Privacy Policy

Baxter Thompson Ltd ("us", "we", or "our") operates http://www.baxterthompson.com (the "Platform"). This page informs you of our policies regarding your role, the collection and use of your Personal Information.

By using the platform, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

 Your role, our collection and use of your personal data.

We help you become more successful in your career and help your organisation acheive competitive advantage through Strategic IT Partnerships and Strategic Digital Business Partnerships.

We provide a significant portion of our content and thought leadership for the benefit of website users, interested parties, online forum subscribers at no charge on our Platform. We do this to develop a business relationship with you, test the validity of our services and products to ensure they meet your needs and finally improve the user experience and customer journey, in solliciting and conducting the business relationship. 

We believe that people who maintain their personal information in a public manner, such as by using the Linkedin and Facebook platforms, have a legitimate interest in our content, events, products and services by virtue of their role description in a client organisation, affirmed by their public profile. In addition, we believe that website users who have, for example, downloaded a whitepaper, subscribed to the newsletter or event also have a legitimate interest in our products and services. For more information regarding why we assert this belief, please contact us

We value our business relationship with you, we respect your privacy and regularly re-assess our compliance in the light of current and future legislation on the management of personal data. This document sets out how we manage your personal data based upon your role. Should you wish to change your role, subscription settings, manage your personal data or the way we engage with you, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss your requirements. 

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), Baxter Thompson Limited is the data controller and processor. We are registered as a data controller at the Information Commissioners office, registration number ZA217092. If you would like to know more about how we protect your personal data, please contact us

We categorise and manage our relationships with you and your personal data according to the following roles. You may have more than one role:

Please click on the links above to see the relevent terms of the privacy policy according to your role.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website site may contain links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to this site so when you link to other websites you should read their privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any such policy. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to such sites.

DISCLOSURES

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  • to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
  • to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States), which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.  We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

DATA SECURITY

Please contact us for our data security policy.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to revoke your consent to use your details for marketing purposes at any point. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us or unsubscribe using the link found at the bottom of every marketing email sent from us.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Act gives you rights to access information held about you. Please contact us to request a copy of the information we hold about you.

RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

If you wish to remove your personal data from the Platform you should contact us

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.


Website Users

You are:

  • Someone who clicked on a link from an advertising campaign or email newsletter
  • Someone who clicked on a sponsored advertisment or search engine link as a result of a search enquiry
  • Someone who clicked on a back link from an affiliate who promotes our services
  • Someone who knows the www.baxterthompson.com url and types it directly into the web browser

What data we collect?

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation)

What we do with your data and how we engage with you:

  • We use cookies. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website.  We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.  We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit.
  • We use Facebook Pixel (https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616 ) for retargeting any of our active adverts on Facebook whilst you use Facebook. Once you have  clicked on an advert, your usage of our www.baxterthompson.com website is tracked 
  • We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html
  • We use information generated by Facebook Pixel and Google analytics to review aggregate data on the performance of marketing campaigns to strive to present our throught leadership, services, events and products in the most compelling way to help you identify how Baxter Thompson Associates can add the most value to your career and organisation, based on the performance of our marketing campaigns.

What you can do to manage your data and your privacy:

  • Clear your cache of cookies or prohibit explicitly the use of cookies used by  www.baxterthompson.com. This may increase loading times and require re-logon.
  • Block search engine advertising. Please view here a tutorial: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
  • Use the privacy mode of your browser.
  • Not click on marketing links leading to pages on the www.baxterthompson.com website from third party sites. 
  • Not use the www.baxterthompson.com platform
  • Continue using the website and enjoy access to our content and thought leadership at no charge.

Interested Party

In addition to Website Users above, you are:

  • A person who downloaded a whitepaper and agreed to subscribing to a newsletter by typing in their email address and confirming they have read the terms and conditions; or
  • A person who opted in to one of our value propositions and typed in thier email address as acceptance of becoming an email subscriber; or
  • A person who has a public profile on an online professional networking site or social media platform and therefore a person who has a legitimate interest in our content, events, products and services by virtue of their role description in a client organisation.
  • A person who has filled in one of our surveys and entered thier email address to sign up to our newsletter.

What data do we collect?

In addition to the data we collect for the website users above, we collect:

  • Information entered by you into networking and social media platforms such as Linkedin, Facebook and twitter.
  • Information entered by you into our online forms, such as response to survey questions, email addresses, names and telephone numbers, and any other content in free-text fields
  • Information generated by your engagement with us, such as attending events, and downloading whitepapers.
  • Information generated, cross referenced and validated by third party suppliers

What we do with your data and how we engage with you:

  • We provide content and thought leadership to you that is relevant to your role in your organisation, proivde related offers of services, products, industry news. 
  • Communicate with you directly to manage such artefacts as, but not limited to; networking opportunities,  event subscription, campaign responses, administration detail via email, phone or direct letter
  • Track interaction such as downloads and  attendance to events 
  • Track open rates on emails
  • Publish aggregate survey reports based on the responses by survey participants. This data may have comments written by participants and is anonymised.
  • Create and segment your profile to improve engagement and tailor communication
  • Maintain up-to-date records on your profile through the use of third party suppliers.
  • We may share your profile data to OUR associates (see associate role below) in the marketing and provision of OUR content, events, products and services. (we do not resell or share data otherwise)

What you can do to manage your data and your privacy:

  • Unsubscribe using the link found at the bottom of every marketing email
  • Manage your public profile on online professional networking sites or social media platforms and hide key elements of your personal data.
  • Not click on Bitly links that has a "baxthom" prefix
  • Ask us to provide a copy of all information we hold about you
  • Edit, remove or update information we hold about you through access to our platform.
  • Ask us to not share your information with our associates.
  • If you’re in agreement with the above usage, do nothing, and continue enjoying the offer of content, services and thought leadership that is relevant to your role, offered by us at no charge.

Online Forum Subscriber

In addition to roles above you are:

  • Someone who has attended a course, workshop or 
  • Someone who subscribed to an online event and verbally agreed to become a subscriber at the end of the online event, course or workshop.

What data do we collect?

In addition to the data we collect for roles mentioned above, we collect any information you provide on our forum such as:

  • Questions
  • Answers
  • Responses to questions and answers
  • Profile information such as name, occupation, nationality, and any other information you choose to share
  • Interaction information such as “likes” and views

What we do with your data and how we engage with you:

  • Perform ip address logging for online forum subscribers to protect system security
  • Provide you with unique user account and features to set your own password and so you can freely upload data about yourself  to your unique profile within the forum space, review exclusive online forum content, submit and reply to questions and answers
  • Communicate with you directly to inform you of forum updates if you are a Online Forum Subscriber (see below), typically but not exclusively by email.

All these features are provided by Baxter thompson Ltd for the sole use of the intended subscriber (identified by their login email address) within the context of the online forum usage policy below:

Online Forum Usage Policy:

In using this online forum, you agree that any information you submit is your responsibility to manage and update. In so doing you agree that you represent yourself with the sole interest of personal career development. Baxter Thompson Ltd will store this information subject to the Privacy Policy. Baxter Thompson Ltd reserve the right to remove information and / or withdraw access to those users who they see as not upholding the spirit of the common sense forum guidelines. Baxter Thompson ltd will not be held liable for any infringement of copyright, deformation, slander or any form of abuse conducted by users of the online forum. Users are expressly prohibited from sharing logins or passwords with other people. 

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

What you can do to manage your data and your privacy:

Should you wish to discontinue use of this forum and / or remove information created by you please contact us and we will remove your online forum access and / or delete your profile. Otherwise you can continue to enjoy the use of the Online Forum.


Associates

In addition to the above roles, you are:

  • Someone who has entered into or in the pre-contrctual phase of a commercial agreement with Baxter Thompson Ltd to advance the domain of and promote Strategic IT Partnerships and Strategic Digital Business Partnerhsips, specifically our services, products and events pertaining to this domain.
  • Someone who has partnered with us to develop business, deliver content, intellectual property, participate in events, workshops and training courses on the above domains

What data do we collect?

In addition to the data we collect for the above roles, we collect:

  • Detailed occupation and career profile provided by you

What we do with your data and how do we engage with you:

Within the limits agreed by our commercial agreement, we may:

  • Create a public profile as a Baxter Thompson Associate on our website and any other form of online or offline marketing material. We may raise your public profile through established marketing means such as but not limited to email campaigns, marketing campaigns on social media, search engine optimisation and professional networking platforms
  • Provide you with unique user account and feature to set your own password, perform ip address logging for online forum subscribers to protect system security, provide your user account with features on Baxter Thompson systems in order to conduct activities specified in the commercial agreement and subject to a seperate system usage policy. Please contact us to view this.
  • Communicate with you directly to manage such artefacts as, but not limited to; marketing content, intellectual property, events, projects, campaigns, administration detail.

What you can do to manage your data:

  • In addition to the actions outlined in the previous roles you can discuss directly with a director of Baxter Thompson Ltd any enquiry you may have

Customers and Suppliers

In addition to roles above (except the associate role), you are:

  • Someone who has entered into a commercial agreement for the provision of services either from or to Baxter Thompson Ltd 
  • Someone solliciting a commercial agreement or engaging in the pre-contractual steps acting either as a customer with the intent to purchase from or a supplier with the intent to supply to Baxter Thompson Ltd.

What data do we collect?

  • Financial transaction information based on the services that we provide to you or that you provide to us.
  • Where necessary, background financial checks on your company’s performance, sourced from third party suppliers.

What we do with your data and how we engage with you:

Within the limits agreed by our current commercial agreement, or our draft commercial agreement we may: 

  • Communicate with you directly to manage such artefacts as, but not limited to; marketing content, intellectual property, events, projects, campaigns, administration detail
  • Gather additional address detail to complete online payments.
  • We do not store your credit card details. All credit card details are entered directly online via secure encrypted HTTPS link into our Payment Provider’s portal.
  • Provide you with an user account and with features on Baxter Thompson systems in order to conduct activities specified in the commercial agreement and subject to a seperate system usage policy. Perform ip address logging to protect system security
  • Communicate with you directly to manage and communicate such artefacts as, but not limited to; marketing content, intellectual property, events, projects, campaigns, administration detail

What you can do to manage your data and your privacy

In addition to the steps outlined in the previous roles you can notify us of your intent to stop solliciting a commercial agreement or engaging in the pre-contractual steps

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

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London
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