Privacy Policy

BSHAA Privacy Statement

BSHAA does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals other than where this information is provided to BSHAA voluntarily. Personally identifiable information on individual users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection. At such point of collection, the user will have the opportunity to indicate that it does not want their information passed on.  BSHAA reserves the right to contact an individual who has provided information about promotion of events or other related matters, invitations to join BSHAA and in addition, it may contact members about any information that BSHAA considers relevant to the profession or membership.

BSHAA may wish to perform statistical analyses of website interest and use of the various areas of the website and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners, but no users will be personally identified.  

In the event that BSHAA asks a third party to undertake work on its behalf it shall request that that third party will make this clear to BSHAA users and will publish their privacy policy.

When users voluntarily disclose any personally identifiable information on any bulletin board or forum areas of the BSHAA website, that information, along with information disclosed in the user's publication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other users of the forum or bulletin board or third parties. BSHAA is unable to control such use.

If information is disclosed for participation in any survey some of this survey data is held on servers located in the USA or elsewhere by survey partner companies, BSHAA is unable to control such use.

Data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of BSHAA’s internet servers or by use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files used to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user's on-going access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behaviour and compile data that will permit improvements and targeted advertising. If a user does not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature.

BSHAA reserves the right to change this policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement on its website.

11th February 2016.