Platform Privacy Policy

Buyapowa Limited (“Buyapowa” ”We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy our platform terms and conditions and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.Buyapowa.com (our site) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended or replaced), the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) and other applicable European data protection legislation (“Data Protection Legislation”), the data controller is Buyapowa Limited of Belle House, Unit 2, Platform 1 Victoria Mainline Station London, SW1V 1JT, UK (registration number 07574698).

Information we collect from you

We will collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us: This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you provide your contact details on our site, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, e-mail address and company you work for.

Information we collect about you: With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect your IP address.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information we receive from other sources: We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Promotions run via our platform

Information we collect from you: If you participate in an “Invite-a-Friend” or similar such promotion that involves referring a friend or family member to trial or purchase goods or services provided by a third party merchant that is a client of our’s and for which we provide the platform for that promotion (“Promotion”) we will collect and process the following data about you when you access our platform via a unique login URL which will be issued to you by us or the merchant: first name, last name, email address, log-in/user name and password, IP address, unique identifier.

Information we receive from other sources: We receive information about you from the merchants running the Promotions including the following: first name, last name, email address, store or loyalty card number, voucher and purchase information (including value).

How we use this information: We use the information we collect from you and combine it with information provided by the merchants in order to provide you with access to the Promotion and a way to redeem rewards earned by you through that Promotion.

We do not use information collected from, or received about, participants in Promotions for any other purpose than those stated above.

Marketing and opting out

We may contact you by email about our services that may be of interest to you where you have agreed that we may do this. If you prefer not to receive any direct marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further 'Your rights', below.

Disclosure of your information

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with selected third parties including technology providers.

Data storage and transfers

We do not transfer or store your data outside of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the UK.

Security

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:

  • we store your personal data on secure servers;
  • we pseudonymise your personal data where possible; (which means that we replace identifying data with a code to mask identity) and
  • we encrypt your personal data both at rest and in transit.

While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site including logging into our platform to access your Dashboard, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

For how long do we keep your data

We only keep your information for so long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected.

We use the following criteria to determine for how long we need to keep your data:

  • Whether the purpose has been fulfilled, e.g. the services have been completed; or a Promotion has ended
  • To comply with company record keeping obligations including keeping of accounting records
  • To represent our interactions with you in the event that a complaint is made against us

Where we determine that your data needs to be kept for longer it will be retained in a secure environment and access to it will be restricted to only those personnel that need to know it, for example, in order to deal with a complaint.

Your rights

You have rights in respect of your personal data. These include the right to:

  • Request access to and rectification of your data;
  • Request deletion of your data;
  • Request we restrict processing your data;
  • Object to processing of your data; and
  • Request we transfer your data to you or a third party.

We will comply with the Data Protection Legislation (where relevant) in relation to each of these rights.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to help@buyapowa.com . Please use these contact details to exercise your rights as outlined in the “Your Rights” section above.

Complaints

If you have any complaints about the way in which we collect, store and use your information, and these have not been addressed by contacting us first, you can contact the supervisory authority in the United Kingdom, the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites and their content. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.