Posted on 23rd May 2018
On this very day the new Europe-wide GDPR legislation comes into force. It means that there will be tighter rules on data, the holding of data and the use of data without permission.
The BHBPA holds important contact data about member companies on a single database. We send out a weekly newsletter and occasional other messages of importance or invitations to events. As a general policy established even before I took on this role we never give out members’ data.
Now, as an organisation which communicates from Business To Business, we are reminding you, our members, that as before, if you no longer wish to receive communications from the BHBPA, you can click on the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the newsletter. This is your chance to ‘opt out’ and will result in us deleting the contact information we have for you.
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."
"Regular, well organised events, excellent updates and information by email along with a warm welcome from the Chair and Coordinator are just some of the positives at BHBPA."
"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"