PURPOSE OF DATA COLLECTION Individuals may be requested to provide Personally Identifiable Information (“PII“)to enable BIW to fulfil the requirements of the services provided by BIW. “PII” refers to information that is (a) about, or pertains to a specific individual; (b) can be linked to that individual; and (c) is captured in any form. Examples of PII include, but are not limited to, name, home address, email, etc. “PII may be used to contact an individual via e-mail or print communications regarding special promotional offers, or may be used to contact an individual regarding any issues that may arise during the operation of this site. When an individual logs onto the internet, the individual will be assigned an IP (Internet Protocol) address by an ISP (Internet Service Provider). Web sites can determine the IP address an individual is using when accessing the site. The IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with this site, or for security purposes. Demographic and other individual profile information beyond that gathered during enrolment may also be requested via optional surveys or other site promotions or gathered from analysis of aggregate data or information from the site. This information may be used to deliver relevant, targeted offers regarding BIW services to individuals and you are not required to provide this to use the site. BIW does not sell PII to third parties for marketing or other purposes.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION Your information is stored on our servers located in the United Kingdom. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and we employ many advanced technical tools to protect your Information against unauthorised access and disclosure. BIW’s policies for the use of PII are designed to be consistent with European data protection standards. This site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under its control. When you provide PII via the Internet, and you access the site using a web browser capable of supporting Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, your Information is protected by using both server authentication and data encryption. This site also employs a variety of other mechanisms to ensure that data you provide is not lost, misused, or altered inappropriately. These controls include, but are not limited to, firewalls, passwords, physical access controls, logical access controls, change control procedures, data confidentiality policies, and regular database backups. This site restricts access to PII gathered through the site to employees who require access to Information for the purposes of administration. These employees are limited in number, and are bound by BIW’s privacy and security policies. We also require that our employees execute comprehensive confidentiality agreements with us to protect individuals’ confidential information.
REVIEW AND CHANGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION An individual can correct, amend or delete portions of their Information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org While reasonable efforts are made to ensure data integrity throughout all systems supporting this site, some Information may be transferred to other protected databases not connected to this site but controlled by BIW. As a result, some corrections, amendments, or deletions may take longer to process than others, but will occur within a reasonable timeframe. BIW takes reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete and current.