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BC Boat Management Ltd — Privacy Policy

BCBM Boat Share Ltd (www.bcbm.co.uk) is owned and operated by BCBM Boat Share Ltd.
This privacy policy sets out how BCBM Boat Share Ltd uses and protects any information that you may give or BCBM Boat Share Ltd may obtain when you use this website.
BCBM Boat Share Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

Amendments to this policy
BCBM Boat Share Ltd may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes that are made. Please note that changes in policy — in particular a change relating to permissible use of personal data — cannot be retrospective. If you submit personal information on the basis set out here, BCBM Boat Share Ltd cannot legitimately use that information on a different basis simply by changing the terms of the policy.
If you have any questions about this privacy policy please write to us by email on the contact page or by post, see contact page for address.
The BCBM Boat Share Ltd Privacy Policy is set out in the following sections
1. Types of information collected on this website
2. What we do with the information we gather
3. Using your personal information
4. Security of your personal information
5. Disclosure of your personal information
6. Your rights to review personal information
7. Use of cookies
8. Links to other websites

1. Types of information collected on this website
The following kinds of information may be collected on this site in order to better understand your needs and to provide you with a better service:
a. Name, contact information including email address and telephone numbers.
b. Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, information about your computer, your visits and your use of this website. This may include your computer's IP address, its geographical location, your browser type and version, your computer operating system, the referral source, the length of visit, the number of page views and your navigation of the website.
c. Information that you provide for the purpose of registering to use services on this website and/or in order to subscribe to our website services such as email notifications and newsletters.
d. Any other information that you specifically choose to send to BCBM Boat Share Ltd.
e. Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

2. What we do with the information we gather
We collect this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
a. Internal record keeping.
b. We may use the information to improve our products and services.
c. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
d. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

3. Using your personal information
Personal information submitted to BCBM Boat Share Ltd on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.
If BCBM Boat Share Ltd should require personal information from you that could identify you as an individual, BCBM Boat Share Ltd will do so openly and BCBM Boat Share Ltd will never pass your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing without your express agreement and consent or under the terms set out below under 'Disclosure of your personal information'.
BCBM Boat Share Ltd may use the personal information held about you in order to:
a. Administer this website.
b. Personalise your browsing experience on this website.
c. Enable your use of the services available on this website.
d. Issue statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.
e. Send email notifications which you have specifically requested.
f. Send you marketing communications such as newsletters and other communications where you have specifically agreed to this.
g. Deal with enquiries and complaints made by you or about you relating to this website.
If you submit personal information expressly for publication on this website, BCBM Boat Share Ltd reserves the right to publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license granted to BCBM Boat Share Ltd.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

4. Security of your personal information
BCBM Boat Share Ltd will store any personal information you provide on secure servers and will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent any loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration of your personal information. Please note, however, that BCBM Boat Share Ltd cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet and that you are solely responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. BCBM Boat Share Ltd will never ask you to divulge your password unless it is required for you to log on to the website.

5. Disclosure of your personal information
As provided in this privacy policy BCBM Boat Share Ltd will not knowingly disclose any information held about you to a third party EXCEPT in the following circumstances:
a. Where required to do so by law.
b. In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.
c. In order to establish, exercise or defend BCBM Boat Share Ltd's legal rights.
d. At the request of a purchaser, or prospective purchaser of any business or asset which BCBM Boat Share Ltd is offering for sale.
e. To any person or organisation BCBM Boat Share Ltd may reasonably believe may apply to a court or other authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in BCBM Boat Share Ltd's reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order its disclosure.
f. To fellow owners within the same syndicate who may require communication about the joint asset owned in the boat.

6. Your rights to review personal information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR Act 2018. BCBM Boat Share Ltd will provide you with any personal information held about you subject to:
a. The provision of reliable evidence of your identity.
b. The payment of a fee to cover adminstration costs.
Please note that BCBM Boat Share Ltd may withhold your personal information, if necessary, to the extent permitted by law.
If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to BC Boat Management Ltd, 15 Shropshire Street, Audlem, Cheshire CW3 0AE
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address.

7. Use of cookies
Certain areas of this website may use 'cookies'. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. Most major websites use cookies. Cookies help BCBM Boat Share Ltd to track of your use of the site, help you to resume where you left off, remember your registered logins, preferences, and other customization functions and can be used to help show content that better matches your interests.
Cookies cannot be used to reveal your identity or any personal identifying information.
By using this website you are agreeing to this policy and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. If you wish to use this site but do not wish to accept cookies used by BCBM Boat Share Ltd you can do so by adjusting your browser settings. Independent advice on managing cookies in your browser can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org/. Please note that if you try to use this website without accepting cookies then some parts of this website may not function correctly. If you accept BCBM Boat Share Ltd cookies, your experience of this website will be much improved and your choices and preferences can be saved for when you visit the site again.
This website may use 'session' cookies, 'persistent' cookies and 'third-party' cookies including 'Google cookies'.
a. Session cookies
Session cookies help BCBM Boat Share Ltd to track your use of this website as you navigate the pages. Session cookies are automatically deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
b. Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies enable BCBM Boat Share Ltd to recognise you when you make a return visit and may be used to register any preferences set on previous visits. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or until they reach a specified expiry date.
c. Third-party cookies
Merchant suppliers and affiliated companies that feature on this website may add their own cookies when you click on their links to visit their websites. We will alert you when this is about to happen. Please note that the BCBM Boat Share Ltd privacy policy will not apply when you leave this website. Other companies will have their own privacy policies on the use of cookies and, if you have any concerns, you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website.
d. Google cookies
BCBM Boat Share Ltd may use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information through cookies stored on your computer when you use this website. The information generated is used to create reports on website use and is stored by Google. Google's privacy policy is available at www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.
We may also publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisement links on our website. When you click on a Google Adsense link Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies and may use this information to tailor future advertising to reflect your interests.
You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available here at www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can also opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. Please note this opt-out mechanism itself uses a cookie so, if you clear the cookies from your browser, your opt-out will not be maintained and you will have to reset your Google opt-out cookie. To ensure your opt-out is maintained you can use the Google browser plug-in available here at www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

8. Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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