Privacy Policy

BCIA refers jointly and severally to all of the areas of the BCIA, including its training division, BCIA Ltd. BCIA is a member of the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA).


The information contained on this website is, unless otherwise stated, the copyright of BCIA. Users are permitted to read and make copies of the information for their own personal use. Users may also provide copies to others for information purposes provided that they do so free of charge, that the content of the published material remains intact, that the user’s communication of the content must not be misleading or inaccurate and that the user must draw to the attention of recipients the warning in this notice. No other use of the materials published on this website is permitted without the express prior written consent of BCIA.

Privacy policy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and as a result of this FETA has updated its Privacy Policy.

FETA will process member’s data (ie collect, store and use) according to the requirements of the GDPR at all times and shall endeavour to keep your personal data up-to-date, ensuring its accuracy.

FETA will use the personal data collected from you for the following purposes:

Notification of meeting arrangements

Circulation of Agendas and Minutes of meetings for groups for which you are a member

Circulation of information deemed relevant to you or your Company as a Member

Annual invoicing/letters/Annual Lunch information.


We may give information to the FETA PR company, and other trusted contractors, for specific purposes such as the circulation of newsletters, organising events, website lists of members or conducting member surveys.

When you become a member of one of FETA’s associations you confirm that you are agreeing to FETA’s use of your personal data for the aforementioned purposes and are giving FETA permission to carry out those actions and activities.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at

FETA is committed to ensuring that all personal information collected and processed is appropriate for the stated purposes and shall not constitute an invasion of your privacy. We will not share or sell your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes. Unless for the purposes outlined above, we will never share your personal data with third parties unless we ask for and receive your consent, except if we are required to do so by law.

We shall never be intrusive or invasive of your personal privacy and shall not ask you to provide data that is irrelevant or unnecessary and we will enact strict measures and processes to ensure that the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure of your personal data is minimised.

FETA is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the registration reference Z5825135.

For more information about your rights under GDPR see


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BCIA takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. By using the BCIA website you accept the inherent security implications of dealing online and will not hold Wots the Big Idea responsible for any breach of security unless such breach has been caused by Wots the Big Idea’s negligence.

Your rights

For a small fee, you have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected.

Contact information

If you have a query or complaint about this privacy policy or about the website, you can contact us by email, phone or post to:

Federation of Environmental Trade Associations Ltd
2 Waltham Court
Milley Lane
Hare Hatch
RG10 9TH


Tel: 0118 940 3416



The material on this website is for general information only. Whilst FETA endeavours to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the contents of this website, it accepts no responsibility in respect of loss or damage occasioned as a result of reliance placed upon any part of its contents.


Last updated: 24 May 2018