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Privacy Statement

The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is always aware of privacy and security issues. If you provide personal information we will treat that information in accordance with this policy, and will strive to ensure that this website is monitored effectively to prevent possible breaches of any individual privacy.

Please click on the links below to read privacy statements for specific areas of our work:

National Bat Monitoring Programme - volunteers

National Bat Monitoring Programme - landowners

National Bat Monitoring Programme - workshop attendees

Data Protection Declaration

Any information given by you to BCT will be used solely for the purpose for which it was given, unless otherwise stated. Your personal details will be held by BCT and will not be passed to any outside commercial or non-commercial organisations without your prior agreement.

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about how your personal data is being used, or to progress any of your rights please contact: or 020 7820 7168. We will investigate your complaint and report back within 15 working days. If this is not possible, we will write to you explaining why, and letting you know when you may expect a response.


The BCT website contains hyperlinks to many other websites. This information is supplied in good faith, in case it is of interest or use to BCT website users. BCT is not responsible for the content or functionality of any of these external websites (although please let us know if a link is not working by emailing

Any access to another site from this site is independent of BCT. BCT has no control over the content of other sites and have not endorsed or approved the content of such sites.

You should be aware that if an external website requests personal information from you (for example, in connection with an order for goods or services), this information is supplied to, stored and used by the company concerned, and that BCT will not be liable to you or any other person for loss or damage directly or indirectly for any use of this or any site linked to it.

Legal message

The information on this website has been provided as general information only. BCT cannot accept responsibility for loss occasioned after reliance placed on any of the contents of this website. BCT makes no warranty as to the accuracy of site information or contents.

Your use of the BCT website is governed by the conditions below and passing beyond the homepage is deemed as acceptance of these conditions.

Website visitors aged under 16

If you are aged under 16, please ensure that you obtain your parent or guardian's consent before sending any personal information to this website, including any information required for downloading our publications. Please note that BCT will not accept online donations or membership subscriptions from persons aged under 16 years.

Copyright and reproductions

All page content made available on this website is Copyright © 2009 Bat Conservation Trust unless otherwise stated.

All photographs are Copyright © 2009 Bat Conservation Trust or their individual owner unless otherwise stated.

The site may contain other propriety notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.

You may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from this site for personal use and information. You can duplicate the information for the personal use of others only. Information is not to be copied to use in any other website, database or publication or any other form of work.

Please contact BCT if you wish to use a photograph or any information given, for incorporation into any form of publication medium, or for any use other than private viewing.


A cookie is a very small text file places on your computer's hard drive (by the website server) when you visit certain web pages. It is associated with the computer that you are using and it cannot deliver viruses. The BCT website uses some cookies - for example, cookies are used to save you from entering your data on multiple occasions when downloading more than one publication. If you disable the use of cookies in your browser, we cannot guarantee that all parts of the site will work.

Financial Security

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