BuDS takes your privacy seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal information. BuDS aims to be clear and open about our data and security practices.
Where BuDS asks you to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, you can be sure that we will only use it in line with this privacy statement. BuDS complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.
What information does BuDS collect about you?
BuDS collects information about you when you fill in an online form or post on BuDS social media accounts.
BuDS does not use tracking cookies on our website or use software to track your online usage.
When you contact BuDS by email, letter or on the phone, we may also record this information on a customer relationship management system.
How do BuDS use your information?
BuDS collect information about you to help us offer you a better service.
BuDS uses information collected from your website visits to personalise your future visits and to improve the experience we provide to our online users. For example, information about the browser and device you are using helps us to maintain usable and accessible websites.
BuDS also use your information to help us develop information and services that you need.
Where we can do so lawfully, and where appropriate have your permission to do so, we may use information we collect about you to help us send you useful information about BuDS and our services.
Where do BuDS store your information?
Our website is built using software hosted in the US, so the information you provide to us is initially stored there. The contract BuDS have with this provider ensures their practices comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and BuDS regularly deletes data from this system.
BuDS uses a secure customer relationship management system, which is hosted on a secure server in the EU.
Security and encryption
The BuDS website, our office software, our CRM software and all our digital records are encrypted and data is held securely. However, when you send information to us over the Internet, its security while passing over the Internet cannot be guaranteed and you do so at your own risk.