The Business Booster knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensitively.

This notice describes our privacy policy and forms part of our Website ‘Terms and conditions’ as they relate to www.thebusinessboosteracademy.co.uk (‘the Website’), a product/service of The Business Booster. By accepting our website terms and conditions, or by visiting www.thebusinessboosteracademy.co.uk, or by purchasing one of our products or services, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

The Business Booster believes it is important to protect your Personal Data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR). This policy explains how we may collect Personal Data about you. It also explains some of the security measures we take to protect your Personal Data and outlines certain things we will and will not do. You should read this policy in conjunction with the Website Terms and conditions.

When we first obtain Personal Data from you, or when you take a new product or service from us, you will receive regular emails pertaining to that product or service. You may unsubscribe from these emails at any time simply by clicking the unsubscribe link within each e-mail. From time to time we will also give you the opportunity to tell us if you do or do not want to receive information from us about other services or products (as applicable). You may change your mind at any time.

Some of the Personal Data we hold about you may be ‘sensitive personal data’ within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR.

1.0 Collecting Information

We may collect Personal Data about you from various sources, including the following:

1.1. From you when you agree to take a product or service from us, in which case this may include your contact details, date of birth, other relevant information and/or how you will pay for the product/service.

1.2. From you when you contact us with an enquiry or in response to a communication from us, in which case, this may tell us something about your interest in and/or how you use our services.

2.0. Using Your Personal Information

2.1. Personal Data about our clients is an important part of our business and we shall only use your Personal Data for the purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless your consent is obtained or as required by law. We shall not keep such Personal Data longer than is necessary to fulfil these purposes.

2.2. We will not sell, disclose or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to any third party except in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2.3. We may allow other people and organisations to use Personal Data we hold about you in the following circumstances:

2.3.1. We may employ companies and/or individuals to perform functions on our behalf and we may disclose your Personal Data to these parties for the purposes set out in clause 2.1 or, for analysing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links) and/or providing customer service. Those parties are bound by strict contractual provisions with us and only have access to Personal Data needed to perform their functions and may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process the Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR. Our primary Email marketing and CRM database is Active Campaign. All Personal Data is stored in and used by Active Campaign. Active Campaign’s Terms of service, including their Privacy Policy can be found here.

2.3.2. We share relevant Personal Data (as set out in clause 2.1) when processing financial transactions on on-line purchase of a product or service. Our payment gateways are Stripe for payments via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) and PayPal.

3.0. Protecting Information

3.1. We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

3.2. Any electronic devices where personal or sensitive, confidential information is held will be password protected. Individual documents stored electronically will also contain individual passwords.

3.3. We have strict security measures to protect your Personal Data:

3.3.1. We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using SSL software to encrypt information you input.

3.3.2. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order.

3.4. Access to our membership area is password protected. It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.

4.0. The Internet & Social Media

4.1. Please remember that communications over the internet, such as emails and web mails (messages sent through a website), WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are not secure unless they have been encrypted. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us via these communication methods. Doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of Personal Data that is beyond our control.

5.0. Links to other websites

5.1. The Website may include third-party advertising and links to other websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer Personal Data to these advertisers or third-party websites.

5.2. We exclude any and all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third-party websites.

6.0. Further Information

6.1. If you would like any more information or you would like a copy of our Privacy Policy please write to us at Data Processing Manager, The Business Booster.

6.2. We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you, in which case, we will publish the amended version on the Website. You confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any change to this Privacy Policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether this Privacy Policy has changed.

6.3. This Privacy Policy applies to Personal Data we hold about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.

6.4. We aim to keep the Personal Data we hold about you accurate and up to date. If you tell us that we are holding any inaccurate Personal Data about you, we will delete or correct it promptly. Please write to us at the address above or email us at contact@theweightbuster.com to update your Personal Data. We may have a legal basis to continue to hold your data and will notify you if this is the case.