Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Westminster Business Council collects and uses any
information you may give us when you visit this website, as well as how we may disclose
that information, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of that
information.

Your privacy is our priority and we go to great lengths to protect it. Any information we collect about you will always be handled securely and in compliance with the UK Data Protection Act (1998) and all other relevant legislation.

What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use two kinds of data: personal and behavioural. Personal data is
any information you provide that enables you to get involved with Westminster Business
Council membership and events Any correspondence you send electronically may be
retained, such as the content of your email messages, your email address and our response.

We may also retain any information you upload to our website, such as content and
pictures.

Behavioural data relates to information about your visit to, and any actions on, this website.
This includes your IP address, referrer, length of visit and number of page views. This
information is essential for the website to work correctly and allows us to improve the
performance and functionality of the site.

We only collect the information that we need to fulfil the purposes set out at collection. You
can update this information at any time.

How will we use your data?
The information you provide may be used to:

 Keep you up to date with Westminster Business Council activities, opportunities and
event invitations
 Offer you the opportunity to engage with our activities
 Respond to your queries

Process your membership application
 Operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of this website.

Your data will be stored in our database for up to 2 years and is used for legitimate business purposes.

Your information can be deleted on request.

If you have any queries about how we use your data please email - team@westminsterbc.org.uk

You may opt out from receiving such information at any time.

If you attend a networking event, you hereby give permission for Westminster Business
Council to retain your contact details and share your contact details with another attendee
should we wish to cooperate with a request of that sort. They are obligated to protect your
data in accordance with our policies.

Information may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European
Economic Area (“EEA”). Whenever we transfer information to countries outside of the EEA we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and
in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the
security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Cookies
Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our website. They allow us
to make the website easier to use, to provide you with a more personalised experience, to
guard against malicious activities and to ensure any login feature functions correctly. They
do not collect personal information about you.

You can remove or block cookies by changing the settings in your browser, but the
functionality of the website may be adversely affected.

By using our website, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this
notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies then we advise you to set your browser
settings accordingly.

Opting out
You have the ability to terminate email correspondence from us at any time. You will either
be given the chance to opt-in to direct mailing when you disclose your email address to us,
or you can simply reply to our email, typing ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line.

If you feel concerned about the cookies that are sent between our computers and yours,
you may, through your Web browser, either choose to reject them automatically, or have
your computer prompt you before accepting them.

Please note, however, that some of our features and services depend on the use of cookies. Therefore, you will be unable to take advantage of those features if you choose not to accept cookies.

Other websites

The website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered
by this policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be
used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours.

Changes to this Policy
This policy replaces all previous versions and is correct as at May 2018. We reserve the right
to change the policy at any time. Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should
be addressed to Westminster Business Council, 22nd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden
Place, London SW1E 5RS or by contacting team@westminsterbc.org.uk.

 

By receiving our updated privacy policy and not unsubscribing, you agree to us storing your data and using it for business purposes.

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