Who are we?
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is a not for profit limited company. Our office address is 9 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4PE and our registered address is Summit House, 170 Finchley Road, London NW3 6BP.
For any queries about data protection please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone us on 020 7628 0255.
How do we collect your data?
We obtain data about you when you make contact with us. For example, when you sign up to our newsletter, when you apply to become a member and when you attend one of our events.
When do we collect your data?
We collect data from you when you:
Apply to become a member of the BIID
Buy tickets or register for our events
Sign up to receive our newsletters
Complete surveys and forms
Give us feedback or request details about our services and events
Apply for a job at the BIID
Send us an email
Write to us
What type of data do we collect?
The types of data we collect may include:
Social media handles
Date of birth
Method of payment for our services/products
Event attendance history
Record of continuing professional development (CPD)
Why do we collect your data?
We collect and use your data in order to manage your membership, deliver membership benefits, process orders, requests and bookings and/or to communicate information relevant to your interests. We only use your information in accordance with the law. All processing of data must be done in accordance with a ‘lawful basis’. We have identified the following lawful basis for the processing we undertake:
Publishing your data
a membership organisation we aim to support and promote our members. This could
include publishing your name, company name and biographical details on our
website including on our online directories and in news items and other
articles. If you have consented to being listed in our online directory you can
withdraw consent at any time.
access to your data?
BIID staff will have access to your data to enable
us to provide services to you. In addition, trusted advisors may have access to
our data such as accountants, book-keepers and other consultants. Members of
the BIID will not receive access to your personal data without your consent, or
very occasionally, in certain rare circumstances, under the direct supervision
of BIID staff.
data with third parties
We do not sell or rent your data to third parties
and we do not otherwise share your data with third parties for marketing
purposes. We may pass your data to our third party service providers,
subcontractors and other associated organisations in order that we are able to
provide services on our behalf. In these instances, we only disclose the
personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and require them
to keep your information secure.
We use GDPR compliant third party processors to
collect, export, process and store personal data on our behalf.
You have a choice about whether and how you wish to
receive information from us. You will be asked to make your preferences
clear when we collect your information. For most users, this will be when
they register online. If you wish to change your preferences please let
us know by email at email@example.com or via telephone
on 020 7628 0255.
How do we
protect your data?
We take data protection seriously. We aim to
continually improve our IT security, give our staff relevant data protection
training and ensure data, both physical and digital, is stored securely. We have contracts with providers requiring
them to protect your information.
'cookies' and automated decision making
very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some
your user experience and gather non-personal information about the use of our
website. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these
may stop our website from functioning properly. Information that we gather
third-parties other than our website analytics software which is provided by Google
We do not have systems that use your information
for automated decision making.
An internet protocol (IP) address can allow us to
track which organisations visit our webpages. We may use software to plan
our services and provide information on what topics specific organisations may
be interested in. We will not match IP addresses to an individual.
Our website contains links to websites run by our
members and other organisations. This policy applies only to our own website
and we are not responsible for the actions, policies or practices of other
This policy was last updated in May 2018. It will
be reviewed as part of any review of our overall data policies and procedures.
You have various legal rights over your information
which we will always respect. Further detail is available from the
Information Commissioner’s Office. www.ico.org.uk
If you have any complaints about our processing, please contact us directly. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at BIID, 9 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4PE. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office