At BCS – Business Change Services we understand how important the security and confidentiality of your information is to you. Our aim is to protect your information on the internet in the same way as we would such as over the phone, in person or in our office. To ensure the highest level of security of information passing between our customers and BCS – Business Change Services, what is known as 128 bit SSL. This is an encryption method that scrambles information while it is moving from one source to another to prevent the information being viewed or tampered with.
When we talk about BCS – Business Change Services or “us” or “we” on our Data Protection Notice and this website, we are talking about BCS – Business Change Services.
When we talk about our “website” we are talking about www.businesschange.ie
BCS – Business Change Services secure network infrastructure includes the following components
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Is a form of encryption that protects information being transmitted over the internet to prevent it being tampered with during transit.
Is a method of scrambling information while it moves from one source to another that protects all contents.
Is a method of keeping a network secure. Firewalls are commonly used to give users secure access to the internet as well as to separate a company’s public web server from its internal network.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website or use our on-line apps.
Cookies are used to maintain the integrity of your browsing activities when you visit a website and can also be used to customise and so improve the individual customer experience.
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. You can continue to browse websites with no loss of functionality if you choose to disable cookies on your computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other device. However, use of the BCS – Business Change Services website require cookies to be enabled in order for it to function securely and correctly.
More general information on cookies can be found on aboutcookies.org. This includes information on how to disable cookies
Guidelines from the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner for the contents and use of Privacy Statements on websites, including expected standards for cookies can be found at https://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/EN/Privacy-Statement/m/6.htm.
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. They are essential for secure user navigation through the site and enable the delivery of basic functionality.
Specifically, they ensure the security and integrity of your browsing session, preventing fraud while you move between pages.
Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser and allow us to remember your actions and website preferences.
We use persistent cookies to analyse customer visits to our sites. These cookies help us to understand how customers arrive at and use our sites so we can improve their overall experience.
Finally, we use analytics cookies to help us make our websites even better for those who visit them regularly. This type of cookie helps us to further understand how individual visitors use and browse our websites and allow us to improve the overall service and products offered to you.
Audits and Inspections
Our security infrastructure is regularly audited by external experts.
Note on Virus Protection
We recommend that all users have up to date Anti-Virus and Firewall protection on your PC computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other device. (Personal Firewalls are now available for home PCs.)