Information obtained from website visitors - Policy regarding personal data processing
In BOK Developments philosophy protecting our users and clients personal information occupies an important position. We treat any personal information confidentially and we handle it in accordance with UE 2016/679 Regulations (GDPR) and with this terms and conditions.
Our website can normally be used without using any personal information. However, as you might have noticed, our website has a contact page. This is where visitors freely and voluntarily offer their contact information in order to get in touch with one of our representatives. In our contact page you will find a field that needs to be completed if you want to contact us. BOK Developments uses personal information offered by visitors through the contact form, in accordance with UE2016/679 Regulations (GDPR) as follows:
- A user that wants to fill out the contact form will offer us the following types of information: name, email address, company, phone and message relating to the scope of the contact. This is the details we require in order for the user to get in contact with us.
- If you decide to contact us through the contact form aforementioned, the information in the contact form, including the contact information you have provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and any other questions that may follow. We will not forward this information without your consent.
- There are situations that imply a discussion between user and agents. Such exchange of information, especially in direct accordance with the development of a project, can be kept as a record, as a point of reference or guidance. As mentioned before such information will not be transmitted to third parties without your consent or a legal obligation imposed by current legislation.
- Different details regarding your visit on our site and where possible, information about IP address, browser type and version used, operating system you use and type of computer, the referrer URL, the hostname of the accessing device, the time at which our server was contacted. This information that we collect cannot be linked to a certain individual and we do not associate this information with information from other sources. Such logs entries are common, accessible by system administration and for security reasons we reserve the right to review the information collected when a reasonable suspicion of illegal use comes to our attention. In addition, such data (pages visited by a user, time spend on a page and bounce rate) is purely statistical. It cannot be used in order to identify specifically a user and is used by us to create reports and to improve our site in accordance with the activity on it.
On our website you have the possibility to send us your resume in case you want to join our team. Your resume will be kept in our data base in accordance with the purpose you gave us. We will not forward your resume to third parties or use it to sent you commercials.
Also, on our website we have a testimonials section, where our clients can publish a short paragraph about their experience with us. Please be advised that if you choose to do that and you will sign the paragraph, your name will be made public on our website. You can always choose to post that paragraph anonymously.
Please be advised that data transmitted over the internet (through e-mail communication and other means such) may be exposed to security vulnerabilities. At this present moment there is no way to entirely protect data from being accessed by unauthorized third parties.
Every user has the right to request the immediate amendment of the personal information held by us, in direct accordance with the applicable legislation regarding personal data processing.
In the context of the negotiations of a withdrawal agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom on the basis of Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union, the Commission will pursue the objective to ensure that the provisions of Union law on personal data protection applicable on the day preceding the withdrawal date continue to apply to personal data in the United Kingdom processed before the withdrawal date. For example, the individuals concerned should continue to have the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to rectification, to erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability as well as the right to object to processing and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, on the basis of relevant provisions of Union law applicable on the withdrawal date. Personal data referred to above should be stored no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data was processed. As of the withdrawal date, and subject to any transitional arrangement that may be contained in a possible withdrawal agreement, the rules of the Regulation for transfers of personal data to third countries will apply to the United Kingdom.
However, we took the first step to comply with the GDPR provisions, should changes appear we will modify our term and conditions. In the event you have your information updated or revised please feel free to contact one of our agents on the telephone number mentioned above. In regards to your personal data, you have the following rights, which you can exercise through a written request, addressed to BOK Developments, with identification data present on our website or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You have the right to request BOK Developments access to your personal data that they process.
- You have the right to ask BOK Developments data amendment.
- You have the right to request BOK Developments to erase your personal data.
- You have the right to ask BOK Developments to restrict processing.
- You have the right to object.
- The right to file a complaint to the supervisory authority
- Right to data portability
You have the right to obtain from BOK Developments a confirmation that your personal data is or isn’t processed by us. In case that we process your personal data you have the right to access that data and to the following information: what data we are processing, why we are processing them, if that data is divulged to third parties and who those third parties may be, retention period, the right to rectification or erasure, the right to restriction of processing, the right to object, as well the right to file a complaint within a supervisory authority. You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data processed by us. For any other copies, we reserve the right to charge a fee. You can request the copy of the data aforementioned in an electronic format, in which case the data will be provided in an electronic format, unless you request to communicate those information in another format that is not used by BOK Developments.
You have the right to ask BOK Developments to obtain, without unjustified delay to rectify the inaccurate personal data which concerns you and/or to obtain the completion of incomplete personal data, including offering additional information in doing as mentioned.
You have the right to ask us to erase the personal data that concerns you, without unjustified delays, and BOK Developments has the obligation to erase your personal data, if one of the following reasons is applicable:
- Personal data are not necessary to the fulfillment of the purposes mentioned previously when the data was collected or processed;
- You have the right to object in accordance with the provisions mentioned to the right to object and if there is no legal ground which could prevail regarding data processing;
- You have the right to object if your data are processed for direct marketing;
- If your personal data is illegal processed;
- Your personal data must be erase in order to comply with a legal obligation imposed by national legislation or by European legislation.
You have the right to ask from our part to restrict the processing of personal data in the following conditions:
If you contest the correctness of the processed data, for a period that allows us to verify the data acuity.
If the processing is illegal, and you did not exercised your right to erasure, you have the right to ask for processing restriction.
If the operator does not need the personal data in scope of processing, but you request them for ascertainment, exercising or defending a right in court;
In the case you have opposed processing, over a period in which will be verified if the operator’s legitimate rights prevail over those of the person in question.
If you obtained processing restriction we inform you before the restriction is lifted.
In any moment you have the right, for reasons concerning the particular situation you are in, to object the processing of your personal data. We won’t process your data, unless we have legitimate and imperious reasons, which we will prove, that justify the processing and prevails over your interests, rights and liberties or if the scope of the processing is to find, exercise or defend a right in court.
You have the right to object to data processing at any time, when the processing scope is direct marketing, including profiling when this action is about direct marketing.
When you object to data processing in regard to aforementioned conditions, your personal data is no longer processed.
You have the right to file a complaint to the supervisory authority, in the case you consider that processing your personal data infringes the UE Regulations 2016/679 (GDPR).
The data subject has the right to receive his/hers personal data which he/she provided to the controller in a structured format, currently used and which can be automatically read and the data subject has the right to transfer those data to another controller without any obstacles from the previous controller, if the provisions of art. 20 align. (1) lit. a and b GDPR are obeyed. In accordance with GDPR, data subject can received his/her personal data if the data personal processing is based on the data subject consent as expressed in accordance with the applicable legislation or the processing is necessary or executing a contract in which the data subject is party or in taking necessary action upon data subject request before the contract is signed.
In exercising its right to data portability under the aforementioned provision, the data subject is entitled to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another when its technically feasible.
Data subject can exercise the previously mentioned right without prejudice the rights and freedoms of others.
What do we do with the information you provide
The information provided by you via our website’s contact form to:
- Get in contact with you regarding the message submitted in our contact form; we respond fast to each inquiry coming from users’
- Offer information regarding your unique request, laid out in the message form;
- Develop new content (useful articles) on our blog, in accordance with users browsing patterns
We always take necessary steps in order to make sure that the information provided by you on our website will be kept secure. We make it our top priority to make sure that every visitor has a good experience. If you have any concerns, please feel free to contact us. We shall respond rather quickly to all inquiries.
Cookies are used in order to properly facilitate good access to different services, common to users browsing the internet. Among such services you will find some of the following: personalizing the language settings – users can select the language of the website visited, on how they want to display the content. Users have the possibility of using the back button if the content language is not to their liking. Cookies offer information on how a user uses the website. Such information is used in order to arrange and edit the website’s content in order to make it more useful.
What is a “cookie”?
The definition of an internet cookie, also known as a browser cookie or HTTP cookie is a small file, formed from letters and numbers, which is stored on the computer or other device used by a user to access the Internet. This cookie is installed through a request sent to a web-server to a browser. Depending on the type of browser you use (Safari, Edge, Chrome or Mozilla) the cookie is passive. It is important to know that a cookie does not have software programmer such as spyware or viruses. Furthermore cookie doesn’t have the capacity to access information present on the user’s hard drive. Cookie cannot harm your computer or device.
In most situations the duration of an internet cookie is determined and formed from two parts: name and content or value. Important to know: a cookie in itself does not ask for information or personal data in order to be used. In addition, in most cases a cookie can’t identify specifically an internet user.
There are two types of cookies:
Cookie session – this particular type of cookie is stored temporarily in the cookie folder of the browser used to visit the website. This is where the cookie is memorized until the user decides to leave the website or opts to close the browser window.
This type of cookie enable us to recognize your browser next time you visit our site.
Persistent cookie – this type of cookie is stored on the hard drive of a computer (with a pre-determined duration). This is where you will find cookies placed by another website than the one the user visits, known in the general language as “third party cookies”. Such cookies can store the interest of a user, because later on he or she will receive relevant advertising.
What is the utility of a HTTP cookie?
Cookies ensure visitors a pleasant browsing experience and in most cases help other websites to offer better services to users (depending on their preferences and interests).
Users have the possibility of deleting at any time cookies by using the browser settings. You should know that modern browsers – Mozilla, Safari, Edge, Opera, Internet Explorer or Chrome – offer users the possibility of changing cookies settings. The settings can be found in the options section or in the preference menu (depending on the browser you use).
You also can set your browser to notify you when we set cookies and allow cookies individually, to only accept cookies in certain cases, or to always block cookies. You can set your browser to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. However, you should be aware that deactivating cookies may limit website functionality.
The cookies used by the website www.bokconstruction.co.uk are analytical cookies sent by Google Analytics. These cookies provide information about the number of visitors and their browsing patterns (types of pages visited). Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is normally forwarded to a Google server in the United States of America[MD1] , where the information is there stored. Google uses that information on behalf of the website owner in order to analyze your use of the site, to generate reports on site activity and to provide the owner with further services associated with site use and internet use. This type of cookies will help us improve the way our site works.
We use the information in order to make sure that visitors find quickly the content they need. In addition the information collected by analytical cookies and user in order to properly estimate the audience size, general usage and analyze various trends. We can use the information in order to optimize the website functionality. You have the possibility of learning more about Google Analytics by visiting this page (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245). In addition you can also stop the tracking process by Google Analytics on all websites that you visit simply by visiting this page https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
IP visitor address
As we stated earlier our website logs your IP address and other specific information about the computer you use for security and administrative reasons. Such information (not containing personal data) is statistical and can be used to block users that might want to access restricted parts of the website. This website uses IP anonymization for Google Analytics in order to protect your personal data. When this service is enable (IP anonymization), Google shortens your IP address within the member states of European Union and in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before sending it to a Google server. Only in rare cases will your full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and then shortened there. Google does not associate the IP address that your browser sends to Google Analytics with any other information in Google’s possession.
If we are in possession of any further personal information or data about our website users, we will not associate it with website – tracking information or other non-personal information.
You should know that the website is operated by BOK representatives from the United Kingdom. If you begin to use website from another country then you are subjected to the law applicable there.
Disabling website tracking
You can prevent cookies from being stored by changing the important settings in your browser.
Although, please be advised that in doing so the new settings may prevent you from using all of the functions on our site and other websites to their full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent information generated by a cookie and related to the use of the site by you (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and being processed by Google. If you want to do so, click on the following link, then download and install the opt-out browser add-on: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gapoptout?hl=en. Moreover you have de option of disabling the collection of information on how you use our website. You can do that if you click on the following link: disable Google Analytics. This sets a special opt-out cookie that prevents your usage data from being collected if you visit our website in the future.
Bok Developments site does not use the function from Google Analytics for remarketing. If the company decides that the site will use remarketing, this present policy will be amended.
Type of information present on our website
We undergo a constant effort to make sure that every piece of information present on our website is correct. We must mention that the information present here is for guidance only, for further information please contact us through our contact form. You must know that our staff works every day to make sure that all content is correct. BOK Developments has the right to change the information present here at any given time with no prior announcement. Users have the possibility of contacting BOK staff in order to obtain more information on the content development of the website. Any technical aspects regarding different construction projects might prove to be different in some situations. In addition, all specifications of projects (images, plans, dimensions and photographs) present on our website might be the subject of change at any time.
By continuing to use our website, you acknowledge and also agree to the content parameters set forth above. If you want more information about our content policy please feel free to contact us.
On behalf of BOK Developments staff, we would like to thank you for visiting our website.