Internet Mobile Communications Limited trading as Bank of Telecom® ("we" or "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is Internet Mobile Communications Ltd trading as Bank of Telecom® whose offices and registered address are at Rochester House, 145 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0QT, United Kingdom.
Words and expressions used but not
defined in this policy will have the meanings given to them in our Unilateral
Carrier Services Agreement.
1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following personal data about you:
- Information you provide to us. This includes information you provide by filling in forms at www.bankoftelecom.plus ("our site”), information provided at the time of your company verification and registration to use our site, posting and selling of your routes on the Bank of Telecom® platform, and other posting material; information gathered when you report a problem with our site; if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence; details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the deals you make; information about your completed deals as referenced in the relating Trade Advice Notes; information about your payment profile for payment purposes; information gathered on any surveys for research purposes that you choose to respond.
- Information we collect about you. This includes information about your login, time zone setting, platform; details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access; information supplied and gathered during the setting up and testing of IP interconnect links; information about your selling patterns; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products and services you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number; your IP address, operating system, browser types, plug-in types and versions, for system administration and to help display or report information on or in our site (this is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual).
- Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them, such as information obtained from third parties as part of our vetting process.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your
browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you
select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.
our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.
3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at,
a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also
be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of
our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the completion
of your deals, the processing of your payment details and the provision of
support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer,
storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure
that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy. All
information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. When you sign up
to our site you will receive a user identification code, password and/or any
other piece of information as part of our security procedures which enables you
to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this user identification
code, password and/or other piece of information confidential. You shall not
share your user identification code or password with third parties.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not
completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data,
we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any
transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we
will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised
4. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in
the following ways: to ensure that content from our site is presented in the
most effective manner for you and for your computer; to provide
you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we
feel may interest you; to carry out our obligations arising from any deals
entered into between you and us under our Unilateral Carrier Services Agreement;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you
choose to do so; and/or to notify you about changes to our service. We may also
use your data to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with
information about Routes and offers which may be of interest to you and we may
contact you about these by electronic means (see below), post or telephone. If
you are an existing supplier to Bank of Telecom®, we will only contact you by
electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about ongoing Routes and
offers available. If you are a new Supplier, and where we permit selected third
parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means
(e-mail or SMS) only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to
use your data in this way, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our
subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings, our ultimate holding company or
parent undertaking and its subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings, as defined
in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985. We may disclose your personal
information to third parties: our business partners, suppliers and
sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or
you; advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and
serve relevant adverts to you and others; analytics and search engine providers
that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site; in the event
that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your
personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; if we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired by a third party,
in which case personal data held by us about our Suppliers will be one of the
transferred assets; if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal
data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply
our site, terms and conditions, and other agreements; or to protect the rights,
property, or safety of Bank of Telecom® , our suppliers, customers, or others.
This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for
the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction; to vet your application
to become and remain a Supplier via our company verification process; for the
purposes of providing and administering the payment of Trade Advice Notes from
Deal made; or to obtain legal advice.
6. YOUR RIGHTS
You have the right to ask us not to
process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you
(before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes
or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such
purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com. Our site 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 these websites, please note that these websites have their own
privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for
these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data
to these websites.
7. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to
access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in
accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to
meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about
Bank of Telecom®, London, 2016.
Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use our Website, as these will apply to your use of our Website. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference. By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use our Website.
The Website www.bankoftelecom.com is operated by Internet Mobile Communications Limited trading as Bank of Telecom®.
"You” or "Your” means any end user accessing, registering and/or using our Website. "We” or "us”, "our” means Internet Mobile Communications Limited trading as Bank of Telecom®.
We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 07980955 and have our registered office at 145 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0QT. Our VAT number is 133 9160 25.
We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
We may update our Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Our Website is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, the Additional Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
If you are provided with an Account (which includes a user identification code, password and other piece of information that is part of our security procedures), you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your Account or password, either with or without your knowledge.
We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms or the Additional Terms.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a condition of your use of the Website, you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms or the Additional Terms. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of our servers, or the network(s) connected to any of our servers, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, other users’ accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any of our servers or to the Website, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you through the Website.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All intellectual property rights in our Website, including the domain name www.bankoftelecom.com and the material published on it, such as text and images are protected by copyright laws and treaties and any other law protecting intellectual property rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection around the world. All such rights are reserved and you may only use the content of our Website such as text, software, logo, graphic, sound or image ("Content”) according to these Terms and any Additional Terms that apply to you.
You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or commercialise any Content obtained from our Website unless and to the extent that these Terms allows you to do so.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to Content posted on our Website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any Content you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of Content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any Content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any Content in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
USING OUR COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND
UPLOADING MATERIALS TO OUR WEBSITE
Once you create an Account on the Website, we may allow you to use facilities such as e-mail, bulletin board, chat, groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, pictures, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others users (the "Communication Tools").
You agree to use the Communication Tools only to post, send and receive messages and material that are lawful, proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Tool.
In the event that we have reasons to believe that you are making any illegal and/or unauthorised use of the Website or the Communication Tools, we reserve the right to restrict your access, suspend or cancel your Account or your access to the Communication Tools, if applicable, without prior notice. Illegal and/or unauthorised use of the Website or the Communication Tools includes but is not limited to:
- violating any applicable laws or regulations or promoting any illegal activities;
- violating other users’ privacy;
- acting in a manner that is detrimental to the conduct of our business or which may result in legal liability for you, us or a third party;
- promoting or sending messages or material which contain statements that we consider abusive, defamatory, offensive, racist, harassing, threatening, homophobic, bigoted, or hateful;
- uploading, or otherwise making available, any files that contain design, images, photographs or other material protected by intellectual property rights unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same;
- using any material or information, image or photographs, which are made available through the Website or the Communication Tools in any manner that infringes intellectual property rights of any party;
- promoting illegal or unauthorised copy of another person's intellectual property;
- advertising or offering to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless to the extent that the Communication Tools specifically allow you to do so;
- falsifying or deleting any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of any material contained in a file that is uploaded;
- using the Communication Tools in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
We have no obligation to monitor the Communication Tools but we reserve the right to remove any uploaded materials that do not comply with these Terms.
Always use caution when giving out any personal information in any Communication Tools. We do not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Tools and, therefore, we disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Tools and any actions resulting from your participation in such Communication Tools.
We do not claim ownership of any materials you provide to us or post, upload, input or submit to the Website.
As a result of posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting any materials on any area of the Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, transmit, perform, translate, display and distribute such materials and to grant and authorise sublicenses of such materials. In respect of any such dealings by us, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably waive any moral rights which you may have in the materials you submitted to the Website. ]
NO WARRANTIES FOR CONTENT ON OUR WEBSITE
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website and to check the professional references of the designers listed in our network, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Content or any other information contained in the Website is accurate, complete, up-to-date, suitable or technically correct. All such information is provided for free and "as is" without warranty of any kind. In no event shall we be liable for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under or in connection with the use or performance of the Content or any other information available on our Website.
The Content or other information published on the Website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. We may make improvements and/or changes on the Content at any time.
Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
- use of, inability to use or reliance on any Content made available on our Website.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We shall not be liable for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity arising out of any business or commercial use of our Website or Content by you.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any Content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
You acknowledge that our Website, like other internet applications, may be subject to attacks from third parties that may harm you, such as dissemination of computer viruses, spams, and attempts to gain unauthorised access to our systems ("Attacks”). Although we implement security measures designed to protect our systems from Attacks, we do not guarantee the prevention or detection of Attacks to our Website.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.
You may link to our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.
Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of the content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact us at email@example.com.
Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
These Terms, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims), are governed by English law.
If you are a consumer, you and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with Terms (including any non-contractual disputes or claims). If you are a business, we both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with Terms (including any non-contractual disputes or claims).
To contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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