This is the web site of The Business Woman’s Network

Our postal address is:

32 East Road
West Mersea
 United Kingdom

Our commitment to privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. We have also implemented the p3p privacy standard so that you may use your web browser to verify our privacy practices (e.g. using the View -> Privacy Report… option in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and above).

Visitor logging

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically records standard web server logging information such as the file requested, the date and time of the request, the internet address or domain name (where possible) of the computer requesting the file, the type of web browser that the visitor is using and the address of the web page that referred the visitor to our web site (where possible).

This information is used in an aggregate manner to analyse usage of our web site and make improvements to it. It is not used to track the behaviour of individual visitors in an identifiable manner.

Browser cookies

Our Own Cookies: We may use web browser cookies to record session information to assist the technical operation of our web site. Such cookies are not used to monitor the behavior of individual visitors during sessions or over time.

Other Cookies: We may rely upon web browser cookies created by our advertising suppliers to track the effectiveness of our adverstising campaigns. We do not have access to the content of such cookies, but we are provided with reports on visitors referred to our site by said suppliers. These reports are aggregate and do not contain personally identifiable information about individual visitors.


We do not employ any banner or pop-up advertising on our web site. Visitors who receive pop-up or other intrusive advertising materials whilst visiting this site are advised to check their computer for advertising software and spyware using a commercial or freeware tool.

We may monitor the performance of our advertising campaigns as described under ‘Browser cookies’ above.

Individual and business details

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us by e-mail, telephone, post, in person or by completing forms on our web site, and any information that said individuals choose to volunteer, including names, job titles, the nature and name of the visitor’s business or organisation, address details and telephone numbers.

This information is used to respond to requests, including the provision of information, goods and services. We may use this information to provide additional information about our products and services only if the individual has explicitly given us permission to do so.

Any such information may be provided by email, post or telephone according to the preferences specified by the individual. Information collected is retained either for the purposes of providing further information or to ensure that further communications are not sent according to the preferences expressed.

We provide services to businesses including sole traders and partnerships, charities and other groups or organisations. We do not provide services to individuals dealing as consumers or intentionally collect information from or provide services to persons under the age of 18 years. All information collected and transactions conducted through this web site will be treated in a manner consistent with business-to-business dealing and not business-to-consumer dealing.

All contracts and transactions conducted through this site require the visitor to warrant that they are dealing as a business, and that as such they consider that consumer protection legislation does not apply to them (e.g. the distance selling regulations).

Sharing and disclosure of information

All of the foregoing information that we collect will not be shared with, sold or rented to any other individual, business or other organisation for any purpose, with the following exceptions:

  • Where the visitor has given us explicit permission to pass on the information for a specific purpose. For example we may pass the visitor’s contact details to an associate company in order to provide information about their goods or services if the visitor asks us to do so.
  • Where it is necessary to pass on the information in the performance of a contract between the visitor and ourselves.
  • Where we are legally required to disclose the information to a competent authority such as a government agency, the police or the courts.
  • Where the information is required by our legal representatives, for example in the course of resolving a legal or commercial dispute.
  • Where it is required by our service providers in the performance of a contract between us and them, for example our web hosting and marketing service suppliers. The information will only be used for purposes that we specify and our service providers will only store, process and retain the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

By ordering certain goods or services from us, visitors may be required to consent to the transfer of their personal information to suppliers of goods and services which are located outside the European Union.  Details of any such transfer may be found in the applicable contract or terms and conditions.

Visitor preferences

Visitors may change their preferences regarding communications from us through the account management tools provided on this site or by writing to us at the above address.

New uses

From time to time, we may use information for new and unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this privacy policy. We will contact you before we use your information for these new purposes and request that you opt-in to these new uses. You may decline to do so or simply ignore our request and we will respect your preferences.

Data protection

Upon request we provide individuals with access to personal information that we hold about them in accordance with UK data protection legislation. Individuals may access this information by writing to us at the above address.

We provide individuals with the opportunity to have inaccuracies corrected in personal information that we hold about them. Visitors may have this information corrected by writing to us at the above address.


If you believe that any statement or information about you on this web site is defamatory, you should contact us without delay by writing to us at the above address.


If you feel that this site is not following this privacy policy, you may write to us at the above address with details of your complaint.

We may purchase and rent mailing lists from reputable third parties from time to time, and whilst we make reasonable efforts to match these against our own database, it is occasionally possible that we may contact you contrary to the preferences you have expressed to us.



You can have your logo and contact information included on every page of this site with a link to your business for £375 through to the ​end of 2018! We were named as one of the top 15 resources in the UK for female entrepreneurs by 99 Designs in 2016. And our one of Small Business Saturday Top 100 businesses for 2017 (As featured in The Guardian) Would you like to get in front of our audiences?


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