BHP Information Technology Ltd Privacy Notice
BHP Information Technology Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security.
This privacy notice describes how we collect, use and store personal information, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). It will outline our commitment to you set by the regulation with regards to your privacy and the privacy of your data.
Please read this notice carefully to understand our views and processes regarding personal data and the decisions and actions we have taken with regards to that information.
For the purposes of this notice, “we”, “us” and “our” relates to BHP Information Technology Ltd. The “website” refers to www.bhpit.co.uk. www.bhpit.com and www.bhpitbusinesssolutions.co.uk.
Who we are - BHP Information Technology Ltd, Unit 8 President Buildings, Savile Street East, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7UQ. Company number – 03833956.
Data protection principles
We will comply with data protection law. This says that the personal information we hold about you must be:
1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
3. Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
4. Accurate and kept up to date.
5. Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
6. Kept securely.
The kind of information we hold about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
How is the information collected?
Information provided by you by filling out contact forms on our website, including when you request more information about our services and products.
When entering a customer or support contract agreement with BHP Information Technology, relevant information will be taken.
In certain instances we may request access to your desktop to allow us to provide a remote support service. Where you consent to this activity you agree that we may have access to data on the applicable equipment. Some of this may be personal data, but we will only use it to provide the services that you have requested from us and for no other purposes.
How we will use information about you
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
Do we need consent?
We do not need your consent if we use your personal information in accordance with our written policy to carry out our legal obligations. In some circumstances, we may approach you for your written consent to allow us to process certain data. If we do so, we will provide you with full details of the information that we would like and the reason we need it, so that you can carefully consider whether you wish to consent. You should be aware that it is not a condition of your contract with us that you agree to any request for consent from us.
How and where we store your data
The data that we collect from you will be processed and stored within the European Economic Area ("EEA"). All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your information. Details of these measures are available upon request.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. We may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
Sharing your data
We may have to share your data with third parties, including our third-party service providers. We require third parties to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We may share your personal information where it is necessary to administer the working relationship with you.
We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Rights of access, correction, erasure, and restriction.
Your duty to inform us of changes
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us. Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
Right to withdraw consent
In the circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact us. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the United Kingdom, the supervisory authority is the Office of the Information Commissioner, full contact details for which can be found at www.ico.org.uk/
Changes to this privacy notice
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time, and we will provide you with a new privacy notice when we make any substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact
By Telephone 0114 275 7550
By email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or write to us Unit 8, President Buildings, Savile Street East, Sheffield, S4 7UQ
ICO Registration Number – ZA417057
This privacy notice was updated 6th June 2018