Who we are
Burning Issues Consulting Ltd operates http://www.burningissuesconsulting.com (The “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
Notice and Disclosure
In general, you may visit this website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Burning Issues Consulting Ltd (BIC) collects domain information from your visit to customise and improve your experience on our website.
Registering personal information
Some areas of this website may require you to give us personally identifiable information, which is information that enables us to identify you, such as your name, email or other contact details. By submitting your information to BIC by email, use of the BIC web site or otherwise, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. BIC may from time to time modify the terms of this policy and any changes will be posted on this page.
Personal Data – Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement lays out how BIC treats client and prospective client personal data (where ‘client’ refers to all of the following; client organisation, Third-Party Administrator or Vendor, or third party such as recruitment agencies and industry bodies), and what rights BIC’s clients have in relation to this information.
In respect of the processing of your personal data in line with this Privacy Statement, BIC acts as a controller for the personal data they process and comply with the associated requirements as laid out under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and other data protection laws and regulations.
Categories of personal data
When we refer to “personal data” we mean any data relating to an identified or identifiable individual. This could include information that could identify an individual, directly or indirectly, in particular, by reference to an identifier such as a name, ID number, location data or online identifier. It also includes factors specific to an individual’s characteristics.
BIC collects limited personal data on its clients; and this primarily encompasses the following types of information:
Sources of personal data
We collect your personal data during the course of your dealings with us. For example, when you engage with us in respect of a project we are undertaking for your organisation. Otherwise, we gather information about you when you provide it to us, for example when you correspond with your contacts within BIC.
We may also receive information about you from other sources, such as directly from your organisation or via online resources including LinkedIn and other publicly available sources. We combine information about you from various sources, including the information that you have provided to us directly.
Lawful basis and purposes of processing
BIC collects, uses, processes and discloses personal data in accordance with UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We process personal data on the following basis:
Your personal data may be shared with certain third parties such as:
Where third parties are given access to your personal data, BIC will take the required contractual, technical and organisational measures to ensure that your personal data is only processed to the extent necessary.
BIC will only hold your personal data for as long as required to undertake the purposes of our processing, plus a prescribed period of time as required by national laws in your jurisdiction.
We hold personal data about our clients for the following periods:
We will also retain your personal data for as long as necessary in connection with legal action or any investigations involving BIC.
Individual data rights
Individuals may have certain statutory rights in relation to their personal data. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, if your personal data is processed by BIC in respect of our client relationship activities, you may have the following rights:
Where you are given the option to share your personal data with us, you can always choose not to do so. If you object to the processing of your personal data, BIC will respect that choice in accordance with its legal obligations. This could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes of processing described in the Purposes of Processing section above
1.8. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Under the UK GDPR Regulation, individuals have the right to lodge a complaint with their local data protection authority or the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO can be reached here: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
1.9. Contact us
Please feel free to contact BIC if you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or any of BIC’s practices in relation to your personal data. Clients should direct requests to their primary contact at BIC in the first instance, whether this is to seek further information or to exercise any of your statutory rights.