Privacy Policy

The British Transplantation Society is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy, together with our Website Terms of Use and any other documents referred to therein sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is The British Transplantation Society, Chester House, 68 Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6DY


Our website (the “Site”) does not store or capture personal information.  The Site does log the user’s IP address and this will be kept as a record of your visit for a period of time not exceeding six months. Session cookies are used that expire upon the user leaving the Site.  You can, should you choose, disable cookies from your browser.

When you access the ‘Members Only’ part of the Site, information provided by you will not be used for any other purpose apart from the following:

·         for internal record keeping

·         to improve our services

·         to carry out membership administration

·         to inform you about changes and improvements to our Site and services

·         to monitor use of the Site

·         to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer

·         to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

·         to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

The BTS Site contains links to other sites, but we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites.


We will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or in the following circumstances, where we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the British Transplantation Society or others.


The Data Protection Act 1988 gives you the right to access information held about you.  Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.  Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page [and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.]


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to