By joining British Fencing as a member you are joining British Fencing Association Ltd (and your Home Country Association) and you or your legal guardian consent to the member being bound by all relevant rules, codes and policies governing the activities and conduct of the membership including, without limitation, the Byelaws, Technical Regulations, Codes of Conduct, Child Protection and Anti Doping Policies of The Associations. Codes of conduct and other relevant policies can be found by clicking here.
Any information you give us may be added to our database and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We will never sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to any third parties (excluding those trusted organisations such as those that carry out functions or membership services on our behalf or partner organisations) unless you give us permission to do so, or we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it or where it is necessary for the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.
We will communicate with you through email, notices posted on our websites and other means. By joining British Fencing you are indicating your consent to receive statutory notices to the email address you supply and accept that you are responsible for updating our records if your email address or other personal details change.
Our communications may include emails which help inform you about matters relevant to your membership and emails related to the proper functioning of your account.
All email messages to or from The Associations may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies and for our mutual protection.
Our online application form, renewal form and personal details update pages are encrypted via a 128-bit Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL) certificate.
If you would prefer not to receive information electronically, please check the appropriate options which can be accessed on your membership profile.If you believe you have received electronic communications in error please contact British Fencing Head Office immediately so that we can rectify the problem. It is not the intention of British Fencing to send you communication you do not wish to receive.