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Privacy Policy

The Societies (BPPA Ltd) are dedicated to protecting and respecting your privacy. We recognise that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit BPPA Ltd web sites, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

This privacy notice lets you know what happens to any personal data that you give to us, or any that we may collect from or about you. It applies to all products and services, and instances where we collect your personal data.

Please read through our privacy policy carefully to ensure you understand our practises regarding your personal information and how it could be used.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms

Your rights pertaining your data – GDPR Data Protection Rights

You can request that we rectify or erase any personal data we hold about you. You of course have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

You will always be informed before we collect data if we intend to disclose/share your information to a third party.

Our sites can contain links to other websites, by choosing to follow those links, please note that we take no responsibility or liability regarding content and each website will have their own privacy policy which should be consulted before submitting information.

Please contact us, at any time if you wish to amend your personal information, or withdraw consent: The Societies of Photographers (BPPA LTD), Clwyd Chambers, Clwyd Street, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 3LA, UK

Your Rights

• The right to withdraw consent
• The right of access
• The right to erasure
• The right to rectification
• The right to data portability
• The right to object
• Notification of data breaches
• The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

We may collect the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. This may arise from you filling in forms on our sites or by corresponding with us by email, phone or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you complete the membership application form, when you change/update your personal details. Pay Subscriptions or book for an event etc.
  • The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, and payment details.

Each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

  • Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; as this enables us to supply display content suitable for your device.

How we use your information

We use material held about you in the following ways:

  • To administer your membership
  • To correspond with you about our membership and other additional services we offer.
  • For the delivery of services requested.
  • Providing that you have given necessary consent, to provide you, with further information about goods and or services we feel may interest you. Please contact us if wish to withdraw consent.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • Providing that you have given necessary consent, to provide you with information about other services we offer that are comparable to those that you have already enquired or purchased.
  • To keep our sites safe and secure.
  • To comprehend the effectiveness of advertising
  • Allow you to take part in interactive features of our service, if you so choose to do so
  • To make recommendations regarding goods or services that may interest you.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, for payment processing, to contact You.
  • For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to another company.
  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

Cookie Consent

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on BPPA Ltd websites to support our sites. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can modify your browser settings to disallow cookies or to notify you when cookies are being sent to your device if you wish to revoke your permission to our use of cookies on this website or if you wish to delete or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer. Cookie management can be done in a variety of ways. To learn more about how to change or alter your browser settings, please visit the following website:

Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&hlrm=nl&answer=95647
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences?s=cookies&r=5&as=s
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Your experience on the website may be impacted if you disable the cookies that the website uses. For instance, you might not be able to use all of the website’s features or you might not get tailored information when you visit.

Delete any cookies that are already on your computer.

Once more, doing this might have a detrimental effect on how usable many websites are.

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)
  • We at use Google Analytics to collect data. We need this data to understand how you use our website so we can improve its design and functionality. We also need the data to get the most out of our marketing campaigns.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.website.com and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Our Advertising Partners

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of The Societies of Photographers.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on The Societies of Photographers, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that The Societies of Photographers has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

The Societies of Photographers’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

The Societies of Photographers does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Log Files

The Societies of Photographers follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Last updated: 09/06/2023