Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of every person who registers with Blacker The Berry Partie or visits Blacker The Berry Parties website and/or uses the services made available by us (the Blacker The Berry Parties Service”) and we are committed to ensuring a safe online experience.

1 – PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE

This privacy notice explains our approach to any personal information that you might supply to us (or that might be collected from you) in connection with your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service and sets out your rights in respect of Blacker The Berry Parties processing of your personal information.

This privacy notice will inform you how you can verify which of your personal information is collected by us through the Blacker The Berry Parties Service and how you can request that we delete, update or transfer it.

This privacy notice is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Blacker The Berry Parties Service. Please take a moment to read and understand it. Please note that it should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use.

Please also note that this privacy notice only applies to the use of personal information collected by us from your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service or during your communications with us. 

2 – WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?

The Blacker The Berry Parties Service is operated by Blacker The Berry Parties Limited whose principal activities include operating a private members club and associated website. Please be aware that when you create a profile on Blacker The Berry Parties your profile will be publicly available to Members . 

 

Blacker The Berry Parties is operated by Blacker The Berry Parties Limited (“us”, “we”, or “our”). The website is operated by Blacker The Berry Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 12555575 with its registered office at Blacker The Berry Parties International House, 12 Constance Street, London E16 2DQ, United Kingdom.

3 – HOW TO CONTACT US?

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or want to exercise your rights, please contact us by:

  • sending an email to info@blackertheberryparties.co.uk or

  • writing to us at Blacker The Berry Parties LTD, 12 International House, Constance Street, London E16 UK, marking your letter for the attention of Sabrina Murrell.

4 – WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW DO WE DO IT?

Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to give you a customised experience while allowing us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs. In order to do so personal information may be collected from you in the following ways:

  • Information you voluntarily provide to us.

We collect and maintain personal information that you voluntarily submit to us during your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service (e.g. when registering with the website, subscribing to Membership, during the course of your interactions and communications with any other members, through any email exchanges with us or as part of any customer support interactions).

In particular, in order to sign up and create an account we require the following personal information from you:

  • name;

  • e-mail address;

  • date of birth

  • gender; and

  • password

In order to subscribe to paid Membership, our payment processor requires the following and other information from you (we do not collect or store payment information). You should check with your payment processor what information they collect and store:

  • name;

  • password;

  • payment method;

  • debit or credit card details or PayPal account information; and

  • billing address.

Through your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service we may also ask you for the following additional personal information:

  • your image/photo;

  • description of yourself / your body;

  • sexual preferences/interests;

  • profession;

  • city / county; and

  • current relationship status.

You have the flexibility to provide us with as little or as much of this information as possible. However, the more information you provide, the more you will get out of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service.

If you contact us, we may collect additional information from you such as a telephone number.

  • Information we collect through your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service.

We may collect through our use of cookies, pixels, beacons, log files and other technologies personal information regarding your mobile device, computer hardware and software used to access the Blacker The Berry Parties Service. This may include the following:

  • IP address of device(s) used;

  • browser type;

  • operating system and device type;

  • approximate location (e.g. London);

  • access times and dates;

  • onsite navigation/clicks;

  • profile views/likes;

  • transaction history and

  • referring website addresses.

We may also collect personal information regarding your use of and activity on the Blacker The Berry Parties Service.

This personal information allows us to deliver more helpful information, services and tools. Please see our cookie policy for further information.

  • Information we collect from third parties.

We may also combine personal information that we collect through your use of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service with personal information that: a) you have provided to third parties and in respect of which you have given the third party permission to share with Blacker The Berry Parties; and/or b) we have obtained from a public

5 – HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We collect and use your personal information to operate the Blacker The Berry Parties Service efficiently and to deliver you the very best service. In particular, we may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Provision of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service.

We use your information to identify you and your account and to provide you with the features of the service related to you membership and the information submitted and collected.

What is our legal basis?

It is necessary for us to use your personal information to provide the Blacker The Berry Parties Service to you and perform our obligations in accordance with the contract that we have with you. It is also in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service we can to you.

We may use your information for customer profiling to ensure that we personalise the most suitable services for you.

What is our legal basis?

It is necessary for us to profile you as it is in our legitimate interests to provide the very best service we can to you.

  • Service administration.

We may use your personal information to:

  • develop and improve the Blacker The Berry Parties Service;

  • send you administrative e-mails about the Blacker The Berry Parties Service; and

  • contact you to answer any queries you may have.

What is our legal basis?

It is in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service we can to you.

  • Internal record keeping and legal compliance.

We may use your personal information for internal record keeping purposes and to check you comply with the Membership rules and Terms of Use.

What is our legal basis?

It is in our legitimate interest to ensure that we keep our records up-to-date in order to monitor who uses the Blacker The Berry Parties Service, to comply with our legal obligations and to monitor your compliance with the Terms of Use.

  • Marketing by us.

We may send you information about our services or products that we think may be of interest to you.

What is our legal basis?

Your consent.

  • Sharing information with third party processors.

We may share your personal information with third party processors in order to provide the Blacker The Berry Parties Service and associated products and services to you. These are suppliers of ours who for example provide us with site hosting or other technology services

What is our legal basis?

It is in our legitimate interest to share your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service we can to you. Where we share your sensitive personal data, we shall be relying on your consent to do so.

  • Sharing information with professional advisors & potential purchasers.

We may share your personal information with professional advisers or regulatory authorities:

(i) – to enable them to process your personal information on our behalf in a manner consistent with this privacy notice;

(ii) – to comply with our legal obligations;

(iii) – to enforce our legal rights; or

(iv) – protect rights of third parties.

Your personal information may also be shared with prospective buyers if we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.

What is our legal basis?

It is in our legitimate interest to share your personal information with such third parties to enable them to process your information on our behalf, to comply with and/or enforce our legal rights and obligations, to protect the rights of third parties and to facilitate business transitions. Where we share your sensitive personal data, we shall be relying on your consent to do so.

Any other purposes for which we wish to use your personal information will be notified to you either by updating our privacy notice or otherwise from time to time including the legal basis of such use.

6 – HOW DO WE OBTAIN YOUR CONSENT?

Where use of your personal information by us requires your consent, you can provide such consent:

  • at the time we collect your personal information following the instructions provided, for example at the point of application for membership; or

  • by informing Blacker The Berry Parties by e-mail, post or phone using the contact details set out in this privacy notice

7 – HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR?

We do not keep your personal data for any specific period but will not keep it for longer than is necessary for our purposes.

In considering how long to keep it, we will take into account its relevance to our business and our legal and regulatory obligations.

11 – CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide us secure and we will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.

We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access;

  • improper use or disclosure;

  • unauthorised modification; and

  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All our employees and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal information on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal information of all users of the Blacker The Berry Parties Service.

12 – HOW TO ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR OTHER RIGHTS?

You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you:

  • Your right of access.

If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal information and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal information (along with certain other details). If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee.

  • Your right to rectification.

If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you’re entitled to have it rectified. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the rectification where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

  • Your right to erasure.

You can ask us to delete or remove your personal information in some circumstances such as where we no longer need it or you withdraw your consent (where applicable). If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

  • Your right to restrict processing.

You can ask us to ‘block’ or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal information or object to us processing it. It won’t stop us from storing your personal information though. We’ll tell you before we lift any restriction. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the restriction where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

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  • Your right to object.

You can ask us to stop processing your personal information, and we will do so, if we’re:

– relying on our own or someone else’s legitimate interests to process your personal information except if we can demonstrate compelling legal grounds for the processing;

– processing your personal information for direct marketing; or

– processing your personal information for research unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

  • Your rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.

You have the right not to be subject to a decision when it’s based on automatic processing, including profiling, and it produces a legal effect or similarly significantly affects you unless such profiling in necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between you and Blacker The Berry Parties.

  • Your right to withdraw consent.

If we rely on your consent (or explicit consent) as our legal basis for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

  • Your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we’ve handled your personal information, you can report it to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can find details about how to do this on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.

13 – CHANGE TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

We may make changes to this privacy notice from time to time.

To ensure that you are always aware of how we use your personal information we will update this privacy notice from time to time to reflect any changes to our use of your personal information. We may also make changes as required to comply with changes in applicable law or regulatory requirements. We may notify you by e-mail of any significant changes. However, we encourage you to review this privacy notice periodically to be informed of how Blacker The Berry Parties uses your personal information.