PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

The British Pearl Association respects your privacy rights and recognises the importance of protecting the information collected about you.

We also believe it is important for you to know what information we collect and how we treat the information you share with us. The following policy is provided to reassure you of our Associations’ Privacy and Cookie policy.

 

COLLECTING MEMBER INFORMATION

The British Pearl Association collects customer information to communicate with our members about our Association, products, services and promotions. We collect information including your name, e-mail and postal address that you provide to us when you register. We also monitor site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site design and the products and services we offer. The British Pearl Association recognises that it must maintain and use member information responsibly.

We may share your email address which you provide at the time of opting into our newsletter subscription or when applying for membership, with trusted third parties. We may also share site useage data with third parties. This will always be anonymous and never attributable to an individual, identifiable person.

Please note we provide links to other sites, which may not be governed by this Privacy Policy. The British Pearl Association is not responsible for any personal information you submit to third parties via our website.

 

WHEN DO WE COLLECT DATA?

Membership Application Process: The British Pearl Association requests personal information from you when you apply for Membership, including your name, email address, phone numbers, address, and credit card billing address(es) so that we can process, fraud check and complete your Membership. Your full card details will never be shared with third parties other than our payment service provider and will only be used to process your membership, using our payment partner’s systems.

Newsletter: We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter mailing list for either email subscription or postal promotions or register for a membership account with us.

Customer Traffic: We use analytics software to collect information such as visitor numbers and site useage in order to optimise your use and overall experience of our website.

Sharing: The social media share buttons makes it easy for you to bookmark and share content to your favorite social destinations, such as Facebook and Twitter.

 

UNSUBSCRIBING AND DATA REMOVAL

Newsletter: You can unsubcribe to our newsletter anytime by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email sent to you.

Customer Traffic: To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit the Google Analytics Opt Out page. Please also see further details on how to remove cookies by viewing our cookies policy.

You may change any of the basic account information we keep about you at any time by sending us an e-mail to info@britishpearlassociation.com.

Should you choose to have your name and personal data removed from our database all together, you can do so by clicking the unsubscribe link on the email or sending an email to info@britishpearlassociation.com or by writing to: The Data Controller, The British Pearl Association, Barley House, 3B Stephenson Close, Twyford, Berkshire,  RG10 9FG.

 

COOKIE POLICY

In addition to the information which you supply to us, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files the site can use to recognise repeat users and allow us to observe behaviour and compile aggregate data in order to improve the site for you.

We have provided a list of the main cookies we use on this website for you within our Cookies Policy. Details on how to manage and delete these cookies have also been included. Please note that by visiting The British Pearl Association you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in the Cookies Policy, this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions.

 

WHERE YOU CAN GET FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on the information below.

The Data Controller, The British Pearl Association, Barley House, 3B Stephenson Close, Twyford, Berkshire,  RG10 9FG. United Kingdom.

or email: info@britishpearlassociation.com