Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is issued by Boston International Holdings PLC on behalf of itself (‘BIH’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’).

Boston International Holdings PLC recognises the importance of safeguarding all personal data which we may obtain from you or about you. The following Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which any personal information will be collected and processed by us and reflect BIH’s commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of any personal information we hold and to provide users of BIH’s Website with the best possible service.

When is your personal data collected?

Boston International Holdings collects personal information in the following places:
- Details of your visits to our Website;
- If you contact us via email, we may keep a record of the correspondence;

BIH’s use of your personal data

We use personal information only for the purpose for which we tell you that it has been collected, for other legitimate purposes as permitted by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 and other relevant laws. We retain your information only as long as necessary for those uses.

We use information held about you in the following ways:
- Ensuring that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer/electronic device;
- To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;

Retention of your personal data

Due to our legal obligations under the Companies Act 2006 we may hold your personal data up to a maximum of 6 years. Hereafter, your data will be disposed of securely such that you will no longer be identifiable from this information whether this is in paper or electronic format.

Disclosure of your data

We may disclose your personal information to third parties in order to comply with our legal obligations. We may disclose your personal information to the following company MS Exchange email server and the relevant authorities.

Protection of your data

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website. However, once we receive your information, we use strict security standard and procedures to try and prevent unauthorised access to customer information. Your personal information is transmitted over a secure (https) connection and is encrypted to ensure your data remains safe at any time. Any personal data we hold on you will not be transferred outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Therefore, all of your information should be secured in line with GDPR 2018.

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your visit to our website and your computer (including where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type) for system administration to report such information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you as an individual. We collect such information by using a “cookie” file. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. They help us to improve our website and make it possible for BIH to identify some of your preferences. On revising our site, BIH’s computer server will recognise the cookie, giving us information about your previous visits. We also use cookies to help protect against fraud. Most browsers are originally configured to accept cookies automatically.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if not configured or if you alter your browser to disable the acceptance of cookies, you may not be able to use the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

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Links to third party websites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal information to those websites.

Your rights:

Access to information

You have the right to request all information we hold on you, this is known as a subject access request. If you wish to make a subject access request please contact us in writing, by telephone or by email using the contact details at the end of this privacy policy and we will supply you with BIH’s subject access form. Upon receipt of a completed form and one piece of ID (required to ensure we do not disclose your information to unauthorised access) we will acknowledge your request without undue delay or within one month. This information will be free of charge unless your request is seen to be excessive whereby a fee may be required prior to release of your information.

Maintenance of Accurate Information

We strive to make sure that the information we maintain about our customers is accurate, current and complete and we respond to requests to correct inaccurate information without undue delay or within one month of your request. If your personal details change, you can inform us of any changes in writing, by telephone or by email using the contact details at the end of this privacy policy. Please be aware that you will have to provide updated forms of proof of identity and/or proof of address prior to requesting a foreign currency exchange.

Right to be forgotten

You may express your right to be forgotten, this can be done by contacting in writing, by telephone or by email using the contact details at the end of this privacy policy. We will do our utmost to comply with your request. However, please note certain information we may have to retain for a specified amount of time to abide by our legal obligations.

You may want to discontinue receiving information from Boston International Holdings PLC.

While this may mean that you will not receive products or service information of interest to you, we respect anyone’s wishes not to be informed directly of these promotions or product introductions. You may instruct us to exclude you from all future marketing and promotional emails by writing, emailing or telephoning us using the contact details shown below.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on our website. No written notification will be published. Please check our Privacy Policy from time to time to take notice of any changes made. By using the Website and/or any service offered on the Website or by placing orders after we have changed these terms, you will be accepting these changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated May 2018

Boston International Holdings PLC contact details:

Postal Address:
Boston International Holdings PLC
12 Times Court,
Retreat Road, Richmond

General Email Address:
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Main Telephone Number:
+44 (0) 7769 277 752

Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
If you have an issue regarding the privacy of your information with BIH and we cannot solve this please contact the Information Commissioners Office on the following:

ICO Address: Information Commissioner's Office:
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

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ICO helpline: 03031231113