Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy has been updated to reflect changes in data protection law. It is effective from May 25 2018.

General information

British Grassland Society (BGS) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. Our privacy policy explains how we collect, manage, use and protect your personal data in accordance with current legislation.

If you have any questions or conceerns regarding our privacy policy or how data we hold for you are handled, please contact us at, or write to British Grassland Society, Log Cabin 13b. Dunston Business Village, Stafford Road, Dunston, ST18 9AB; alternatively please telephone us on 01785 450284.

Website privacy

Our website employs 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, enabling 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.

Website usage statistics are collected by a third party (our web host) to enable us to review and improve our website. They do not collect personally identifiable information. The information we collect is not used to create customer profiles based on browsing or purchasing history.

We do not share your data with third parties for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.

The BGS website provides links to other websites.  When you click on links to other websites, we recommend that you read their privacy policies to understand what will happen with your data.

Our electronic communications include an option to update your preferences, including unsubscribing from the newsletter.