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:
You have consented for us to process your data
We need to process your data in order to operate a contract we have with you
The processing is necessary for us to comply with UK and/or international law
The processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of the BIID
Publishing your data
As 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.
Who has 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.
Sharing 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.
Third party service providers
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.
Use of 'cookies' and automated decision making
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.
Links to other websites
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 sites.
Review of this policy
This policy was last updated in May 2018. It will be reviewed as part of any review of our overall data policies and procedures.
Your legal rights
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