International Women in Mining C.I.C. take your data and its protection very seriously. In the context of our new website and membership systems, we seek to ensure that all personal data is stored, processed and accessed in accordance with regulatory requirements. We are in the process of revising this privacy policy with counsel to best reflect this. A revised and updated policy will be posted soon.

International Women in Mining C.I.C. is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of websites to which it may provide links or the websites of its advertisers. International Women in Mining C.I.C. respects your corporate and personal privacy and the confidentiality of your data. We believe that you should know who we are, the types of information we may collect on the IWiM website, and what we do with your information. Our overall privacy policy is simple. Under no circumstances will International Women in Mining C.I.C. sell or share any information about you or your company with any person or organisation except as authorised by you or as may be required by law.

International Women in Mining C.I.C. is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy explains what information we collect about users of the Website and how we will use it.

By submitting your information you confirm that you understand how that information will be used in accordance with this policy and that you consent to our use of that information as set out in this policy.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page without notice but where you have registered and provided us with your email address, we will, depending on the nature of any changes and within a reasonable period of time following such changes to this policy, email you when we think it is appropriate to inform you that changes have occurred. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand and consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with our current privacy policy. Your continued use of the Website will signify your agreement to any such changes and this current policy is dated 1 March 2019. If you want us to stop using your personal data, please contact us as explained under the Clause 7 (Your rights) below and we will delete any registration you have made and endeavour to remove all personal data that we hold about you from our records in accordance with that Clause.

1. The data controller

International Women in Mining C.I.C., a community interest company registered in England and Wales (company number 06152111) whose registered office is 49 Station Rd, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 6EA, UK is the data controller in respect of any personal data that you provide to us using the Website. If you have any questions or wish to contact us in relation to our privacy policy you can email us at

2. How we use your personal data

We may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about you which we can use to identify you with, such as your name, email address, direct telephone number and certain other details (“personal data“), as well as other non-personal information about your business and profession. We may use this information to:

  • Upon your request, register you as a member of International Women in Mining C.I.C., to include and categorise you in a list of members of International Women in Mining C.I.C. and to contact you concerning the administration of your membership;
  • Send you electronic marketing communications including:
    • updates about the Website, news concerning International Women in Mining C.I.C., and events, promotions or competitions being offered by International Women in Mining C.I.C.; and
    • Information from us or from permitted selected third parties about goods and services which may be of interest to you;
  • Enable us to contact you for security reasons or in order to respond to or direct communications from third parties to the relevant recipient(s);
  • Enable you to access various features of the Website and to configure the Website to provide you with the most useful and personalised information.

We may use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring Website usage in order to help us develop the Website and our service and may provide such aggregate information to third parties solely for these purposes. Except as otherwise stipulated herein or under the Terms, International Women in Mining C.I.C. shall not disclose personal data which members provide on the Website and from which members can be identified and/or contacted to any third parties without the prior authorisation of each relevant member. We may disclose any details as required by law or court order or in response to reasonable enquiries from law enforcement agencies.

3. Protection of personal data

We take reasonable precautions to ensure that any personal data which you provide is used only for the purposes set out in this policy. As required by the Data Protection Act 1998 we have strict security procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of personal data. However, the internet is not a completely secure network and we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by other parties.

4. Keeping your records up to date

If any of the information that you have provided on the Website changes (for example if you change employer or contact details) then please log in to the Website and update your profile.

5. Your rights

You have a right to correct any personal data that we may hold about you and have a right of access to the personal data that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. Please email us at if you would like to do this, identifying in detail the personal data that you would like to correct or wish to have access to.

If would like us to remove all the personal data that we hold about you from our records please email us at and we will delete any registration you have made and endeavour to remove all personal data that we hold about you from our records. Please note, however, that we require certain key information from you in order to provide you with certain services that you may require and if you ask us to remove all or part such information you may no longer be able to use or access the Website or parts of it.