Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Preservation of your privacy is important to BIEN, and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data.

References to “we”, “us”, “you” or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to BIEN, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, charity registration number 1177066.

1. Information about you

1.1   We will collect personal information from you when you correspond with us or sign up to receive our monthly email update. This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, telephone numbers, and job title.

2. Our use of this information

2.1   Your personal information will only be used in relation to the purposes expressed in your correspondence with us, and to send you our monthly email updates following your registration to receive it.

2.2   We will not share your information with any other individual or organisation without your express consent.

3. Security

3.1   We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give to us.

3.2   Communications that we send by email will not be in an encrypted form. Email, unless encrypted, is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects, we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

4. Cookies

4.1   BIEN does not currently use cookies on its website. If cookies are used in the future then they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy. Cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary.

5. Other information

5.1   If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at

5.2   This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

5.3   Links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.