Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with data protection legislation, we must tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used. Any information you submit will be stored securely.

In accordance with the law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for correspondence, information and service provision.

We do not use profiling, we do not sell or pass your data to third parties. We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified.

We make sure your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed to be no longer necessary.

We regularly review our policies to keep up to date in protecting your data.

Data protection law (including GDPR)

We have a legal duty to protect personal information we collect from you. BAS Club is the data controller for your data.


What we mean by personal information

“Personal data” means data which relate to a living individual who can be identified: –

  • From those data, or;
  • From those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, the data controller and includes any expression of opinion about the individual and any indication of the intentions of the data controller or any other person in respect of the individual.

All personal information that we obtain from you will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy and relevant data protection law.


Personal information collected

We collect and process the following data: –

  • Your name and email address if you register to receive our newsletter;
  • Your email address if you subscribe to receive news updates by email;
  • Information you provide when you submit or post content to the site or when you contact us (including when you report a problem with the site to us or make a general enquiry), and;
  • Non-personally identifiable information collected by Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use the site (see Cookies below).

By providing us with your personal data, you consent to our processing (using and storing) your personal data for the purposes set out below.


How we use your personal information

We use personal data held about you in the following ways: –

  • To reply to enquiries you have made and to respond to requests for help and support;
  • To contact you by email with information about news related to BAS Club and with details that may be relevant to you (if you have subscribed to our newsletter), and;
  • For assessment and analysis to enable us to review, develop and improve the services we offer.

We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your information with any other party, unless required to do so for law enforcement purposes.

This means that if you opt in to receive information from BAS Club you will only ever receive information from us i.e. we will never spam you with unrelated offers or third party promotions.

We will only keep your data for the purpose it was collected for and only for as long as is necessary. After which it will be deleted. (You many request the deletion of your data held by BAS Club at any time).


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The following section explains the cookies we use and why. This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission.

Members of BAS Club who have access to the member only areas of this site have agreed to their personal data being stored and used to enable and manage access to our content. Should you have any concerns about this or wish to cancel or amend your membership, please contact our Membership Secretary.



This cookie is used to remember your choices about cookies on Where you have previously indicated a preference, that will be stored in this cookie.


Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP addresses anonymously on its servers in the US. Neither BAS Club nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

Google Analytics cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a returning visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session. They are set only after you have given us consent to use cookies.

For more information, see Google Analytics.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit


WishList Member

This is a membership website, with much content protected and only accessible by registered members of BAS Club.

To manage user access and content protection the site uses WishList Member which uses several cookies for these purposes.

For more information, see the WishList Member website.



We use WooCommerce to provide our online shop. For more information about  cookies used by this system, see the WooCommerce cookies documentation.



This website is built using WordPress, which uses cookies for authentication. That means that in order to log in to the site, you must have cookies enabled in your browser.

WordPress sets cookies to store your authentication details to indicate when you’re logged in and who you are.

In addition, when you comment on news posts, cookies will be stored on your computer too. This is purely a convenience, so that you don’t need to re-type all your information again when you want to leave another comment.

For more information, see the WordPress cookies documentation.


Vimeo Video

We embed videos from Vimeo in our Oral History Project. When you press play Vimeo may set cookies to enable the video to play and maintain the security of its service. These cookies do not directly identify anyone.

If you have a Vimeo account and are logged in, Vimeo may set cookies for analytics and advertising purposes and collect data linked to your Vimeo account when you visit a page containing a Vimeo video.

For more information, see the Vimeo cookies policy.


Visual Composer

Website contributors will use the Visual Composer functionality when adding or editing content on

Visual Composer uses a functional cookie to store a version number for updates.

How do I change my cookie settings?

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the ‘C’ icon (bottom left hand corner of this browser window). You can then choose to turn off analytical cookies. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

How we protect your personal data

We are strongly committed to data security and privacy and we take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure an appropriate level of security, proportionate to risk.

This website is maintained by Digital Nomads Limited and hosted on secure, UK based servers.

The website uses several industry standard security components to enhance the standard WordPress security functions. These features seek to block attempted attacks and make various configuration changes to mitigate against vulnerabilities. Software components are monitored and frequently updated as new versions are released.


Your rights and your personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data: –

When exercising any of the rights listed below, in order to process your request, we may need to verify your identity for your security.  In such cases we will need you to respond with proof of your identity before you can exercise these rights.

  • The right to access personal data we hold on you;
  • The right to correct and update the personal data we hold on you;
  • The right to have your personal data erased;
  • The right to object to processing of your personal data or to restrict it to certain purposes only;
  • The right to data portability;
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time for any processing of data to which consent was obtained, and;
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

For further information or advice on your rights please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.


Contacting us

You can contact BAS Club in the following ways: –

Via the contact form on our website

By email to

By post to BAS Club, 61 Bridge Street, Kington HR5 3DJ


Changes to the privacy notice & cookie statement

If this privacy notice & cookie statement changes in any way, we will post the new information on this page.

Last updated: 29 April, 2024