Privacy Policy

BTPA Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Bowen Therapy Professional Association (BTPA) uses and protects any information that you supply when you use this website.

BTPA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

BTPA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 30 March 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, email address and phone number (contact details).
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
  • BTPA Members' use of the members' area (date and time) may be logged.
  • BTPA Member survey responses, course reviews and testimonials when submitted through the website.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information for administrative and business purposes and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • Contacting BTPA Members about their merchandise orders.
  • Responding to enquiries from members of the public.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new services, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

How we use cookies

The BTPA website makes use of cookies for its Members' Area - if you turn off cookies you may not have full access to the website.

Bowen Therapist searches which result in individual therapist details being displayed are tracked and analysed for membership and administrative purposes. Your IP address is stored, as well as the date and time you make the therapist search. This helps BTPA to know where in the country the distribution of Bowen Therapist searches occurs.

BTPA also tracks your website activity in order to produce anonymous website statistics, relating to the www.bowentherapy.org.uk website (only). This helps us to see which pages on the website are popular.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website.

Google's use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the advertising opt-out page.

See the Google Privacy Policy at www.google.com/privacypolicy.html for the data that may be collected, and what it might be used for.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard and secure the information we collect about you.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your rights in relation to your personal information

  • To access your personal information and to be informed about its use.
  • To correct your personal information.
  • To have your personal information deleted (if you are not a BTPA member).
  • To restrict the use of your personal information (for direct marketing purposes).

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

How long we retain your personal information

Member details are retained for as long as is necessary to provide the services of the association. Member details may be retained after a member leaves the association, in case that member decided to rejoin BTPA.

Personal data for the general public are held for as long as necessary to provide the services or information requested, this data may be retained if that person indicates they intend to join the BTPA.

Our details

The data controller in respect of this website is 'Bowen Therapy Professional Association' of PO BOX 7804, Daventry, NN11 1GP. You can contact the data controller in writing or by sending an email to ask@bowentherapy.org.uk.

You may request details about personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 or General Data Protection Regulation (May 2018). A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the Data Controller at the above address.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please let us know. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.