By making contact with the GBCT, you have previously stated that you are happy to be contacted by us plus other individuals and companies who are affiliated with the GBCTvia us. We respect the personal information and contact details that you have entrusted us with, so in line with the new general data protection regulations, we wanted to let you know that we have reviewed our privacy policy, which explains how we manage and store your information securely and why it is important to us.

If, once you have read this information you would like to see the GBCT’s privacy policy in full, then please read through the rest of this document.


The GUILD OF BRITISH CAMERA TECHNICIANS Privacy Policy

The GBCT takes your privacy seriously. Access to and use of GBCT website pages is provided subject to the following privacy policy.

Members Privacy Policy - As a membership organization, the GBCT is entitled to keep personal data on all its members for the effective working of the Guild’s business. This information may be used by us for the provision of any of the services we normally supply to you.We take security seriously and every precaution is taken to keep data safe. From time to time we may ask for your written consent to use some of your data for the public aspects of our services (e.g. the Crew Directory).We do not sell or share your data to any third party.

You have the option at any time to request that we:

1.Remove your details from our database if you leave theGBCT

2.Update the information we hold about you

3.Stop using your data for any public business(e.g: Crew Directory)

4.Stop sending you data.

You may request a copy of the information that we hold subject to the payment of a request fee.

Should our security be breached at any time we will inform you as soon as possible about what data was accessed.

Non-Members, Clients and Patrons Privacy Policy -

The GBCT may keep personal data on all non-members, clients and patrons for the effective working of the Guild’s business. This information may be used by us for the provision of any of the services we normally supply to you. We take security seriously and take every precaution to keep your data safe. From time to time we mayask for your written consent to use some of your data for the public aspects of our services (e.g. the Crew Directory). We do not sell your data to any third party. You have the option at any time to request that we:

1.Remove details from the database and/or any other form of data storage

2.Update the information we hold about you

3.Not use your data for any public business (e.g. the Crew Directory)

4.Stop sending you data.

You may request a copy of the information that we hold subject to the payment of a request fee.

Should our security be breached at any time we will inform you as soon as possible about what data was accessed.

Online Privacy Practices -

We at GBCTare keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the Internet and other services we may be able to offer to you.This policy sets out our online privacy practices and how we intend to utilize the information provided by you if you register via the gbct.org HomePage or Members' Area. We request that all users read and accept this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy applicable to this Site you must cease using the Site, or anyone linked from it that is within our control, immediately.

We are registered under current Data Protection Regulations and to ensure we comply with all protection the Regulationsaffords to you we have set out below how we intend to utilize the information provided by you if you use this site. Further information is on the Internet at https://ico.org.uk/GBCT makes no effort to identify public individual users of this site. No identifying data of such individual users is disclosed to any third party for any purpose. We will not share your personal information for marketing or any other purposes without your consent unless where required by law. We will always respect your privacy and any personal communication between you and ourselves. We will always comply with any data protection legislation currently in force. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO RECEIVE FURTHER UPDATES PLEASE EMAIL [email protected]. By default, we use your email to send you information and weekly newsletters via Mailchimp. If you do not wish to receive these, you can click ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the weekly email. When you access the site, we may ask you to give us your name, email address and other personal information that will be needed to supply the services to you. You can 'unsubscribe' at any time. We may use your personal data for contacting you via the phone or e-mail for support, notification of new services, general correspondence regarding the Site and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future informative emails from us once you have registered please inform us by email.Email interactions are guided by general net-etiquette conventions. The information you provide will be kept confidential and will only be passed on to external companies if you have opted in to permit GBCT to give your contact information to selected companies, business partners, sponsors and advertisers. If you opt out of permitting GBCT to pass on your information, it will be used only to support your member/customer relationship with us (i.e. e-mails only from GBCT) and to provide the specified service. We do not disclose or sell your information outside our companyexcept if we sell the whole or part of our business.The above does not apply to users sendingemail to GBCT addresses or lists on this site (some of which may not be in the GBCT.org domain) or responses to user completed forms on GBCT web pages. Our site may not always be available and the material on it may not necessarily reflect our views. All users must agree not to tamper with the site and respect our intellectual property rights and those of our licensors and by accepting this privacy policy you hereby agree to do so. The site may also have links to other websites over which we have no control.Logged information is kept indefinitely as administrative and research material. However, in accordance with statutory obligations we only collect personal information from you which is necessary for us to supply the services to you. You have the option at any time to request that we:

Remove details from our database

Update the information we hold about you

Request a copy of the information that we hold subject to the payment of a request fee;or

Stop receiving data.

All you need to do is write to the address below quoting "GBCTWebsite" and in each case quote your name and leave a telephone number so that we may contact you. We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity.

Trading from our site - 

If we widen our business opportunities to include trading from our website we will make sure you can buy safely online. This is a priority for us and certain links accessible from our site may offer items and services online. We have made strenuous efforts to ensure that security is one of our highest priorities and we have devoted a great deal of effort to ensure that our online security measures help to safeguard your information. Where possible we use industry-standard technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive information such as your name and address; and critically-sensitive information like your credit card number.

We hope that once you understand the measures we take to help ensure secure transactions and privacy, and the steps you can take yourself, you will be as happy about the safety of your online transaction and order information as we are.

The Guild of British Camera Technicians

Panavision Building, Metropolitan Centre, 
Bristol Road, Greenford, UB6 8GD

Tel: 020 8813 1999 Email: [email protected]

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