The term The Basketmakers’ Association, or BA, “we” or “us” or “our: refers to the owner of the website.
The term “you” or “your” refers to the user, contributor or viewer of this website.
Any information that we collect about you occurs when you become a member and complete one of our application forms. That is; if you join using PayPal and you complete a form online or you download a form and pay by standing order or cheque. If you are an existing member, your details have already been included on our database.
In accordance with our declaration as detailed on the downloadable application form, by becoming a member you understand and accept that any information about you will be held securely on a confidential database under the rules of the Data Protection Act and will be for the exclusive use of the BA, who undertake not to disclose this information to any other organisations without your prior written consent. Where members have provided an email address, we may from time to time, send you an email containing BA information. If you do not want us to use your email address in this way, please let the Secretary know.
Every reasonable effort will be taken to keep your data secure and prevent unauthorised access, except for those parts of your data intended to be made available to the public or other members or potential customers, for example courses and makers.
Cookies: A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns thus aiding security and facilitating the use of the BA website.