Website Privacy Statement

Publication date: 06 June 2018

1 Purpose
1.1 This statement sets out our commitment to protecting personal data and how we implement that commitment with regards to the collection and use of personal data.
1.2 Our website is designed to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and the Data Protections Act 2018 (referred together in this Statement as 'the GDPR' for ease of reference.

2 Who is responsible for my information?
2.1 The B.N.T.A. (the "Data Controller"), is responsible for the collection, pressing, storage and safe keeping of any information you provide on this website and the information you provide will be managed in accordance with relevant legislation (e.g. GDPR).

3 What information do we collect about you?
3.1 We may collect the following information when you contact the B.N.T.A. and from your visit to and use of our website:
By browsing and visiting the site:
* IP address and information from your computer
By contacting the B.N.T.A.:
* Name and job title
* Contact information which may include your email address, telephone number and address
* Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
* Other information relevant to customer needs that you may choose to send us.
3.2. As part of delivering services to you, certain personal information we collect and process will enable us to understand your needs and provide us with a better service. This information is collected using cookies.

4 How will we use the information about you?
4.1. We will use your information to respond to your interest in our services, respond to any enquiries you make and keep you updated with the latest news (marketing) and products/services.

5 Who we may share your information with?
5.1. Information will be used across the organisation to ensure you are receiving all services you have requested; ensure your information is accurate and up to date and to promote other products we offer and/or to keep you updated with the latest news.
5.2. We will not sell your information to any third parties nor will we share your information except where we are required by law.

6 Cookies
6.1. Visiting our Website
6.1.1. When someone visits our website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns, using Google analytics (see section 6.3. - How we use Cookies). We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.
6.1.2. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.
6.1.3. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through the website, we will tell you. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
6.2 What are Cookies?
6.2.1. Cookies are text files placed on your computer by websites you visit. These are widely used to enable the websites to work properly (e.g. ensuring that the right personal information collected is attached to the individual who submitted it) when collecting information that you have provided to the Data Controller. You may delete and block cookies if you wish from this site, however, please be aware that this could effect the functioning of this website. If you would like further information relating to cookies and what they do and how to delete them, please visit or
6.3. How we use cookies
6.3.1. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies though the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit
6.3.2. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
6.4. Accepting cookies
6.4.1. For this site to function properly you will need to accept cookies. Please be aware that if you do not accept cookies, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.

7. Access to your personal information and correction
7.1. Access to your personal information
7.1.1. You have the right under Article 15 of the GDPR, to request access to the personal information we may hold about you. If we do hold information about you, we will:
* Give you a description for it;
* Tell you why we are holding it;
* Tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
* Let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
If you would like to know what, if anything, we may hold about you, you may put your request in writing to the address provided below.
7.2. Right to Erasure
Under the GDPR, you have the right to erasure which is also known as the 'right to be forgotten'. This enables you to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing but eh B.N.T.A.
7.3. Restriction on processing
A data subject has the right to require a controller to stop processing his/her personal data.When processing is restricted, we are allowed to set the personal data but not further process it.
7.4. Objection to processing
Individuals have the right to object to processing in certain circumstances. We must stop processing the data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the individual; or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims by/against the B.N.T.A.
7.5. Withdrawal of consent
An individual has the right to withdraw consent at any time.
7.6. Security of your personal data
We will use your personal data in a way which ensures appropriate security of the data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.

8. Disclosure of personal information
8.1. In most circumstances we will not disclose your personal information without consent, except where we are requested by law.
8.2. However, there will be times when for example we investigate a complaint about a service, we may need to share personal data across the B.N.T.A. and other relevant bodies.
8.3. You can obtain further information on:
* Information Sharing & Partnership Agreements we have with other organisations we work with to deliver services.
* Circumstances where we could pass personal data without you consent (e.g. prevention or section of crime).

9. Links to other websites
9.1. Our website contains links to other websites of interest, most importantly antiquity dealers and related organisations. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst voting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

10. Changes to our Privacy Statement
10.1.This Privacy Statement will be reviewed from time to time to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of the B.N.T.A. and is in line with current legislation.

11. How to contact us
11.1. Please contact us should you have any question relating to this Website Privacy Statement or if you would like to make Subject Access Request (SAR) to see what, id any, personal data we may hold on you using the contact details below.

Christel Swan
B.N.T.A. Secretary
Post: B.N.T.A., 3 Unwin Mansions, Queen's Club Gardens, London W14 9TH
Tel: 07799 662181