Privacy Policy

 

Ministry Of Building Innovation (Trading as MOBIE) Privacy Policy
Date: 23May 2018

 

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the privacy policy for the Ministry Of Building Innovation (MOBIE)

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.mobie.com and served by the Ministry Of Building Innovation Ltd and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. This policy has been updated to incorporate the provisions of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or readingfiles such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and storeinformation about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and

usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’sprivacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored on your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the General Data Protection Regulation applicable from 25 May 2018 and until that date the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but devise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user and may be cancelled at any time either by the subscriber or the website owner.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation from the 25 May 2018 and until then the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies/people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personalinformation held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list]. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system.

This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page or www.google.co.uk/.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and

therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website and should exit immediately.

By continuing to use this website (www.mobie.org.uk) you accept and agree to abide by these terms and conditions and you warrant that you are at least 18 years old.

As this website uses cookies, by using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy / cookies policy.

Use of the website

Unless otherwise stated, Ministry Of Building Innovation own all rights, including all the intellectual property rights (implicit and explicit, whether implied or real), in the website and material displayed, advertised and sold on this website. All rights, including intellectual property rights are reserved by Ministry Of Building Innovation.

You may view, download for caching purposes only and print pages, PDF’s and videos from thewebsite for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions and on the website.

You must not:

• republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
• sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
• show any material from the website in public;
• reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose without prior written permission being granted;

• edit or otherwise modify or attempt to modify any material on the website; or
• redistribute material from this website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution to you personally for this purpose)

Only written consent will always content to be made specifically available for redistribution and may only be distributed in accordance with the agreed consent restrictions. General consent may be granted on the website relating to specific content for further public distribution.

Acceptable use

You must not nor may not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity nor may you use this website to transmit or send unsolicited private or commercial communications.

You must not nor may not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or are linked to) in anyway any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software nor may you

use this website for any purposes related to marketing without in anyway, whether written, voice, video or any other format.

You must not nor may not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without express written consent of Ministry Of Building Innovation.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted and Ministry Of Building innovation reserves the right to restrict access to any other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at its discretion, with or without notice or warning.

Should Ministry Of Building Innovation provide you with a user ID and password which enables you to access the restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you have an implied, whether written or not, responsibility ensure that the user ID and password are kept safe and confidential.

At its discretion and subject to conditions listed below, Ministry Of Building Innovation may disable your user ID and password without notice or explanation.

• Non-payment as agreed;
• Abuse of the website, other users of the website, the company, its employees or any other abuse which may occur from time to time;
• Violation of the terms and conditions of use as laid out herein;
• Non-disclosure of relevant information which may have prohibited your use of this website;
• Comments which are deemed to be racist, sexist, party political, violent, anti-social, anti-Christian or the like.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” (or any words of such effect) means material(including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Ministry Of Building Innovation a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in anyexisting or future media. Due to the online nature of content and the ‘forever’ nature of the world- wide web, there shall be no time limit nor restriction to this use and licence. You also grant to Ministry Of Building Innovation the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, andmustnotbecapableofgivingrisetolegalactionwhetheragainstyouor MinistryOfBuilding Innovation or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

Under no circumstance may you submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Ministry Of Building Innovation reserves the right to delete, edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Ministry Of Building Innovation servers, or hosted or published on this website or on any related websites.

Notwithstanding Ministry Of Building Innovation rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Ministry Of Building Innovation does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website whether legally or illegally.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.Ministry Of Building Innovation makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Ministry Of Building Innovation does not warrant that:

this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. Should you require advice in relation to any legal, financial mental or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional and The Ministry Of Building Innovation will not be held responsible for such advice.

Limitations of liability

Ministry Of Building Innovation will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise irrespective of jurisdiction or country) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge or paid-for, for any direct loss;
for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Ministry Of Building Innovation has been expressly advised of the potential loss in the future.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawfultoexcludeorlimit;andnothinginthiswebsitedisclaimerwillexcludeorlimit MinistryOf Building Innovation liability in respect of any:

• death or personal injury caused by Ministry Of Building Innovation negligence;
• fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Ministry Of Building Innovation; or
• matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for The Ministry Of Building Innovation to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are fair and reasonable irrespective of jurisdiction or country.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website and must exit immediately as continued use of the website, its contents or any other affiliation with Ministry Of Building Innovation constitutes acceptance of the fair and reasonable nature of these terms and conditions.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Ministry Of Building Innovation has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against The Ministry Of Building Innovation officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website, irrespective of jurisdiction or country.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Ministry Of Building Innovation officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Ministry Of Building Innovation irrespective of jurisdiction or country.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify Ministry Of Building Innovation and officers of the company and undertake to keep Ministry Of Building Innovation and officers of the company indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Ministry Of Building Innovation to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Ministry Of Building Innovation legal advisers incurred or suffered by Ministry Of Building Innovation arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Ministry Of Building Innovation other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Ministry Of Building Innovation may take such action as Ministry Of Building Innovation or the offers of the Ministry Of Building Innovation deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you or in any other way restrict access.

Variation

The Ministry Of Building Innovation may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time as required by law or as a matter of business. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

The Ministry Of Building Innovation may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Ministry Of Building Innovation rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions in any way or format.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with the Cookie policy and Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Ministry Of Building Innovation in relation to your use of this website and its contents, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website, whether written or implied.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms of use and all questions of construction, interpretation, validity and performance under these terms including non-contractual disputes or claims shall be governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

General

Nothing in these terms of use is intended to nor shall it confer any benefit on a third party whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.

Ministry Of Building Innovation failure or delay to exercise or enforce any right in these terms of use does not waive Ministry Of Building Innovation right to enforce that right.

If any of these terms of use should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any country in which these terms of use are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that term of use is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms of use and the remaining terms of use shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Contact details


Ministry Of Building Innovation 3 Prices Close
London
SW4 0LG
www.mobie.org.uk