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Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy administrates the way in which the Warwick Business School Schools collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.wbss.co.uk website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the site and all products and services offered by Warwick Business School Society.

Personal Identification Information
Warwick Business School Society may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when: users visit our site, purchase membership on site, purchase membership in person, subscribe to the newsletter and other events. Users may be asked for a number of contact details, including but not limited to and as appropriate: name, email address. Users may however visit this website anonymously, however will not be able to access the membership area anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to provide personal identification information but this may mean that they are prevented from participating in the member site and event related activities.

Non-personal identification information
Warwick Business School Society will collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Cookies on our web browsers
Our site uses “cookies” to enhance user experience and for security and authentication purposes. Web browsers place cookies on the users’ hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their browsers to refuse cookies, or to make the user aware of when cookies are being sent. But, the users will have to note that some parts of the site may not work or function properly in these circumstances.

How Warwick Business School Society will use information collected
Warwick Business School Society may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes:
i) To create an online WBSS membership account to allow members to register for both our corporate and social events, alongside gaining access to our psychometric tests.
ii) To improve our website
Feedback given will be used to improve Warwick Business School Society products and services
iii) To process payments
Information provided in the process of placing an order will be used to aid the service for that order. Information is not shared to outside parties except to the extent in which the service needs to be provided.
Credit card payments are handled by Stripe which is PCI compliant. Stripe exceeds the most stringent industry standards for security.
iv) To send newsletters and email communication
If a user agrees to receive communication and emails through our newsletters and mailing lists emails will include updates on company and partner news, updates, related product or service information, etc. The user is able to unsubscribe from the mailing list by following the unsubscribe information at the bottom of the newsletters or alternatively contacting [email protected]

How user information is protected
Appropriate data collection, storage, processing practices and security measures are put in place to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information, email, password, name, transaction information and data stored through our website.
Sharing of user personal information
Warwick Business School Society do not sell/trade/rent User Personal identification information to other parties and organisation or individuals. However, we may share generic aggregated information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, advertisers and trusted affiliates for the purposed outlined above. Furthermore, Stripe gains access to submitted credit card information.

Third Party Websites
Users may find external content on our site that link to the websites of our partners, subscribers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. Warwick Business School Society do not take control for the content or links that are found on these websites and are therefore not responsible for any practices employed by these websites linked to or from the Warwick Business School website. These sites or services may include content or links that continually change and may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and use on any other website, including websites which may have a link to our site is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Linked sites to our website are checked at the time of linking for possible legal violations. A permanent control of the linked pages is unreasonable without concrete evidence of a violation. Upon notification of violations, links will be removed immediately.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button, Login SDK)
On our pages plugins of social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated. The Facebook plugin, you agree to the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” ( “Like”) on our side. An overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established. Facebook gets this information that you have with your IP address visited our page. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook at http://facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign to visit our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( “Google”). Google Analytics uses. “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address to a server transmitted by Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator. Is undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your IP address will not be merged with other data held by Google.
You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, we point out that you can optionally use to their full extent in this case not all features of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading available at the following link browser plugin and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Changes to this privacy policy
Warwick Business School Society has full discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When updated, the date will be updated at the bottom of this page. Users are encouraged to check this page regularly for changes on how we are continually aiming to protect their personal information that we collect. Users acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy and become aware of any modifications.

User acceptance of these terms
By using this site, users agree to this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Warwick Business School Society website. Continued use of the site following any changes made to the policy is deemed to represent acceptance of these changes.

Contacting Us
If users have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or dealings with the site please contact us at:
Warwick Business School Society
[email protected]
This document was last updated on 1 November 2016