Building Products Index - Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how our we use any personal data we collect from you when you use this website.


What data do we collect?

We do not automatically capture or store personal data from general browsers to the site, other than to log the IP address and particular session information. This information is used only for administration of the site and in the compilation of statistics by BPi, its advertisers and other website statistic providers.

We will not collect any personal information about you unless you register your details with us and in doing so, agree with intent on the collection and use of your personal data with related advertisers and associated organisations.

Information collected when you become a registered user of BPi will include your name, Company name, preferred mailing address, email address and your choice of password. (We also ask for information necessary to indicate the size of company and market sector.)

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide BPi with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

BPi may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

How will we use your data?

Where we collect personal information, we will use it for the following administrative purposes:to tailor our service and/or products to match your needs. We may employ the services of a third party to help us in certain areas, such as website hosting, meaning that in some cases, third parties may have access to this personal information. However, at all times we will control and be responsible for the use of your details.

At all times we are legally obliged to collect, retain and process any personal information that you provide in accordance with European GDPR regulations. When we ask for personal information during the registration process we ask you to accept our privacy policy and terms and conditions and we inform you how we intend to use your information and ask you to give your consent to such use. This will include:
BPi does not sell, rent, license or exchange your personal information to or with a third party without your permission except as permitted under this Privacy Policy. We will only share your personal information with our partners to the extent necessary to fulfill your request for literature, information or to be contacted.

How do we store your data?

BPi securely stores your data at our UK based data centre.

BPi will keep the data we hold about until you until you deregister from BPi. If you deregister we will delete all personal information we hold about you, but we will retain a record of your use of the site in anonymised form.


BPi would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

What are your data protection rights?

BPi would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

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How do we use cookies?

BPi uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

How to manage your cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The BPi website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

BPi keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 2 September 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about BPi’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us via one of the following methods:

How to contact the appropriate authorities

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that BPi has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.