Business Women in Privacy and Cookie Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Business Women in (“we” or “us”) collects and uses the personal data that we collect from you or that you provide to us, and will be processed by us.

We are registered with the UK Information Commissioners Office: Registration Number ZA800039. For the personal data we collect from you, Business Women in is the ‘data controller’.

Should you have any questions about this Privacy Policy do contact us. Contact details are included at the bottom of this Policy.

What information do we collect and why?

You provide us with your name, email address and telephone number via this website, telephone, email or social media when you enquire about us, become a member, or book to attend a Business Women in event.  As such, this information is processed because it is necessary to perform a contract with you.

We will also use your email address to get feedback for any event you attend. We use the lawful basis of legitimate interest when we do this.

Where we are required by law, we will process your data on the basis of a legal obligation.

If you subscribe to receive our newsletter, you provide us with your email address so that we can send the newsletter to you. In addition, we send details about forthcoming workshops and events to you if you have opted to receive them when you became a member or have subscribed to receive our newsletter. The lawful basis for this is consent.

You can unsubscribe from receiving the newsletter or details of forthcoming workshops and events by using the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of each of the emails.


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Retention of your data

We retain your information for no longer than is required for the purpose it was collected for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Whom do we share your information with?

We will not share your information with any third parties for the purposes of direct marketing.

We only share your contact details as required for our events. All events occur within the UK.

Your Rights

Under Data Protection Legislation you have the right to:

  • Withdraw your consent where that is the legal basis of our processing
  • Access your personal data that we process
  • Rectify inaccuracies in personal data that we hold about you
  • Be erased, that is your details to be removed from systems that we use to process your personal data
  • Restrict the processing in certain ways
  • Obtain a copy of your data in a commonly used electronic form; and
  • Object to certain processing of your personal data

Full details of the above rights are on the ICO website.  Some rights are dependent on the lawful basis for processing your information. If we have legitimate grounds to not carry out your wishes, these will be explained to you in response to your request.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data, contact us as detailed below.

Should you think that we have not addressed your requests or have concerns about how we handle your information, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office as detailed on their website.

Contact Details

Business Women in can be contacted via:

Updates to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is regularly reviewed and might change from time to time. Do please check it regularly. If there is any significant change, we will let you know.

This Privacy Policy was last updated April 2021.

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