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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.
This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time and it is recommended that you check the policy regularly to ensure you are kept informed of any changes. Your continued use of this site after any change to this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.
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.
From this site you can visit other linked sites that may be of interest. Please understand that we have no control over external websites or the privacy of the information that you may pass to these other sites once you have left our site. These external sites are not governed by this policy and it is recommended to visit the privacy policy that applies to the website in question.


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.
Visitors and members who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the BA website.