Privacy notice

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the British Parachute Association Ltd collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites
  • people who use our services, eg who subscribe to our newsletter or request a publication from us.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.bpa.org.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website (www.bpa.org.uk). We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by the BPA

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set (see 'Essential site cookie' below). A second cookie (see 'Content Management System cookie' below) is set on a small number of users' machines, depending on the browser they use, when they arrive at the BPA site. We do not use this cookie for any purpose and are working to remove it or find another solution. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

Cookie

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Essential site cookie

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This cookie is essential for the online notification form to operate and is set upon your arrival to the BPA site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Content Management System

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This cookie is set by our Content Management System on a small number of browsers, upon accessing the CMS to aid effeciency of the user specific content. It is not used by the BPA for any purpose.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Links to other websites

Our websites may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information which you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Updated 21 November 2014

British Parachute Association would like to be able to use cookies to store small amounts of information on your computer to make your experience of this site better. None of the information is personally identifiable. We have already set a cookie that is essential for the use of the site.
Please read our privacy policy for more information


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