Privacy Policy

We, Business Clubs Limited, are committed to protecting your privacy and this Privacy Policy (together with our website terms and conditions) sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications network used by us trading as One Alfred Place.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1988 (the ‘Act’), the data controller is Business Clubs Limited of 1 Alfred Place, London WC1E 7EB. If you have any requests concerning your personal information, or any queries with regard to these practices please contact our nominated representative for the purposes of the Act:

  • 1. Supplying Personal Information
    • 1.1 Please note that you do not have to provide personal information in order to use the public areas of our website (the ”Website”). However, to access the Member's Area of the Website you will need to provide certain personal information to us.
  • 2. Information We May Collect From You
    • 2.1 We may collect and process the following personal information about you:
      • (a) Information that you provide by filling in our online forms on the Website (such as application for membership);
      • (b) Information provided at the time of applying to become a member of One Alfred Place;
      • (c) Your email details and any other information provided in correspondence from you;
      • (d) Information provided by you in the event that we ask you to complete surveys or satisfaction questionnaires for our marketing purposes, although these shall not be obligatory to fill in;
      • (e) Information in connection with your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
  • 3. IP Addresses and Cookies
    • 3.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing activities and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
    • 3.2 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using Cookies, which are small data files containing information which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Use of this information helps us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service, for example, recognising when you return to our site.
    • 3.3 Should you want to refuse us access to Cookies, you can do this by changing the setting on your computer. Please note, that by doing this you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Otherwise, our system will automatically issue Cookies when you log on to the Website.
  • 4. Storage of Information
    • 4.1 All information provided to us is stored in our secure servers and we shall use strict procedures and security measures to try and prevent unauthorised use and/or access. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using high security technology. Where we have given you or you have chosen a password as part of registration with us, you are responsible for keeping this confidential and not sharing it with anyone.
    • 4.2 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and although we shall do our best to protect your personal information provided to us, we cannot guarantee its security and we therefore exclude all liability for personal data lost in transmission to the Website.
    • 4.3 The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”), or be processed by our staff operating outside the EEA. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing, processing or other use. However, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • 5. Use of Personal Information
    • 5.1 We may process your personal information collected in accordance with Clauses 2 and 3 for the purposes of:
      • (a) Providing and personalising our services;
      • (b) Managing and monitoring the applications for membership;
      • (c) Dealing with your enquiries and requests;
      • (d) Maintaining information as a reference tool;
      • (e) Using information for marketing and research purposes.
  • 6. Disclosures
    • 6.1 We will disclose your personal information to third parties only for the following reasons:
      • (f) if Business Clubs Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; or
      • (g) if we are under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal information or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions at [link] and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, safety of Business Clubs Ltd, our customers or others including the exchange of information for the purposes of credit risk reduction and fraud protection.
  • 7. Your Access Rights
    • 7.1 You have a right to access the personal information held about you under the Act in accordance with its procedure for doing so. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at Membership Secretary, One Alfred Place, 1 Alfred Place, London WC1E 7EB. We reserve the right to charge you a fee of £10 for the administrative expenses incurred in providing this information.
  • 8. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
    We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy without notice. Any such changes will be effective from the date on which the amended Privacy Policy has been posted to the Website.
  • 9. Amending Your Personal Information
    Please help us keep our records up to date and accurate: if your personal details change, or if you wish to make any requests in connection with this Privacy Policy, then please click here.