Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

When you supply any personal information to Young Business Club London (YBCL) we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use this data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain how we will use it and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.

In general, any information you provide to YBCL will only be used within YBCL and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to YBCL or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on YBCL, YBCL can use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

GDPR Policy

The Young Business Club London is committed to complying with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) law, that comes into effect from 25th May 2018. The club is a not for profit organisation and our purpose is to facilitate networking and to create commerce in the local business community. To do so we share your name and the name of your organisation on a list with other attendees at our events. The club may also create and distribute photographic images of you when promoting the club’s activities.

We may also have to share some of your personal details with the venue hosting the event, to identify any special dietary requirements or special needs. The information you give us may be made available to the authorities as required by UK law, but we will not share or sell your information to any third parties without first seeking your specific permission to do so.

By becoming a member or candidate member of the club, you are giving us your consent to share your name organisation’s name and photographic image with other members and guests attending club events and on occasion in the media and on social media. You are also agreeing to be accountable for ensuring that, your guests give their consent to share their name, organisations name and photographic image with other attendees at the lunch and on occasion in the media and on social media for networking and promoting the club’s activities.

If you wish to amend or remove the data, we hold on your behalf please contact our Data Protection Officer on

Access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that YBCL holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please address requests to the Data Protection Officer.

Cookies Policy

This cookie policy sets out how YBCL uses and protects any information that you give YBCL when you use this website. YBCL is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. YBCL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section below.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

__utma Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.
__utmb Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
__utmc These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.