Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


British Grassland Society (BGS) respects each individual's right to personal privacy.  We will collect and use information through our website only in the ways disclosed in this statement.  This statement applies solely to information collected at The British Grassland Society's website.

Part I.  Information Collection

BGS collects information through our website at several points.  We collect the following information about primary visitors: user email addresses.

We collect this information through a registration form, the information is collected voluntarily. We need to collect this information as to gain access to restricted areas of our website BGS Members need to identify themselves.

We employ cookies. A cookie is a small text file that our Web Server places on a user's computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable BGS to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users. Our cookies have an expiration date. Our cookies do not collect personally identifiable information.

Banner adverts appearing on our website do not collect any information. Third parties collect the following information at our website: website usage statistics to enable us to review and improve our website.

Part II.  Information Usage.

The information collected by BGS will be used for granting users access to the website. Appraising the effectiveness of our website.

Registered users may receive additional announcements from us about events, services and a newsletter.

The information we collect will not be used to create customer profiles based on browsing or purchasing history.  We will not supplement information collected at our website with data from other sources.

We will not share data with third parties.

We offer links to other websites.  Please note: When you click on links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies.  Their standards may differ from ours.

Our website offers a user forum.  Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge.

If our policy on information collection or uses changes, will advise you by updating this page within seven days.

Part III.  Access to Information

BGS maintains the accuracy of our information by reviewing memberships annually.  Users may access their own personal information and contact us by email about inaccuracies they may find. Users may delete their information from our database by contacting the BGS office by either telephone or email.

Part IV. Problem Resolution

If problems arise, users may contact BGS by telephone or email.  We are committed to resolving disputes within one calendar month.

Part V. Data Storage and Security

BGS protects user information with the following security measures: secure servers and firewalls.


BGS Members BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

Local Societies

BGS Members Use our Local Society directory to locate your nearest societies, information resources and experts on grassland farming and foraging.