Cookie & Privacy Policy


At BEAMA we are dedicated to safeguarding your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us. This Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you.

Information We Collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

i. Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access

ii. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website.

iii. Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

Use of Cookies

A Cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. (RFC 6265).

When we provide information to our members and the general public, we want to:

  • understand customer interests
  • make information we provide easy to find, useful and reliable
  • know the volume and source of traffic to the site

These sometimes involve placing cookies on your computer or mobile phone.

These cookies do not contain personal details and cannot be used to identify you personally. Depending on the browser that you use, you can set your preferences to block/ refuse cookies, and/ or notify you before they are placed.

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use. If you have any queries about these cookies or would like more information about them, please contact us via [email protected].













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10 years



Analyse web traffic


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30 mins – 2 yrs




Personalise banners


Ipinfo, vstcnt, clid, sglst, rdrlst acs


6 months


Tracking Favourites




1 year


Collects, measures and segments user interests


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3 years


Allows users to view video content


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5 years


Keeps track of how many times a user visits a website and how long they stay,browser type, IP




1 year


Distinguishes between browsers


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3 months


For More Information on Cookies visit·

Information Commission


Internet Engineering Task Force

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

i. To provide you with information requested from us. To provide information on other services which we feel may be of interest to you

ii. To meet our legal commitments to you.

iii. To notify you about any changes to our website

Storing Your Personal Data

Data that is provided to us is stored on our servers. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing Your Information

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any sector of BEAMA or our related associations.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

i. Where we are legally required to disclose your information.

ii. To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.

Third Party Links

You mind find links to third party websites on our website. These websites may have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Access To Information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any request for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which helps to cover our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us at [email protected]