Last Updated: November 6th 2020
Your privacy is important to us, and we would like to keep everything transparent. This privacy statement explains the personal data Bants collects and processes and for what purposes. Bants ("Bants.co.uk", "Website") offers a wide range of products and services, references to Bants's products and services in this statement include all services, digital products, websites, apps, software, servers and devices.
Please read the product-specific details in this privacy statement, which provide additional relevant information. This statement applies to the interactions Bants has with you and the products and services it provides to you, as a customer and a user.
Data We Collect
Bants collects data from you, through our interactions with you on Bants.co.uk and through our products and services. You provide some of this data directly, and we get some of it by collecting data about your interactions, use and experiences with Bants.co.uk and our other products and services, such as our main website, e-mail and phone. The data collected by Bants depends on the context of your interactions with Bants and the choices you make, including your privacy settings and the products, services and features that you use. We also obtain data about you from third parties.
You have choices when it comes to the technology you use and the data you share. When we ask you to provide personal data outside of our e-commerce and listing capabilities, you can decline, however, our website and services require some personal data to provide you with the best listing, communications, shopping and customer support experience. If you choose not to provide data necessary to provide you with such capabilities, you cannot use it. Likewise, where we need to collect personal data by law or to enter into or carry out a contract with you, and you do not provide the data necessary, we will not be able to enter into a contract; or if this relates to an existing product you're using, we may have to suspend or cancel it. We will notify you if this is the case at the time. Where providing the data is optional, and you choose not to share personal data, features like personalization that use such data will not work for you.
How We Use Your Data
Bants uses the data we collect to provide you with rich, interactive experiences. In particular, we use data to:
We also use your data to operate our business, which includes analysing our performance, meeting legal obligations, developing and training our staff and doing research. In carrying out these purposes, we combine data we collect from different complex contexts or obtain it from third parties to give you a more seamless, consistent, personalised and enjoyable experience to make informed business decisions and for legitimate purposes.
Why We Share Your Data
Sometimes we may need to share some of the data we collect about you with your consent. We also may share, at our discretion, this data with our affiliates, subsidiaries and suppliers when required by law or to respond to legal processes; to protect and maintain the security of our products and services and to protect the rights and property of Bants its affiliates, subsidiaries and suppliers, and most importantly its customers.
We never share personally identifying information with third parties such as name, e-mail or your phone number. Unless you make this publically available through your online profile on Bants.co.uk. We sometimes may use your identifying data for marketing and research purposes internally through web, e-mail or phone (including but not limited to SMS) to notify you of new offers, products you may be interested in or to update you on your account.
We also may use "web beacons" to help deliver cookies and gather usage and performance data to better improve our offerings. Bants.co.uk and our other websites may also include web beacons, cookies and/or other similar technologies from third-party service providers such as Google, Apple or Microsoft.