Privacy and legal information
This article has individual tabs covering Privacy, Cookies, and other aspects of our legal and compliance policies.
This is the draft of our revised policy. Thank you if you accept this policy, because you are helping to test the acceptance system, but you will have a fresh opportunity to view and accept the final version when it has been formally adopted.
BAFF takes privacy and confidentiality very seriously. We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner's Office. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and related data protection legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation. This policy explains how we use the information and personal data about those who visit our website, register as members or supporters, subscribe to newsletters, contribute website posts or comments, communicate with us by any means, or access any services or support provided by us or by service providers .
By visiting our website and submitting information to us, you consent to our using your personal data and/or information in accordance with this policy.
Some information about our website visitors may be collected automatically and may be used by us to monitor and analyse how our site is used. Such processes would not, however, identify any individual person using the site.
Your personal information
Purpose of Processing
We will use the personal details you provide us xxx
Disclosure to third parties
We will only disclose your personal information to suppliers who process information on our behalf. We will not disclose information on your claim to anyone without your prior approval, unless we are legally required to do so.
Accessing and updating your information
You have the right to access information we hold about you. Please email our Data Protection Officer at x if you wish to make an access request, if you would like to update or amend the information we hold about you or if you have any other queries about this policy.
If you change your mind and no longer wish to receive information or email updates, you can click on the ‘unsubscribe’ link on any email received by you from us or notify us of this by contacting our digital team at .
How long we’ll keep the information
We will keep the personal information you provide for as long as it is reasonable and necessary for the purpose of the processing. If we open a file and you become our client, the personal information will be kept in our line with the statutory obligations.
Information is transmitted over a secure link, using encryption. Our security measures include the use of intrusion detection systems. The internet is not a secure medium. Therefore, although we have endeavoured to protect the security of the information we collect and process, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted to or from our website via the internet. Any transmission is at your own risk (including the sending or receiving of email messages). Where you are provided with any confidential information (including a user ID or password), you must not disclose such information to any third party.
This website and your use of it is governed by the laws of England and Wales. In accessing this website you agree that any dispute about its use will be determined only by the courts of England and Wales.
Please note that this policy does not create any contractual or other legal rights. We may change this policy at any time by updating this page, and therefore recommend you check this page from time to time to ensure you are referring to the current policy. Your continued use of our website, following the posting of any changes, indicates your acceptance of such changes. This policy is effective from 31 January 2019.
For more information about this policy, or if you would like to make a complaint, please use the site contact form or email .
We will endeavour to resolve any of your concerns or complaints, however if we are unable to do so to your satisfaction, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), its website is www.ico.org.uk or telephone the ICO helpline at 0303 123 1113 (+44 1625 545 700 from outside the UK).
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