Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Bridge Answers LTD, the owner and provider of this  Website. Bridge Answers LTD takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use  of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. This privacy policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which can be found at:  https://www.brigdeanswers.com/termsandconditions.

Please read this privacy policy carefully. Definitions and interpretation 

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
Data collectively all information that you submit to Bridge Answers LTD via the Website. This definition  incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
Cookies a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and /or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out  in the clause below ( Cookies);
Data  Protection  Lawsany applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the GDPR,  and any national implementing and supplementary laws, regulations and secondary legislation;
GDPR the UK General Data Protection Regulation;
Bridge  Answers  LTD,  we or usBridge Answers LTD of , Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AN; 
UK and  EU  Cookie  Lawthe Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the  Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 & the Privacy  and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2018;
User or  youany third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Bridge Answers LTD and  acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services  to Bridge Answers LTD and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services;  and
Website the website that you are currently using, www.bridgeanswers.com, and any sub-domains of this site  unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
  1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa; 
  2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of  this privacy policy;
  3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
  4. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
  5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  6. the headings and sub-heading

Scope of this privacy policy 

  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Bridge Answers LTD and Users with respect to this Website. It does  not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may  provide to social media websites.
  2. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Bridge Answers LTD is the “data controller”. This means that  Bridge Answers LTD determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed. 

Data collected 

  1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you: 
  1. name;
  2. date of birth;
  3. gender;
  4. job title;
  5. profession;
  6. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  7. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  8. financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
  9. IP address (automatically collected);
  10. web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  11. operating system (automatically collected);
  12. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically  collected);
  13. activity; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

How we collect Data 

  1. We collect Data in the following ways:
  1. data is given to us by you;
  2. data is collected automatically 

Data that is given to us by you 

  1. Bridge Answers LTD will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example: 
  1. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
  2. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;
  3. when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them);
  4. when you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;
  5. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;
  6. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;
  7. when you use our services; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is collected automatically 

  1. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example: 
  1. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make  improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with  which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
  2. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more  information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”. 

Our use of Data 

  1. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible  service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons: 
  1. internal record keeping; 
  2. improvement of our products / services;
  3. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
  4. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information  may be used to customise or update the Website; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

  1. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are  not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights”  below).
  2. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we’ll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in: 
  1. soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for  example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar  products/services). Under “soft opt-in” consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
  2. for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive  and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we’ll provide.
  3. if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To  find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed “Your rights” below. 
  1. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the  performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
  2. We may use your Data to show you Bridge Answers LTD adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not  want us to use your data to show you Bridge Answers LTD adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off  the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed “Cookies” below). 

Who we share Data with 

  1. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons: 
  1. any of our group companies or affiliates – to be able to improve website targeting and improve functionality  offerings;
  2. our employees, agents and/or professional advisors – to be able to improve website targeting and improve  functionality offerings; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Keeping Data secure 

  1. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example: 
  1. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
  2. we store your Data on secure servers.
  3. payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green address bar (or  both) in your browser when we use this technology. 
  1. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any  misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail  address: people@bridgeanswers.com.
  2. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and  devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get  Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses. 

Data retention 

  1. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the  period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.
  2. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes. 

Your rights 

  1. You have the following rights in relation to your Data: 
  1. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we  modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you,  we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally  permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
  2. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
  4. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the way in which  we can use it.
  5. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
  6. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests. 
  1. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data  (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address:  people@bridgeanswers.com.
  2. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able  to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s  Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.
  3. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes  during the period for which we hold it. 

Links to other websites 

  1. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are  not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You  are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them. 

Changes of business ownership and control

  1. Bridge Answers LTD may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the  transfer of control of all or part of Bridge Answers LTD. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of  our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under  the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
  2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
  3. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected. 

Cookies 

  1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Bridge Answers LTD uses Cookies to  improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products and services. Bridge Answers  LTD has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all  times.
  2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
  3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your  consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Bridge Answers LTD  to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies;  however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
  4. This Website may place the following Cookies: 
Type of Cookie Purpose
Analytical/performance cookies They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how  visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to  improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are  finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us  to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your  preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the  links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and  the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share  this information with third parties for this purpose.
  1. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
  2. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept  Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
  3. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the  Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
  4. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance  provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
  5. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will  also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer. 

General 

  1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights  under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid,  illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the  validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a  waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
  4. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising  under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts. 

Changes to this privacy policy 

  1. Bridge Answers LTD reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or  as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have  accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.  

 You may contact Bridge Answers LTD by email at people@bridgeanswers.com

Attribution 

  1. This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.com/gb/en). 01 June 2021

Cookies 

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we  have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know. 

Analytical/performance 

We use the following analytical/performance cookies: 

Description of Cookie Purpose Google Analytics Analytics

Functionality 

We use the following functionality cookies: 

Description of Cookie Purpose Mail Chimp for email targeting

Targeting 

We use the following targeting cookies:

Description of Cookie Purpose Pay Pal for payments