Privacy Policy


The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) recognises the concern of its site users, members and customers regarding privacy of information and the Data Protection Act.

All information given to BASEC is stored securely, and is not accessible to other users of this website. These data protection and privacy rules apply to the information you provide us with via our website only.

We will collect information from you if you complete any forms on our site or if you contact us with comments or specific requests, and will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

How we use your data

•To provide you with the highest possible level of service and to help you get the best out of this website.
•For the effective administration of this site and to record user patterns.
•To send you details on BASEC products, events and services likely to be of interest.
•To respond to your comments or specific requests.
Third party processors

It may be necessary for BASEC to transfer your information to third party processors, such as mailing houses, partners in joint ventures, companies contracted to run our events, and arrangements are made to ensure that such information is adequately protected.

Amending or viewing your data

We will endeavour to ensure the information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct them promptly. If you have any questions/comments about the data we hold on you, or wish to see the data we hold on you, please e-mail us at

Information on minors

We do not knowingly collect for company use any personal information of children under 12 without the consent of their parent or carer.

Changes to our data protection and privacy policy

If BASEC decides to change its data protection or privacy policy, the changes will be posted on this page.