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Privacy Policy

WEBSITE OF BUDGETING SOLUTIONS
This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.

GENERAL STATEMENT
Budgeting Solutions fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to Budgeting Solutions will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality.
Collection and use of personal information
Budgeting Solutions does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by Budgeting Solutions only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.


COLLECTION & USE OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION
This website does not use cookies, apart from temporary "session" cookies which enable a visitor's web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:


the IP address of the visitor's web server
the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
the previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used
clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed)
the type of web browser used by the website visitor.
Budgeting Solutions will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of Budgeting Solutions never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by Budgeting Solutions only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act, 1988.


GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS USED
web browser
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and Opera.
IP address
The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company's computer), expressed in "internet protocol" code (for example 192.168.72.34). Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
cookies
Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.

GDPR

GDPR is mainly focused on the marketing efforts of Business to Consumer organisations. As Budgeting Solutions is a Business to Business organisation the regulations that surround GDPR are different. Here are a few common queries: 

  • Does GDPR apply to business-to-business marketing?

    • Yes. The GDPR applies wherever you are processing ‘personal data’. This means if you can identify an individual either directly or indirectly, then GDPR will apply - even if they are acting in a professional capacity.

  • GDPR mean you need consent for marketing?

    • Not always. Consent is one lawful basis for processing, but there are alternatives. In particular, organisations may be able to use ‘legitimate interests’ to justify their business-to-business marketing.

  • When can organisations use ‘legitimate interests’ for marketing?

    • You can use ‘legitimate interests’ if the way an organisation use people’s data is proportionate, i.e. has a minimal privacy impact, and people would not be surprised or likely to object to what you are doing.                

 

If you have any questions on how Budgeting Solutions handles data, please contact: marketing@budgetingsolutions.co.uk 

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