We collect personal information and handle it for the following purposes:
The data collected from the membership form is utilised to access your individual profile. Access to the membership portal is password protected and can only be accessed by the member and system administrator.
We may, with your prior consent, use your contact details to send you BMF programmes, event invites, workshops, press statements etc. which may be of interest to you. These communications may be sent in various forms (including email and SMS) in accordance with applicable marketing laws. If you indicate a preference for a method of communication, we will endeavour to use that method.
All of these communications will set out how to unsubscribe from (or opt out of) receiving future communications if you no longer wish to receive promotional material.
As the Website is accessible via the internet, and the internet is inherently insecure, we cannot guarantee the security of information you send to us online (including that it will not be intercepted). You send information to us online at your own risk.
You can sign in on your membership account and edit the following at any time:
If you believe that any personal information that we hold about you is excessive or have been unlawfully obtained or that we are no longer authorised to retain it, you may ask us to destroy or delete it. If we do not agree that there are grounds for action, you may ask us to add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
If you believe that your personal information has been unlawfully accessed or acquired, you can contact and provide details of the incident so that we can investigate it.
We will treat your complaints confidentially (unless otherwise required by law), investigate those complaints and aim to ensure that they are resolved within a reasonable time.
If users have any questions about this Privacy Statement, any general concerns or would like to lay a complaint regarding the treatment of your personal information or to access and correct your personal information, please contact us.