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Privacy Policy

About this statement

This privacy policy statement sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of this web site by any interested party

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us at


This privacy policy only covers BIPA web site at

Information collected

We collect information from visitors to this web site through the use of enquiry forms. We do not store or capture personal information but simply log your IP address (this is the technical standard which ensures messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood) which is automatically recognised by the web server.

Use of information

We process information collected via this web site for the purposes of: -

  • Dealing with your requests and enquiries.
  • Providing you with information about BIPA


We do not sell personal information collected through this site or use your personal information for any other purposes than those stated above.


Cookies may be used by us to provide you with customised information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site. Cookies may also allow us to make our web site more user friendly thus providing you with a better experience when you return to our web site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You do not have to accept cookies, and you should read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can set up your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, this will give you the opportunity to decide whether to accept it. If you disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain features of a particular web site.


We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. All the data collected by us is stored on a secure server. The secure server software encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us.


Your information is not disclosed to other organisations for commercial purposes and will not be disclosed to any third parties except where BIPA sends direct to a member.

From time to time, we may use any of the above disclosed information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.

Internet-based Transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this web site and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of data in this way.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. You should check this page regularly to see our most up to date policy. We will tell you about any changes to this Privacy policy by showing the date of the changes in the 'Last updated' section below. By using the website after the date we make any changes, you are agreeing to the changes.

If you do not want to receive e-mail news or other communication from us in the future, please let us know by contacting us via or simply by following the instructions provided in our e-mail you might receive.

If you are concerned about how your information is used, please contact us at

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at

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Last updated: 19 January 2012