Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is crucial as it applies between you, the user of this platform, and us, Builder Bid, the owner and provider of this platform. This policy covers our use of any and all Data collected by us regarding your use of the platform and sets out how Builder Bid will treat your personal information.
1. What Information Does Builder Bid Collect?
Builder Bid may collect, use, and store the following sorts of personal information:
a) information regarding your computer and your visits to and use of this platform (including your IP address, operating system, geographical location, browser type and version, referral source, platform navigation, length of visit, and page views);
b) files you upload to the platform, chat messages sent or received on the platform, information you enter into a form field within the platform, contract templates, contracts drafted or saved on the platform, project specifications, specifications templates, bid requests sent or received on the platform, estimate line items created or saved or sent or received on the platform;
c) any other information that you decide to send to us; and
d) any other information that we may receive while you register on our platform, such as your email, project details and specifications, and any other relevant details.
2. Cookies
A cookie entails information sent by a web server to a browser. It is usually stored by the browser. The stored information is then sent back to the server every time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies enable the webserver to identify and track the browser. All Cookies used by this platform are used in line with the current US and EU Cookie Law.
Builder Bid uses Cookies to enable us to offer the best possible experience and services to you. You may enable or disable Cookies in your browser. By default, most browsers accept Cookies; you may choose to modify this. For more details, it is advisable that you consult the help menu in your browser. You can decide to deleteCookies at any time; nonetheless, you may lose any information that allows you to access the platform more quickly and efficiently, such as personalization settings.
Builder Bid uses various analytics tools to analyses the usage of this platform. Analytics tools are used to generate statistical and other information about the usage of Websites by means of cookies that are stored on a user’s computer. The information generated regarding our platform is used to create reports about the usage of the platform. The analytics tools Builder Bid uses will store this information, and they have their own policies, which you should try to be familiar with.
3. Using Your Personal Information
Personal information submitted to us via this platform will be used for the purposes stated in this policy or in relevant aspects of the platform. All personal Data is stored securely in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPA.
Builder Bid may use your personal information to:
a) administer the platform;
b) enhance your browsing experience by personalizing the platform;
c) enable your usage of the services available on the platform;
d) send you necessary statements and invoices;
e) send general (non-marketing) commercial communications to you;
f) send email notifications that you have specifically requested to you;
g) send you our newsletter and marketing communications regarding our business that we think may be of interest to you by email or related technology (you may inform us at any time if you don't want any marketing communications from us);
h) provide certain third parties with statistical information regarding our users. However, such information will not be used to identify any particular user; and
i) respond to any inquiries and complaints made by or/and about you regarding the platform. Wherever you have to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our usage of that Data. Builder Bid will not, without your consent, provide your personal information to any third parties.
4. Disclosures
Builder Bid may disclose information about you to any of our officers, employees, suppliers, subcontractors, or agents as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes as outlined in this policy. Also, Builder Bid may disclose your personal information for the following reasons:
a) to the extent that Builder Bid is required to do so by relevant law;
b) in line with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
c) to establish, execute or defend our legal rights (including offering information to others for the sake of fraud prevention);
d) to the purchaser (or even prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that Builder Bid is (or is contemplating) selling; and
e) to anyone who Builder Bid reasonably believes may apply to a court or other relevant authority for the disclosure of that personal information where, based on its reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to demand the disclosure of such personal information.
Unless, as provided in this policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
5. Security of Your Personal Information
Builder Bid will take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or modification of your personal information. Builder Bid will store all the personal information on our secure (password and firewallprotected) servers.
However, data transmission over the internet is known to be inherently insecure. Therefore, Builder Bid cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
6. Accessing Your Own Data
You may instruct Builder Bid to provide you with any personal information it has about you. The provision of such information will be subject to the following:
a) our right to charge an administration fee, and
b) the supply of relevant evidence of your identity (for this, Builder Bid will usually request a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank alongside an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
Builder Bid may withhold such personal information to the highest extent permitted by law.
7. Third-Party Websites
The platform may, at any time, contain links to other websites. Builder Bid has no form of control over such websites and is not responsible for the content, policies, or/and practices of any third-party websites. Users are advised, therefore, to read the policy or statement of others prior to using them.
8. Change
Builder Bid may revise this policy from time-to-time. The revised policy will apply to the use of our platform from the date of the publication of the revised policy on our platform. Ensure you check this page regularly to be aware of the current version.