At BIC, we respect and understand that privacy is important to our visitors and users of our services. We respect and value your privacy and we take all reasonable steps to safeguard and protect any information you provide.
Please read this carefully because by visiting our website, you indicate your acceptance and consent to the practices described in this policy.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect both personal as well as aggregate information that you voluntarily provide either by browsing our site or in relation to any correspondence or use of our services at any time.
Personal information includes the name, and contact details including email address. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, by the means of registration or in terms of a contract. This information is collected when you use any of our services and no personal data is collected when you browse our website.
Aggregate information relates to the general information of all visitors that we collect and analyses for business purposes. This information helps us to review, develop, and improve our services and provide you with information we think you will find valuable.
Our server automatically records your IP address, the website from which you visit us or any associated links, the web pages you view and the date and length of your visit. This aggregate information helps us to customize and personalize our website for our visitors.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Completing Your Transactions
We may share your personal information with third parties in order to complete any transaction that you have requested.
When you access our website, we may place small data files on your computer or other devices. These files allow us to recognize you as a customer or visitor, and helps us mitigate risks and to promote trust and safety.
Cookies also help us to measure web traffic and usage activity when we need to monitor, troubleshoot, or upgrade our website and services. Cookies enable our servers to remember your information for future visits and to streamline information across our website and other websites or applications that use our services.
Cookies also help us to detect and prevent possible fraudulent activity.
You are free to decline our cookies if your browser permits by disabling cookies under your browser option settings. You do not need to enable cookies to view our website content. However, if cookies are disabled then some of our website features may not be available and some pages may not display properly.
COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
At BIC, we observe and follow a strict policy against sending spam or any unsolicited emails. However, even if you have opted out of receiving emails, we are still obliged to send administrative emails related to any of your transactions.
We are committed to securely handling your information using the highest standards of information security in accordance with all local laws. We have set in place safeguards like firewalls and data encryption designed to prevent unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, we cannot guarantee that any information transmitted online is absolutely secure at all times.