Privacy Policy

  • Any personal information that you supply to BATAS when you apply for membership is held securely.
  • We will never share your personal data with any other organisations.
  • We use your email address only for the following purposes:
    • Sending you information about BATAS events
    • Sending you information about events related to Turkey, the Ottoman Empire or the Turkic world organized by other bodies
    • Sending you a PDF copy of each new issue of the Turkish Area Studies Review (if your subscription type does not include receiving a hard copy)
    • Informing you of the BATAS Annual General Meeting, elections or important decisions of Council, including changes in subscription rates
    • If necessary, sending you subscription payment reminders or, in the event of persistent non-payment, notice that your membership has lapsed
  • Apart from any necessary communications with you about your membership status, you have the right to opt out of receiving any of the above types of communication. (See the instruction given at the foot of all BATAS email circulars.)
  • We use your postal address only for the following purposes:
    • Sending you your hard copy of the Turkish Area Studies Review (if your membership type includes this)
    • Renewing contact with you if the email address that you supplied is no longer working
  • When your membership of BATAS ends (through resignation, subscription lapse or death) all of your personal data will be securely and permanently removed from BATAS’s records.
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