Privacy Policy

Overview

Legal basis for use of your personal data
How long we store your personal information

The details

  1. How we obtain your personal information
  2. How we use your personal data
    2.1 Visitors to our website
    2.2 Customers, and employees of customers
    2.3 Users of the BioBase app
    2.4 Prospective customers to whom we send marketing communications
    2.5 Job candidates who wish to join the BioBeats team
    2.6 Our suppliers, and employees of our suppliers
    2.7 Universal uses for your personal information
    2.8 Further processing
  3. How and why we share your personal information with others
  4. To which countries we may transfer your personal information
  5. Your rights
  6. Information on the processing of personal data of Children
  7. Risks and how we keep your personal information secure
  8. Links to other websites
  9. Changes to our privacy policy
  10. Further questions and how to make a complaint

Overview – the key information you should be aware of

A. Who we are: We are BioBeats Group Limited (we are part of Huma Therapeutics Limited), the provider of the app BioBase that collects users biometric data through the BioBeam band. Data is personal of the user and a general global summary can be accessed by companies. Our company number is  235217233 and our registered office is 14th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London, SWP4GP.
BioBeats Group Limited is the controller concerning the processing of your personal information as described herein and is responsible for your personal information.  BioBeats Group Limited may hereinafter also be referred to as “BioBeats”. All references in this policy to “Company”, “our”, “us” or “we” refer to BioBeats Group Limited, or our group companies, as appropriate. All references in this policy to “our website”, refer to the website owned by us at www.biobeats.com.

B. Our values and what this policy is for: We value your privacy and want to be accountable and fair to you as well as transparent with you in the way that we collect and use your personal information.

In line with these values, this privacy policy tells you what to expect when we collect and use personal information about you. We have tried to make it easy for you to navigate so you can find the information that is most relevant to you and our relationship with you.Our processes are built to be General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant. We are always looking to improve the information we provide to our customers and contacts so if you have any feedback on this privacy policy, please let us know using our contact details in section 10.

Who this policy applies to: This policy applies to:

Depending on our relationship, we will collect and use your personal data in different ways. Please click on the links above to find out the information that we collect about you and how we use this information.

D. What this policy contains: This privacy policy describes the following important topics relating to the processing of your personal data:

  1. How we obtain your personal data;
  2. How we use your personal data;
  3. Our legal basis for using your personal data;
  4. How and why we share your personal data with others;
  5. How long we store your personal data;
  6. Your rights as a data subject;
  7. Information on the processing of personal data of children;
  8. Information on the processing of personal data in marketing;
  9. To which countries we may transfer your personal data;
  10. Risks and how we keep your personal data secure;
  11. Links to other websites;
  12. Changes to this privacy policy; and
  13. Further questions and how to make a complaint.

E. Your rights to object: You have various rights in respect of our use of your personal information as set out in section 5. We hereby want to explicitly bring to your attention some of the fundamental rights to be aware of:

  1. you may ask us to stop using your personal information for direct-marketing purposes. If you exercise this right, we will stop using your personal information for this purpose.
  2. you may ask us to consider any valid objections which you have to our use of your personal information where we process your personal information on the basis of our, or another person’s, legitimate interest. You can find out more information in section 5.

F. Legal basis for use of your personal data

  1. The legal bases for using your personal information as set out in this privacy policy are as follows:
    • our use of your personal information is necessary to perform our obligations under any contract with you (for example, to comply with the terms of use of our app, platform or website which you accept by registering for app and platform or browsing our website); or
    • our use of your personal information is necessary for complying with our legal obligations (for example, due to tax retention periods); or
    • where neither (a) nor (b) apply, use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others (for example, to ensure the security of our website). Our legitimate interests may be to:
      • run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies);
      • operate and improve our website and the BioBase app;
      • select appropriately skilled and qualified suppliers;
      • ensure a safe environment for our residents and suppliers;
      • carry out marketing, market research and business development;
      • place, track and ensure fulfilment of orders with our suppliers; and
      • for internal group administrative purposes.
    • If we rely on our (or another person’s) legitimate interests for using your personal information, we will undertake a balancing test to ensure that our (or the other person’s) legitimate interests are not outweighed by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of the personal information. You can ask us for information on this balancing test by using the contact details in section 10.
  2. We may use your special categories of data (such as health and wellbeing information) where you have provided your consent (which you may withdraw at any time after giving it, as described below). 
  3. We may process your personal information in some cases for marketing purposes on the basis of your consent (which you may withdraw at any time after giving it, as described below).
  4. If we rely on your consent for us to use your personal information in a particular way, but you later change your mind, you may withdraw your consent by contacting us at privacy@biobeats.com and we will stop doing so. Please be aware that not providing this consent or subsequently withdrawing it will mean that your account will be deleted and you will no longer have access to the Services.

G. How long we store your personal information

We keep your personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the personal information is processed. The length of time for which we retain personal information depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and/or as required to comply with applicable laws and to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

The detail – the key information you should be aware of

1. How we obtain your personal information

1.1 You may provide us with your personal information voluntarily (section 1.2). We may also receive information about you from third parties such marketing agencies, market research companies, our suppliers, contractors and consultants, Huma group companies, public websites and public agencies, which we refer to as “third party sources” or “suppliers” throughout this policy.

1.2 You may give us personal information about yourself by using the online forms provided on our website, setting up an account with us or in our app, using bulletin boards or forums on our website, or by contacting us by phone, email or other means. This includes, for example, where you provide your personal information to us in order to receive products, deliveries, information or services from us. If you are a supplier, you may also give us personal information about you when you are offering or providing services to us.

2. How we use your personal data 

Please go to the section or sections below that best describes our relationship with you to find out the information that we collect about you and how we use this information. Any information that we refer to as “personal information” throughout this policy constitutes “personal data”.

2.1 Visitors to our website

a. Visiting our website

Categories of personal data

  • Technical information. This includes: the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet address; the website address and country from which you access information; the files requested; browser type and version; browser plug-in types and versions; operating system; and platform. We use this personal information to administer our website, to measure the efficiency of our systems and to undertake an analysis on the locations from which people access our webpages; and
  • Information about your visit and your behaviour on our website (for example, the pages that you click on). This may include the website you visit before and after visiting our website (including date and time), time and length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and information provided when requesting further service or downloads.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:

  • to allow you to access and use our website;
  • for improvement and maintenance of our website and to provide technical support for our website;
  • to ensure the security of our website;
  • to recognise you when you return to our website, to store information about your preferences, and to allow us to customise the website according to your individual interests; and
  • to evaluate your visit to the website and prepare reports or compile statistics to understand the type of people who use our website, how they use our website and to make our website more intuitive. Such details will be anonymised as far as reasonably possible and you will not be identifiable from the information collected.

Legal basis for the processing: We process your personal information based upon our legitimate interests to

  • run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies);
  • operate and improve our website and the BioBase app;
  • carry out marketing, market research and business development;
  • for internal group administrative purposes

b. Contacting us through our website

Categories of personal data: We may process through our website your name and contact data, if so required also information concerning your employment relationship or your date of birth as well as information you provide to us throughout our correspondence. 

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:

  • to allow you to provide information on projects on which you are working and on which you would like to inquire;
  • to register to receive sales or other notifications and materials;
  • to receive enquiries from you through the website about our website, app and associated services;

Legal basis for the processing: Processing your personal information for the purpose of contacting us will be on the basis of your voluntarily given consent, or such processing may be necessary in order to handle (pre-)contractual enquiries. 

Retention period: We will delete the data collected and processed in the context of our correspondence upon completion of your request, unless we have a legal retention obligation to observe.

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

2.2 Customers, and employees of customers

a. Conclusion and performance of contracts

Categories of personal data: We may process your name and contact data, if so required also information concerning your employment relationship or your date of birth, contract and payment information as well as information you provide to us throughout our correspondence. In some cases, we may also process access data to our products or services that have been provided to you or generated by you. 

Special categories of personal data: Some of the personal information that we collect about you or which you provide to us about you or your family members may be special categories of data. Special categories of data include information about physical and mental health, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical belief, trade union membership and biometric data.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:

  • to provide you with our interfaces, which help you manage our services;
  • to facilitate deliveries of data, new products and services to you;
  • to deal with any enquiries or issues you have about our BioBase app, and associated services that you request from us;
  • to send you certain communications (including by email or post) about our products and services such as administrative messages (for example, setting out changes to our terms and conditions and keeping you informed about our fees and charges);

Legal basis for the processing: The processing is necessary for the handling of (pre-)contractual enquiries or for the conclusion and performance of contractual relationships to which you are a party. If you are not yourself a party to a contract with us, but an employee of one of our customers, we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest to run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies). We process special categories of personal data exclusively on the basis of your consent.

Retention period: The data collected and processed within the scope of contractual relationships with us will be deleted upon completion of your request, if necessary after the expiry of contractual warranty and/or liability periods as well as statutory retention periods. Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent, we will delete this data if you revoke your consent to us.

b. Improving our products and services

Categories of personal data: In addition to the data mentioned in lit. a, we may also process the following personal data: 

  • information about the provision of existing or potential projects or studies using or developing new elements of the BioBase app, and the associated services we provide (or may provide) to you including (but not limited to):
    1. information needed to provide the services to you, or develop future services (including information on joining forms, order details, order history and payment details);
    2. customer/participant services information; and
    3. customer/participant management and marketing information;
  • information you provide to help us provide you with improved service, for example, if we ask you to fill in a survey or questionnaire.

Special categories of personal data: Some of the personal information that we collect about you or which you provide to us about you or your family members may be special categories of data. Special categories of data include information about physical and mental health, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical belief, trade union membership and biometric data.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:

  • to carry out statistical analysis, product research and feedback and market research on people who may be interested in our existing or new BioBeats (and BioBeats’ parent company Huma) products and services; and
  • if it is in our legitimate interests for business development and marketing purposes, to contact you (including by telephone or post) with information about our products and services or the products and services of our suppliers which either you request, or which we feel will be of interest to you; and
  • if you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership and if you have consented, to contact you by email with information about our products and services or the products and services of our suppliers which either you request or which we feel will be of interest to you.

Legal basis for the processing: The processing is partly necessary for the handling of (pre-) contractual enquiries or for the conclusion and performance of contractual relationships to which you are a party. If you are not yourself a party to a contract with us, but an employee of one of our customers, we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest to run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies) as well as to carry out marketing, market research and business development. We process special categories of personal data exclusively on the basis of your consent.

Retention period: The data collected and processed within the scope of contractual relationships with us will be deleted upon completion of your request, if necessary after the expiry of contractual warranty and/or liability periods as well as statutory retention periods. Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent, we will delete this data if you revoke your consent to us.

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

Information we need to provide services to you. We need certain types of personal information so that we can provide services to you and perform contractual and other legal obligations that we have to you. If you do not provide us with such personal information, or if you ask us to delete it, you may no longer be able to access BioBase app.

2.3 Users of the BioBase app

Categories of personal data: When registering for or using the BioBase app we may, in addition to the data mentioned in section 2.2, collect and use the following information about you (and we may use any of the following information in the ways explained below):

Type / category of dataSourceScientific Basis for ProcessingLegal Basis for Processing (per GDPR)
your sex;BioBase AppTo calculate your health data. Your sex impacts how your Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is calculated. Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
your height and weight;BioBase AppTo calculate your BMI. Your BMI impacts how your Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is calculated.Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
information about your mental and physical health and wellbeing scores;BioBase AppTo understand your current wellbeing to provide personalised content.Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
username and password for access to the BioBase app;BioBase WebpageBioBase AppTo provide secure access to the BioBase app.Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
details of your leisure activities and interests;BioBase AppTo link your mood with locations, activities in order to provide an insight into mood fluctuations.Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
sleepBioBase AppLinked wearableTo provide feedback on quality and quantity of sleep. Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
activityBioBase AppLinked wearableTo provide feedback on levels of activityPerformance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
heart rateBioBase AppLinked wearableTo provide insights into when your body is signalling it is under stressPerformance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
executive function test scoresBioBase AppTo provide insights into current levels of focus ability to inhibit distractions Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
Questionnaire responsesBioBase AppTo provide insights into health, wellbeing and motivation. To provide relevant recommendations and health interventions. Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.
Subjective mood logsBioBase AppTo provide insights into mood and mood fluctuations. Performance of a contract with you (i.e. delivering our services to you).Our legitimate interests, namely properly administering our business, services and communications.

The following data is collected but rendered anonymous allowing for it to be used for research purposes. The following anonymised information won’t be deleted:

  • Questionnaire responses
  • Mood declaration
  • Executive function results
  • Breathing exercise results
  • Wearable data (such as steps, breathing and heart rate)
  • Basic profile data (such as age, sex and height)
  • App usage statistics

Special categories of personal data: Some of the personal information that is not required but you may provide to us through free text may be a special category of data. This may include information about physical and mental health, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical belief, trade union membership and biometric data but it will not be stored in separate categories of data.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above – always depending on the concrete set-up of the respective BioBase app and your declaration of consent – for the following reasons:

  • to provide the BioBase app to you;
  • to help you manage your profile, preferences and other choices in relation to the BioBase app and associated services or to send you push notifications;
  • to track your activity levels;
  • to record and collate your symptoms, mood, change in any physical or mental characteristics;
  • to suggest appropriate projects or initiatives operated or developed by BioBeats or third parties;
  • for the purpose of anonymising certain categories of that personal information, aggregating that anonymised data with the anonymised data of other users of the BioBase app and the provision of that data to third parties in order for those third parties to collect, use and store that data for research into medical conditions, trends and the development, adherence and efficacy of treatments.

BioBeats will only access your data for support purposes. Huma’s support team will only be able to see your basic, non-sensitive personal data, (such as your name and email) so they can help you use the app. The app treats your health data confidentially. Access to your name (or other information which identifies you personally) is restricted so that only people at Huma who need to see it can have access.

With your consent, BioBeats may use anonymised health data for research purposes. Upon anonymisation, such data may be shared with third parties worldwide for research purposes, and the research results may be used for respective own purposes. This includes the development and distribution of digital biomarkers and digital therapeutics. These recipients will not be able to identify you as a person. Personal data will never be sold by BioBeats (or its parent company Huma) to third parties.

Legal basis for the processing: The processing is partly necessary for the handling of (pre-) contractual enquiries or for the conclusion and performance of contractual relationships to which you are a party. If you are not yourself a party to a contract with us, but an employee of one of our customers, we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest to run, grow and develop our business, operate and improve our website and the BioBase app as well as to carry out marketing, market research and business development. We process special categories of personal data exclusively on the basis of your consent.

Please note that you may at any time disable push notifications in BioBase app by respectively changing the settings of the app and/or your mobile device. 

Retention period: The data collected and processed within the scope of contractual relationships with us will be deleted upon completion of your request, if necessary after the expiry of contractual warranty and/or liability periods as well as statutory retention periods. Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent, we will delete this data if you revoke your consent to us.

You can request the deletion of your Personal Data by sending an email request to privacy@biobeats.com from the email address with which you registered your BioBase user profile. We’ll then delete the unique identifiers from your data.

If your BioBase account is inactive for a continuous period of 12 months, we will close your account and delete the unique identifiers from your data. We will write to you in advance in case you would like to continue to use your account.

What is deleted:

  1. Name
  2. Email address
  3. GPS data
  4. IP address

What is not deleted:

Once your unique identifiers have been deleted, the data is rendered anonymous allowing it to be kept and used for research purposes. The following anonymised information won’t be deleted.

  1. Questionnaire responses
  2. Mood declaration
  3. Executive function results
  4. Breathing exercise results
  5. Wearable data (such as steps, breathing and heart rate)
  6. Basic profile data (such as age, sex and height)
  7. App usage statistics

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

2.4 Prospective customers to whom we send marketing communications

Categories of personal data: We may process your name and contact data, if so required also information about your preferences.

Source of personal information. We may receive some of your personal information from third parties, such as marketing agencies.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above to contact you with information about our products and services which either you request, or which we feel will be of interest to you (including newsletters).

Legal basis for the processing: We collect, use and store the personal information listed above, if you have consented or, otherwise, if it is in our legitimate interests, for business development and marketing purposes.

Retention period: We delete your data, if you withdraw your consent to us or object to the processing. Please note that we may further store your data upon withdrawal or objection, if this is required to serve our legitimate interest in ensuring adherence to your withdrawal or objection (e.g. by keeping a blacklist). 

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

2.5 Job candidates who wish to join the BioBeats team

Categories of personal data: We may process your name and contact data as well as CVs and information about your employment history and other contact details of references you may have provided to us. Depending on the nature of the role and the applicable jurisdiction, from time to time, we may also collect sensitive personal information about you, such as information about your health, background check information, including criminal history, and whether you are a member of any professional or trade associations.

Special categories of personal data: Some of the personal information that we collect about you or which you provide to us about you or your family members may be special categories of data. Special categories of data include information about physical and mental health, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical belief, trade union membership and biometric data.

Sources of personal data: We may receive some of your personal information from third parties, such as recruitment agencies or through referrals.

Purposes of the processing: We will collect, use and store the personal information listed above to assess your suitability for any vacant roles, to contact you with information about our company, products and services, recruitment process and progress of your application which either you request, or which we feel will be of interest to you.

Legal basis for the processing: The processing is partly necessary for the handling of (pre-) contractual enquiries or for the conclusion and performance of contractual relationships to which you are a party. If you are not yourself a party to a contract with us, but an employee of one of our customers, we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest to run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies) as well as to carry out marketing, market research and business development. We process special categories of personal data exclusively on the basis of your consent.

Retention period: We delete your data, if you withdraw your consent to us or object to the processing. Please note that we may further store your data upon withdrawal or objection, if this is required to serve our legitimate interest in ensuring adherence to your withdrawal or objection (e.g. by keeping a blacklist). If the processing is related to a specific job application procedure, we will store your personal information until the procedure is closed and for a limited period thereafter on the basis of our legitimate interest to defend ourselves against claims related to the job application procedure. 

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

2.6 Our suppliers, and employees of our suppliers

Categories of personal data: We may process the following information about you:

  1. your name including your title;
  2. work contact information (phone number, postal address, mailing address, email address);
  3. your job title;
  4. information provided when you correspond with us;
  5. any updates to information provided to us;
  6. personal information we collect about you from third party sources such as LinkedIn:
  7. CVs, pitch and tender information;
  8. proof of identification and address;
  9. visa or work permit documentation;
  10. details of compensation, expense claims and bank details;
  11. information required to access company systems and applications (such as system ID).

Special categories of personal data: Some of the personal information that we collect about you or which you provide to us about you or your family members may be special categories of data. Special categories of data include information about physical and mental health, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical belief, trade union membership and biometric data. Sources of personal data: We may receive some of your personal information from third party sources, such as your employer or your employer’s company website. We may also collect this personal information from publicly available sources, such as LinkedIn.

Purposes of the processing: We may collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:

  1. to enable us to purchase and receive products and services from you (including supplier due diligence, payment and expense reporting and financial audits);
  2. to deal with enquiries from you;
  3. to confirm the information on CVs and performance reference checks, to assess you or your employer’s suitability to work for us;
  4. for equal opportunities monitoring;
  5. for health and safety records and management; and
  6. for security vetting and criminal records checks (where applicable and allowed by law).

Legal basis for the processing: The processing is partly necessary for the handling of (pre-) contractual enquiries or for the conclusion and performance of contractual relationships to which you are a party. If you are not yourself a party to a contract with us, but an employee of one of our customers, we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests to

  1. run, grow and develop our business (as well as the businesses of our group companies);
  2. select appropriately skilled and qualified suppliers;
  3. ensure a safe environment for our residents and suppliers;
  4. place, track and ensure fulfilment of orders with our suppliers; and
  5. carry out marketing, market research and business development.

We process special categories of personal data exclusively on the basis of your consent.

Retention period: The data collected and processed within the scope of contractual relationships with us will be deleted upon completion of your request, if necessary after the expiry of contractual warranty and/or liability periods as well as statutory retention periods. Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent, we will delete this data if you revoke your consent to us.

Please see sections 2.7 and 2.8 for more details about how we use your personal information.

Information we need to provide services to you. Please note that we need certain types of personal information so that you or your employer can provide services to us. If you do not provide us with such personal information, or if you or your employer ask us to delete it, you may no longer be able to provide services to us.

2.7 Universal uses for your personal information

Whatever our relationship with you is, we may also collect, use and store your personal information for the following additional reasons:

  1. to deal with any enquiries or issues you have about how we collect, store and use your personal information, or any requests made by you for a copy of the information we hold about you;
  2. for internal corporate reporting, business administration, ensuring adequate insurance coverage for our business, ensuring the security of company facilities, research and development, and to identify and implement business efficiencies. We may process your personal information for these purposes where it is in our legitimate interests to do so;
  3. to comply with any procedures, laws and regulations which apply to us – this may include where we reasonably consider it is in our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others to comply, as well as where we are legally required to do so; and
  4. to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights – this may include where we reasonably consider it is in our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others, as well as where we are legally required to do so.

2.8 Further processing

Before using your personal information for any purposes which fall outside those set out in this section 2, we will undertake an analysis to establish if our new use of your personal information is compatible with the purposes set out in this section 2. Please contact us using the details in section 10 if you want further information on the analysis we will undertake.

3. How and why we share your personal information with others

3.1 We may share your personal information with our group companies where it is in our legitimate interests to do so for internal administrative purposes (for example, for corporate strategy, compliance, auditing and monitoring, research and development, machine learning and quality assurance). If the processing is based upon your consent, we will only share your personal data with third parties (with the exception of processors) if you have also declared your express consent thereto; this specifically applies to the processing of special categories of personal data (such as health data). 

3.2 We will share your personal information with the following third parties or categories of third parties and data processors:

  1. we may share anonymised and aggregated statistical information with our suppliers to demonstrate what interest there has been in any marketing campaigns we have assisted our suppliers in carrying out;
  2. for the purposes of performing any contracts we have agreed on or you have requested, our other service providers and sub-contractors, including payment processors, utility providers, suppliers of technical and support services, insurers, logistic providers, and cloud service providers;
  3. for the purposes of performing any contracts we have agreed on or you have requested, public agencies and the emergency services;
  4. companies that assist in our marketing, advertising and promotional activities, such as marketing automation platforms;
  5. upon your express consent, analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our website.

3.3 We will always ensure that any third parties with whom we share your personal information are subject to privacy and security obligations consistent with this privacy policy and applicable laws.

3.4 We will also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  1. where it is in our legitimate interests to do so to run, grow and develop our business:
    • if we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
    • if substantially all of our or any of our affiliates’ assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by us will be one of the transferred assets;
  2. if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, any lawful request from government or law enforcement officials and as may be required to meet national security or law enforcement requirements or prevent illegal activity;
  3. in order to enforce or apply our terms of use, our terms and conditions for customers or any other agreement or to respond to any claims, to protect our rights or the rights of a third party, to protect the safety of any person or to prevent any illegal activity; or
  4. to protect the rights, property, or safety of BioBeats, our staff, our customers or other persons. This may include exchanging personal information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

3.5 We may also disclose and use anonymised, aggregated reporting and statistics about users of our app, platform, website or associated services for the purpose of internal reporting or reporting to our group or other third parties, and for our marketing and promotion purposes. None of these anonymised, aggregated reports or statistics will enable our users to be personally identified.

3.6 Save as expressly detailed above, we will never share, sell or rent any of your personal information to any third party without notifying you and, where necessary, obtaining your consent. If you have given your consent for us to use your personal information in a particular way, but later change your mind, you should contact us and we will stop doing so.

4. To which countries we may transfer your personal information

4.1 Your personal information may be used, stored and/or accessed by staff operating outside the EEA working for us, other members of our group or suppliers. Further details on to whom your personal information may be disclosed are set out in section 3.

4.2 If we transfer any personal information about you to countries outside the EEA, we will take appropriate measures to ensure that the respective recipient protects your personal information adequately in accordance with this privacy policy. These measures may include the following permitted in Articles 45 and 46 of the General Data Protection Regulation:

  1. in the case of US based entities, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them, or ensuring they have signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield (see further https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome); or
  2. in the case of entities based in other countries outside the EEA, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them.

4.3 Further details on the steps we take to protect your personal information, in these cases is available from us on request by contacting us by email at privacy@biobeats.com  at any time.

5. Your rights

5.1 You have certain rights in relation to your personal information. If you would like further information in relation to these or would like to exercise any of them, please contact us via email at privacy@biobeats.com at any time. You have the following rights:

  1. Right of access. You have a right of access to any personal information we hold about you. You can ask us for a copy of your personal information; confirmation as to whether your personal information is being used by us; details about how and why it is being used; and details of the safeguards which are in place if we transfer your information outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
  2. Right to update your information. You have a right to request an update to any of your personal information which is out of date or incorrect.
  3. Right to delete your information. You have a right to ask us to delete any personal information which we are holding about you in certain specific circumstances. You can ask us for further information on these specific circumstances by contacting us using the details in section 10. We will pass your request onto other recipients of your personal information unless that is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You can ask us who the recipients are, using the contact details in section 10.
  4. Right to restrict use of your information: You have a right to ask us to restrict the way that we process your personal information in certain specific circumstances. You can ask us for further information on these specific circumstances by contacting us using the details in section 10. We will pass your request onto other recipients of your personal information unless that is impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You can ask us who the recipients are using the contact details in section 10.
  5. Right to stop marketing: You have a right to ask us to stop using your personal information for direct marketing purposes. If you exercise this right, we will stop using your personal information for this purpose.
  6. Right to data portability: You have a right to ask us to provide your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format to you or a third party provider of services named by you. This right only applies where we use your personal information on the basis of your consent or performance of a contract; and where our use of your information is carried out by automated means.
  7. Right to object: You have a right to ask us to consider any valid objections which you have to our use of your personal information where we process your personal information on the basis of our or another person’s legitimate interest.

5.2 We will consider all such requests and provide our response within a reasonable period (and in any event within one month of your request unless we tell you we are entitled to a longer period under applicable law). Please note, however, that certain personal information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, for example if we need to keep using the information to comply with our own legal obligations or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

5.3 If an exception applies, we will tell you this when responding to your request. We may request you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding to any request you make.

6. Information on the processing of personal data of Children

6.1 You must be aged 18 or over to purchase products or services from us. Our website and services are not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children without express consent from a parent or guardian.

6.2 If you are a child and we learn that we have inadvertently obtained personal information from you from our websites, or from any other source, then we will delete that information as soon as possible.

6.3 Please contact us at privacy@biobeats.com you are aware that we may have inadvertently collected personal information from a child.

7. Risks and how we keep your personal information secure

7.1 The main risk of our processing of your personal information is if it is lost, stolen or misused. This could lead to your personal information being in the hands of someone else who may use it fraudulently or make public, information that you would prefer to keep private.

7.2 For this reason, BioBeats is committed to protecting your personal information from loss, theft and misuse. We take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, including through use of appropriate organisational and technical measures.

7.3 In the course of provision of your personal information to us, your personal information may be transferred over the internet. The information that you provide to us that is transferred over the internet  is encrypted via methods such as HTTPS and SSL to ensure protection. Although we make every effort to protect the personal information which you provide to us, the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. Please keep that in mind when providing data to us using the Internet. Once we have received your personal information, we will use strict procedures and security features, to prevent unauthorized access to it.

7.4 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access your online account, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

8. Links to other websites

Our website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of such third-party websites or any association with their operators. This privacy policy only applies to the personal information that we collect or which we receive from third party sources, and we cannot be responsible for personal information about you that is collected and stored by third parties. Third party websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies, and you should read these carefully before you submit any personal information to these websites. We do not endorse or otherwise accept any responsibility or liability for the content of such third party websites or third party terms and conditions or policies.

9. Changes to our privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by post or email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

10. Further questions and how to make a complaint

10.1 If you have any queries or complaints about our collection, use or Retention of your personal information, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information, please contact privacy@biobeats.com . We will investigate and attempt to resolve any such complaint or dispute regarding the use or disclosure of your personal information.

10.2 In accordance with Article 77 of the General Data Protection Regulation, you may also make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, or the data protection regulator in the country where you usually live or work, or where an alleged infringement of the General Data Protection Regulation has taken place. Alternatively, you may seek a remedy through the courts if you believe your rights have been breached.

The practices described in this privacy policy statement are current as of 14 August 2020.