Our commitment to your privacy

We’re committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide information which can be used to identify you, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We will ensure GDPR compliance.

You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes we may have made to this policy.


Our contact details

Barac
Floor 4, Rise Building, 41 Luke Street, London EC2A 4DP
Email – omar@barac.io
Website – www.barac.io

Key contact for data protection – Omar Yaacoubi (Co-Founder & CEO)
Tel –  +44 7555 604074


What type of information we collect

When you subscribe to receive further information from us, contact us via our website or meet us, we may collect the following personal data from you:

  • Your first and last names;
  • Email address;
  • Company name;
  • Job title;
  • Country of residence;
  • IP address and usage data about how you use our website on subsequent visits;
  • Anonymous usage data about general (unsubscribed) visitors to our website; which pages were visited, how many times they were visited and how long was spent on those pages.


How we collect your data

We use the following methods to collect information about you:

  • Online registration forms on our website;
  • Website cookies (for more information, please see our Cookie Policy);
  • Click-through tracking when you view or access website items;
  • Paper-based material (feedback forms and business cards);
  • Social Media use;
  • During any customer installation.


How and why we process your data

Under the GDPR rules we can only use your personal information if we have a proper reason for doing so and to comply with our legal obligations.

We use your data in the following ways:

  • For the purpose of entering a contract with you;
  • For our legitimate interests; (A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests.)
  • To manage any requests you make of us via our website, such as bookings for events or subscriptions;
  • To manage how we contact you;
  • To respond to your contact preferences;
  • Where you have subscribed to our news or technical updates, we will process your personal data in order to send you the respective information that you have signed up to receive;
  • To administer our website, enhance website performance and ensure that the website displays in the best format on your device;
  • Market our services to you – We may send you marketing information by email if you are a customer of ours or if you have consented to receiving marketing communications from us.

You always have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time by contacting us at enquiries@barac.ioor using the unsubscribe link in our emails.


With whom we share your data

Barac employees who administer, maintain and continuously develop our website, products and services will receive access to any personal data provided to the website. To that end, Barac has strong security measures in place to protect your data. We will not share your personal data collected via our website with any third parties except for the purposes set out in this policy or to fulfil any overriding legal obligations.

We may share your personal data with:

  • Companies within the Barac group of companies;
  • Third parties who may be potential buyers of some or all of our business or during a re-structuring any such buyer will be subject to confidentiality obligations;
  • If you post a comment on any of our blog posts, the content of your comment and the name/user name you provide will be publicly available and we may choose to use this for marketing purposes.


Security of your data

We have the appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to help prevent any unlawful or unauthorised access to your personal data and helps to protect against the accidental loss or damage to your personal data.


Transfer and processing of your data outside the UK

Where personal data is transferred outside the UK, we will ensure that any transfer is subject to the appropriate safeguards or is otherwise permitted under applicable law.


How long we will hold your personal data for

We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or to comply with legal or statutory requirements.

We will take into consideration the following when deciding the appropriate data retention periods for your personal data:

  • The length of time that is required to fulfil our purpose for processing;
  • Any legal obligations that we may have in relation to your personal data, for example laws or regulations that require us to hold the data for a set period.


Your rights

Under GDPR you have:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the data that we hold about you;
  • Right of rectification – you have the right to correct the data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • Right to be forgotten – you have the right, in certain circumstances, to ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records;
  • Right to restriction of processing – you have the right, in certain circumstances, to ask for us to restrict the way we process your data;
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation in certain circumstances;
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to our processing your data where we are relying on a legitimate interest in order to process it; and
  • Right to withdraw your consent – you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.


Information and complaints

If you wish to exercise your rights under GDPR, please contact us at enquiries@barac.io

You can find out more information regarding your rights by visiting the UK’s Information Commissioners’ Office at www.ico.org.uk.

GDPR also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns or telephone: 0303 123 1113