BeFaster Privacy Policy

Last Update 15.03.2020 is dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to it. As part of this fundamental obligation, is committed to the appropriate protection and use of personal information (sometimes referred to as “personally identifiable information” or “PII”) that has been collected online.

Generally, our intent is to collect only the personal information that is provided voluntarily by online visitors so that we can offer information and/or services to those individuals or offer information about employment opportunities. Please review this Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) to learn more about how we collect, use, share and protect the PII that we have obtained.

  1. Collection and use of personal information

        1.1 What information we collect

        1.2 The legal grounds we have to use your personal information

        1.3 Automatic collection of personal information

            1.3.1 IP addresses

            1.3.2 Cookies

             1.3.3 Google Analytics

        1.4 Social media widgets and applications

        1.5 Children

  1. Sharing and transfer of personal information
  2. Choices
  3. Access
  4. Data security and integrity
  5. Links to other sites
  6. Changes to this statement
  7. Policy questions and enforcement
  1. Collection and use of personal information

1.1 What information we collect

We obtain personal information about you if you choose to provide it — for example, to contact mailboxes or to register for certain services. In some cases, you may have previously provided your personal information to (if you have already contacted us within the ICO). If you choose to register or login to a web site using a third party single sign-in service that authenticates your identity and connects your social media login information (e.g., LinkedIn, Google, or Twitter) with, we will collect any information or content needed for the registration or log-in that you have permitted the social media provider to share with us, such as your name and email address. Other information we collect may depend on the privacy settings you have set with your social media provider, so please review the privacy statement or policy of the applicable service.

By registering and/or submitting personal information to, you are also acknowledging that BeFaster may use this information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Your personal information is not used for other purposes, unless we obtain your permission, or unless otherwise required or permitted by law or professional standards. For example, if you register to a web site and provide information about your preferences we will use this information to personalize your user experience. Where you register or login using a third party single user sign-in we may also recognize you as the same user across any different devices you use and personalize your user experience across other BeFaster sites you visit. If you send us a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) to apply online for a position with BeFaster, we will use the information that you provide to match you with available job opportunities.

In some cases where you have registered (i.e. newsletter) for certain services we may store your email address temporarily until we receive confirmation of the information you provided via an email (i.e. where we send an email to the email address provided as part of your registration to confirm a subscription request).

1.2 The legal grounds we have to use your personal information generally collects only the personal information necessary to fulfill your request. Where additional, optional information is sought, you will be notified of this at the point of collection.

The GDPR allows us to process personal information, so long as we have a ground under the law to do so. It also requires us to tell you what those grounds are. As a result when we process your personal information, we will rely on one of the following processing conditions:

Performance of a contract: this is when the processing of your personal information is necessary in order to perform our obligations under a contract;

Legal obligation: this is when we are required to process your personal information in order to comply with a legal obligation, such as keeping records for tax purposes or providing information to a public body or law enforcement agency;

Legitimate interests: we may process information about you where it is in our legitimate interest in running a lawful business to do so in order to further that business, so long as it doesn’t outweigh your interests; or

 Your consent: we may occasionally ask you for specific permission to process some of your personal information, and we will only process your personal information in this way if you agree to us doing so. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting BeFaster at only collects “sensitive” personal information when the relevant individuals voluntarily provide us with this information or where such information is required or permitted to be collected by law or professional standards. Sensitive information includes personal information regarding a person’s race, ethnicity, political beliefs, trade union membership, religious or similar beliefs, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. Please use your discretion when providing sensitive information to, and under any circumstances, do not provide sensitive information to BeFaster, unless you thereby consent to’s use of that information for its legitimate business purposes and consent to the transfer and storage of such information to and in databases. If you have any questions about whether the provision of sensitive information to is, or may be, necessary or appropriate for particular purposes, please contact at

1.3 Automatic collection of personal information

In some instances, and its service providers uses cookies, web beacons and other technologies to automatically collect certain types of information when you visit us online, as well as through emails that we may exchange. The collection of this information allows us to customize your online experience, improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of´s online presence, and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities.

1.3.1 IP addresses

An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the internet. It allows computers and servers to recognise and communicate with one another. IP addresses from which visitors appear to originate may be recorded for IT security and system diagnostic purposes. This information may also be used in aggregate form to conduct web site trend and performance analysis.

1.3.2  Cookies

Why personal data we collect and why we collect it 

This website is fully available to be used and enjoyed without the requirement of providing us any registration or personal data whatsoever. Should you however contact via one of our contact forms you may be asked to supply contact information to enable us to handle your enquiry appropriately, this may include details such as name, email or mobile phone number along with general information pertaining to your enquiry. This will be used simply to address your enquiry. Should you wish to become a partner, take part in one of our promotions or wish to receive updates from us about specific events you may be asked to provide your contact information to facilitate the request. This may include contact information such as email address, mobile phone number and contact name or other general information to action the request for you. Should you decide to ‘opt in’ you may request at any time to stop receiving these communications simply by writing to us directly or clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ button in any of emails, notifications or SMS messages to you. By doing so, we will instantly remove you from future communications that you have requested to be no longer part of. will NEVER ask you to provide sensitive information such as payment or security information via any channel that is not fully secured.

When you visit the website, we make use of cookies to offer you the best experience & ensure maximum functionality. These cookies allow us to always recognise your preferences during repeat visits and helps maintain your choices, such as font size, language localised information.

The ‘cookies’ themselves or ‘pixels’ are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by our website and will keep track of your browser history, which allows us to provide you the best user experience on an ongoing basis.

By using the BeFaster website, you are consenting to us using cookies. If you want to, you can check your browser settings & manage cookie usage, which will include the disabling or deleting of cookies option. For further help & assistance on this, check the help function in your preferred browser. The cookies we utilise can be for different purposes and have different functions. Examples:

1.) Necessary in technical terms (Technical Necessity)
2.) Stored and used for a certain time period (Storage Duration)
3.) Placed and stored by us or a third party (Cookie Provider)

We also allow some other businesses to service cookies through our website for the purposes of tracking, enhanced experience & performance improvements and these cookies are called ‘third party cookies’.

Please find information on the most commonly utilised cookies on our site below –

Google Analytics: It enables our website to learn information about our users’ use of our site, including time of visit, the pages viewed, whether you’re a new or returning visitor and the websites visited prior to visiting BeFaster website.

Google AdWords / Ads: This enables us to advertise our site using Google’s Pay Per Click advertising platform.

Facebook Pixel: Used to run advertising campaigns on Facebook as the cookies enables our website to measure, optimize and build audiences which we can then target.

Divi Pixel: This is the platform that our site is created from and helps us organize the look and feel of our website to make your experience as clean and user friendly as possible. As the site is created on this platform and sat on WordPress themes and font styles are used from this software to ensure your viewing of our site and performance is exceptional.

GDPR CookieYes: Used to facilitate GDPR and cookie compliance for the European and Californian market as per legislative requirements.

TranslatePress: This is our language localisation tool that offers us the functionality to display you content in languages localised to your country. Your IP address is collected from this tool in order to understand what country you are viewing the website in and to serve you the relevant language pages.

Wordfence: We use this application to ensure security of the website against hacking attempts. Both IP address, country and site visits are tracked as part of this tool to allow us to filter out unsavory traffic that may harm the website.

Yoast SEO: This tool does not collect data as such on our site traffic or users but instead is used to analyse our site content in order to make recommendations for our publishes to optimize our content for your readability and users search preference.

WPForms: This is a simple contact tool that is used to facilitate your communications to us via our Contact Us Page. All data that you submit via this tool is collected by our customer support and marketing teams to enable us to respond to your queries accordingly.

SEMRush: This is an analytical tool that is used to help us optimize our keyword content on site so that when you search relevant content via search engines then our articles and content can be displayed to you. It also serves as a technical indicator as to our site performance to help us ensure that our pages load quickly, smoothly and most importantly without errors.

OneSignal Push Notifications: This allows us the ability to serve you relevant notifications of products and services that you have expressed interest in. You can disable this functionality at any time of your choosing by clicking the bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the site and pressing ‘Unsubscribe’.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Here at, we have partnered with 3rd-party vendors to help us analyse and track users of the site, to help us understand what is our most popular content, to monitor how users navigate through the site, to implement retargeting & many other things. To achieve this, we utilise a combination of first & third party cookies & by accessing this site you are consenting to the collection & use of this information by our third-party vendors.

We do not share any personal information with these third-party suppliers, but if you’d like to find out more or raise any questions, we recommend contacting them directly for a resolution. In addition, if you do not want any of these third-party vendors to track or collect any of your information, you can visit them directly or use one of the tools listed below:

Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Tool

Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool

Who we share your data with
We may process personal data where the handling of such data is necessary for the term or performance of a given contract of one of our third party providers, where we are under legal obligation to do so, or where processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by; except where such interests are overridden by the rights of an individual or freedoms that the personal data may relate to.

How long we retain your data
Data supplied to us is held for a period relating to the specific purpose it was supplied in accordance to be used for. Information supplied to be used in a support capacity will be retained for a maximum period of up to 12 months. Information provided that is to be used in conjunction with marketing based purposes will be maintained for a period of up to 5 years. This data retention policy ensures that we only hold your personal data for the minimum period necessary to enable us to carryout requests sufficiently.

What rights you have over your data
If you have submitted personal data to us via a ‘contact us’ or marketing ‘opt in’ form, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Your data may be processed only where we have obtained your consent for a specific purpose and as such you may revoke your consent at any time should you choose to do so simply by contacting us directly.

How we protect your data
Any and all data managed or processed via is done so in accordance with Article 6 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation and stored securely behind our SSL certificate. An SSL digital certificate stands for ‘secure sockets layer’ a security protocol that create an encrypted link between web browsers and web servers.
Updates and changes. reserves the right to make changes and updates to our privacy policy at any time. Should we do so we will inform our users that we have done so, it is however our users responsibility to ensure that they read and understand the privacy policy at all times. takes no responsibility for site users failing to read our outlined on site privacy policy and any failings as a result of which are the responsibility of the user.

1.3.3 Google Analytics uses Google Analytics. More information about how Google Analytics is used by can be found here:

To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google have developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the website itself or to other web analytics services.

1.4 Social media widgets and applications web sites may include functionality to enable sharing via third party social media applications, such as the Facebook Like button and Twitter widget. These social media applications may collect and use information regarding your use of web sites (see details on ‘Social Sharing’ cookies above). Any personal information that you provide via such social media applications may be collected and used by other members of that social media application and such interactions are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide the application. We do not have control over, or responsibility for, those companies or their use of your information.

In addition, web sites may host blogs, forums, crowd-sourcing and other applications or services (collectively “social media features”). The purpose of social media features is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and content. Any personal information that you provide on any BeFaster social media feature may be shared with other users of that social media feature (unless otherwise stated at the point of collection), over whom we may have limited or no control.

1.5 Children understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. In particular, our sites are not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 13. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13, except as part of an engagement to provide professional services.

  1. Sharing and transfer of personal information

We do not share personal information with unaffiliated third parties, except as required or permitted by law or professional standards. This would include:

–    If we are reorganized or sold to another organization: may also disclose personal information in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of the site to which the data relates;

    Courts, tribunals, law enforcement or regulatory bodies: may disclose personal information in order to respond to requests of courts, tribunals, government or law enforcement agencies or where it is necessary or prudent to comply with applicable laws, court or tribunal orders or rules, or government regulations.

    Audits: disclosures of personal information may also be needed for data privacy or security audits and/or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat. will not transfer the personal information you provide to any third parties for their own direct marketing use.

  1. Choices

In general, you are not required to submit any personal information to, but we may require you to provide certain personal information in order for you to receive additional information about our services and events. may also ask for your permission for certain uses of your personal information, and you canagree to or decline those uses. If you opt-in for particular services or communications, such as an e-newsletter, you will be able to unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each communication. If you decide to unsubscribe from a service or communication, we will try to remove your information promptly, although we may require additional information before we can process your request.

As described in “Cookies” above, if you wish to prevent cookies from tracking you as you navigate our sites, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Note, however, that some portions of our sites may not work properly if you elect to refuse cookies.

  1. Your rights

If you have submitted personal information to, you have the following rights:

Access and correction: you have the right to access to that data. This is sometimes called a ‘Subject Access Request’. If we agree that we are obliged to provide personal information to you, we will provide it to you free of charge. Before providing personal information to you, we may ask for proof of identity and sufficient information about your interactions with us that we can locate your personal information. If the information we hold about you is incorrect, you may ask us to correct any inaccuracies in the personal information.

Object to processing: you have the right to object to us processing your personal information if we are not entitled to use it any more, to have your information deleted if we are keeping it too long or have its processing restricted in certain circumstances.

You can make a request or exercise these rights by contacting BeFaster at and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request, so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.

  1. Data security and integrity has reasonable security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Despite´s best efforts, however, security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats. To the best of our ability, access to your personal information is limited to those who have a need to know. Those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.

We also make reasonable efforts to retain personal information only for so long as the information is necessary to comply with an individual’s request or until that person asks that the information be deleted.

  1. Links to other sites

Please be aware that web sites may contain links to other sites, that are not governed by this Privacy Statement but by other privacy statements that may differ somewhat. We encourage users to review the privacy policy of each Web site visited before disclosing any personal information.

  1. Changes to this statement may modify this Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect our current privacy practices. When we make changes to this statement, we will revise the “updated” date at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how is protecting your information.

  1. Policy questions and enforcement is committed to protecting the online privacy of your personal information. If you have questions or comments about our administration of your personal information, please contact us at . You may also use this address to communicate any concerns you may have regarding compliance with our Privacy Statement.