General data privacy regulations (GDPR)
We may collect the following information
- name and job title
- contact information including email, website and social media contacts, including but not confined to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google + and Facebook. plus user’s IP address
- demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer requirements via our surveys and/or offers
How we collect information
We collect information via our website contact form, our eNewsletter sign up form, our customer survey form and via our social media channels, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We may also collect it face-to-face at meetings, events and seminars from people who show interest in our work.
We will keep any information you provide confidential and will not share with any third parties unless legally obliged. We keep all business cards provided to us by interested parties. Any information shared with us digitally may be kept for up to 90 days, after which it will be deleted unless we are/have been or are about to be part of a joint collaborative project, for example, you are/were/become a client or a professional associate/supplier, we will retain your information indefinitely unless you ask us to remove it from our database.
You may, at any time, request to see what information of yours we hold and request its deletion. There is no charge and we will supply the information to you within 30 days.
Why do we collect this information and what do we do with it?
Transparent and responsible
We gather client and associates’ information to better understand our clients’, suppliers’ and associates’ needs and provide the best service possible, more specifically for:
- our internal records, so that we can keep in touch with clients, suppliers, associates and interested parties
- improvement of our products and services
- the tailoring of this website according to clients’ interests
- quotation and project work with clients and professional associates
We use a third party provider, MailChimp to deliver our eNewsletters.
If you choose to ‘opt in’ and sign up to receive our e-newsletter you will periodically receive information we believe you may find useful, valuable, timely and of interest to you about us, our services and the marketing, publishing, advertising and digital sector.
It will be clear that our eNewsletters are from us and you may unsubscribe at any time, which will remove your contact details from our eNewsletter database. You may also re subscribe whenever you wish via our website.
We use a third party provider Hootsuite to manage many of our social media interactions. If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored by Hootsuite for three months. It will not be shared with any other organisations.
We also use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. You’ll find their privacy policies here:
Links to external websites
Safe and secure
This website has an SSL Certificate this shows trusted, secure and encrypted information exchange between browsers and webservers, websites and networks.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We use Quickbooks, a trading name of Intuit.com, for our digital invoicing. Dedicated to customer privacy, Intuit are a TRUSTe certified company.
Controlling your personal information
We will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics cookies altogether by linking to this Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on.
Other cookies that MAY be set by this site are detailed as follows:
- yourCookieStatus – this stores the setting whether non-essential cookies can be set. This cookie is set for a period of 6 months.
- PHPSESSID – this maintains your status as a visitor of the site. This cookie expires at the when the browser is closed.
Privacy queries, data removal and complaints
Please contact email@example.com if you have a query, wish to remove your data from our systems or have a complaint about something you think we have done that affects your data privacy. In respect of a complaint, please do let us know and allow us to remedy the situation. You are also free, at any time, to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via the https://ico.org.uk.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domains: thebigideascollectivehosting.co.uk
What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use ?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|CookieLawInfoConsent||CookieYes sets this cookie to record the default button state of the corresponding category and the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie records the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|sp_landing||The sp_landing is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.|
|sp_t||The sp_t cookie is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.|
|CONSENT||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded YouTube videos and registers anonymous statistical data.|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||YouTube sets this cookie to store the user's video preferences using embedded YouTube videos.|
|yt-remote-device-id||YouTube sets this cookie to store the user's video preferences using embedded YouTube videos.|
|yt.innertube::requests||YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt.innertube::nextId||YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||YouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth, determining whether the user gets the new or old player interface.|
|test_cookie||doubleclick.net sets this cookie to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.|
|YSC||Youtube sets this cookie to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.|
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How can I control the cookie preferences ?
You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.
Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Manage consent” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.