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Privacy Policy

This policy applies to personal information collected on websites owned or controlled by The British Horse Society, including,, and
When you visit the above websites, you may be providing us with the following information:

  • data collected as you browse (see our Cookie policy section below)
  • organisational and personal information you knowingly give us

The British Horse Society is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information we collect concerning you lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We collect, maintain and use information as necessary, so we can provide targeted products and services to meet user needs. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes, and we will act accordingly and in a timely manner.

The personal information we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law. If we intend to transfer your information outside of the BHS, we will always obtain your consent first.

While our websites contain links to other websites to external organisations, please be aware that our privacy policy does not apply to these other sites.

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device, such as mobile phones or tablet devices (these cookies are generally known as session cookies), or are placed on the hard drive of your device (generally known as persistent cookies).

Cookies are created when you visit a website or other service that uses cookies. Cookies are commonly used to help your browsing experience and provide more information about your experience and interests. 

This information is mostly used to make content, services and advertising more relevant and useful during future visits.
For more details about cookies you can visit
How we use cookies
Generally, we use cookies to:

  • help improve your experience while you’re visiting our website
  • help us understand anonymous usage of our site

 We use the following categories of cookies on our website.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in enabling you to move around the website and use its features. These cookies provide useful services such as remembering your login details and storing your language.
Performance Cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use our website. For example, we use Google Analytics Cookies to help us understand:

  • how people arrive at our sites, and where from
  • how people browse or use our sites
  • which pages people visit
  • where we can improve areas, such as navigation and marketing campaigns

The data stored by these cookies never display personal details from which your individual identity can be established.

Advertising Cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, and allow us to determine if you've visited our website after clicking on our ad. These cookies are placed by The British Horse Society, third party advertisers and Google.

We also use the following Google Analytics Advertising Features to collect data about the people who visit our websites:

  • Google Analytics demographics and interest reporting
  • integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data for advertising purposes, such as Google AdWords

Social Media Cookies

These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on our websites on social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective privacy policies to find out how these cookies work.
How do I delete or turn off cookies?

You can block most cookies by activating a setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our sites, and every site you visit, and may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services.
To opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features, you can:

If you have any questions, please contact The British Horse Society at

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