Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs information collected from visitors to  https://www.bishamining.com (the “Site”). We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy. If you have questions, comments or requests about our privacy policy, please contact us at bisha@bishamining.com

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED AND HOW IT IS USED

For the purposes of this privacy policy, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual.

Bisha Mining, (“Bisha”) is considered the “data controller” in respect of the personal information that we collect from visitors to the Site.

INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE

To ensure our Site is optimized for ease of use, we or our service providers may use cookies to collect standard Internet log information about how and when you use the Site. This information may include your IP address and location data, weblogs, time, date, browser used, referring web addresses, other communication data, searches conducted and pages visited. See below for more information about Bisha’s use of cookies.

SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Bisha is committed to protecting the personal information in our control. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site. Any transmission you provide is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will apply our security practices to try to prevent unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your personal information with our affiliates and our and their directors, officers, employees and consultants who need to know that information for the business or legal reasons described in the Personal Information Collected and How It Is Used section above, for example, to direct a request that you have submitted to the relevant person within Bisha.

We disclose personal information where required by law, for example to comply with a subpoena or court order. 

We may transfer your personal information to third parties including suppliers of IT services and third parties engaged by Bisha for the purpose of providing information or services requested by you.

We will use contractual and other means to provide a comparable level of protection while information is being stored, handled and processed using any third party service providers.

Bisha, and any person or third party to whom Bisha discloses your personal information under this privacy policy, may be situated in a country other than your own. Such country may provide a lower level of data protection requirements than your own country. By supplying your personal information, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to a country other than your own.

LEGAL GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING

In connection with our activities outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we process personal information with consent except where otherwise permitted or required by law.  Your consent may be express or implied, depending on the circumstances and the sensitivity of the personal information in question.

In connection with our commercial activities in the EEA, we rely on one of the following legal grounds (as appropriate) to process personal information:

1.  To pursue our legitimate business interests in establishing, managing or concluding our business relationship with you.
2.  Where you have specifically consented to us processing your personal information.
3.  To comply with our legal obligations and establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nevsun stores your personal information on its servers or those of its trusted third party service providers.  Bisha’s aim is to keep your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which it was collected, unless otherwise required or authorized by applicable law. Our record retention periods are established taking into account requirements of privacy laws, the purposes for which the information was collected, legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for minimum periods, limitation periods for taking legal action, and our business purposes.

YOUR RIGHTS IN RELATION TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you would like to obtain a copy (which may be in machine-readable form) of the personal information Bisha holds about you, please send a request to bisha@bishamining.com.

We endeavour to ensure that the personal information Bisha holds about you is complete, accurate and up to date. If you consider that your personal information is incomplete, inaccurate or out of date, you have the right to require us to correct it by sending a request via bisha@bishamining.com.

If you are located in the EEA you may also have the right, in specified circumstances, to object to our processing of your personal information, to request the deletion of your personal information or restrict its use, or to request a copy of the information you have provided to us to use for your own purposes. If you have any questions about these rights, or you would like to exercise any of them, please contact us at bisha@bishamining.com.

Where personal information is processed with consent, you may change or withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by contacting bisha@bishamining.com. However, we may be limited in our ability to provide you with information or services.

COMPLAINTS AND CONCERNS

If you have a concern or complaint about how Bisha has used your personal information, as a first step, you should raise this by sending an email tobisha@bishamining.com.

If you are not satisfied with the handling of your concern or complaint by Bisha, you have the right to complain to the relevant data protection regulator or supervisory authority.

OUR USE OF COOKIES

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web domain on your subsequent visits to that website. They enable the Site to identify your computer and recognise that you have visited before. Cookies allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences and generally improve the user experience.

Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the Site).

Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit the Site your browser may receive cookies from several sources.

CONSENT AND DISABLING COOKIES

If you do not want cookies sent to or downloaded to your device, most Internet browsers will allow you to delete or block cookies, prevent them from being stored or signal a warning before a cookie is stored. Refer to the instructions for your browser for more information.

However, please note that if you use your browser settings to delete or block cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit the Site. If you continue to use the Site, you agree to our use of cookies, as explained in the table below. You may withdraw your consent at any time by changing your browser settings.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES BISHA USE?

We describe the categories of cookies Bisha and its service providers use below.

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the Site and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (such as navigating between pages) cannot be provided.

Bisha currently uses the following strictly necessary cookies:

Cookie name

Source

Purpose

Further information

PHPSESSID

Bisha

This session cookie implements a Microsoft technology which is essential for the operation of our Site. It assigns an identification number to each visitor so they can navigate the Site correctly.

Session cookie

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

We make use of analytic cookies to analyse how our visitors use our Site and to monitor Site performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight articles or Site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the Site. The information collected by these cookies is not associated with your personal information by us or by our service providers.

Bisha currently uses the following analytic cookies from Google Analytics:

Cookie name Source Purpose Further information
_ga Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics
You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting this link
Persistent cookies.

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PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT COVER THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Please note that our privacy policy does not apply to and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of, and use of cookies by, third party websites which may be linked to or accessible through this Site.

When you use the Facebook, Twitter or other share buttons available, you will be directed to a page controlled by those companies which may issue cookies and will be subject to Facebook’s, Twitter’s or the relevant other website’s policies about privacy and cookies respectively.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this privacy policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of our practices with respect to your personal information and how we are using cookies. This privacy policy was last updated November 2018.