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Privacy Statement

Privacy

This site is designed for both members and non-members of British Mensa. Some areas of the site are only accessible to current members of British Mensa and authorised individuals who must be registered to use the site.

British Mensa Ltd has a firm commitment to privacy and the Data Protection Act. When applying to become a registered user your IP address will be automatically logged with our database to help diagnose any problems with our server and to provide a high level of security to the database.

Cookies set by this site are for the purpose of registering Mensa members and other authorised users in order to facilitate access to password-protected areas and provide additional functionality.

 

Data Protection

The details you have provided here will be used to deal with your enquiry and/or send you more information about Mensa. Your information will not be divulged to any third parties and will be treated in the strictest of confidence. If no further processing is required, we will hold your details for a period of time which will be determined by our financial legal requirements.

 

Security and Data

British Mensa Ltd endeavours to ensure that the site has the essential security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of any information in our control. Users have the option of changing their account registration details previously supplied to British Mensa Ltd by writing to the Membership Secretary at British Mensa Ltd, St John's House, St John's Square, Wolverhampton WV2 4AH.

 

Cookies

Overview

When someone visits this website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to different parts of the site and for system administration purposes. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities or personal information of those visiting this website without making that clear.

Use of Cookies

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.
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

The cookies used on this website are as follows:

Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps us to understand how visitors engage with this website. It enables us to view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with the website so that we can improve it. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site and target our marketing. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can find out more about Google analytics and its policies at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting your use of this website – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across websites you use, visit this Google page:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

YouTube.

We may embed videos via YouTube, and pages with embedded videos may set cookies on your computer, which are used to track interactions e.g. the number of times a video has been watched or shared. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page and privacy policy: http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube

Google+.

Some pages on the site may be integrated with Google+ for sharing content, liking content, and displaying content from Google+. These links may cause cookies to be set on your computer.To find out more please visit Google's privacy policy:
http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Facebook

Some pages on the site may be integrated with Facebook for sharing content, liking content, and displaying content from Facebook. These links may cause cookies to be set on your computer. To find out more please visit: http://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084 and also be sure to read Facebook's privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Twitter

Some pages on the site may be integrated with Twitter for sharing content, liking content, and displaying content from Twitter. These links may cause cookies to be set on your computer. To find out more please visit Twitter's privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy

Cookies for Registration and Login

This website uses cookies for registration and login to authenticate you as a registered user, giving you access to your profile/account and certain areas of the website which you need to be registered to use. These are an essential part of the website's normal functioning, and some parts of the website may not work if they are blocked.