Privacy Policy

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Providing us with personal opinions and information is an act of trust – we take our responsibilities for this trust very seriously and welcome any comments from web users regarding the privacy of their information.

This Privacy Policy covers:

  • External sites
  • Information we collect
  • Use of information
  • Competitions and draws
  • Security and storage of information collected
  • Amending or deleting information held by BMFC
  • Changes to this privacy policy
  • No contract or liability
  • Transferring information
  • Remember the risks when you use the internet

External Sites

BlackMansFanClub (BMFC) is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.

Information We Collect

BMFC collects data that is both personally identifiable and unidentifiable either electronically or otherwise. Ways we collect information from you are by you voluntarily providing this on registration for use of our site or on signing up for an event. We also use cookies.


A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows BMFC to recognize you each time you visit this site (customisation etc). Some cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and this is usually related to logging in into the members area. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and BMFC does not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as newsfeeds.

BMFC use Google Analytics (just like virtually everybody else) which is a service provided by Google. They gather anonymous data of how people are using this site and then provide us with visitor statistics, details of page views etc etc. You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics here

You may obtain further information about “cookies” and how they function at

Use of Information

Personal information will never be sold, shared, or rented by BMFC without your prior consent. It should be noted that, because BMFC does not control the privacy practices of external links, we advise that you read and fully understand their privacy policies.

BMFC remains the sole owner of the information collected. Where information is volunteered and subsequently collected that can identify the respondent this is used to provide insights and information that will allow us to provide more events in line with what you want. No contact will be made to individual respondents unless specifically authorised by that respondent.

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

Competitions and Draws

Where individual information is required to identify a winner of a competition or draw this may be revealed to the appropriate client. Please refer to individual competition rules which will refer to the requirements for publicity of winners names.

Security and Storage of Information Collected

BMFC are committed to maintaining the security of the data we collect and has appropriate security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of such information. BMFC acknowledges and firmly supports the Data Protection Act 1998.

Amending or deleting information held by BMFC

If you would like to change or deactivate the information you have submitted and have been unable to do this from any of the interfaces provided on your profile page, please send a request to us with details via the website contact form. We will carry out any request within a reasonable amount of time, unless we are required or authorised by law not to do so.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

To fully protect your privacy, we reserve the right to amend this policy at any time, and for any reason. We will post the amended terms on this website as they occur and encourage you to frequently check for updates. This Privacy Policy was last amended on 20 September 2012.

No Contract or Liability

Nothing contained in this policy is intended to create a contract or agreement between BMFC and any user providing identifiable information in any form, whether visiting this site or any client web site. Jurisdiction for this agreement will be held under English Law and proceedings brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in London. We will take all necessary steps to comply with this privacy policy, however, to the extent permitted by law, nothing in this policy is intended to hold BMFC liable for any failure to comply with this policy.

Transferring information

You consent to us transferring your personal data to other companies in and out of the EEA only for the purposes mentioned above. We shall endeavour to ensure that your personal data is kept confidential and secure.

Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The Internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to BlackMansFanClub (BMFC) and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through BlackMansFanClub (BMFC) have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.

Last updated 20 September 2012