Website Privacy Policy


This privacy policy applies between users of the British Copyright Council (BCC) website and the BCC,
which owns and provides the website. It does not extend to any other website that can be accessed from
the BCC website. For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data
controller is the British Copyright Council.
The British Copyright Council is committed to the lawful and correct treatment of personal data.
Accordingly, we fully endorse and adhere to the principles of data protection, as set out in General Data
Protection Regulation and other relevant privacy legislation.
Specifically, personal information shall be:
(a) processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner,
(b) collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes,
(c) adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary,
(d) accurate and where necessary kept up to date,
(e) kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the
purposes for which those data are processed, and
(f) processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data.
Cookies
A cookie is a small file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website. There are
different types of cookies, for example some collect behavioural information to understand how visitors
are using the site and to remember someone has visited the site before.
The BCC website uses only one type of cookie, which is necessary strictly for your smooth interaction
with the site, e.g. to ensure pages load quickly and effectively. This cookie does not collect behavioural
information or capture any personal details about you, and it expires at the end of your session.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually modify your browser settings to
decline cookies if you prefer. In the case of the BCC website, refusing the cookie may mean some or all
parts of the site do not operate efficiently.
A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, such as AboutCookies.org and
AllAboutCookies.org.
Links to other websites
We provide links to other websites only for your convenience in finding further information. We do not
control these websites and are not responsible for their content or their privacy policies.
Changes to this privacy policy
The British Copyright Council reserves the right to change this policy from time to time as deemed
necessary or to comply with the law. Any changes will be posted on the website.
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the British Copyright Council secretariat at
secretary@britishcopyright.org or telephone +44 (0)20 3290 1444.
Further information regarding the GDPR can be found on the website of the Information Commissioner’s
Office at http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

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