Privacy Policy

 

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WiBA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By proceeding to use our services and attend our events you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Women in Business Association. Women in Business Association is an independent not-for-profit membership organisation and we are not affiliated with any other organisations or networks.

 

Information we collect from you

We will collect and process information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site www.wiba.co.uk (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide if you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, book onto or attend our events and if you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, employer/business name, job title, e-mail address and phone number.

 

What we do with the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To contact you in the future (including via email) to invite you to WiBA events and WiBA-sponsored events

  • To provide you with information about becoming a WiBA member and registering you as a WiBA member

  • To provide you with information about us and topics that we feel may be of interest to you

  • For internal record keeping

  • To notify you about changes to WiBA and our services

  • To help us organise relevant events for our members and guests


Contact will be from the WiBA administrator or member/s of the WiBA Committee.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you by email or telephone for market research purposes to help us to improve our offer, for example by asking you to complete a survey about our events. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact us at enquiries@wiba.co.uk

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with the WiBA administrator, members of the WiBA Committee and Eventbrite for the purposes set out in this policy. We will never share your information to other third parties without your consent.

 

Security

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 information transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, for example personal information can only be accessed by members of the WiBA Committee and the WiBA Administrator.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

 

Accuracy

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us at enquiries@wiba.co.uk. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your information) if we intend to use your information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at enquiries@wiba.co.uk

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Act. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act and will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

 

Links to other websites

Our site may contain links to other third party websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over the third party website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such third party websites and such third party websites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the third party website in question.

 

Eventbrite

We use Eventbrite to take event bookings and process event payments. Through Eventbrite we have access to your booking information, including name, email address, organisation and job title. We do not have access to your payment information processed via Eventbrite.

We may use Eventbrite to contact you regarding the event you have booked onto.

For Eventbrite’s privacy statement please visit:

www.eventbrite.co.uk/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_GB

 

Consent

If you do not wish us to contact you (including via email) or you wish to be removed from our database, please let us know by contacting us at enquiries@wiba.co.uk

From time to time we will email you to ask whether you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

 

General

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to enquiries@wiba.co.uk