BIC's TEST YOUR BIC® programme offers invited customers ("TEST YOUR BIC® Members") access to certain products listed on a dedicated website ("testyourbic.bicworld.co.uk") at no cost in order to encourage independent customer reviews on online sales partner sites (TBC) , to provide customer feedback to product suppliers, and to further publicize certain products ("TEST YOUR BIC® Products"). Your participation in BIC's TEST YOUR BIC® programme is subject to these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") and constitutes your acceptance to the Terms and Conditions. The TEST YOUR BIC® programme is operated by BIC. Employees of BIC or its affiliates are not eligible to participate in the TEST YOUR BIC® programme. online sales partner sites
Products provided to participants in the TEST YOUR BIC® programme ("TEST YOUR BIC® Products") may be provided by a third-party ("Supplier Products") or manufactured specifically by or on behalf of BIC or its affiliates ("BIC Products").
You acknowledge and agree that all TEST YOUR BIC® Products are:
In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the TEST YOUR BIC® programme, you agree that you will:
BIC reserves the right to amend any of these Terms and Conditions, including the policies, guidelines, or other information on testyourbic.bicworld.co.uk at any time and at BIC's sole discretion. Any changes are effective upon posting a change notice or new terms and conditions on testyourbic.bicworld.co.uk or on your TEST YOUR BIC® Member Account page. You are responsible for reviewing the new terms and conditions and any applicable changes or notices. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN BIC'S TEST YOUR BIC® PROGRAMME AFTER THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST DISCONTINUE PARTICIPATING IN BIC'S TEST YOUR BIC® PROGRAMME AND IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY BIC OF THIS AT email@example.com.
1. Privacy Statement
In some cases, if you do not provide personal information we may not be able to provide you a service offered via the Site. We will indicate where the information must be provided in order for us to provide a service to you.
If we collect personal information from you, you may have the right to (i) access your personal information, (ii) ask that your personal information be corrected, completed, updated, locked, deleted, and (iii) ask us to send you a copy of your personal information in a commonly used and machine-readable format. We will consider such requests in accordance with applicable law and may also require verification of your identity in order to process such requests.
Any such request should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. What personal information do we collect and how do we use it?
We may collect personal information you provide directly to us, such as when you sign up for the "Test your BIC®" programme, when you contact us via the "Contact Us" section of our Site, or otherwise communicate with us. This personal information may include: title, name, surname, email, postal address, telephone number and any other information you choose to provide.
The personal information described above, as well as any other personal information you provide to us will be processed only for the apparent purpose for which it was collected (your participation) and/or as communicated to you upon the collection of your personal information.
We may also use your personal information for other purposes which are disclosed to you and to which you consent, or for such other purposes as permitted or required by applicable law.
3. What is our legal basis for processing your personal information?
We will only process your personal information where we have a legal basis to do so. Depending on the purposes for which we are processing your personal information (as explained in section 2 above), the legal basis will be one of the followings:
4. Retention period of the personal information we collect
We take steps to ensure that the personal information that you provide is retained for only as long as it is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. Personal information collected to valite your participation to the "Test your BIC®" programme will typically be retained for the duration of the contract and for proposing you to participate to new programmes, (namely 2 years) plus an additional period, will be in line with the statutory limitation period for the jurisdiction in question.
Where we have collected your personal information based on your consent and we have no other lawful basis to continue with the processing, you may at any time withdraw or change your consent to our use or disclosure of your personal information subject to legal restrictions. The revocation of your consent will be valid for the future and will not affect the legality of the processing that was done based on your initial consent.
Like many other web sites, our Site may use a standard technology called a "cookie", to collect and record information about your usage of the Site. Cookies are designed notably to help us recognize you as a previous user of the Site and thus offer you a service tailored and personalised to your profile and improve your user experience when you visit our Site again.
Cookies that we may issue cannot retrieve any other information from your hard drive allowing you to be identified in any other way than in the form of cookies.
In any case, you can decide to allow or block cookies. There are several ways to manage cookies, as described below. However, some difficulties to navigate on our Site might occur.
You can configure your browser to allow cookies to be stored on your data terminal, to reject them automatically or to reject them from certain issuers. You can also configure your browser so that you are promptly asked to accept or reject cookies before a cookie is saved to your data terminal. Each browser has a different way of managing cookies and cookie settings. The configuration of your browser is described in its help menu which will inform you of how to change your cookie settings.
Finally, you can also connect to www.youronlinechoices.com, a website proposed by digital advertising professionals, in order to help you control, accept or reject some cookies placed in your browser.
6. Links to or from Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other websites. BIC has no control over and assumes no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of these websites. You should review the privacy policies of each website you visit.
7. Disclosure to Third Parties
We may disclose your personal data to trusted third parties (Bazaarvoice) who assist us in operating the Site conducting our business. Third party providers maintain the information they need to perform their designated functions and we do not authorize such parties to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
If we become involved in a transaction to sell all, or any parts, of our business or assets or merge with another business we may use or disclose personal information to other parties involved in the transaction, for example, the prospective seller or buyer and our professional advisers.
8. Security of your Personal Information
We have policies and procedures in place to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. In addition, we have implemented technological safeguards including security software, passwords and firewalls intended to prevent unauthorized computer access. No claim is made as to the impenetrability of the system under unusual circumstance or its resilience to future attacks.
9. Transfer and Storage of Information
Your personal information on the Site is stored at secure locations and on servers located in the European Union. You may obtain information and address questions about the privacy policies and practices relating to the handling of your personal information by contacting us with the method set out below.
10. Children's Online Privacy
We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from or market to children under 13 or as defined by local legal requirements.
Should we decide otherwise, we will obtain consent from a legal representative before we collect personal information of children where it is required by applicable laws and regulations (the age at which consent from a legal representative is necessary varies from country to country).
You may also have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority however we recommend you contact us before doing so as we may be able to resolve any issues with you directly in a more efficient manner.