The information we may collect about you
The British American Business Association ("BABA" or "We") may collect the following personal data about you:
First Name, Last Name, Job Title, Company Name, Address, Email, and Telephone Number
How your data is collected
We will collect information from you if you are a member of our organization, if you have attended or sponsored any of our events or if you have completed any forms on our site or have contacted us with comments or specific requests. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully. The platforms we use that store your data are Constant Contact for email marketing and a customized database using FileMaker Pro for Membership Management.
What we use your data for
We use your data for the following purposes:
To provide you with the highest possible level of service and to help you get the best out of this website.
For the effective administration of this site.
To send you details on BABA events and services likely to be of interest.
To respond to your comments or specific requests.
BABA ensures that our use of personal data in marketing communications is proportionate, has a minimal privacy impact and that you would not be surprised or likely to object to receive such communications. At any time, you are free to amend your communication preferences by contacting or by using the unsubscribe feature at the bottom of our emails.
We may store your personal data on servers, which are only based in the United States
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting obligations.
Keeping your information secure
All information that you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We have put in place appropriate measures to protect the security of your information. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of the information transmitted to our site and you acknowledge that any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access or inadvertent disclosure.
Third party partners and service providers
It may be necessary for BABA to transfer your information to third party processors, such as mailing houses, event sponsors and hosts, partner Associations, and companies or parties involved in our events. BABA does not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Arrangements are made to ensure that such information is adequately protected.
Amending or viewing your data
Information on minors
BABA uses reputable third parties to deliver the e-mails you receive. We use Constant Contact to send event notices and other emails to the BABA community at-large. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.
What Cookie types do we use?
Our Cookies are either first party or third party. Whether a Cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the Cookie. First Party Cookies are placed directly by us, while other parties we may do business with set Third Party Cookies. These third parties collect data directly from your web browser and the processing of this data is subject to their own privacy policies.
Cookies are either:
Session Cookies – which allow websites to link your actions during a browser session. We may use these for a variety of purposes such as remembering what you clicked on, on the previous page visited. These session Cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term; or
Persistent Cookies – which are stored on your device in between browser sessions and allow your preferences or actions across a site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. These Cookies do not expire once the browsing session closes and remain on your device until an expiration date set by the source of the Cookie.
What are the categories of the Cookies we use?
Essential Cookies: These Cookies are essential to make our website work correctly, they enable you to move around our website and use our features. These Cookies are necessary for the provision of our services and if you do not want us to collect such information, you must cease using our website immediately.
Performance Cookies: These Cookies help us understand how you interact with our website, by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our website.
Functionality Cookies: These Cookies allow our website to remember if you have previously visited our site or the choices you make (such as your user name, language, region or preferences) to provide a more personalized online experience.
Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These Cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement.
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