Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) is committed to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information provided to it, and complies with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018. This Privacy Statement explains what information we will collect about you and how we will use it. Whenever you provide us with personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this Privacy Statement, including our use of cookies as explained below.

“Women in Banking and Finance” and “WIBF” are trademarks of Women in Banking and Finance Limited.

What personal data do we collect?

When you register with us, visit our website, use our services, make an enquiry, order products or services from us, you may be asked to provide some personal data. We only collect personal data when you request information or engage us to provide you with services related to a membership organisation. The personal data requested is necessary in the circumstances. For example you may choose to share the following information with us:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • employer information
  • date of birth

From time to time we may also display on our website and in our publications, photographs taken at our events. If you have objections please contact us at operations@wibf.org.uk.

We do not store customer credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.


A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from an organisation’s web server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. Cookies can’t read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system. For further information on our cookies policy contact operations@wibf.org.uk

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to provide membership services to you or your organisation, to let you know about other goods and services in which you may be interested and to process any on-line payments.

We may also use your personal data to carry out research about our visitors’ and members’ demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to better understand our visitors, clients and potential clients. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our data protection policy.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs the data in order to fulfil your order(s) for our goods and services, or process any payment. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area.

When you register with us your personal data may be shared with official partners of WIBF for the purposes of delivering membership benefits to you, such as WERKIN who deliver WIBF’s mentoring programme. Any personal data of members shared with our official partners will not be passed on to a third party.

Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so, by law, or where we need to do so in order to run our organisation (for instance where we outsource services or other people process data for us).

We do not sell your personal data or provide it to third parties for their direct marketing use.

Direct Marketing

You may at any time request us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish us to do this please contact us.


Our website contains links to other websites, but this Privacy Statement applies only to personal data collected via websites operated by WIBF and to how it processes personal data. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website they should read the privacy policy of other sites that collect or use personal data.


Although we cannot guarantee all traffic over the internet is secure, we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data. We limit access to your data and those who are granted access are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. We use reasonable efforts to ensure that the personal data we collect is retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.

Inaccuracies and Corrections

We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting us.

Delivery Policy

You will receive a confirmation email with a VAT receipt for any purchases of events or memberships immediately after purchase. We do not issue physical tickets for events, all bookings are associated with your WIBF account.


Events - should you wish to cancel your booking, 24 hours notice before the event starting time is required for a full refund. Please contact Operations@wibf.org.uk


If you want to request any information about your personal data, please contact us at Operations@wibf.org.uk