We have developed this policy because we want you to feel confident about the privacy
and security of your personal information. BIOS IT is registered under the
data protection laws in the United Kingdom and takes all reasonable care to prevent
any unauthorised access to your personal information.
which identifies you as an individual, or is capable of doing so. Accordingly, we
may hold and use data about you in whatever capacity you visit our website.
to third party services, or to any other third party sites. If you disclose personal
information to other companies, your personal information will be dealt with according
to their privacy practices.
What personal information do we collect?
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that
we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
If you register for a service from BIOS IT, we may ask you for information
such as your name, address, contact telephone numbers, email address, and other
(optional) information. We may also ask you for personal information if you enter
any competitions or promotions on our website.
We may receive personal information about you from third parties. Except in the
cases where we are merely processing such information for them, we rely on third
parties to obtain your consent for us to use this information.
How do we use your personal information?
If you have registered for one of the services available through the website, we
may use your personal information to:
How long does BIOS IT keep personal information for?
The time period for which we keep information varies according to what the information
is used for. In some cases, there are legal requirements to keep data for a minimum
period. Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the information,
we will retain it for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the
data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.
How to find out about your personal information stored on our system.
If you wish to know the personal information BIOS IT holds about you, please
write to us at the address on our contact page, enclosing
a cheque for the administration fee of £10 made payable to BIOS IT.
If you want specific information, please tell us, because this will speed up our
reply, and give us any relevant information to enable us to locate information about
you. Please also note that in some instances, we may be able to provide the information
you want without you having to make a formal request as described above.
How to change your personal information
If the information we hold about you is inaccurate, please let us know and we will
make the necessary amendments and confirm that these have been made.
How do we protect your personal information?
To prevent the misuse of your personal information, BIOS IT is required under
the Data Protection Act 1998 to keep with its rules and guidelines where personal
data is concerned.
When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the
is to provide a tailored visit and enhanced features.
This cookie allows us to:
No personal identifiable information is contained within the cookie. All types of
cookies can be removed from your PC or disabled completely by your browser; however,
if you do this there is likely to be a deterioration of your experience of our website.
Links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy. Other websites
adhere to their own privacy policies. BIOS IT does not take responsibility
for the content and operations of such third party websites.
website, we will notify you of any major changes, however for smaller changes to
the policy please check back regularly; this can be done by clicking on the "Terms
of Use" hyperlink located at the bottom of our web pages.