Business for Calderdale (BfC) is a not for profit networking organisation run by a voluntary committee. The correspondence address for BfC is care of Chadwick Lawrence LLP solicitors, The Fire Station, Dean Clough, Halifax HX3 5AX.

As a not for profit organisation, BfC is not registered with the Information Commissioners Office. The person responsible for data protection at BfC is the chair, Nick Worsnop who can be contacted at nicholasworsnop@chadlaw.co.uk

The data BfC holds is in relation to local businesses and business people who have attended its events, hosted its events, or otherwise expressed an interest in the organisation. The data held is limited individual’s names, contact email addresses, contact telephone numbers, and correspondence address. BfC holds this information for the purposes of marketing only and particularly to update local businesses of events and developments within the organisation.

This data is necessary for the legitimate interests of BfC to perform its networking function. When you visit or use the BfCwebsite, we use analytics to collect information about you by way of cookies. We believe it is necessary for these cookies to use your data in the legitimate interests of BfC for the purpose that we need to use these cookies to monitor use of our website, track the use of our website, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop BfC and to improve and develop website performance. It is also necessary for us to use these cookies to enhance and assist your experience when visiting our website.

We will only use the cookies for these purposes.

BfC shares the data held with Chadwick Lawrence LLP solicitors (of the above address) as well as with members of the committee (details of the individuals the committee comprises can be found on the website www.businessforcalderdale.co.uk).

Aside from that, BfC will not otherwise pass the data to any third party without the individual’s specific agreement that it may do so. Both Chadwick Lawrence and the BfC committee access to the data is subject to written terms between BfC and the individual committee members.

You have the right to ask us for confirmation of the data we hold and are processing about you, to request access to and copies of the data, to ask that any data that we hold be corrected if you believe it is inaccurate or incorrect, and to object to the processing or ask for data to be erased. If you would like to action any of these rights please contact nicholasworsnop@chadlaw.co.uk

If you believe at any time that BfC is not complying with its obligations properly then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office whose details can be found at www.ico.org.uk