1.INTRODUCTION & GENERAL TERMS
In order to provide you with the full range of BMG services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.
- what information BMG may collect about you;
- how the BMG will use information we collect about you;
- when the BMG may use your details to contact you;
- whether BMG will disclose your details to anyone else;
- your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;
2.WHO ARE WE?
BMG is an experienced event company. BMG markets the event INTERNATIONAL Fashion Weeks in partnership with the World Fashion Council (WFC)
3.WHAT INFORMATION WILL THE BMG COLLECT ABOUT ME?
When you participate in, access or sign up to any of BMG’s services, activities or online content, such as newsletters, booking, signups or use the BMG online registration system we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, depending on the activity.
4.HOW WILL BMG USE THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS ABOUT ME?
BMG will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
- to provide our services, activities or online content and to deal with your requests and enquiries;
- your postcode will only be used to ensure any local marketing is targeted appropriately. It will not be used to identify you.
- for “service administration purposes”, which means that BMG may contact you for reasons related to the products, service, activity or online content you have signed up for, as set out in section 5 below (e.g. to notify you that a particular service, activity or online content has been suspended for maintenance);
- to contact you about a submission you have made;
- to provide you with information about our services, activities or online content;
- to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. BMG may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes;
5.WHEN WILL BMG CONTACT ME?
BMG may contact you:
- in relation to any product, service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that BMG can deliver the services to you;
- in relation to any contribution you have submitted to BMG, e.g. on social media or via text or voicemail message;
- and for marketing purposes, where you have agreed to this (see section 6 below) local pages will give you detailed information about how BMG will contact you in relation to specific services, activities or online content.
6.WILL I BE CONTACTED FOR MARKETING PURPOSES?
BMG will only use your information for marketing purposes, or to promote new services, activities or online content where you have agreed to this or if you have purchased from us where you haven’t specifically opted out.
7.WILL BMG SHARE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH ANYONE ELSE?
We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or as described in section 8 below. Personal information will be passed to the British Fashion Council only where you specifically request and opt in during the registration process. Generally, we will only use your information within BMG. However, sometimes BMG uses third parties to process your information on our behalf. BMG requires these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and BMG requires that they do not use your personal information for their own business purposes, unless you have explicitly consented to the use of your personal information in this way.
8.WHAT IF I AM A USER AGED 16 OR UNDER?
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to BMG. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.
9.HOW LONG WILL THE BMG KEEP MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with the BMG. If you have purchased an item from us this will be a maximum of 6 years from the point of your last purchase with BMG.
If you cancel your registration or request to be removed from the BMG website as a member/customer, your account is deleted a red flag goes on the database and BMG cannot use the personal information. The record will remain on our system for 6 years as is required by HMRC if you have purchased products from us alternatively it will stay on the system for a period of six months for administration purposes before being deleted.
10.CAN I FIND OUT WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION BMG HOLDS ABOUT ME?
Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to request a copy of the personal information BMG holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge for information requests and require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved identification). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.