Kompetes understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Platform and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Platform;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or by Our Platform when you visit certain parts of Our Platform and/or when you use certain features of Our Platform. Details of the Cookies used by Our Platform are set out in section 12, below;
“UK and EU Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and
“We/Us/Our” means Bare Metals Ltd, a limited company registered in England under , whose registered address 71-75 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JQ, England.
Our data protection officer is Daniel Asante who can be contacted at email@example.com.
Some data will be collected automatically by Our, other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it and consent to Us using it for the purposes set out in section 5, for example, when signing up for an Account. Depending upon your use of Our Platform, we may collect some or all the following data:
All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). For more details on security see section 6, below. We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:
We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in
section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will
conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your data. Your data will be
deleted if we no longer need it in accordance with the terms of our Data Retention Policy. Our
Data Retention Policies are:
Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein). Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Platform. Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.
We do not share your data with any third Party. In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.
We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or
the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Data provided by users will, where it is
relevant to any part of Our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the
to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
When you submit information via Our Platform, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails).
You may access certain areas of Our Platform without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Platform you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data. You may withdraw your consent for Us to use your personal data as set out in section in 5 at any time by contacting Us using the details set out in section 15, and We will delete Your data from Our systems. However, you acknowledge this may limit Our ability to provide the best possible services to you.
You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Please contact Us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or using the contact details below in section 14.
Our Platform may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First
facilitate and improve your experience of Our Platform and to provide and improve Our services.
For more details, please refer to section 5, above, and to section 12.6 below. We have carefully
chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is always protected and
By using Our Platform, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by Platforms, services, and/or parties other than us.
All Cookies used by and on Our Platform are used in accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up, message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Platform may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first party Cookies and block third party Cookies.
Our Platform uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Platform analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Platform. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Platform and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Platform, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Platform, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
The analytics service(s) used by Our Platform use(s) Cookies to gather the required information.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in the App. However, you may lose some of the functionalities of the App if you choose to do so. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Platform more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
Under the GDPR, you have:
14.1 In the event that We use personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making and
those decisions have a legal (or similarly significant effect) on You, you have the right to
challenge to such decisions under GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own
point of view, and obtaining an explanation of the decision from Us.
14.2 The right described in section 14.1 does not apply in the following circumstances:
The decision is necessary for the entry into, or performance of, a contract between the You and Us; The decision is authorised by law; or You have given you explicit consent.
14.3 Where We use your personal data for profiling purposes, the following shall apply: Clear information explaining the profiling will be provided, including its significance and the likely consequences; Appropriate mathematical or statistical procedures will be used; Technical and organisational measures necessary to minimise the risk of errors and to enable such errors to be easily corrected shall be implemented; and All personal data processed for profiling purposes shall be secured in order to prevent discriminatory effects arising out of profiling.