Privacy Policy

Biotaspheric Ltd. understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data are used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website www.biotaspheric.com (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.

  1. Information about us

    Our Site is owned and operated by Biotaspheric Ltd. registered in England under company number 05442511

  2. What does this policy cover?

    This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data are collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

  3. Your rights

    You have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”), which we will always work to uphold:

    • The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data
    • The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 4)
    • The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in section 9)
    • The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold, please contact us using the details in section 9)
    • The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
    • The right to withdraw consent. This means that, if we are relying on your consent as the legal basis for using your personal data, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time.
    • The right to object to Us using your personal data for a particular purpose
    • And rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.

    If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 9 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office. If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. However, we would welcome the opportunity to resolve the issue ourselves, please do contact us via the details in Section 9 first to resolve any issues you may have.

    For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office

  4. What data do we collect?

    Subject to the following, we do not collect any personal data from you. We do not place cookies on your computer or device, nor do we use any other means of data collection.

    If you send us an email, we may collect your name, your email address, and any other information which you choose to give us. For the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation, we are the data controller responsible for such personal data.

    The lawful basis under the Data Protection Legislation that allows us to use such information is article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR which allows us to process personal data when it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, in this case, the proper operation and functionality of Our Site. If you contact us as described above, you will be required to consent to our use of your personal data to contact you. In this case, our lawful basis for using your personal data will be article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR, which allows us to use your personal data with your consent for a particular purpose or purposes.

  5. How do we use your data?

    As stated above, we do not generally collect any personal data directly from you, but if you contact us and we obtain your personal details from your email, we may use them to respond to your email. We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal requirements.

    Where we collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Legislation at all times. For more details on security see Section 6 (below).

  6. How and where do we store your data?

    We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5. We only store date within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). This means that your personal data will be fully protected under the Data Protection Legislation, the GDPR, and/or to equivalent standards by law. Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.

  7. Do you share any of my personal data?

    We will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to the following exceptions:

    • We limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instruction and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
    • If we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or assets, your personal data may be transferred to a third party. Any new owner of our business may continue to use your personal data in the same way that we have used it, as specified in this Privacy Policy (i.e. to communicate with you).
    • In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.

  8. How can you access your data?

    You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data are held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details (using the contact details outlined in Section 9). We will respond to your subject access request within one month of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.

  9. Contacting us

    If you have any questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, or your personal data, please contact us: Email: enquiries@biotaspheric.com Postal address: Biotaspheric, 1 Foxhill Green, Leeds, England, LS16 5PQ

  10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

    We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.

    Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 9th December 2019