MEMBERS AREA

PRIVACY POLICY

The BIID is committed to respecting the privacy of its members. This Privacy Policy describes how the BIID processes the personal data it collects about you in connection with your membership of the BIID. By submitting your information to us, you are consenting to the use by us of your personal data as set out below.

What personal data does the BIID collect?

The BIID collects personal data which identifies you or that can be used to identify you when combined with other information in the BIID's possession or likely to come into its possession. This personal data may include information such as your name, age, home address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, organisation name, job title, business address, membership number and bank and payment details. Personal data is collected by a variety of means, including face to face; by telephone, mail, fax, internet and e-mail and via third parties.

How do the BIID use your personal data?

The BIID may use your personal data for the following purposes:-

  • Administering and managing your membership of the BIID
  • Advertising, promoting and marketing the business, products, services and activities of the BIID, its members and trusted third parties (including without limitation, sending to you by e-mail or by other means information regarding the BIID, its members and trusted third parties which you have requested or which may be of interest to you)
  • Publishing a BIID membership directory for circulation to members and to other relevant parties
  • To continue to develop the business and activities of the BIID
  • We do not store credit card details nor do we share financial details with any 3rd parties

Who the BIID may disclose your personal data to

The BIID may publish your personal data on its web site (e.g. in the form of member listings). The BIID may also share part or all of your personal data with the following categories of persons:-

  • BIID representatives and other trusted third parties for the purposes of administering and managing your membership of the BIID
  • Other members and trusted third parties for the purposes of providing you with information regarding the BIID, its members and trusted third parties which you have requested or which may be of interest to you
  • Government authorities, if legally required to do so, or if the BIID believes necessary in connection with an investigation of any activity that is illegal or may expose the BIID to any liability
  • Third parties in connection with any future merger, reorganization, or similar event in respect of the BIID

Your Ability to Opt-out / Opt-in

You may at any time opt-out of receiving any communications sent to you regarding the BIID, its members and trusted third parties by following the opt-out procedures described in the relevant communication or in respect of communications sent directly from the BIID, by contacting the BIID at the email address specified below.

Security

The BIID takes all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is secure. However the BIID cannot and does not guarantee that your personal data will be free from unauthorized interception or access and the BIID shall not be liable to you for any losses caused by any such unauthorised interception or access.

Third Party Links

The BIID's web site may contain links to other members' sites or third party sites not controlled or monitored by the BIID. These sites may independently send you cookies and collect data and information. The BIID is not responsible for and does not accept any liability for their actions or the content of their sites.

Review, Correction, Questions and Comments

If at any time you wish to update the personal data you have provided to the BIID; wish to see the BIID's records relating to your personal data; or if you have any questions or comments about the BIID's privacy practices, please contact the BIID at :

British Institute of Interior Design

9 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4PE