Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association website collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of the www.nsbka.org website ("Site") which includes www.nsbka.com, www.nsbka.co.uk.  This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by the NSBKA website. (January 2017)

 

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order e.g. for places on a course, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously, although some areas are only available to users who are members of the NSBKA and are logged into the site. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

 

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information does not personally identify the User.

 

Web browser cookies

Our Site will use "cookies" to enhance User experience. The User's own web browser places our cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to keep track of information about them, such as if the user is logged in or not (Authentication cookie). A User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies completely, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If a Users web browser does not accept our cookies, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly, and the user will not be able to log onto our Site as we use the authentication cookie method.

 

How we use collected information

The NSBKA may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

•  To improve customer service
 Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To personalize user experience
 We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

To improve our Site
 We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

To process payments
 We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
 To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

To send periodic emails
 We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If the User decides to opt in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include Association news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or an unsubscribe link.


How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users would happen over a SSL/TLS secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures as and when required.

 

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

 

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

The NSBKA has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will endeavour to post a notification on the main page of our Site, or email Users directly. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications. - (January 2017)

 

Your acceptance of these terms is implied

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, we will be sorry not to see you, but please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please use the Contact Form

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire

The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire.

We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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