At the Women in Business Club and Online Community we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors and our women in business club members.
This notice (the “Privacy Notice”) provides information about how our Women in Business Club Ltd.. trading as Women in Business Club (“Women in Business”, “we”, “us”, “our”) gathers and uses personal information. We are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information you supply to us and all data will be processed in accordance with data privacy laws.
You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we are providing our women in business club with the information in this Privacy Notice for our women in business club.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.
Innovation and Simple Ideas Ltd – trading as Women in Business Club is the data controller and we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice) as women in business club.
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: Women in Business Club LTD
Company number: 08406022
ICO Registration Number: ZA686180
Should you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice or the processing of personal data we hold about you and our women in business club, please contact us:
Email address: contact ‘at’ womeninbusiness.online
Postal address: 85 1st Floor, Great Portland Street, London, England, W1W 7LT
It is very important that the information we hold about our women in business club is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at contact ‘at’ womeninbusiness.online
Information That We Collect About You, For What Purpose and How We Process It
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our women in business club website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
- Customer Data that includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, title, billing address, delivery address email address, phone number, contact details, purchase details and your card details.
- We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions. Our lawful ground 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.
- User Data that includes data about how you use our women in business club website and any online services together with any data that you post for publication on our website or through other online services. We process this data to operate our women in business club website and ensure relevant content is provided to you, to ensure the security of our women in business club website, to maintain back-ups of our women in business club website and/or databases and to enable publication and administration of our women in business club website, other online services and business. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business.
- Technical Data that includes data about your use of our women in business club website and online services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our women in business club website. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. We process this data to analyse your use of our women in business club website and other online services, to administer and protect our business and website, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to understand the effectiveness of our advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.
- Marketing Data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We process this data to enable you to partake in our promotions such as competitions, prize draws and free giveaways, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.
- We may use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data and Marketing Data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Facebook / Instagram adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).
We often carry out surveys and quizzes to better understand you (our audience), so we can help you to build a successful business. Some of the questions we ask may provide us with sensitive data about you. We may also collect sensitive data from you if you join our club membership and women in business club.
We require your explicit consent for processing sensitive data.
Where we are required to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of the contract between us and you do not provide us with that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract (for example, to deliver goods or services to you). If you don’t provide us with the requested data, we may have to cancel a product or service you have ordered but if we do, we will notify you at the time.
We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary. For more information on this please email us at contact ‘at’ womeninbusiness.online. In case we need to use your details for an unrelated new purpose we will let you know and explain the legal grounds for processing.
We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).
Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, we may send you marketing communications from us if (i) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (ii) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under these regulations, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However, you can still opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time.
You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link and the bottom of our emails.
If you opt out of receiving marketing communications this opt-out does not apply to personal data provided as a result of other transactions, such as purchases, warranty registrations etc.
DISCLOSURES OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Sharing your information
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties except as detailed in this Privacy Notice.
Where necessary, we may share your personal data with the following third parties:
- software providers;
- web analytics providers;
- cloud computing providers;
- payment processing and accounting providers;
- accountant, legal and HR advisers,
- social media providers;
- law enforcement agencies and regulators, government departments or competent authorities of the UK or of other countries; and
- if you have consented to any disclosure to a third party.
We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Third Party Handling of Data
In order to provide you we the best user experience and to ensure that we keep your data safe we use a number of third-party payment, email marketing, data storage and traffic analytic systems. We have included links to the systems we utilise so that you can find out more information about how and where your data is stored.
i) Active Campaign – https://www.activecampaign.com/legal/privacy-policy
ii) Kartra – https://home.kartra.com/privacypolicy
iii) Stripe – https://stripe.com/gb/privacy
iv) PayPayal – https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
v) HeySummit – https://heysummit.com/legal/privacy/
vi) Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_GB
vii) Google Forms – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en_GB
viii) Google Analytics – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en_GB
ix) Facebook Pixel – https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
Where we store your information
We transfer, use and/or store your personal information within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and the laws of United Kingdom and EEA apply to our data processing practices and policies. However, some data may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers.
We currently DO NOT transfer your data outside of the EEA.
We may change or update this list and any changes will be communicated to you via an update to this Privacy Notice. Please make sure from time to time you check this section. Date of the policy update will be clearly visible at the top of this page.
Transfers to our third-party service providers are to enable them to use and store your personal information on our behalf. We will, however, put in place appropriate security procedures in order to protect your personal information. We also ensure that, where your information is transferred to any country outside the EEA this is done using specific legally-approved safeguards. You can request further details and a copy of these by contacting us at support ‘at’ womeninbusiness.online
We acknowledge that the information you provide may be confidential and will maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with our normal procedures and all applicable laws. We employ appropriate technical and organisational security measures to help protect your personal data against loss and to guard against access by unauthorised persons. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
In addition, any employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who process your personal data will only do so on our instructions and they will be subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, for example by encrypting our outgoing email communications, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.
For tax purposes, the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
- Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or that of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
- Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are processing it lawfully.
- Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
- Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see above).
- Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
- Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in a machine-readable, commonly used and structured format.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at support ‘at’ womeninbusiness.online
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.
If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
Your duty to inform us of changes
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.
Information from your use of our women in business club website
We collect information about your use of our website and the devices you use. We collect information on:
- how often you access our women in business club website;
- the way in which you navigate around it;
- how long you spend on particular pages;
- the operating system, hardware, software versions, browser configuration of the devices you use;
- location information;
- any web chat messages and email correspondence with us; and
- connection information such as IP addresses.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer. For more information please read the advice at the About Cookies website
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit as they are not part of women in business club website.
Right to complain
If you wish to request further information about any of the above rights, or if you are unhappy with how we have handled your information, contact us (see section 3 for contact details).
If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint or believe our processing of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the data protection authority in your home country (for data subjects based in the United Kingdom you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
Changes to our Women in Business Club Privacy Notice
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add to, or remove portions from, our Privacy Notice. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. For more information, please contact us.
Last updated: October 16th, 2020.