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Baby Products Association Privacy Policy

This policy applies to information we collect when you choose to use this website, register as a member with us, and also to personal information which we process further to supplying services to you or when you supply goods or services to us.

We take your privacy very seriously and we ask that you read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information on the personal information we collect about you and what we do with your information.

Who we are

This website is owned by Baby Products Association Limited, incorporated in England with company number 05004947. Our registered office is at Grove House 33, Ashgrove Steeple Claydon, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 2LW, United Kingdom.

Baby Products Association Limited ('we' or 'us') are a 'data controller' for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') where we control the purposes for which we process your personal information.  We will take all appropriate steps to ensure compliance with the GDPR and all other legislation relating to the protection of your personal data ('Legislation').

Any questions about our data protection policy or how we handle your personal data should be addressed to info@b-p-a.org.  (Or also see the ‘How to contact us’ section below.)

What information do we collect?

We collect personal information about you (such as your name, email address and telephone number), when you make an enquiry (for example using our on line form) or register with us, use our services or supply us with goods or services. 

We may receive information about you from your colegues/employer to facilitate your use of our services, for example to receive marketing, technical or membership mailings. We will add this to the information we already hold on your business in order to supply you with our services and to help us improve and personalise our services.

Personal information about other individuals

If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that either;

(1)     The other person has a contractual relationship with you and knows that you will be transferring their personal data to us for specific purposes and/or

(2)    s/he has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you use our website. We only use Session cookies on the website which are used to temporarily store a session identifier which helps us provide the user with a seemless journey through the website. Session cookies contain no personally identifiable information and are deleted once the browser is closed.

For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

How will we use the information about you?

We process information about you so that we can:

Who we share your personal information with

We may share information about you with other parties, for example:

We only send your data outside the European Economic Area (eg for overseas trade fairs such as Children's Baby Maternity Expo in China) where we have in place a legal agreement which complies with the Legislation or your express consent.

Social Media

Any social media posts or comments are subject to the terms of the relevant social media platform. We are not responsible for this kind of sharing and encourage you to view the privacy policy and terms of use for each platform.

Any comments you make on these social media platforms in general must be not offensive, insulting or defamatory. You are responsible for ensuring that any comments you make comply with any relevant policy on acceptable use of those services.

Marketing and email newsletter

We use any information submitted to us by you to provide you with further information by email about the services we offer which you have requested and/or which may be of interest to you.We also send you information about third party initiatives, events or services that might be of interest to you (for example DIT webinars on exporting, details of other international trade fairs etc).

You can choose to unsubscribe at any point by clicking on the link at the bottom of the email or by writing to us requesting us not to use your personal information in a particular way.

Keeping your data secure

Our staff are bound by obligations of confidentiality and trained in the protection of personal data.  We will take all reasonable steps to comply with the Legislation and use the appropriate technical and organisational measures necessary to safeguard your personal data.  We only share your personal data with third parties who also comply with the Legislation.

While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that is transferred from you or to you via the internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us (see ‘Contact the BPA’ below).

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

Retention Periods

We store your personal data on secure servers for: 

  • the period of time for which you are a member of the BPA plus 7 years for information relating to HMRC;
  • personal data which is not related to BPA membership is kept for the period of any agreement between us plus 6 years for information relating to contracts which may contain personal data; or
  • until you ask us to destroy it 

in each case unless the law requires us to store the data for a longer period.

What rights do you have?

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals whose personal data is processed:

1.            The right to be informed

2.            The right of access

3.            The right to rectification

4.            The right to erasure

5.            The right to restrict processing

6.            The right to data portability

7.            The right to object to processing

8.            Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling (We do not carry out automated decision making and profiling)

If you wish to exercise any of these rights

You can request a copy of your information which we hold or request that we rectify it or only use it for particular purposes by:

  • writing to us at info@b-p-a.org; and
  • providing us with proof of your identity (a copy of your driving licence or passport); and
  • let us know what information you want or want us to amend or want us to stop processing etc.

Right to remove your details from our records

You can ask us to remove your information completely from our records if we are relying on consent as the legal basis for processing your data.  Most of the personal data we hold is for the purposes of providing you with membership services and the legal basis for our processing is contractual.  In addition there may be a legal reason why we need to keep your personal data and in that circumstance we will destroy your personal information as soon as we are legally entitled to do so.

Right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority

If you have any concerns or complaints about how we use your personal data we hope you will alert us to these directly (see the Contact information below).  In any event you are entitled to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) which is the supervisory authority in the UK. Their contact details and the procedure can be found at www.ico.gov.uk

External third party website link

Our website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties.  These websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies and we urge you to review them, as they will govern the use of personal information you submit.  We accept no responsibility or liability for the privacy policies of such websites and use of such websites is at your own risk.

How to contact us

Please contact info@b-p-a.org or at the postal address below if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the information we hold about you or any other matter.

Baby Products Association
Grove House
Steeple Claydon
MK18 2LW

Changes to the privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website or use our services.

Baby Products Association Limited, May 2018

Harrogate International Nursery Fair
Department for International Trade