Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Business Brokers Limited (BBL, we, us, our) are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and their data.

This Privacy Policy explains how we use your data and protects any information that you give.

Data Protection Legislation –
Some or all of the information you supply to us in connection with your requirements will be held on computer and may be passed to other companies in relation to your insurance, finance and/or travel requirements (e.g. credit reference agencies, lenders, insurance companies, intermediaries, underwriters, investment houses, travel bookings platform providers etc.), for underwriting, providing quotations, dealing with any claims (insurance products only), managing your account, managing investments, making and managing bookings etc.  Under the General Data Protection Regulations you have a number of rights, one of which is the right of access, to see personal information about you that is held in our records, whether electronically or manually. Additionally, you have the right to ask us to correct information which is incorrect or to cease processing your data.   If you have any queries, please write to the Compliance Officer at the address shown at the bottom of this page.

If you engage with our services and provide your personal data we will use the contract basis for processing that data. The conditions of this privacy policy will govern our activities in doing so. After you submit your application to us or subscribe to our newsletter we may contact you by telephone and email. We do this to confirm that the details you have given us are correct and to ensure we have provided you with the most appropriate level of cover and/or the best loan available to suit your needs or simply to add your details to our newsletter mailing system.

If you make a booking via us or take out any insurance policies or loans with us the terms of this notice will also apply to anyone else travelling under the same booking, insured or included on any finance agreement under your policy/arrangement. You should show this notice to anyone who comes into that category.

We reserve the right to add, amend or delete information contained within this policy from time to time, by updating this page. You should check from time to time to make sure you agree to any changes.

This policy was last updated on 22/05/2018.

Information We Collect –
We will keep your information whilst you have a current Insurance policy, loan or travel booking with us and for a limited period thereafter, or as legally required.

In order to provide our service, we capture such data as:

  • name / occupation & date of birth
  • contact details, address, including email address
  • income and expenditure details
  • information about general health and pre-existing illnesses
  • your insurance requirements and risk details
  • travel dates and locations
  • other information required for customer surveys and/or product

What we do with your information –

All the personal data we hold about you will be processed by our staff in the UK or staff of companies who provide services on our behalf. We may share your data where we have a legal obligation to do so. Please be aware that your information may be stored on a cloud-based system whose servers are located within the European Union and/or United States.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is processed securely.

How long will we keep it –
We will generally keep your data for a minimum of six years from the end of finance term expiry, end of policy term or last date of the travel booking after which time it will be destroyed unless we have a legal or regulatory obligation to retain it for longer. If you consent to marketing, any data we use solely for this purpose will be kept until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive such information.

The use of cookies on this website –
Most websites use cookies to carry out a range of useful activities. Cookies are small files that are installed to your computer. For example, cookies are used when you are shopping on the web so that the website remembers what you are doing e.g. what’s in your shopping basket as you move between pages.

This website and its operators are committed to providing the best user experience and to do this, we collect data upon how you find and use the website. Cookies are installed by the website to your computer. These cookies do not collect or hold any personal data and the information gleaned is anonymous.

How do I opt out of cookies? –
You can use your browser, usually under the tools menu, to turn off the option to install cookies on your computer. This will turn off the right for a browser to install cookies on your computer from ALL websites and will break the operation of some of these websites. You can change this and allow the use of the cookies after you have set the option to no. Visit About Cookies for a more detailed explanation.

Copyright –
The contents of this website, including but not limited to the text, graphics and sounds are the copyright of Business Brokers Limited and may not be copied, distributed, uploaded, re-published, decompiled, disassembled or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of us. You may retrieve, display, print, copy or download any material on this site for your personal use only. You may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the material contained on this site.

Links –
Business Brokers Limited website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites easily and that may be of interest to you. Please note we do not have any control over other websites visited and we cannot be responsible when you access other sites or for the protection and privacy of any information you may provide when visiting other sites.   No link may be made to this site without our prior written consent.

Security –
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Privacy Policy Further Information –
This Policy only applies to information collected from our website and not from any other source.

Contacting Us –
If you have a query regarding our Policy please contact us at:

Compliance Officer
Business Brokers Limited
Belvedere House
Bristol Airport
BS48 3DP
t. 01275 473250