- Privacy Notice
- Changes to our privacy notice
The British Arab Nursing and Midwifery Association
Our mission at BANMA is to act as an advocate for improved health care in the British Arab community and act as an expert by experience resource for nursing and Midwifery professionals and other healthcare providers regarding British Arabs’ healthcare beliefs and practices.
BANMA intends to do this by:
- Providing guidance and professional support
- Providing a peer support network
- Working in partnership with external stakeholders
- Providing pastoral support
- Working in partnership with community groups
- Raising awareness and understanding
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are the Data Controller of any personal data we collect from you via this website, banma.org.uk or otherwise via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. We adhere to the principles of the GDPR when processing your personal data.
This privacy notice outlines how we collect and process your personal data through your interaction with the website or that you provide to us and how the law protects you. Please read this privacy notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using your personal data.
If you have any concerns about our processing of your personal data; or you have a general enquiry in relation to data protection, please contact us via email at email@example.com
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the UK’s supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.gov.uk).
We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
This means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person from which that Data Subject can be identified directly or indirectly (in particular, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person).
Special Category of Data
This means personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
When we refer to “personal data”, we mean both personal and special categories of data.
The data we collect about you
We primarily collect personal data from you through your direct interactions with us by email, telephone or face to face.
We may collect the following personal data to undertake one of the services that you have requested:
- Email address
- Contact number
- Any data regarding how you use the website through cookies that we use on the website;
- IP addresses - we may collect information (where available) about your IP (internet protocol) address, operating system and browser type. This data provides us with information about your browsing actions and patterns. It is used to inform improvements to the website and for internal system administration; and
- Any other information you post, e-mail or otherwise send to us.
As you interact with the website, we will automatically collect technical data regarding your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies and similar technologies.
Where will we store your data?
Your personal data will be stored in the UK.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
A privacy notice is a notice which communicates our commitment to ensuring that we process your personal information and any data we collect and hold about you fairly, lawfully, openly and responsibly. It is a statement by the Association of South Asian Midwives CIC describing how we ‘process’ data, which means:
- What information we collect about you
- Who is collecting it
- Why the information is needed
- Sources of information we use
- Who we may share it with
This privacy notice covers how we process data of the nursing and midwifery workforce whom we are supporting and Arab service users from Arab diaspora. To provide our services to you, we need to know your name, contact details. We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use our personal data in the following circumstances:
- Where we need to perform the contract, we are about to enter into, or have entered into, with you;
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests are fundamental rights do not override those interests;
- Where we need to comply with a legal obligation; and
- For office administration and internal record keeping purposes.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data although we will get your consent before sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us. We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
We keep this privacy notice under regular review. Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on the website and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Contact, questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to
firstname.lastname@example.org . As of 5th October 2023, this information is correct however if there are changes within the organisation and there is a need for amendments in the policy, the amendments will be made accordingly.
Founder / Director – Ofrah Muflahi
Co- Founder- Afrah Muflihi