Bacs is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website (and any applications hosted therein) and the security of the information which website visitors provide once this data is in the company's possession.
Before anyone submits information to this website (or on any Bacs iPhone application) they
first must accept the insecure nature of the internet and the risk this
may pose to the integrity of information they provide. Accordingly,
Bacs accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or misuse of the data
that may occur while the data is in transmission.
Upon receipt, Bacs will take precautions which accord with the Data
Protection Act 1998 and will take responsible precautions to ensure
personal data in its possession is secure and not open to abuse.
Information is collected at several different points in this website
with the informed consent of the website visitor. The data provided is
used to improve the appropriateness of the information provided on the
site, market research, and the provision of other services by the
company, associated companies and other third parties. The data will
only be used for the following purposes:
Sharing of the information
Bacs shares aggregated
information and statistics about its customers, sales, traffic patterns
and related site information with the banking industry, partners, third
parties, marketing agencies, suppliers and advertisers. While the
aggregated information is derived from information provided by website
visitors, it should be noted that it is not possible to identify any
individual from the aggregated data.
The company may from time to time supply the owners or operators of
third party websites linked to the Bacs site with information relating
to the number of users linking to this website from such third party
sites. Individuals cannot be identified from this information.
Those who elect to receive further information or contact Bacs, its
associated companies, partner organisations and third parties will only
contact those individuals who have opted in to receive information and
further contact from the company or its representatives.
In respect of these individuals Bacs may from time to time provide
their details to Bacs customer service agencies for research and
analysis purposes so that Bacs may monitor and improve the services it
Accordingly, representatives of Bacs or those acting on its behalf
may, from time to time, contact you and ask for comments on the services
provided by Bacs. In addition, Bacs associated companies and third
parties may contact you with information and products, services, updates
and other issues the company believes may be of interest to you.
In respect of business service users, Bacs may share your supplied
data with your organisation's sponsoring bank for the purposes described
in this policy. This data may include personal information such as your
name, organisation name, and address.
The Bacs website also displays information about the Bacs
iPhone application, and users should note that the Bacs iPhone
first instance users should refer to the Bacs iPhone application Terms
of Use for more information.
Changing your preference
You may change your
preference(s) and opt out of receiving information by contacting Bacs at
the following address: Bacs, 2 Thomas More Square, London, E1W 1YN. If
you exercise this right, please allow six weeks for the change to take
You may opt out from receiving marketing and company services information at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information is gathered and collated to help evaluate and improve the
site. Comments are confidential and cannot be traced back to the
If you contact us by email to request
any other information, Bacs will use the email address you provide to
send a reply. This will not be used to send you any other kind of
marketing information or information about our company's services or
partner organisations unless you request otherwise.
For information on how cookies are used on this site visit the cookie information page on this site.
Most calls you make to Bacs will be recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
Links to third party sites
Bacs accepts no liability for the privacy practices or content of
websites that may be linked to this site. This privacy statement applies
solely to information collected by the site.
Bacs provides these links to you only as a convenience and the
inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Bacs.
You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements
Bacs has provided a link to its iPhone application (use of
Opt in policy
Bacs invites you to express positive preference and "opt in". By
doing so you will receive information and contacts which the company
believes may be of interest to you.
Changing or updating your data
Bacs gives you the following options for changing and updating
information previously provided. Write to: Marketing Department, Bacs
Payment Schemes Limited, 2 Thomas More Square, London, E1W 1YN or, if
you prefer, email email@example.com.
Notification of changes
If at any point in time Bacs wishes to use information which
comprises personal data, as defined in the Data Protection Act, 1998 for
a purpose or purposes different from that stated at the time it was
collected, Bacs will contact the data subjects and obtain their positive
By submitting your information you consent to the use of your personal information as set out in this policy.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices
of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Registered in England - No. 4961302, Bacs Payment Schemes Limited, 2 Thomas More Square, London, E1W 1YN.