Privacy Policy

British Association of Cannes (hereinafter referred to as “BAC”) is committed to protecting your personal information, using it in accordance with all applicable laws and being transparent about what we do with it.

This Privacy Policy sets out how and why we obtain, use and protect your personal information.

Key points

We will only send you marketing information electronically (eg. by email, social media) if you specifically agree to us doing so.

You can change your marketing preferences at any time by emailing at

If you ask us to stop sending marketing information we will update our records to stop further mailings as quickly as we can.

We collect personal data (ie. your name, postal & email addresses and telephone number etc.) when you give them to us for various purposes, such as donating, seeking advice, signing up for an event etc.

This Privacy Policy is written in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. If you have any questions about it, please contact us at

How do we obtain your personal information?

When you give it to us directly.  You may give us your information in order to become a member, register for one of our events, when you contact us to ask about our activities, make a donation to us etc.

When your information is available publicly or from other external sources. We may combine information that we already have about you with information available publicly or available from external sources (printed, digital, social media). The information we get from these sources may depend on your privacy settings or the responses you give, so you should regularly check them. For example, you may have provided permission for a company or other organisation to share your data with third parties. This could be when you buy a product or service, register for an online competition or sign up with a comparison site. Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.

What information do we collect?

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you. For example, it can include information such as your name, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number, IP address, credit/debit card details, and information relating to your health and personal circumstances.

The kind of information we collect, why we collect it, if we share it, and the legal basis for this data collection is set out below. When you contact BAC  to:

Become a member

We collect the following types of information: title, name, address, email, phone number.

We use this information to: add you to our membership list so that we can inform you about our activities and events.

Right of portability – you have a right to obtain your personal data from us and re-use it for your own purposes, without hindering the usability of the data. This includes the right to require us to pass on information we obtained from you to another data controller. This right applies when we process your data with consent and we are carrying out processing by automated means.

Right to be forgotten – you have a right to seek the erasure of your data. You may wish to exercise this right for any reason, for example where it is no longer necessary for us to continue holding or processing your personal data. This right is not absolute, as we may need to continue processing this information, for example, to comply with any legal obligations, or for reasons of public interest. We may also need to keep some information about you in order to, for example, comply with an instruction not to contact you again. We will respond to a right to be forgotten request within one month.

Changes to this policy

We may change our privacy policy from time to time so please check back periodically.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GD PR) took effect from 25 May 2018.
This Privacy Policy was last updated July 2018.