Welcome to the privacy policy of BAUHU EUROPE
We are committed to preserving the privacy, integrity and security of the personal data and information that we hold about our customers and those who make contact with us. We have developed this privacy policy to explain how we manage and use this personal data and information and to ensure we comply with our legal obligations under applicable data protection laws.
It is important that you read this privacy policy carefully so that you are fully aware of how we collect and process personal data and information.

BAUHU - WHO WE ARE
This privacy policy covers the personal data and information and personal information collected and processed by BAUHU ("BAUHU", "we" "us" and "our"). You can find out more about our business at our website www.bauhulifestyle.com

THE CONTROLLER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION
The controller of, and the person responsible for, the personal data and information covered by this policy is BAUHU, Metro House, Northgate, Chichester PO19 1BE. Other contact details for the controller are set out below under "HOW TO CONTACT US".

PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND PROCESS AND THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH WE USE IT
This privacy policy applies to all personal data and information collected by or on behalf of us about, or provided to us by our customers, business contacts and suppliers, job applicants and individuals that contact us (including through our website, in person, by letter, phone, email or text) or enter competitions run by us.

CUSTOMERS
The following section of this policy sets out how BAUHU may process personal data and information (as a controller) and information about its customers.

What personal data and information do we collect from our customers?
The personal data and information we collect may include:-
name, email address, home and/or business address, phone number;
information relating to your use of our services, such as special requests, feedback and survey responses; and marketing preferences.

How is our customers' personal data and information collected?

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data and information about you which you provide to us through: the online forms on our website (including in relation to contacting us), joining our marketing email list, entering a competition, promotion or survey, telephone or email communication, and information we receive from other sources, including from third parties that operate various platforms on our behalf, or send marketing communications on our behalf.

Legal basis for processing our customers' personal data and information

The legal bases we principally rely upon in order to process your personal data and information are that:

it is necessary for the performance of a contract between us for the provision of services or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into such a contract; and/or

it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of pursuing and developing our business, where such interests are not overridden by your rights or interests.

Occasionally we may also rely upon the following legal bases for processing: -

it is necessary for us to comply with a legal requirement; and/or

it is necessary to protect your vital interests or those of another individual; and/or

you have given your consent to the processing.

Basis on which we process your data and right to withdraw consent

If we consider it necessary to obtain your consent in relation to the use your personal data and information, we will contact you to request this consent. In such circumstances, we will provide you with full details of the personal data and information that we would like and the reason we need it, so that you can carefully consider whether you wish to consent. If you decide to provide your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, although that will not affect the lawfulness of processes based on consent before its withdrawal. To withdraw your consent or to opt out of receiving any of our marketing communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic communication or contact us at contact@bauhulifestyle.com. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

What do we use our customers' personal data and information for?

We intend to use your personal data and information for the following purposes:-

to assist you with your enquiries;

to provide services or facilities you request from us;

to collect payment from you;

to administer and manage our relationship with you, which may include asking you to complete surveys or feedback forms;

to send you marketing and promotional material where we think this may be of interest to you and to assess the success and/or effectiveness of any marketing campaigns;

where required by law;

where necessary to protect your health or well being or that of another individual;

to scan and monitor electronic communications sent to us (including attachments) for viruses or malicious software, to process and encrypt personal data and information to protect and manage email traffic, and to store personal data and information on our systems to pursue our legitimate interests including for document retention purposes; and

such other actions as are necessary to manage our activities, and to enforce or defend our rights and/or interests.

BUSINESS CONTACTS / SUPPLIERS
The following section of this policy sets out how we may process personal data and information (as a controller) and information about our business contacts and (current, previous and/or potential) service providers (and employees of service providers).

What personal data and information do we collect from our contacts?

The personal data and information we collect may include: name, email address, home and/or business address, date of birth, phone number; place of work; job title; and marketing preferences.

How is our contacts' personal data and information collected?

We will collect this data from you when you or your employer provides it to us by phone, email, post, through our website or in person.

Legal basis for processing our contacts' personal data and information

The legal bases we principally rely upon in order to process your personal data and information are that:

it is necessary for the performance of a contract between us for the provision of services or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into such a contract; and/or

it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests of pursuing and developing our business, where such interests are not overridden by your rights or interests.

Occasionally we may also rely upon the following legal bases for processing:-

it is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation on us; and/or

it is necessary to protect your vital interests or those of another individual; and/or

you have given your consent to the processing; and/or

Basis on which we process your data and right to withdraw consent

If we consider it necessary to obtain your consent in relation to the use your personal data and information, we will contact you to request this consent. In such circumstances, we will provide you with full details of the personal data and information that we would like and the reason we need it, so that you can carefully consider whether you wish to consent. If you decide to provide your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, although that will not affect the lawfulness of processes based on consent before its withdrawal. To withdraw your consent or to opt out of receiving any of our marketing communications, please contact us at contact@bauhulifestyle.com.  or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic communication. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

What do we use our contacts' personal data and information for?

We intend to use your personal data and information for the following purposes:-

to fulfil your requests for information;

to send you marketing and promotional material where we think this may be of interest to you (unless you have objected to receiving this by contacting us using the contact details set out under "HOW TO CONTACT US" below or by emailing contact@bauhulifestyle.com.

where it is required by law;

where necessary to protect your health or wellbeing or that of another individual;

such other actions as are necessary to manage the activities of the Company by processing instructions and enforcing or defending the rights and/or interests of the Company, in order to comply with our legal obligations and/or to pursue our legitimate interests;

to scan and monitor electronic communications sent to us (including attachments) for viruses or malicious software, to process and encrypt personal data and information to protect and manage email traffic, and to store personal data and information on our systems to pursue our legitimate interests including for document retention purposes; and

such other actions as are necessary to manage our activities, and to enforce or defend our rights and/or interests.

VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITE
The following section of this policy sets out how BAUHU may process personal data and information (as a controller) and information about visitors to its website.

What personal data and information do we collect from visitors to our website?

The personal data and information which we collect may include:

name, title, address, telephone number, personal email address, date of birth;

technical data, including internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website, usage data (including information about how you use our website, products and services, and information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (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 us.; and

marketing and communications preferences (including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences)]

We also work closely with third parties (including, for example, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services) and may receive information about you from them.

How is the personal data and information about visitors to our website collected?

We use different methods to collect data from and about visitors to our website, including:

direct interactions with you, including by filling in our online forms, joining our marketing email list (please see the Marketing section of this policy), entering a competition, promotion or survey

automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website and/or marketing emails, we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. In relation to the website, we collect this personal data and information by using cookies and similar technologies. Please see the Cookies and Marketing sections of this policy for further details.

Legal basis for processing information relating to visitors to our website

The legal bases we principally rely upon in order to process your personal data and information are that:

it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests (including in order to improve our website, marketing and customer experiences), where such interests are not overridden by your rights or interests); and/or

it is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation on us; and/or

you have given your consent to the processing.

Basis on which we process your data and right to withdraw consent

If we consider it necessary to obtain your consent in relation to the use your personal data and information, we will contact you to request this consent. In such circumstances, we will provide you with full details of the personal data and information that we would like and the reason we need it, so that you can carefully consider whether you wish to consent. If you decide to provide your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, although that will not affect the lawfulness of processes based on consent before its withdrawal. To withdraw your consent or to opt out of receiving any of our marketing communications, please contact us at contact@bauhulifestyle.com.  or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic communication. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

What do we use the personal data and information of visitors to our website for?

Your personal data and information may be processed by Côte for the following purposes:

to use data analytics to improve our website, marketing, customer experiences on the basis of our legitimate interests;

to comply with legal or regulatory requirements;

to respond to messages from you and to send you communications, including marketing communications on the basis of our legitimate interest;

to scan and monitor emails sent to us (including attachments) for viruses or malicious software, to process and encrypt personal data and information to protect and manage email traffic, and to store personal data and information on our systems to pursue our legitimate interests including for document retention purposes;

such other actions as are necessary to manage the activities of BAUHU, including by processing instructions, and enforcing or defending the rights and/or interests of BAUHU, in order to comply with its legal and/or regulatory obligations and/or to pursue its legitimate interests;

to scan and monitor electronic communications sent to us (including attachments) for viruses or malicious software, to process and encrypt personal data and information to protect and manage email traffic, and to store personal data and information on our systems to pursue our legitimate interests including for document retention purposes; and

such other actions as are necessary to manage our activities, and to enforce or defend our rights and/or interests.

Links to websites

Where our website provides links to other websites, we are not responsible for the data protection/privacy/cookie usage policies of such other websites, and you should check these policies on such other websites if you have any concerns about them. If you use one of these links to leave our website, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting a linked website and such websites are not governed by this policy. You should always exercise caution and review the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

MARKETING TO YOU
Your personal data and information may be used to send you details of those products or services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you.

You may receive marketing communications from us:-

by email if you have specifically requested that information from us (including by signing up to our mailing list); or

by email if you are a customer and you have not opted out of receiving that marketing (which you may do by contacting us using the contact details set out under "HOW TO CONTACT US" below or by emailing contact@bauhulifestyle.com.

Email Communications

We may use tracking technologies to determine whether (and where) you have read, clicked on, or forwarded certain email communications which are sent to you by us, or on our behalf, so that we can make our communications more helpful and interesting. If you do not wish us to confirm whether (and where) you have opened, clicked on or forwarded our communications, you will need to unsubscribe, as it is not possible for us to send these emails without tracking enabled. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us, or you can unsubscribe following the instructions in the individual email communications you receive from us.

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time using the contact details set out under "HOW TO CONTACT US" below or by emailing contact@bauhulifestyle.com.

IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION REQUESTED
Where you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract in place or which we are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel a service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION WITH OTHERS
We may disclose personal data and information or information which we hold about you:

to companies forming part of our group;

to third parties who provide services to us (including, but not limited to our: IT service providers, email and marketing service providers, PR and social media agency and platform , background and/or credit reference services.

to professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers; and

to HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.

In the event that we sell any business or assets, or seek investment into our business, we may disclose personal data and information we hold about you to the prospective and actual buyer of such business or assets or investors. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data and information in the same way as set out in this Privacy Policy. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, winding up or liquidation, we may also disclose personal data and information we hold about you to a successor in interest.

We will not disclose personal data and information we hold about you to any other third parties except where required by law, or where the disclosure is ‘necessary’ for purposes of national security, taxation and/or criminal investigations, or we have your consent.

TRANSFERRING YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION OUTSIDE THE EEA
We do not intend to transfer any personal data and information we hold about you to a country outside the UK or the European Economic Area ("EEA").

If however we do transfer your personal data and information out of the UK or the EEA, we shall ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards applies:-

the countries to which it is transferred have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data and information by the relevant regulators;

we have put in place with the transferee specific contracts approved by the relevant regulators which give personal data and information similar protection to that it has in Europe; or

if the transferee is in the US, it is registered with the Privacy Shield (or any similar replacement scheme) which requires it to provide similar protection to personal data and information as is required in Europe.

DATA SECURITY
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data and information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data and information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data and information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data and information breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION FOR?

We will only retain your personal data and information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data and information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data and information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data and information, the purposes for which we process your personal data and information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see the YOUR RIGHT TO ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION AND YOUR OTHER RIGHTS section below for further information.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data and information (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

We will take all reasonable steps to destroy, or erase from our systems, all the personal data and information we hold about you when it is no longer required.

YOUR RIGHT TO ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND INFORMATION AND YOUR OTHER RIGHTS
In certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data and information as follows:

to request access to your personal data and information (commonly known as a "data subject access request"). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data and information we hold about you;

to request correction of the personal data and information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected;

to request erasure of your personal data and information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data and information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. We may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons;

to object to processing of your personal data and information in certain circumstances where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) as the legal basis for processing your personal data and information;

to request restriction of processing your personal data and information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it;

to request transfer of your personal data and information to you or to a third party; or

to withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data and information. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent or if we are processing it under another legal basis. To withdraw your consent or to opt out of receiving marketing communication, please contact us at contact@bauhulifestyle.com or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic marketing communication. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us by using the contact details set out below under "HOW TO CONTACT US" below or by emailing contact@bauhulifestyle.com.

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data and information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

If you wish to exercise any of those rights we may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity. This is a security measure to ensure that personal data and information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

COMPLAINTS
If you are not satisfied with our response to any queries or complaints you raise with us or believe we are not processing your personal data and information in accordance with the data protection laws you have the right to lodge a complaint at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) (https://ico.org.uk/). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA TO 3RD PARTIES
We may pass on your personal data to service providers contracted to BAUHU in the course of dealing with you. They act as a data processor on our behalf and are obliged under contract to keep your details securely, and only use them to fulfil the services they provide on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they dispose of the details in line with legal procedures.

We will not pass on your personal data to any other third parties without your consent unless the law requires us to do so.

COOKIES
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Find out more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when websites set to access cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browser or look at the instruction on www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict your use of our website.

By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to the use of cookies.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may need to make changes to this privacy policy from time to time to take account of changes in law or the needs of our business. Please refer back to this page regularly to see any changes or updates to this policy.

HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the details set out below:-

By email: contact@bauhulifestyle.com.