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Our Privacy Policy

Bridge Language Study House (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

  • We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
  • We strive to provide you with access to and control over the information you give us, and we take the protection of your information very seriously.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting https://www.blsh.ro you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), the data controller is Asociatia Bridge Language Study House, Tax Number 14993745.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • You may give us information about yourself by filling in forms on www.blsh.ro (“our site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service(s), participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site, take part in a promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, and any other requested information. We will store and process this information on this website, via our server and our email systems.
  • With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
    1. Technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
    2. Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our telephone number.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Uses made

We will use the Information you give to us:

  • To carry out our legal obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
  • To notify you about changes to our services;
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so;
  • As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;

Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal information with any member of ‘our group’, all members of which are required to strictly adhere to this policy.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you. These include businesses or individuals who may be shareholders and/or consultants in order to deliver the services that we offer to you.
  • Development partners, analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our website.
  • Business partners, such as examination boards, where you have given us consent to share your details in order for them to contact you regarding services they provide.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the processing of payment details, exam administration, and the provision of support and development services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be processed offline, or when online encrypted (using SSL technology). Where we process credit card payments, this will be done by a third-party gateway and we do not process your payment details.

Where we have given you password access certain parts of our site; you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data. We will inform you why we are collecting it or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at dpo@blsh.ro.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before submitting any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR. We do not charge for providing information, however we will only provide information that is not already available to you.

Changes to our privacy policy

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

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to dpo@blsh.ro.

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, or use some features of the website, such as our contact forms.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works-for example, by ensuring that users are easily finding what they are looking for.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

We do not use any third-party tracking cookies. You can block all or some cookies by activating the setting on your browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies become inactive at the end of the browsing session.