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Privacy Policy


What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.bira.co.uk and served by the British Independent Retailers Association and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; Folded Book Art or Used Model Trains For Sale.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Resources & Further Information

bira’s GDPR Hub

Data Protection Act 1998

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – The Guide

Twitter Privacy Policy

Facebook Privacy Policy

Google Privacy Policy

Kulea Privacy Policy 

Linkedin Privacy Policy

Mailchimp Privacy Policy

Web Design Wales

Website Privacy Policy Template

v.1.1 April 2018 Edited & customised by: The British Independent Retailers Association

225 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UB

info@bira.co.uk

Data handling policy

This data handling policy outlines how the British Independent Retailers Association handles your data and governs the privacy of its users who choose to submit their data.

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Cookie policy

This website cookie policy is for this website www.bira.co.uk and served by the British Independent Retailers Association and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

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Social media policy

This social media privacy policy is for all social media owned and used but the British Independent Retailers Association and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

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bira bank privacy notice

As a financial services subsidiary which is separately regulated, bira bank Ltd, has its own privacy notice available here. This however is consistent with the principals set on this page.

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