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Privacy Policy and Cookies

Privacy
BDB Financial treats all personal information lawfully and correctly and operates in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We make all reasonable efforts to ensure personal information:

  • is processed lawfully
  • is adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • is accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
  • is not kept longer than is necessary is processed correctly
  • is kept secure

Your Agreement
By using the BDB Financial (www.bdbfinancial.com) website you automatically agree to this privacy policy.

External websites
BDB Financial cannot be held responsible for the content, material and legal policies on external websites that we link to.

Data Collection, Protection and Confidentiality
Contacting BDB Financial via email requires us to collect personal information from you. Any personal information you submit via email will not be passed on or sold to any third party.

If you have questions concerning our privacy policy, please contact us to discuss them.

What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for the BDB Financial.
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
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For more information about Google Analytics, view their terms of service here:
http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/tos.html

Using web browser settings to manage cookies
The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Basket, proceed to Checkout, or use any of our products and services that require you to Sign in. If you leave cookies turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.

BDB Financial

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