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LEGAL NOTICES

By accessing this site, you agree to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. All the information and material provided on this web site is solely for illustrative purposes. It is not intended to and does not create any business, contractual or employment relationship with Bilco UK Ltd. All information, contents, text, images, including but not limited to html code, photography and buttons is the property of Bilco UK and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our express, advance, written consent.

All trademarks used or referred to in this site are the property of their respective owners. The information on this site is provided free of charge and for informational purposes. Links on this site may lead to services or sites not operated by Bilco UK.

Bilco UK Ltd registered address is

Park Farm Business Centre
Fornham St. Genevieve,
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk.
IP28 6TS

Registered in England No: FC015094


TERMS & CONDITIONS OF WEBSITE USE

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) (Terms) tells you the terms on which you may make use of our website www.bilcouk.co.uk (our site), and access our servers whether as a guest or a registered user, or where acting under instruction from us. All reference to our site includes reference to our servers and / or computer systems. Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use our site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them including our privacy policy. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using our site.


INFORMATION ABOUT US

www.bilcouk.co.uk is a site operated by Bilco UK Ltd (we, us, our), our trading address is;

Park Farm Business Centre
Fornham St. Genevieve,
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk.
IP28 6TS


ACCESSING OUR SITE

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

We restrict access to some parts of our site to users who have registered with us. To become a registered member you must be at least 18 years of age and agree to these Terms. Users of any age may sign up to and receive our newsletter.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable and/or permanently delete any user identification code, password (whether chosen by you or allocated by us), and/or account details at any time, if in our opinion either (i) you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use or (ii) we no longer require your services

You warrant that any information provided by you is true, accurate and complete. You will not give any false information including (but not limited to) your name, address, email address, age and sex. Neither will you impersonate any other person or entity or misrepresent yourself or any other person or entity. You will be liable to us in full for any damage or loss howsoever arising from any breach of the foregoing clause.

If your account is closed by us you must not reapply or try to recreate a new account or access our site unless first authorised by us.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site and/or receive the products available on our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.

You agree to notify us immediately of any breach of these Terms.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

You must not use any of the material on or downloaded from our site, the Howe Green name or logo, or make reference to our site, in connection with any material or in any way that we may consider in our opinion to be slanderous, misleading, defamatory, scandalous, pornographic or otherwise unlawful or potentially damaging to our reputation.


RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.


OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content and services provided at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

You will be subject to the Terms in force at the time that you order each Product from us, unless any change to those Terms is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you).


OUR LIABILITY

The material displayed on our site is provided without any warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

The express terms of this agreement are in lieu of all warranties conditions undertakings terms and obligations implied by statute common law trade usage course of dealing or otherwise all of which are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.


VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

You must not take any action that could affect the security of our site.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site. You may create a link to any part of our site provided that you link to the full HTML version of the page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact us using the Contact Us page of our site.


LINKS FROM OUR SITE

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The opinions and policies of sites linked to our site do not necessarily reflect our opinions and policies.


JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.


VARIATIONS

We may revise these Terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.


YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us using the Contact Us page of our site.

Privacy Notice

INTRODUCTION

This Privacy Notice explains in detail the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

We know that there’s a lot of information here, but we want you to be fully informed about your rights, and how Bilco uses your data

We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch with us.

It’s likely that we’ll need to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We’ll notify you of any significant changes, but you’re welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.

The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:


CONSENT

In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent.

For example, when you tick a box to receive email newsletters.

When collecting your personal data, we’ll always make clear to you what categories of products you are opting in to receive information about and how you want to be contacted.


CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS

In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with our contractual obligations.

For example, if you order an item from us, we’ll collect your address details to deliver your purchase, and pass them to our courier.

If you have a credit account with us and an established price list, we may also need to use your contact details to alert you of any changes to your agreed contractual pricing.


LEGAL COMPLIANCE

If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.

For example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other criminal activity affecting the company to law enforcement.


LEGITIMATE INTEREST

In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests.

For example, we will use your purchase history to send you or make available personalised offers.

We will also use your address details to send you direct marketing information by post or email, telling you about products and services that we think might interest you.


WHEN MIGHT WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

When you visit any of our websites, and use your account to buy products and services

  • When you register for an account with us.
  • When you engage with us on social media.
  • When you contact us by any means with queries, complaints etc.
  • When you book any kind of appointment with us.
  • When we see you at an exhibition or show and you have shown an interest in our products
  • When you choose to complete any surveys we send you.
  • When you comment on or review our products and services.
  • When you’ve given a third party permission to share with us the information they hold about you.
  • We may collect data from publicly-available sources (such as Land Registry) when you have given your consent to share information or where the information is made public as a matter of law.


WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?

  • Details of your visits to our websites and which site you came from to ours
  • Information gathered by the use of cookies in your web browser. Learn more about how we use cookies and similar technologies further down this page.
  • To deliver the best possible web experience, we collect technical information about your internet connection and browser as well as the country where your computer is located, the web pages viewed during your visit, and any search terms you entered.
  • Your social media username, if you interact with us through those channels, to help us respond to your comments, questions or feedback.


HOW AND WHY DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

It is important to Bilco that we give you the best possible customer experience and only contact you about relevant products or services we feel you may be interested in. We use data collected to offer you promotions, products and services that are most likely to interest you.

The data privacy law allows this as part of our legitimate interest in understanding our customers and providing the highest levels of service.

You can choose to change your preferences in how we contact you and what information we hold – see more in the ‘What are my rights?’ section below.

Remember, it is important to consider whether you truly want to opt out completely as doing so may mean we cannot provide all of the services or information you have asked for. Changing preferences is often a better way to manage contact, rather than opting out altogether. For example, if you’ve asked us to let you know when an item comes back into stock, we can’t do that if you’ve withdrawn your general consent to hear from us.

Here’s how we’ll use your personal data and why:

  • For example, your details may need to be passed to a third party to supply or deliver the product or service that you ordered, and we may keep your details for a reasonable period afterwards in order to fulfil any contractual obligations such as refunds, guarantees and so on.
  • To respond to your queries, refund requests and complaints. Handling your information enables us to respond. We may also keep a record of these to inform any future communication with us and to demonstrate how we communicated with you throughout. We do this on the basis of our contractual obligations to you, our legal obligations and our legitimate interests in providing you with the best service and understanding how we can improve our service based on your experience.
  • To protect our business and your account from fraud and other illegal activities. This includes using your personal data to maintain, update and safeguard your account. We’ll also monitor your browsing activity with us to quickly identify and resolve any problems and protect the integrity of our websites. We’ll do all of this as part of our legitimate interest.
  • To process payments and to prevent fraudulent transactions. We do this on the basis of our legitimate business interests. This also helps to protect our customers from fraud.
  • With your consent, we will use your personal data, preferences and details of your transactions to keep you informed by email, web, text, post or telephone about relevant products and services including tailored special offers, discounts, promotions, events, competitions and so on. Of course, you are free to opt out of hearing from us by any of these channels at any time.
  • To send you relevant, personalised communications by post in relation to updates, offers, services and products. We’ll do this on the basis of our legitimate business interest.
  • You are free to opt out of hearing from us by post at any time.
  • To send you communications required by law or which are necessary to inform you about our changes to the services we provide you. For example, updates to this Privacy Notice, product recall notices, and legally required information relating to your orders. These service messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email or text message. If we do not use your personal data for these purposes, we would be unable to comply with our legal obligations.
  • To develop, test and improve the systems, services and products we provide to you. We’ll do this on the basis of our legitimate business interests.
  • For example, we’ll record your browser’s Session ID to help us understand more when you leave us online feedback about any problems you’re having
  • To comply with our contractual or legal obligations to share data with law enforcement
  • To send you survey and feedback requests to help improve our services. These messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email or text message. We have a legitimate interest to do so as this helps make our products or services more relevant to you.
  • Of course, you are free to opt out of receiving these requests from us at any time by updating your preferences which are accessible at the bottom of every marketing email or contacting us via: [email protected]and requesting to be removed.


HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We know how much data security matters to all our customers. With this in mind, we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it.

We secure access to all transactional areas of our websites.

We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we carry out penetration testing to identify ways to further strengthen security.

Suppliers who receive your data from us for processing purposes, such as delivery companies, are also GDPR reviewed periodically to ensure their data is maintained appropriately under the same, strict access and storage conditions.


HOW LONG WILL WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.

Some examples of customer data retention periods:

Orders
When you place an order, we’ll keep the personal data you give us for six years so we can comply with our legal and contractual obligations.

Warranties
If your order included a warranty, the associated personal data will be kept until the end of the warranty period.

Marketing
For marketing purposes, your information will be maintained for 3 years following inactivity, or for as long as you are an active customer, or have opted in via preferences to continue receiving information.


WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?

We sometimes share your personal data with trusted third parties.

For example, delivery couriers, engineers visiting your home, for fraud management, or to handle complaints.

Here’s the policy we apply to those organisations to keep your data safe and protect your privacy:

  • We provide only the information they need to perform their specific services.
  • They may only use your data for the exact purposes we specify in our contract with them.
  • We work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected at all times.
  • If we stop using their services, any of your data held by them will either be deleted or rendered anonymous.
  • We have reviewed all GDPR policies to ensure their practices in storage and access of data are acceptable.

Examples of the kind of third parties we work with are:

  • IT companies who support our website and other business systems.
  • Operational companies such as delivery couriers.
  • Direct marketing companies who help us manage our electronic communications with you.
  • For fraud management, we may share information about fraudulent or potentially fraudulent activity in our premises or systems. This may include sharing data about individuals with law enforcement bodies.


WHERE YOUR PERSONAL DATA MAY BE PROCESSED

When transacting through our websites, by email or by telephone, your data is transacted and stored in the EU according to legislation. Any external suppliers are fully compliant with GDPR and internal systems are fully secure and protected.

Any transfer of your personal data will follow applicable laws and we will treat the information under the guiding principles of this Privacy Notice.


WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

An overview of your different rights

You have the right to request:

  • Access to the personal data we hold about you, free of charge in most cases.
  • The correction of your personal data when incorrect, out of date or incomplete.
  • For example, when you withdraw consent or object and we have no legitimate overriding interest, or once the purpose for which we hold the data has come to an end (such as the end of a warranty).
  • That we stop using your personal data for direct marketing (either through specific channels, or all channels).
  • That we stop any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.
  • Review by a Partner of any decision made based solely on the automatic processing of your data (i.e. where no human has yet reviewed the outcome and criteria for the decision).

You have the right to request a copy of any information about you we hold at any time, and also to have that information corrected if it is inaccurate. To ask for your information, please contact [email protected]

If we choose not to action your request we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.


YOUR RIGHT TO WITHDRAW CONSENT

Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.

In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation. We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.

Direct marketing

You have the right to stop the use of your personal data for direct marketing activity through all channels, or selected channels. We must always comply with your request.


CHECKING YOUR IDENTITY

To protect the confidentiality of your information, we will ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice. If you have authorised a third party to submit a request on your behalf, we will ask them to prove they have your permission to act.


HOW CAN YOU STOP THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING?

There are several ways you can stop direct marketing communications from us:

  • Click the ‘change preferences or unsubscribe’ link in any email communication that we send you. We will then stop any further emails.
  • Write to our Marketing Department at Bilco UK, Park Farm Business Centre, Fornham St Genevieve, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TS or contact [email protected],com.

Please note that you may continue to receive communications for a short period after changing your preferences while our systems are fully updated.


QUESTIONS

We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data and your rights to control it.

If you have any questions that haven’t been covered, please contact us at [email protected] and we will be pleased to help you:

  • Email us at [email protected]
  • Or write to us at Bilco UK, 20 Park Farm Business Centre, Fornham St Genevieve, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TS

COOKIE POLICY

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This website uses the following cookies:

Website
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Collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For further information please visit the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en)

You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)

*These cookies are provided by a third party who could change their cookies in future outside of our control. We will review this policy regularly for any such changes.

Controlling cookies within your browser
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This page was last updated 21 November 2018.

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