The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) takes website users’ privacy very seriously. Any information supplied via our website will be handled and stored under the latest provision of the UK Data Protection Act.
The BCI is registered under the UK Data Protection Act, which governs the way in which membership data is used by the Institute. Under the terms of the Act we are able to supply, to third parties, the list of members’ names and addresses for the purpose of mailing publicity material. We do, however, give each member the opportunity to opt out of receiving this material.
The BCI also sends regular newsletters via email to members with Institute and industry news. Member contact details are published in the members’ area of the website so that members can contact each other directly. Again, each member is given the opportunity to opt out of these services.
We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you.
Information on our cookie usage
The BCI website does not use persistent tracking cookies of any type and no personal information is obtained or stored using cookies. Some of our web services, such as our log-in section and embedded YouTube videos may place session cookies, which persist only for the length of your visit to the BCI website.
When purchasing items via the various links in the BCI website you will be redirected to a third party shopping cart and then to a payments processor. We have no control over how these websites set cookies and you should read their cookie policies before proceeding with your use of their websites.
Actions you can take to manage cookies
1) You can turn cookies off using your browser's Internet settings. There is a list of settings controls for various browsers here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1
2) If you are concerned about cookies already placed on your computer most anti-virus software packages provide a scan-and-remove service which will find and delete cookies depending on the settings that you choose. Check the 'help' section of your anti-virus software for more details.
Need more information?
Official advice from the UK government's Information Commissioner can be read here