The BWC Privacy Policy

The Bordeaux Women's Club (‘BWC’) is strongly committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of its members. As a valued member of the BWC, and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), we wish to assure you that your personal information is not shared externally with any other person or organisation. 

Collation, use and disclosure of personal information

Personal information is the information that you provide when you join the BWC.  It comprises principally of your name, your address, your telephone number(s) and your email address.  It may also include your nationality, your professional background, a photo and a list of your interests.  

This information is collected and used primarily:

  • to create and maintain a directory of members which is stored within the members’ area of the website and is secure password protected.  
  • to create and maintain a hard copy directory available only to members upon request.  
  • for internal Club communication, primarily to send out our monthly newsletter and for emails providing updates on Club activities.
  • to identify in which area group you live in order to create neighbourhood groups.
  • by other members who wish to contact you in relation to your professional background or leisure interests.

Third party applications

None of the information you provide will be shared outside the membership of the BWC without your specific consent. 

The information is stored on the database for the full duration of your membership, and is removed promptly when membership ceases. If no one can totally guarantee the security of data, we take seriously the protection of your privacy and confidentiality. We have chosen the Wild Apricot management software for the level of safety and privacy of your data it ensures.


The website requires the use of functional cookies. They belong to the following domain :

  • : authentification and navigation information used for the proper working of the website 
  • : anti-spam filter known as "ReCaptcha", used on the "Join Us" page.

Those cookies will last no longer than a year.

Your rights as regards this information

The BWC would like to make sure that you are aware that any information you provide other than your name and contact details is voluntary.  The information as regards your interests, experiences and hobbies helps other members to know you better and to find common interests.  Every member of the BWC is entitled to access, amend or remove their data at any time.  You may also have the right to request that the use of certain data is restricted to certain purposes.  The BWC will endeavour to comply with this request.

Contact us

If you wish to change, amend or delete the information you have provided, or if you have any requests or questions about your data, please contact the BWC Data Protection Officer.

The Bordeaux Women's Club is an Association Loi 1901 organisation. Bordeaux France © 2021. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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