Privacy Policy

Associated Beauty Therapists Ltd (ABT) - Privacy Policy

This policy is to help you understand how we collect and use your personal information when you visit our website (UK and Republic of Ireland residents only).

This policy and our Terms of Business are subject to English law. Any dispute will be dealt with by the English Courts. Everything on this web site is the property of ABT Limited. The information complies with appropriate UK legislation and regulation. ABT Limited has taken all reasonable care in the production of this web site and it shall not be held liable for any loss whatsoever. If we change this policy, we will post changes on this page. We will check regularly to improve our service and security for regulatory purposes. Any queries should be directed to the Office Manager, Associated Beauty Therapists Limited, Wixford Park, Georges Elm Lane, Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire, B50 4JS or

Associated Beauty Therapists Ltd (ABT) receive applications and updates to records via multiple sources including web, phone, email, portal and telephone. We will process your personal data and update to our secure internal systems thus allowing us to provide you with our services as your Insurance broker in quoting for, arranging and administering your insurances. Once systems are updated, and paperwork issued, outlining detail extracted, and after a cooling off period, in most cases original documents are safely destroyed where not required by law. We will not on every occasion keep original paperwork, original certificates or call transcripts of dealings unless the company deems appropriate to do so when all relevant data is transposed to a singular secure system. On no occasion will we hold your credit card details. We will provide detailed statement of fact documents in line with insurer requirements with each and every policy update to our clients, along with detailed notes and timelines of activity that summarise details collated. You can make a subject access request to find out: what personal information we hold about you; how we are using it; who we are sharing it with; and where we got your data from. We will not provide original copies of application forms (unless available), qualification certificates or similar (unless available). We will, wherever possible assist and provide more than required.

Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT) - IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER

Associated Beauty Therapists Ltd is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (463052).

ABT Offices: The Courtyard, Wixford Park, George's Elm Lane, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B50 4JS United Kingdom.

Telephone: 01789 773573.

Limited Company Registration Number: 06135223

What information we collect and how

We collect personal details that you type in and submit such as your name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, lifestyle and other information; data that helps us to remember you, your interests and how you use this website. This saves you from re-keying information when you return to the site and helps us to provide website content to match your preferred interests. Your IP address is automatically logged by our web server. This is used to note your interest in our website.

What we do with your information

We use your data for insurance administration by the insurer, its associated companies and agents and by reinsurers. We use your information when offering renewal, research and statistical purposes, crime prevention and for systems administration. Information may be transferred to any country, including countries outside the European Economic Area. Where this happens, we will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as if we were dealing with it.

If you give us information about another person, in doing so, you confirm that they have given you permission to provide it to us and for us to be able to process their personal data (including any sensitive personal data). Also, that you have told them who we are and what we will use their data for, as set out in this notice.

In the case of personal data, with limited exceptions, and on payment of the appropriate fee, you have the right to access and if necessary rectify information held about you.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.


Associated Beauty Therapists may use your information to keep you informed by post, telephone, e-mail or other electronic means, about insurance, financial products, consumer credit and services which may be of interest to you. Information may be disclosed and used for these purposes after your policy has lapsed. We will also use your information to deliver membership benefits, show marketing information, magazine subscriptions, website portal access and other trade industry related information.

By providing us with your contact details, you consent to being contacted for these purposes. You can contact us at any time to have your details removed from lists used by us for marketing.

*Member satisfaction survey: Out of 673 members who were surveyed during October 2018 99.11% said they were satisfied with their ABT service.

*Complementary, Hair and Student Memberships come with a digital version of Guild News magazine

Website Access

No subscribing member should permit or allow any unauthorised person access to their user name or password. You are responsible for the security of any data which you transfer to or from our website. The companies under common ownership of the ABT Group of business or Associated Businesses reserve the right to deny access to any subscriber who breaches any of our rules or terms of business.

The Internet is not a 100% secure medium of communication and we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted via the Internet. We are not responsible for any damages you, or others, may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information. We are also not responsible for any technical problems you may experience with our website.

If you do experience technical problems, please e-mail, or phone 01684 893006