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Privacy Policy for the British Overseas Voters Forum (BOVF)


The British Overseas Voters Forum (BOVF) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of our members' personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use it, the legal basis for processing, how we protect your information, and your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Information We Collect

We collect personal information that you provide to us when you register as a member, sign up for newsletters, or participate in our forums and events. This may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone number, and any other information relevant to your membership or participation in BOVF activities.

How We Use Your Information

Your personal information is used to manage your membership, provide you with services or information you have requested, communicate with you about BOVF activities, and improve our services. We may also use your information for administrative purposes and to comply with legal obligations.

Legal Basis for Processing

We process your personal information on the basis of your consent (when you agree to our use of your information for specific purposes) and to fulfill our contractual obligations to you as a member of BOVF. Additionally, we may process information when it's necessary for our legitimate interests, provided those interests do not override your own rights and interests.

Sharing and Disclosing Your Information

We do not sell, rent, or trade your personal information. We may disclose your information to third parties when necessary for the provision of services to you, when required by law, or with your explicit consent.

Data Security

We take the security of your personal information seriously and have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Your Rights

Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, you have the right to:

  • Access the personal information we hold about you.

  • Request the correction of inaccurate information.

  • Request the deletion of your personal information.

  • Object to the processing of your data.

  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information.

  • Request the transfer of your personal information to another party.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any significant changes and post the updated policy on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us by clicking this link:

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 17 MARCH 2024

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