Privacy policy

Who we are

We are the People in Business network and our website address is:

Unless you make contact with us – by phone, email or use of the contact form – we do not gather any information about you or your visit to this website, not even in anonymised, aggregated form.

We may collect the following information when you contact us:

  • Your name
  • Contact information, including email address
  • Demographic information, such as postcode
  • Other relevant information, if supplied

Information is not stored on our website database but if you submit your details via the contact form the data is forwarded to our website email address, where it is saved so that we can respond to your enquiry.

When we collect this information we are bound by the General Data Protection Regulation, which applies across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of that regulation.

What we do with the information we gather

We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Improvement of our services

Infrequently, you may be emailed with relevant information regarding developments at People in Business. You may unsubscribe from such emails at any time.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure

In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

Our website contains links to other websites of interest

Once you have used a link to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites as they are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and, in case of any doubt, look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We won’t sell, lease or pass on your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by phone or email. We will promptly amend any information found to be inaccurate.

Infrequently, People in Business may change this policy by updating this page. You may wish to check this page from time to time to ensure that you do not object to any changes. This policy was published on 13 August 2020 and last updated on 13 August 2020.


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