Privacy Policy for London Business Forum

At London Business Forum, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it and how we keep it secure. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this Policy.

We may update this Policy occasionally. The latest version is published on this page. Please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any updates. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy. 

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@londonbusinessforum.com, or in writing to:

London Business Forum
38 Bartholomew Close
London
EC1A 7HP

Alternatively, you can telephone us on 020 7600 4222.

 

Who are we?

We’re London Business Forum, a company dedicated to creating a programme of fun and insightful events for business people. We are a UK registered company.

 

How do we collect information from you?

We collect information about you when you use our website. For example, when you register with us, place an order for products or services or subscribe to receive our email updates.

We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

 

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect may include:

  • Your name, company and job title

  • Your contact information, including your email address 

  • Your postal address (usually your work address)

  • Website usage data

If you make a payment online, your card information is not held by us. It is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

 

How do we use your information?

We collect this information from you to process your order, manage your account and event bookings and, if you agree, to email you about other products or services that may be of interest to you.

Collecting your information helps us understand what you are looking for from the London Business Forum, enabling us to deliver improved events and services.

Specifically, we may use your information:

  • For our own internal records

  • To contact you to confirm your booking(s)

  • To request feedback after an event and send you links to past event resources

  • To improve the products and services we provide

  • To customise the website for you

  • To send you communications, which you have opted in to about products, services, offers and other things we think might be of interest to you

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information for as long as we need to in order to comply with our legal obligations. You must inform us of any changes to it so that we can keep your personal information up to date.

 

Who has access to your information?

We will only share your details within our organisation and among our employees, or where necessary with a venue (of an event) who requires delegate details for security purposes.

We will never lease or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit consent or the law requires us to.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

If you make a payment online, your card information is not held by us. It is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

 

Controlling information about you

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us, then you can choose not to tick the relevant boxes situated on the form where we collect your information.

If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily via one of these methods:

You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you wish to find out what data we hold for you, or to have it amended or removed from our database and website, or you have questions about this Policy, please contact us using the contact details above.

 

Cookies and how we use them

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.

Please visit our Cookie Policy page, which describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...

 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to our website so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. 

Please note that we have no control of websites outside the londonbusinessforum.com domain. If you provide information to a website that we link to, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy, even if you access them using links from our site.

 

Transferring your information outside of Europe

We will not transfer your data outside the European Union unless you require and have authorised us to do so. If we collect information about you from outside the European Union we may transfer that data into a Member State of the European Union.

 

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in April 2018.