Data: collectively all information that you submit to The Healthy Bacteria Company 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 Laws: any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
GDPR: the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
The Healthy Bacteria Company, we or us: The Healthy Bacteria Company of PO Box 266, BS21 9DG;
User or you: any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by The Healthy Bacteria Company and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to The Healthy Bacteria Company and accessing their Website in connection with provision of such services; and
Website: the website you are currently using and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
- the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
- a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
- “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
- reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
For purpose of the applicable Data Protection Laws, The Healthy Bacteria Company is the “data controller”. This means that The Healthy Bacteria Company determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
- Date of birth,
- Contact Information such as e-mail addresses and telephone numbers,
- Demographic information such as postal addresses,
- Financial information such as credit/debit card numbers, other payment account numbers such as PayPal,
- Lifestyle information
How we collect Data
We collect Data in the following ways:
- Data is given to us by you,
- Data is received from other sources, and
- Data is collected automatically.
- Data that is given to us by you.
The Healthy Bacteria Company will collect your data in a number of ways, for example:
- When you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means,
- When you register with us and set up an account to receive our service(s)
- When you complete surveys that we use to provide our Service(s) and for research purposes,
- When you make payments to us, through this Website, or by any other means,
- When you elect to receive marketing communications from us,
- When you use our service(s)
Data that is received from third parties
We include links to third-party websites on our Website. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect or share data about you, which they will do in accordance with their own privacy policies. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies. We encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
Data that is collected automatically
To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:
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.
We will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookies settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below (cookies).
Our use of Data
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:
- Internal record keeping;
- To provide you with our services;
- Improvement of our services;
- Transmission by e-mail of marketing materials that may be of interest to you.
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 ‘Your Rights’, below).
For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we will need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft opt-in:
- 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 for more details about a particular service, and we are marketing similar services). Under “soft opt-in” consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
- 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.
- If you are not satisfied with 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 “Your Rights”, below.
When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing in the performance of a contract between you and use and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
Keeping Data Secure
- We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
- Access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
- We store your Data on secure servers.
- 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.
- Technical and organisation 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: email@example.com.
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. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
Right to access: the right to request copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or 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.
Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to stop us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
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
Changes of business ownership and control
We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
All cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to do so. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling The Healthy Bacteria Company to provide a better experience and service to you. You may deny consent to the placing of Cookies, however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies by this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
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.
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 the exclusive jurisdiction of the England and Welsh courts.