Date of Last Update: [Oct 2018]

Thank you for visiting the BBS website at https://businessforbettersociety.org/.This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect about our website users, how we process the information, with whom we share it, and the choices available to our website users regarding our use of the information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you fill out a contact form on our site will will collect the information you provide us.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an application, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the ID of the application you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics is used on this website to track usage within the limitations of the GDPR.


Who we share your data with



How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data


Additional information

How we protect your data

This website is regularly maintained by a professional WordPress company. Care is taken to prevent unauthorised access to web directories via htaccess and WordPress settings. Updates to plugins, themes and WordPress core files are preformed monthly along with regular security checks. Latest stable versions of PHP are used to ensure speed and security.

No page URLs, page titles or other public query strings contain personal data like name or email addresses. All user data is accessed via IDs rather than email or names and thus this data will never be sent to a third party accidentally.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event of a data breach that could potentially access users data all users with profiles or recent donations will be notified within 72 hours. The breach will be fixed and access logs will be monitored closely to prevent any further breaches.

What third parties we receive data from

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post a prominent notice on our site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Policy and indicate at the top of the Policy when it was most recently updated.

How to Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information we hold about you:

By email, contact form, phone see all details on our contact page.