This website is published, monitored, and maintained by ebusinesstransfer.com. We respect the privacy and security of all users and visitors of this website, therefore the company is committed to protecting personal data. This Personal Privacy page will tell you more about ow we use and handle your personal data, how we look after your personal data and ensure your privacy and security when you visit and use this website and any other website owned and managed by ebusinesstransfer.com, regardless of where you visit it/them from. Here you will also find more information about your privacy rights as a user/visitor of the website and how the law protects your privacy rights and you.
ebusinesstransfer.com is an online marketplace platform that facilitates the online buying and selling of businesses and domains through this website. The company is based in the UK, but we offer our services to users and visitors from all around the world.
Purpose of This Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice follows and is under the regulation of Data Protection Legislation and the Data Protection Act unless and until the General Data Protection Regulation is no longer directly applied in the UK, the General Data Protection Regulation and any national implementing laws, regulations, and secondary legislation, as updated from time to time, and any successor legislation to the General Data Protection Regulation or the Data Protection Act.
This website is not intended or targeted to children and underage people. The company does not knowingly collect personal data from children or relating to children.
Changes to the Privacy Notice/ Your Duty to Inform Us of Changes
It is important for us that all personal data we hold about you is accurate, up-to-date, and current, so please make sure to keep us informed about personal data changes during your relationship with us.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. By clicking on these links or enabling the connections you may allow third parties to collect personal data about you and share it. The company cannot be held responsible in such cases as the company does not control third-party websites and the company is not responsible for their privacy policies and systems. Once you leave the company’s website, we strongly encourage you to check out and read the privacy policies of all other websites you are using.
The Data We Collect About You
Personal data or information is any information about an individual, from which that individual can be identified. Personal information or data does not include anonymous data where the identity has been removed.
The company reserves the right to collect, use, share, process, transfer, and store different kinds of personal data from the website’s users. Such personal information we may obtain we’ve grouped in a few categories as it follows:
✓ Identity Data – first name, last name, username, similar identifiers and titles
✓ Contact Data – postal address, e-mail address, telephone number
✓ Financial Data – bank account, payment card/debit card/credit card details
✓ Transaction Data – details about payments to and from you, other details of services you have purchased from the company
✓ Profile Data – username, password, location, interests, preferences, feedback, survey responses
✓ Usage Data – information about how you use the company’s websites and services
✓ Marketing and Communication Data – your preferences in receiving marketing communication from the company or the company’s partners
Failing to Provide Personal Data
In case you fail to provide the company in personal data, whenever the company has the right to collect personal data from you by law, or under the terms of the contract the company has with you, we may not be able to perform the contract between the company. In this case, the company has the right to cancel the product or service you are provided with by the company and the company will notify you if this is the case on time.
How We Collect Personal Data
The company uses different methods for collecting personal data from you, including:
✓ Interactions with you – You may be required to provide us with personal information about you including Identity, Contact Information, Financial and Personal Data, when you fill in forms on the website or other forms provided by the company, or by corresponding with the company and company’s representatives via phone, e-mail address, post, or otherwise. Such Personal Data may be required from you when you:
1. Apply for services provided by the company
2. Inquire on a business, franchise, commercial property, or a related service advertised on the company’s website
3. Create an account on the company’s website
4. Advertise for sale business, franchise, commercial property, or related service on the company’s website
5. Request marketing and advertising materials to be sent to you
6. Enter a competition, giveaway, survey, or promotion offered by the company
7. Give the company feedback
✓ Automated technologies and interactions – Whenever you interact and use the website, the company may automatically collect technical data about you that may include information about your equipment, e-mail open rate, click rate, browsing actions, patterns. This sort of technical data is collected by us through cookies, server logs, and other similar technologies. If you want to learn more about how we collect and use data from cookies or how to cancel cookies through your browser, please make sure to visit our Cookies Policy page.
✓ Third parties and publically available sources – We may receive Personal Data about you that is provided by third parties and publically available sources, such as:
1. Technical Data from advertising networks and analytics providers. Such information we collect for you from third parties and other public sources is used to help us better understand the way you use the website so we can improve it for you. We will never use such information to identify individual users or to match it and use it with further personal data we have for you.
2. Contact, Financial, Transaction Data – such data we may get from providers of technical, payment, and delivery services
3. Identity and Contact Data – such data we may obtain from publically available sources
How We Use Your Personal Data
The company guarantees that your Personal Data will be used only when allowed by law. In the common case, your personal data will be used by us when:
✓ When we need to perform the contract you and the company are about to enter into or have entered into
✓ When it is necessary for the company’s, your, or third party’s legitimate interests and fundamental rights do not override these interests
✓ When the company needs to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
In most cases, the company does not rely on your consent for processing your personal data other than in relation of sending marketing communication to you via e-mail. You have the right reserved for withdrawing your consent to all sorts of marketing communication the company sends to you via e-mail. This can happen at any time by unsubscribing from our e-mails, updating your preferences in your account, or by contacting our customer service team.
Why We Use Your Personal Data
Below you can find a description of all the ways we may use your Personal Data and Information in addition to the legal basis we rely on to use your Personal Data. Please note that the company may process your Personal Data for more than just one lawful ground. This will depend on the specific purpose for which we are using your Personal Data.
✓ The purpose of sending you inquiry on to a business, domain, seller, business broker, franchise, commercial property agent, other intermediary by using our website to advertise their services; the type of data used may include Identity and Contact; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you;
✓ The purpose of registering you as a new customer; the type of data used may include Identity and Contact; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you;
✓ The purpose of advertising your business, domain, franchise, commercial property, or related services that you have been authorized to represent for sale on the website and making them available to buyers, sellers, business partners; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you;
✓ The purpose of notifying you of business opportunities that you may be interested into; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile, Marketing and Communications; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you and when it comes to marketing communication when you have given us an explicit consent to do so and you have signed up for the company’s e-mail alert services;
✓ The purpose of delivering and processing company’s services, including managing payments, fees, and charges and collecting and recovering money owed to us; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Financial, Transaction, Marketing, and Communications; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you and when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as recovering debts due to us, etc.
✓ The purpose of managing the company’s relationship with you, which includes notifying you on time about the changes of the company’s privacy and cookies policy and terms and asking you to leave a review or take a survey; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile, Marketing, and Communications; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you, when it is necessary to comply with legal obligation, or when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as keeping our records updated, studying how customers use the website;
✓ The purpose of enabling you to partake in competition, prize giveaway, or to complete a survey; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile, Usage, Marketing and Communications; the lawful basis for processing such data is the performance of a contract with you and when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as studying how customers use the services provided by the company, develop and improve them;
✓ The purpose of administering and protecting our business and website, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting data; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile, Usage, Technical; the lawful basis for processing such data is when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as running our business, provision of administration, IT services, network security, preventing fraud, in the context of business reorganization and group restricting exercise; when it is necessary to comply with legal obligation;
✓ The purpose of delivering relevant content on the website and advertisements to you and the purpose of measuring and understanding the effectiveness of all services provided by the company; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, Profile, Usage, Technical, Marketing and Communications; the lawful basis for processing such data is when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as for studying how customers use our website and services and to develop and improve them;
✓ The purpose of using data analytics in order to improve our website, services, marketing, customer care, customer experiences; the type of data used may include Technical and Usage; the lawful basis for processing such data is when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as defining the types of customers for our services, for keeping our website up-to-date and relevant, for developing our business and improving it and for informing our marketing strategy;
✓ The purpose of making suggestions and recommendations to you about services you may be interested into; the type of data used may include Identity, Contact, technical, Usage, Profile; the lawful basis for processing such data is when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as for developing and improving our services;
✓ The purpose of marketing our advertising products and services to you; the type of data used may include Identity and Contact; the lawful basis for processing such data is when it is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as growing and improving our business and helping you grow and improve yours;
Change of Purpose
The company guarantees that all Personal Data will be used for the purposes for which we collect it. However, we have the right to reasonably consider using your Personal Data for another reason, when this reason is compatible with the original purpose. In case we need to use your Personal Information for a purpose that is not related to the original reason, we will notify you about that on time and provide you with an explanation of the legal basis allowing us to do so.
When it comes to marketing communication, we desire to be able to provide you with a variety of choices regarding certain personal data uses related to marketing and advertising.
Promotional Offers from the Company
Whenever you provide you explicit consent, you request information from us, or you purchase a service from us, you will receive marketing communications from the company. If you are receiving marketing communication from the company in the above-listed cases, you have not withdrawn your consent for receiving such marketing communication and information. In order to provide you with marketing information, you are interested in to or target your interests and preferences, the company may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Profile, and Usage Data. Based on the data we have for you, we can decide how to target your interests and preferences and what offers may be relevant for you.
Unless we are not provided with an express opt-in consent by you, we guarantee that we won’t give your personal data and information to third parties. However, we still do offer third-party marketing services. This means that, from time to time, we may send you e-mail messages containing information about products, services, or investment opportunities that we assume as relevant for you. We only do this if we have your express opt-in consent. You can withdraw this consent at any time.
At any time you can withdraw from receiving marketing information and communication from the company. You can do so by unsubscribing from our e-mail messages, changing the e-mail preferences in your account, or by contacting our customer service team. When you withdraw from receiving marketing information and communication from us, this will not apply to personal data provided to us in relation to how you use our services and website or other transactions. This will also not apply to e-mail messages about your account, or directly related to your use of the website, such as billing comms and receives, service updates, account notifications, etc.
Disclosures of Personal Data
We can share your personal details with a third party if you make an inquiry for business, franchise, or a commercial property listed on the company’s website, or if you use a contact form on our website or you contact another type of intermediary. In this case, the company will share provided personal details and data with the recipient. Unless you ask us to do so, we won’t share your Personal Data and Information with anyone else.
However, we may also share your Personal Data and Information with the following parties for the purposes listed in “Why We Use Your Personal Data” sub-topic.
✓ External third parties, including service providers acting as processors providing IT and system administration services; professional advisers acting as processors or joint controllers, such as solicitors and lawyers, bankers, auditors, insurers, who provide banking, legal, consultancy, and insurance services; HM Revenue and Customers, regulators, other authorities acting as processors or joint controllers based in the UK who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances;
In order to prevent your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed, the company has put in place the appropriate security measures. In order to ensure even better security for your Personal Data, we also limit access to your Personal Data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to you. They can only process and use your Personal Data as instructed by the company and they are a subject of a duty of confidentiality. The company has also put in place additional procedures dedicated to deal with suspected Personal Data Breach. Where we are legally required to do so, in case of breach the company will notify you and any applicable regulator.
How Long Will You Use My Personal Data For?
The company stores and uses your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary for us or third parties to fulfill the purpose the Personal Data is collected for. Such purpose also includes any legal, accounting, and reporting requirements. In order to determine the appropriate duration of storing and using your data, the company consider the nature of Personal Data, amount, and sensitivity, the potential risk of unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which the company uses and stores your Personal Data, whether these purposes can be achieved through other means, the applicable legal requirements and limits. In some circumstances you can request from the company to delete your Personal Data and these circumstances will be explained below. The company reserves the right to make your Personal Data anonymous for research and statistical purposes in some occasions. In these cases, the company can use the information without notifying you.
Your Legal Rights
In certain circumstances and cases and under data protection laws in relation to your Personal Data, you may have the rights to:
✓ Request Access – You can request access to your Personal Data and this will enable you to receive a copy of all Personal Data we store about you and you can check if we are lawfully using it.
✓ Request Correction – You can request a correction of your Personal Data that we store about you. In case we store incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you can have it corrected. However, we may require verification of the accuracy of the new Personal Data you provide to us.
✓ Request Erasure – You can request us deleting of your Personal Data we store about you. If there is no good reason or purpose for us to continue storing and using your Personal Data, you can request is erasing it from our system. In case you have successfully exercised your right to objecting the company to process and use your Personal Data, in all cases where we may have proceeded using your Personal Data unlawfully, you can request us deleting your Personal Data. In case we are required to comply with a local law, you can request us to delete your Personal Data. However, the company cannot be responsible for not complying with your request in all cases when your Personal Data must be stored and processed for specific legal reasons and we will notify you about that on time or at the time of your request if applicable.
✓ Object to Processing – You can exercise your right to object to us processing and using your Personal Data, when we are relying on a legitimate interest or those of a third party and there is a reason that makes you want object processing of your Personal Data on this ground as you feel that is may impact your fundamental rights and freedoms. In case we are processing your Personal Data for marketing reasons, you also have the right to object.
✓ Request Restriction – You can request a restricting of us processing and using your Personal Data. This enables you to request us suspending the processing of your Personal Data, if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy, when our use of your Personal Data is unlawful, but you don’t want us to delete it, when you need us to store your Personal Data further even if we no longer require it as you need to establish and exercise legal claims, or when you have objected to us processing your Personal Data, but we need to verify whether we have the legitimate grounds to use it.
✓ Request a Transfer – You can request a transfer of your Personal Data to you or to a third party. In this case we will provide your Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable, commonly used format to you or to the third party you have chosen. Please keep in mind that the right to transfer your Personal Data only applies to automated, information in case you have already provided your consent for us to process and use your Personal Data or in case we have used the information to make a contract with you.
✓ Withdraw Consent – You have the right to withdraw your consent to us for processing your Personal Data only in the cases where we rely on your consent for processing your Personal Data. Still, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing of your Personal Data that we have carried out before your withdraw of consent. In case you decide to withdraw your consent to processing your Personal Data, we may not be able to provide you with certain products and services.
In case you want to exercise any of the above-listed rights you have, make sure to contact our customer service team.
If you want to access your Personal Data, or to exercise any of the above-listed rights, you don’t need to pay a fee to us. In case your request is clearly unfolded, repetitive, or excessive, the company may charge you a reasonable fee, or refuse to comply with your requests.
Under some circumstances, you exercising your rights may require us to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and make sure you have the right to access your personal data or to exercise any of your other rights. This security measure is established by us to guarantee your Personal Data will not be accessed by any third party or an individual, who has to right to access your Personal Data and receive it. In order to speed up our response, we may contact you to ask for further information.
The time limit for us responding to any legitimate requests is one month. In case your request is particularly complex, time-consuming, or you have made a number of requests, it may take us longer to respond. If this is the case, we will notify you on time and we will keep you updated.