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Privacy Policy

BAME in Hospitality is a support network to the BAME community within hospitality, or education. We support through inspiring, empowering and creating connections.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to describe how we treat the data that we collect and hold from our members and non-members, in keeping with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We use the data that we collect for communication purposes only, and by doing so we will:

  • Ensure that your data is kept safe, securely and private.
  • We will not share your data with any third-party organisation without your consent.
  • Give you the option to review your marketing choices.

Data Use

As a membership network, we use and manage member data for communication purposes including membership services, payment, newsletters, blog posts, surveys, and research.

If you purchase a ticket to an event from us, we will collect the necessary data for that booking. All appropriate information relating to that transaction will be specified, at the time of purchase. In this instance, we will process your data.

Access to data

The following will have access to your data only:

  • Employees of BAME in hospitality, who are involved in issuing communications.
  • Third-party contractors of BAME in Hospitality such as newsletter/marketing services.

Any third-party contractor will be vetted to ensure that they are fully adherent to GDPR.

Your data is your membership record, and if you decide to cease membership, we will store your data for a further 12 months, after this time the data will be destroyed.

If you have any questions or comments on this policy, please contact us at contact@bameinhospitality.co.uk

Cookie Policy

By accessing BAME in Hospitality’s website, you are agreeing to the terms of our privacy policy.  BAME in Hospitality is committed to protect your personal information when you use our website. At all times we ensure that your privacy is respected and protected.

Cookies are small files with a function of understanding the behaviours of individual whilst online using websites and mobile applications.  They serve the purpose of improving your navigation, and will not identify you personally.

Third party cookies can be set by services that appear on our website, and are controlled by operators of that service and not in BAME in Hospitality’s control. Examples of this are LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media operators. BAME in Hospitality therefore can not accept liability with regards to this.

BAME in Hospitality does use Google Analytics, a web analytic services provided by Google to help us to analyse how and when our users interact with our website. This service provides general information about user behaviours, and will not identify you personally. If you wish to understand more about this please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy.

By using our website, BAME in Hospitality understand you to have given us ‘implied consent’ for the use of cookies. Should you disagree with this consent, it is possible to stop your browser accepting cookies. However, if you do disable cookies, it will impact some of the website features and experience. This setting can usually be found in Options or Preferences in your web browser.

If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please email us at contact@bameinhospitality.co.uk or click ‘unsubscribe’ on the footer of our newsletter.