BA Clubs Privacy Policy: Touchdown

This Privacy Policy is applicable to any personal information, which is given by You to Us ("User Information") via the web site located at www.ba-touchdown.com ("Site"). This Policy is devised to help you feel more confident about the privacy and security of your personal details.
"You" shall mean you, the user of the Site. "We/Us" means BA Clubs. "Users" means the users of the Site collectively and/or individually as the context allows.
We process personal data only in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated legislation. Any 3rd Party website that you may connect to from this Site is not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Data Collection

When using the Site You may encounter areas such as contact or registration for newsletters, forums, shopping or services where You may be asked to enter User Information. Such User Information will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected, for any other purposes specified at the collection point and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How we may use your data

By entering Your User Information, You accept that we may retain Your User Information and that it may be held by Us or any third party company which processes it on Our behalf.
We shall be entitled to use Your User Information for the following purposes:
• market research, including statistical analysis of user behaviour which we may disclose to third parties in depersonalised, aggregated form.
• in order to enable Us to comply with any requirements imposed on us by law.
• in order to send You periodic communications (this may include email), about features, products and services, events and special offers. Such communications from Us may include advertising for third party companies or organisations.
For your convenience you can withdraw consent by replying to the "unsubscribe" link in emails from us.
Please also note that we do not disclose your personal information to third parties to enable them to send you direct marketing without your permission to do so.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session

Advertising

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Security and Data Retention

Security is very important to Us. Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption technology is used for protection of information in transit for any sensitive transactions such as payments. Additional security procedures are in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Your User information.

We will comply with all relevant Data Protection legislation in relation to the period for which We retain any information You disclose to us.

Updates

You may notify Us of any updates, amendments and corrections to previously collected User Information by using the Form in the Contact section of the site.

We may change this privacy policy from time to time and you should check these regularly. Your use of the BA Clubs Site will be deemed an acceptance of the privacy policy existing at that time.

Contact

Any queries or comments about this policy, or complaints, should be forwarded to feedback@baclubs.com or by post to: BA Clubs, Concorde Club, Crane Lodge Road, Cranford, Middlesex, TW5 9PQ

Last revised July, 2012