Beta Technology Limited takes your privacy extremely seriously and we will process your personal information with the utmost professionalism, discretion and integrity. With this in mind, and in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, this Privacy Notice sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you interact with us, use our services or website, or when you work for us or provide us with any services. This notice also informs you of your rights and how to exercise these.
This Privacy Notice will be reviewed regularly to make sure we meet the highest standards and to protect your information. We reserve the right to update the Privacy Notice at any time and therefore advise you to check this Privacy Notice regularly. However, we will not significantly change how we use data given by you to us, without your prior agreement. Any major changes will be notified on our website. This version of the Privacy Notice was modified on 5th May 2020.
You can be assured that should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our services or website, or working for us as an employee or contractor, it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Some projects we undertake may have their own specific Privacy Notices and these are published on the project’s websites.
2. About Beta Technology Limited
Beta Technology Limited (“Beta”) is a private limited company, providing technical and innovation expertise and services to customers around the world. Our registered address is Barclay Court, Heavens Walk, Doncaster Carr, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5HZ, UK.
3. Explaining the legal basis we rely on
We will only collect and process your personal information where we have a legal basis to do so which includes:
- Consent – In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent. e.g. you ask us directly (via written or verbal communications) to undertake a service or action. We will clarify the data required to undertake the service or action.
- Legal compliance – If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data. e.g. we are required to comply with HMRC and company audit requirements or to comply with an employee statutory obligation such as pay, tax, sickness, absence and family friendly scenarios.
- Contractual obligations – In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with contractual obligations.e.g. for us to fulfil our service to you we may need personal information such as your name and the address where the service is to be delivered, or to perform the contract that we are party to as employer and employee.
- 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 (e.g. based on the services you have previously received/provided, or previous collaborations) we may notify you of other related Beta services or projects, our service needs, or opportunities for collaboration.
4. When do we collect your personal data?
We may collect your data, verbally or electronically, when:
- You visit our website;
- You contact us by any means with queries, information etc (e.g. you telephone our office or you provide your business card or personal details at a networking event or via social media);
- You book any kind of appointment with us or book to attend our events;
- You fill in any forms (e.g. at our events);
- You give a third-party permission to share with us the information they hold about you;
- We provide you a service or quote/tender;
- We undertake a publicly-funded project or a service on behalf of a customer;
- You are an employee or you are contracted by us to provide a service;
- Your data is within publicly-available sources and you have consented to sharing your data (e.g. on your website, within your marketing material, on an event delegate list or where information is made public as a matter of law).
5. What sort of personal data do we collect?
We may collect a variety of personal information which includes, but is not limited to, the following: