Privacy policy & copyright statement

The DGGB website is provided subject to the following privacy policy.

We process personal data in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 ('the Act') and associated legislation. By using our website you consent and agree that we may retain your personal information however it is supplied by you, and we may store and process it in accordance with this policy. By using this Website you will be deemed to accept the privacy policy existing at the time of use.

The DGGB does not track or identify public individual users of this site and no data pertaining to public individual users is held or disclosed for any purpose, except where users are sending emails or entering data in forms or other communications to or via this website. Such communications are subject to general and specific conventions and laws pertaining to abuse, slander, libel & etc and all rights are reserved to remove communications that may breach such conventions and laws.

Use of this website by DGGB members, or those claiming to be DGGB members, will be authenticated to confirm DGGB membership.

HTTP requests are logged, identifying the originating IP address of user agents requesting a URL for the purpose of maintenance and statistical log file analysis which may be used or published.

Our Website uses cookies to save information about your general Internet usage to help improve our Website and deliver a more personalised service, such as remembering your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can change the setting on your Internet browser, which allows you to refuse cookies. 

From time to time we may run competitions on our Website. As part of such competition, we may ask you for contact information which may also be used by us or other companies to contact you. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings (see the choice/opt-out section below).  Where appropriate this website will offer opt-out from receiving promotional/marketing information from our partners and from us.

This Website contains links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies  or the content of external websites.

We make every effort to secure data held on this website but the DGGB cannot guarantee the security of your data during transmission to or from our Website and such transmission is at your own risk.

This Website may give members the ability to change and modify information previously provided.

The Freedom of Information Act gives you the right to access personal information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a reasonable fee to meet the costs of providing you with details of the information requested.

The information on this site is provided without warranty of any kind, either express or implied and neither the Directors Guild of Great Britain nor any of the contributors to this site accept any responsibility or liability for any loss which may arise from any reliance on such information nor for any typographical or other errors or omissions within any web page. The content of this website is for general guidance only and should not be regarded as constituting legal or business advice or opinion. Legal and business advice should be sought and taken in relation to the specific circumstances of each case and nothing appearing on this site is intended to be a substitute for obtaining specific legal and/or business advice from a competent professional.

The Directors Guild of Great Britain makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and truthfulness of material it publishes and will correct mistakes if notified. Personal views expressed in articles on this website are not necessarily those of the Directors Guild of Great Britain.

All pages on this website are protected by copyright. Pages may be downloaded or printed for the personal use of Director's Guild members but shall not be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose or used in any other work or publication without permission.

Changes to this privacy and copyright policy will be posted on this page.

All queries concerning any of the above should be referred to:

2nd August 2007