The Bristol JLD are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website and subscribing to our mailing list, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about signing up to receiving our newsletters or if you register to attend one of our events.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, company, company address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

If you purchase tickets from us through a third party (e.g. Eventbrite) your personal information and card information is not held by us, it is collected by the third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions and you will be agreeing to be bound by their privacy policy and terms and conditions. If you are purchasing tickets from us direct we may use your data for the purposes of processing the payment, but the data is not held/retained by us.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to  send you communications which you have requested by joining our mailing list about our events and other things that may be of interest to you, notifying you of any changes to our services, seeking your feedback on the Bristol JLD and our events and carrying out obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us. 

If you have signed up to attend one of our events we may use your data for the purposes of organising and running the event and to contact you about the event.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may pass your information to our third party service providers and other associated organisations for the purposes of the running and organisation of the events that you have specifically signed up to attend. However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service.

We do not process payments on our website. When you purchase a ticket for an event this will be done by processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions via a service such as Eventbrite or you have sent us a cheque/bank transfer directly. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions and payments, please contact us.

How long will we keep your information?

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Your information we use for marketing purposes (our mailing list) will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.

Your choices and rights

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email unless you have given your prior consent. This consent will be asked for as part of the process of confirming your subscription to an email list. You can unsubscribe from receiving emails from us at any time by simply clicking unsubscribe link at the foot of our emails. In addition you can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email:

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect or out of date you can request to see this information and have it corrected or even deleted by emailing us.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that Bristol JLD hold about you and for it to be amended or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us  at If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is dealt with via a secure third party payment provider. We do not hold sensitive payment information.

Non-sensitive details (your email address, etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, we uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

We may analyse this personal data to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

You can learn more about cookies on the AllAboutCookies website.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the United Kingdom (“UK”) or European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this will happen if any of our servers or if our email marketing provider is located in a country outside of the UK or EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK or EU. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the UK or EU in this way, we will make sure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy and under UK and EU law. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Review of this Policy

We keep this policy under regular review. This policy was last updated in August 2023.