Collection of data
The Association of MBAs is committed to respecting the personal
data you supply to us. The information we collect will be relevant
to the purposes for which it is to be used and we will do our
utmost to ensure that such data will be accurate, complete and kept
up to date. Whenever personal data is obtained from you, you will
have access to information as to how that data will be used.
The Association of MBAs will record your basic business and
personal contact details when you register. We use this information
to understand your requirements and to inform you about our
products and services and very occasionally products and services
from third parties which we deem to be relevant or with whom we
have service agreements.
The Association of MBAs is registered with the United Kingdom's
Data Protection Action Act. All the data you supply to the
Association, plus additional data relating to your subscription
payments and your membership is held and processed electronically.
If you cease your membership of the Association we will continue to
hold your data. The measure is taken to ensure we do not invite you
to join, should you resign from membership. It also facilitates the
registration of those who wish to rejoin after a lapsed period.
Some of this data will, after seven years, be placed in our
The Association of MBAs will not sell your personal data, but
may on occasion rent out its mailing list to organisations offering
goods or services considered to be of benefit to our members, such
as executive search companies or major management publications.
These sales are strictly monitored, but if you object to such use,
please inform the Association so that your details are not rented
out in this way.
Please also be aware that by entering your personal details into
the CareerWorld database, you are consenting to being contacted by
Where we pass your data to others for purposes such as these, or
to enable us to meet our obligations to you (for example, sending
you Ambition magazine), it is always under a contract which
prohibits the data from being used for any other purpose than that
for which it was released, and which requests the data to be
destroyed after use.
Your name, contact details and other relevant details will be
shared with other members via the online Members directory, for
networking activities or to form special interest groups. You can
edit your profile details at any time by logging in to the secure
area on our website,http://www.mbaworld.com/
The Data Protection Act gives you the right at any time to see a
copy of all the data which we hold about you. If you would like a
copy, please send a letter requesting this information together
with a cheque for £10 payable to the Association of MBAs to the
Association of MBAs; Membership Services Manager, Association of
MBAs, 25 Hosier Lane, London EC1A 9LQ.
If at any time you believe that the Association of MBAs has not
adhered to the principles set out above, please notify us by email
Any complaints of member conduct or breaches of the terms and
conditions set out above should be addressed in writing to the
Membership Services Manager. All complaints will be investigated
and any use constituting an abuse of these regulations could result
in termination of membership of the Association.
The information we collect will only be used for the purposes
for which they are originally submitted. For example, we will
contact you if you have submitted a request for information to us
and supplied your contact details for this purpose. We will not
retain your details for future mailings, unless you specifically
opt-in to this type of mailing.
We will not disclose your details to third-parties, unless you
specifically opt-in to this type of mailing.
You may choose not to receive Association of MBAs'
communications by writing to our Membership department,email@example.com
We may use the information you provide to assist us with
database profiling. This is aimed at improving the quality of
products and services offered to you.
The Association of MBAs uses data for testing purposes to ensure
that its IT system for processing that data is working
The Association of MBAs respects your data and has taken
appropriate measures to ensure we have mitigated against such risks
as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or
disclosure of data.