SPV Baseline Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information that we receive from our clients and process on their behalf, and would like such processing to be open and transparent. SPV Baseline Limited will treat all personal data in compliance with the law, professional regulations and this Policy.

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) sets out the types of personal information we collect, how we collect and process that information, who we share it with in relation to the services we provide and certain rights and options that you have in this respect.

SPV Baseline Ltd operates the site www.baselineprojects.com.

It is necessary that SPV Baseline Ltd stores certain information about clients, individuals in client organisations, individuals who subscribe to know-how or marketing mailings, partners, staff, individuals who are suppliers, individuals in supplier organisations and others, to carry out its day-to-day practice, to meet its objectives and to comply with legal obligations.

SPV Baseline Ltd is committed to ensuring that any personal data is dealt with in line with the law. To comply with the law, personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully, stored safely and not disclosed to any other person unlawfully.

The definition of ‘processing’ is obtaining, recording, using, holding, organising, adapting, altering, disclosing, destroying and deleting personal data which includes both electronic data and printed documents.

Personal data means any information which relates to an identified or identifiable individual. We also have a duty to safeguard ‘sensitive personal data’, which is personal data consisting of information as to race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, physical or mental health or condition, sexual orientation, the commission or alleged commission by the data subject of any offence and any proceedings for any offence committed or allegedly committed by the data subject.

Who is responsible for your personal data?

SPV Baseline Ltd is responsible for your personal data. SPV Baseline Ltd is incorporated in England and Wales under the company number 08789396, whose registered office is at 12 New Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1JP, United Kingdom.

For the purposes of applicable data protection law (in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR”)), your data will be controlled by SPV Baseline Ltd affiliate or subsidiary undertaking that you have instructed or that is providing services to you or communicating to you and each such entity is regarded as an independent data controller of your personal data. This Policy applies to all such entities.

Personal data we collect

We collect and process the following personal data from you:

  • Identity and Contact Data, including your name, address, telephone number, date of birth, marital status, passport number, employment history, educational or professional background, tax status, employee number, job title and function, and other personal data concerning your preferences relevant to our services;
  • Financial and Payment Data, including your bank account and other data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card numbers, security code numbers and other related billing information;
  • Business Information, including information provided in the course of the contractual or client relationship between you or your organisation and SPV Baseline Ltd, or otherwise voluntarily provided by you or your organisation;

Information about other people

If you provide information to us about any person other than yourself, your employees, counterparties, your advisers or your suppliers, you must ensure that they understand how their information will be used, and that they have given their permission for you to disclose it to us and for you to allow us, and our outsourced service providers, to use it.

How do we collect your personal data?

The circumstances in which we can collect personal data about you include:

  • when you or your organisation seek consulting services from us or use when you or your organisation offers to provide, or provides, services to us;
  • when you correspond with us by phone, email or other electronic means, or in writing, or when you provide other information directly to us, including in conversation with our consultants and staff;
  • when you or your organisation browse, complete a form or make an enquiry or otherwise interact on our website when you attend our seminars or other events , including training;

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect personal data by law or in order to process your instructions or perform a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to carry out your instructions or perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel our engagement or contract you have with us, but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

How will we use your personal data?

We use your personal data only for the following purposes:

  • To fulfil a contract, or take steps linked to a contract, with you or your organisation. This includes:
    • to register you as a client of SPV Baseline Ltd;
    • to provide and administer consulting services or other solutions, as instructed by you or your organisation;
    • to process payments, billing and collection;
    • to process applications for employment; and
    • to manage basic HR operations.
  • As required by SPV Baseline Ltd to conduct our business and pursue our legitimate interests, in particular:
    • to administer and manage our relationship with you, including accounting, auditing, and taking other steps linked to the performance of our business relationship including identifying persons authorised to represent our clients, suppliers or service providers;
    • to analyse and improve our services and communications and to monitor compliance with our policies and standards;
    • to manage access to our premises and for security purposes;
    • to protect the security of our communications and other systems and to prevent and detect security threats, frauds or other criminal or malicious activities;
    • for insurance purposes;
    • to exercise or defend our legal rights or to comply with court orders; and
    • to communicate with you to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and other information about our services and solutions (including briefings, newsletters and other information), events and initiatives; to send you details of client surveys, marketing campaigns, market analysis, or other promotional activities; and
    • to collect information about your preferences to personalise and improve the quality of our communications with you.
  • For purposes required by law, including maintaining records, compliance checks or screening and recording (e.g. anti-money laundering, financial and credit checks, fraud and crime prevention and detection, trade sanctions and embargo laws). This can include automated checks of personal data you provide about your identity against relevant databases and contacting you to confirm your identity, or making records of our communications with you for compliance purposes.
  • Where you give us consent:
    • to communicate with you to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and other information about our services and solutions (including briefings, newsletters and other information), events and initiatives; to send you details of client surveys, marketing campaigns, market analysis, or other promotional activities.
    • to collect information about your preferences to personalise and improve the quality of our communications with you.

We will only provide you with marketing related information after you have, where legally required to do so, opted in to receive those communications and having provided the opportunity for you to opt out at any time.

We will not use your personal data for taking any automated decisions affecting or creating profiles other than as described above.

 

Disclosure of your personal data

We share your personal data, in the following circumstances:

  • due to our joint-venture structure, with our affiliates for the purposes of providing you with our services as described in this Privacy Policy;
  • with third parties including certain service providers we have retained in connection with the services we provide, such as legal advisors, management consultants, or IT experts and other specialists or other necessary entities;
  • with courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators, government officials or attorneys or other parties where it is reasonably necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal or equitable claim, or for the purposes of a confidential alternative dispute resolution process;
  • with service providers who we engage within or outside of SPV Baseline Ltd, domestically or abroad, e.g. shared service centres, to process personal data for any of the purposes listed above on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions only;
  • if 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 to whom we assign or novate any of our rights and obligations.

Information we transfer

When we transfer your information to other countries, we will use, share and safeguard that information as described in this Policy. To provide our services, we may transfer the personal information we collect to countries outside of the EEA which do not provide the same level of data protection as the country in which you reside and are not recognised by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection. We only transfer personal information to these countries when it is necessary for the services we provide you, or it is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or subject to safeguards that assure the protection of your personal information, such as European Commission approved standard contractual clauses.

For further information, including obtaining a copy of the documents used to protect your information, please contact us on *protected email*.

Security of your personal data

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

We have also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Updating personal data about you

If any of the personal data that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or if you wish to cancel any request you have made of us, or if you become aware we have any inaccurate personal data about you, please let us know by sending an email to *protected email*.  We will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete personal data that you provide to us.

Your Rights

You have various rights with respect to our use of your personal data:

  • Access: You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. There are exceptions to this right, so that access may be denied if, for example, making the information available to you would reveal personal data about another person, or if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information. You are entitled to see the personal data held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us using the contact details provided below.
  • Accuracy: We aim to keep your personal data accurate, current, and complete. We encourage you to contact us to let us know if any of your personal data is not accurate or changes, so that we can keep your personal data up-to-date.
  • Objecting: In certain circumstances, you also have the right to object to processing of your personal data and to ask us to block, erase and restrict your personal data. If you would like us to stop using your personal data, please contact us.
  • Porting: You have the right to request that some of your personal data is provided to you, or to another data controller, in a commonly used, machine-readable format.
  • Erasure: You have the right to erase your personal data when the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or when, among other things, your personal data have been unlawfully processed.
  • Complaints: If you believe that your data protection rights may have been breached, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable supervisory authority, or to seek a remedy through the courts.

You may, at any time, exercise any of the above rights, by contacting moc.s1558452614tcejo1558452614rpeni1558452614lesab1558452614@ofni1558452614 together with a proof of your identity, i.e. a copy of your ID card, or passport, or any other valid identifying document.

Right to withdraw consent

If you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data, you have the right to fully or partly withdraw your consent. To withdraw your consent please contact moc.s1558452614tcejo1558452614rpeni1558452614lesab1558452614@ofni1558452614

Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose(s) to which you originally consented unless there is another legal ground for the processing. Withdrawal of consent to receive marketing communications will not affect the processing of personal data for the provision of our legal services.

How long we keep your personal data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements and, where required for SPV Baseline Ltd to assert or defend against legal claims, until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled.

Upon expiry of the applicable retention period we will securely destroy your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update and change this Policy from time to time in order to reflect any changes to the way in which we process your personal data or changing legal requirements. Any changes we may make to our Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Policy

Contact Details

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to *protected email*, or send a letter to SPV Baseline Ltd, 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP.