This site is maintained and operated by Baboodle Limited. Any account signup or purchase creates a relationship between you, the customer, and Baboodle Limited.
Who are we?
We are Baboodle Limited (that’s “we”, “our”, “us”) and operate under the name of Baboodle. Our registered office address is 5 Brayford Square, Brayford Square, London, England, E1 0SG. We are a UK registered company number 14055535.
What information do we hold about you?
Information you submit through our apps or websites
To help prevent fraud and misuse of goods, we require each customer to provide information to verify their account. This will be some or all of the following: your name, ID, email address, phone number, a selfie video and your physical address
We might also collect information about how you use the app and website.
Information on how you use your phone
This might include your mobile network, IP address or operating system and your phone settings.
Information you give us permission to access on your phone
These are things you give us explicit permission to see. This might include your photos and camera & microphone, so that you can provide your ID and selfie during verification.
Description and purpose
The legal basis for the use of circuly services is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest in using this service is the efficient and customer-friendly processing of subscription contracts.
The recipient is circuly GmbH, Obernstr. 50, 33602 Bielefeld, Germany.
Transfer to Third Countries
Through the use of the service, personal data may be transferred to a third country. In the event of a transfer of personal data, the Provider shall ensure the level of protection of the DSGVO by complying with Art. 44 et seq. DSGVO. If there is no adequacy decision with the third country in which the data importer is based, the transfer is subject to appropriate safeguards. If you have any queries, please contact our data protection officer.
Duration of data storage
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. Furthermore, the data will be deleted if you revoke your consent or request the deletion of the personal data.
Possibility of objection
In accordance with Art. 21 (1) DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you exercise your right, processing for this purpose will no longer take place. Further information on this can be found above in our data protection declaration under "Rights of data subjects".
Contractual or legal obligation
There is no contractual or legal obligation to provide the data.
Further data protection information via link.
Further data protection information via link
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How do we use your information?
To provide, analyse and improve the Baboodle service, we use your data to:
Enable you to use the Baboodle service, access customer service and receive relevant communications and notifications from us.
Contact you via email, SMS or phone if we need to send you information relating to your Baboodle account or your rental.
Baboodle is required to verify your identity and potentially complete other background checks. We use your data to:
Prevent illegal activities like money laundering, tax evasion and fraud.
Enforce our Terms of Service and other policies.
Collect money owed by you
To exercise our legitimate interests (which doesn't involve overriding your privacy rights), we use your data to:
Market products, services or new features we think you’ll like, in our app, online or via text and email.
You can ask to be removed from our database at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org but if you exercise your right to be forgotten, we may not be able to provide you with any services.
Who do we share it with?
We have never and will never sell your data to 3rd parties. We might share your personal information with:
Anyone who works for us, if they need it to do their job. This is only ever on an as-needed basis.
Any organisation which supports any of our services you use, when they need it to offer those services, including:
Stripe, our payment processors, who hold details from your rentals with us in order to verify your payment. These may include your name, ID, payment cards and bank accounts.
Whatsapp, our customer messaging (Live Chat) platform
Credit reference agencies
Analytical, Know Your Customer (KYC) and cyber security service providers
Anyone who you give us explicit permission to share it with.
Where necessary, we’ll also share information to comply with regulatory authorities, to enforce our Terms of Service or other agreements and to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers or others.
What are your rights?
You have a right to:
Access and update some of your information through your Baboodle account.
In some jurisdictions, you may have the right to request copies of personal information which you can’t see through your Baboodle account, though we will not be able to comply when such requests are manifestly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.
Ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information which you can’t update yourself through your Baboodle account.
Ask us to delete your data. If you request this, please note:
We may retain certain information necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud detection and prevention and enhancing safety. E.g. if we suspend a Baboodle account for fraud or safety reasons, we might retain certain information to prevent that user from opening another account in the future.
We may retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations.Intercom, our customer messaging (Live Chat) platform
Information you have shared with others (e.g. Reviews) may continue to be publicly visible even after your Baboodle account is cancelled.
Object to us using your data for direct marketing and in certain circumstances ‘legitimate interests’, research and statistical reasons.
Withdraw any consent you’ve previously given us. To do so, please get in touch at email@example.com.
Where do we store your data?
We take your privacy seriously. That’s why the information you give us is transmitted using SSL, the secure encryption which websites use to transmit credit card numbers.
We store your verification information in an encrypted form, and only authorised Baboodle employees are given access to your original documentation, to help them do their jobs.
How long do we keep your data?
We keep most of your data for as long as you’re a member, and for 6 years after that to comply with the law and if we face a legal challenge. In some circumstances, like cases of fraud, we may keep data longer if we need to and/or the law says we have to.
In each case, the length of time that we need to keep the information may be different, but we will only keep the information for as long as we need it.
How to ask a question or make a complaint
If you have a complaint, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to help you. If you’re still not happy, you can refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service. You can visit their website at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk.
Changes to this policy