Cookie & Privacy Policies

About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.bitsmart.tech

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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 analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use Cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

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 type of Cookies do we use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

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How can I control Cookie Preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” 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 more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Privacy Policy

Introduction

Maintaining Data Privacy and Data Protection is a priority for BITSmart Technology Ltd. This Privacy Policy sets out the legal basis on which any Personal Data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Any questions relating to Data Privacy with BITSmart Technology Ltd or this policy should be sent by email to dpo@bitsmart.tech. Alternatively, you can call +44 (0)1962 676281.

What personal information is held?

We may collect and process the following data from you:

Information you consent to provide BITSmart Technology Ltd that is required to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us, or potential contracts that may be in liaison between you and us.

Information that you consent to provide by filling in forms on our website, or as part of any direct marketing or sales activities. This includes and is not limited to personal information about you such as your name, telephone contact number, geographical address/location, email address and interests.

Note: Clear consent information is supplied at point of collection to provide information on the use of data; and a record of the consent is taken at point of collection.

If you contact us by telephone or in writing, we may keep a copy of your correspondence or communication.

Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access (via our cookie policy above)

If you have provided us with the personal data of another person, there is a clear requirement imposed by BITSmart Technology Ltd for you to confirm that he/she consents to the processing of his/her personal data and that you have informed him/her of our identity as a Data Controller and the nature of the processing taking place. Records will be retained as evidence of this consent.

How will we use the information we hold about you?

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Performance of a contract – We use information held about you to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us; and to notify you about changes to our services.

Legitimate Interests – We use information held about you to provide you with information, products and/or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you if relevant to the products or services currently being supplied as part of a contract with BITSmart Technology Ltd, or in relation to a previous contract with BITSmart Technology Ltd whereby you are happy to continue to receive such information;

Consent (Direct Marketing)- We use information held about you to provide you with information on products and/or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. Where consent has been provided to BITSmart Technology Ltd it is a recognised right of the Data Subject that this consent can also be withdrawn. Should you wish to withdraw consent, please email dpo@bitsmart.tech. Alternatively, you can call +44 (0)1962 676281.

Consent (Website)- to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device (please refer to our cookie policy);

We will not share your data with third parties for other marketing purposes unless we have your express consent to do so or under the performance of a contract.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted to this page on our website.

Your rights relating to Personal Data

You have the right to ask us to cease processing your personal data for marketing purposes. We will seek consent (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your data to any third party for such purposes. You can also exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at dpo@bitsmart.tech

GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised at any time. BITSmart Technology Ltd operate both a Data Subjects Rights procedure and a Subject Access Rights Procedure to ensure that all rights exercised by data subjects relating to personal data are managed appropriately.

From time to time, our website may contain links to and from our strategic partner(s), partner network(s), strategic sponsor(s), advertiser(s) and affiliate(s). If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Retention of your Information

We take appropriate measures to ensure that any information collected from you is kept secure.

BITSmart Technology Ltd operate a clear Retention policy and associated Retention Schedule to ensure personal data is kept only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which such information is used.

If any of your personal data changes, or if you have any questions about how we use data which relates to you, please contact us by email at dpo@bitsmart.tech. We normally update your personal data within seven (7) working days of any new or updated personal data being provided to us, to ensure that the personal data we hold about you is as accurate and up to date as possible.

Disclosure of your Information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, strategic partner(s) or strategic sponsor(s) our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

As part of our GDPR compliance obligations, we are duty bound to check when personal data may be shared with third parties to ensure that they apply the same or greater controls in terms of data protection. The use of non-disclosure agreements forms part of our third-party data sharing controls.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; or

If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about our customers will be one of the transferred assets; or

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply other agreements; or

To protect the rights, property or safety of BITSmart Technology Ltd, our customers or others.

BITSmart Technology Ltd has risk assessed where personal information may be transferred outside the EEA. As part of our own due diligence we have identified that personal data held for and by BITSmart Technology Ltd resides in the EU. BITSmart Technology Ltd will continue to monitor this for BITSmart Technology Ltd considering any 3rd party provider changes in the future. Should a requirement for data to be transferred outside of the EU in future, BITSmart Technology Ltd will implement controls and safeguards to ensure that equal to or greater data protection measures are enforced, and records retained to evidence this.