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to improve your experience of our site and enable us to increase sales. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.
to record that a user has viewed a webcast. It collects information in an anonymous form. This cookie expires when you close your browser.
to record your activity during a web cast. For example, as to whether you have asked a question or provided an opinion by ticking a box. This information is retained so that we can serve your information to you when you return to the site. This cookie will record an anonymous ID for each user, but it will not use the information for any other purpose. This cookie will last for a period of time after which it will delete automatically.
to store your personal information so that you do not have to provide it afresh when you visit the site next time. This cookie will last for a period of time after which it will delete automatically.
to enable you to watch videos we have placed on YouTube and other video sharing websites, who will not store personally identifiable cookie information when you use their privacy-enhanced mode.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your Personal Data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected Personal Data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Your Personal Data may be transferred to our affiliated companies including B.C. Strategy Limited.
We may transfer your Personal Data to third parties which are outside the EU, this will be carried out in accordance with Data Protection Laws and for the purposes of carrying out any services we provide for you.
Black Cube may from time to time use overseas web and IT providers. We can disclose such details of what data is sent where, and the safeguards in place, following your written request.
If you are unhappy about our use of your Information, you can contact us at the address or email address above. You are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office using any of the below contact methods.
Telephone: 0303 123 11113
Post: Information Commissioner’s Office