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Privacy Policy – link to the lengthier wording below opening in a new tab…

CLOA respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. CLOA provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policy and practices and to tell you of the way your information is collected and used.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to and data we receive from you via this site or by any other means. CLOA ensures that any data received will be processed in accordance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

Personal Information that we collect

On our site you are able to:

  • Make information requests
  • Renew your membership

The personal information you provide to us may include name, job title, e-mail address, organisation.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

We will not share your data with any third parties, it will only be held for the purposes of communicating regarding your membership, unless required required by law.

We will not sell, rent or lease your personal data to others.

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, other than for which it was originally supplied, we will ask you first.

Links to other Websites

The website may contain links to other websites which may be owned and operated by third parties. If you choose to use the services provided by those websites, you may be asked by those sites to provide certain personal information. CLOA is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites although its name or logo may appear on those websites. Please read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit.


This website provides general information only. Nothing on the site amounts to legal or other professional advice. While we make every effort to keep the contents accurate and up to date we are not responsible or liable for any use to which the content is put.

CLOA is not responsible for the content of external sites which link to this site or are linked from it. The inclusion of links does not imply that we endorse, recommend or approve any material or services on or offered by the linked sites.

Copyright Notice

The copyright in this website belongs to CLOA and all our rights are reserved.