Business for Calderdale (BfC) is a not for profit networking organisation run by committee. The
correspondence address for BfC is care of Chadwick Lawrence LLP, The Fire Station, Dean Clough,
Halifax, HX3 5AX.
As a not for profit organisation, BfC is not registered with the Information Commissioners Office. The
person responsible for data protection at BfC is the chair, Nick Worsnop who can be contacted at
Generally, the data BfC processes is in relation to members of the Calderdale business community and
comprises people’s names, business, contact email addresses, contact telephone numbers, and
correspondence address. BfC holds this information for the purposes of providing information to the
business community about events that it organises or for the purposes of general information which
may be of interest. The data is limited to this. It has been collated from information given by those
who have attended past events, hosted past events, been former members, or generally are people
with businesses or business interests in Calderdale.
Processing this data is necessary for the legitimate interests of BfC to perform its networking function
and also as we believe it is something of interest to the members of the Calderdale business
In addition, BfC processes data relating to those individuals who book to attend any event organised
by BfC for the purposes of organising numbers, facilitating any ticket requirements, or providing
information about the event.
If an event requires payment, BfC will not take nor process the payment details provided and has no
access to the same.
The data held by BfC is retained indefinitely unless and until we are asked to erase it or stop processing
When you visit or use the BfC website, we use analytics to collect information about you by way of
We believe it is necessary for these cookies to use your data in the legitimate interests of BfC for the
purpose that we need to use these cookies to monitor use of our website, track the use of our website,
to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop BfC and to improve and develop website
performance. It is also necessary for us to use these cookies to enhance and assist your experience
when visiting our website.
We will only use the cookies for these purposes.
BfC shares its data with the Community Foundation for Calderdale who process the data upon BfC’s
behalf. There is a written agreement in place with the Community Foundation for Calderdale which
regulates this processing. Also, BfC may share members’ data with the members of the BfC committee
(details of which can be found on the website Members of the BfC
committee have access to the data BfC holds and this is subject to written terms between BfC and the
individual committee members.
Aside from that, BfC will not pass members’ data to any third party without their specific agreement
that we may do so.
You have the right to ask us for confirmation of the data we hold and are processing about you, to
request access to and copies of the data, to ask that any data that we hold be corrected if you believe
it is inaccurate or incorrect, and to object to or ask for data to be erased. If you would like to action
any of these rights please contact
If you believe at any time that BfC is not complying with its obligations properly then you have the
right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office whose details can be found at
March 2024.