Business Quotes Privacy & Security Notice.
Our Privacy & Security Notice should be read and understood before using the website. It sets out your responsibilities and our obligations to you. It was updated on 18 May 2018 in accordance with the latest data protection legislation, which includes the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and the Data Protection Act 1998.
We are committed to protecting your personal data, privacy and treat all information collected with the utmost respect through our website located at http://www.easyfactoring.co.uk/ (“our site”).
This Privacy & Security Notice explains sets out the basis on which any personal data is processed. Please read it carefully before you use the website or our services. If you don’t agree to our terms, you mustn’t use the website.
Who Is Business Quotes?
We help businesses find the best deals for equipment, services and finance. We operate in an easy, independent and clear manner.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Regulation”), the Data Controller is Business Quotes Ltd. Business Quotes Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 05173848.
How Can You Contact Business Quotes?
You can easily contact us using the following methods:
by telephone: 01992245082
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
by post: To Compliance: Business Quotes Ltd, 114-116 Fore Street, Hertford, SG14 1AJ, United Kingdom
All calls that are made to us may be monitored or recorded. Our team is available from Mon to Fri 9am-5pm.
Collecting Your Information:
When you choose to use our comparison service, you will either complete the request form or give us a call. We’ll require certain types of information to help source quotes and match you with the most appropriate companies. This includes, but is not limited to; Name & Surname, Role, Company Name, Company Email, Company Address, Company Phone Number and/or additional documents that may be needed. We record this securely.
Every now and then, we may add and/or remove fields required.
Using Your Personal Information:
Information collected is done with the purpose of contacting you by telephone and email to confirm or verify your request details and provide your with quotes and price comparisons for products or services that are shown on our website. We may also contact you to ask about your experiences with selected suppliers and/or request feedback as well as with information about other products and services in which we think you may be interested.
We also use information for:
Notifying you about changes to our site or services.
Providing customers with, anonymised aggregated information about our site users.
Personalising user’s experiences and allowing us to deliver the type of propositions in which you are most interested.
Transmitting information via the internet is not completely secure and we’ve made every effort possible to implement best practises when it comes to handling data. This includes using strict procedures and security features and securing our web content to prevent unauthorised access - but we offer no guarantee.
Storing Your Personal Information:
The personal information we gather is stored on secure servers located in the European Economic Area (EEA). It may sometimes be transferred to 3rd party organisations which may be outside the EEA in countries which may not have standard privacy and security laws as strict the EEA. Where we transfer personal information, we will:
Undertake an assessment of the level of protection in light of the circumstances surrounding the transfer or:
Only transfer to a country with privacy laws with the same protection as the EEA; or
Ensure we have a contract in place with the recipient to ensure they are under a duty to protect your privacy and your personal information to the same levels as those in the EEA; or
Transfer it to United States organisations that are part of the EU-US Privacy Shield scheme; or
Ensure any transfers are only limited to the minimum amount of information possible and not repetitive; and
In all cases where information is transferred outside the EEA, you have a right to contact us to understand the measures we’ve put in place.
We will store your personal information for no more than six years or until a time that we no longer need it for the purposes for which we gathered it. This period is determined by our ability to help you find a better deal, option or price in the market.
Sharing Your Personal Information:
When you request quotes and/or pricing information through our web request forms or by calling us, we will validate your request and then pass on your details and personal information to selected providers of the B2B equipment, services or finance for which you’ve requested information. These providers may then contact you directly by email and/or telephone. We will also pass your details to the following organisations (our “data processors”) who carry out important activities on our behalf as part of providing the services:
The website database being used
FLG 360 and Hubspot who provides our server hosting and enquiry management platforms
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Information:
The legal bases for processing your personal information are as follows:
It’s necessary to perform a contract to which you’re a party, or to take appropriate steps prior to entering into a contract with you. The information we require and without which we can’t provide you with our services is Your Name & Surname, Role, Company Name, Company Email, Company Address, and/or Company Phone Number. Additional data could include Revenue, Employees, Industry, Who Your Current Supplier Is which will allow us to better understand your request and requirements for the purpose of finding suitable suppliers tailored to you.
You’ve given us consent to the processing of your personal information.
It’s necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests, except where it’s overridden by the interests, rights or freedoms of you. To determine this, we’ll consider multiple factors including your expectations at the time you provided the data, what you’re expecting whilst we’re processing the information, the nature of the information and the impact on you. Our legitimate interests are to promote our and our suppliers’ equipment, services and products, to meet your requirements to match you with suppliers in which you are interested and to help you find a better price and/or deal than you already have.
Your Rights Under the Data Protection Legislation:
You have certain rights and can use these rights by contacting us at the details provided above in the “How Can You Contact Business Quotes” section.
At any point in time, you may get us to stop sending direct marketing messages by using the opt out options within the email.
Most importantly, you have the right to access any information hold about you. You may request this information to see if it’s correct, or to see whether it’s been changed since we originally collected it. You can then either update it or delete it. This request can be executed free of change in line with the legislation. Note, however, that on certain occasions we may not always be able to adhere to your request of deletion for specific lawful reasons. If this is the case, we will notify you at the time of your request.
You always have the ability at any time to withdraw any consent you’ve given us to collect and process your personal information. If you do this, it will not affect the legal basis of any collection and processing before you withdrew consent.
You can always ask us to stop the way we are using your personal information in certain cases, or object to us processing your personal information we’re relying on a legitimate interest for the lawful basis and you feel it effects your fundamental freedoms and rights, or where we are processing your information for direct marketing purposes. Please understand that if you request us to stop processing your personal information, this may effect our ability to provide you with our services.
Where we process your personal information by an automated means via your consent or to perform a contract with you, you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold. This will allow you to transfer, copy or move your data. You can let us know by email or phone. Contact details are provided above in the “How Can You Contact Business Quotes” section. We will always respond to you without any delay and at least within a month after assessing whether it’s possible or not, considering the technical compatibility with any other organisation in question.
Our website may contain links to and from other websites of third parties and if you click the link please be aware that these sites have their own privacy, terms and/or cookies policies. We do not accept any liability or responsibility or this. Please ensure you check out their policies and terms before submitting any personal data.
Disclosing what Business Quotes Does:
The purpose of the following section is to explain our services and how we work. It covers how we collect and process your personal information, and what you can do if you’re unhappy and would like to make a complaint. It’s important that you fully understand this.
The Business Quotes Service:
At Business Quotes, we assist UK businesses find and connect with providers of equipment, services and finance. We use our price comparison partner who’ll source suppliers to provide you with information, pricing and quotes about the proposition you’re interested in. It’s the responsibility of the suppliers to ensure you understand the terms and conditions of any quote before you decide to buy. Business Quotes or our comparison partner will not give recommendations or advice to a business on a specific solution. We may ask questions to find the selection of solutions that are available to you. You’ll then decide on which one’s best for your business and proceed or not. Our service is free of charge to you. We do not vet or otherwise check suppliers to whom we refer you
We’ll make every effort to provide support for your request, by telephone on 01992245082 (9-5pm, Mon-Fri) and via email on email@example.com
When we provide our services, we’ll need to collect personal. This data you provide to us is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Regulation”).