Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can become a member of The BSG by selecting the relevant category for yourself from the dropdown section above, and then following the registration process which will guide you through completing your user profile, and then through completion of the checkout to pay the annual subscription for your chosen membership type. 
  • Cancelling your New Membership for BSG

    You may cancel your application within 28 working days of receipt of our confirmation and will receive a refund of fees paid. You must make any such request in writing, by post, or by email to A refund of the subscription fee paid will be sent to you within 14 days of the receipt of your notice of cancellation.
    If you cancel your membership after 28 days, you will not be eligible to receive a refund.
  • Payment of Fees

    All applicants are required to pay the appropriate annual subscription upon joining the BSG. 

    All fees are payable to the Society in Pounds Sterling. Direct debit is the preferred payment method, but you can also pay by debit or credit card. Membership will be activated once the full payment has been received, either by direct debit or debit/credit card payment.
  • Data Storage and Retention

    BSG only stores personal data on servers located within the European Economic Area (EEA). BSG will not retain personal data any longer than it needs to, to fulfil the purpose for which it legitimately holds the data.  This is subject to assessment according to circumstances, but we take the following factors into consideration:
    • Whether it is necessary to continue to store the data to continue to perform our contractual obligations
    • Whether we have any legal obligation to continue to process information, such as any record-keeping requirements imposed by relevant law or regulation
    • Whether we have any legal basis to continue to process information, such as consent or our legitimate interests
    • Any relevant standard practices, or guidance from the regulator on how long information should be retained
    • How confident we can reasonably be that the data is up to date and accurate
    You can refer to the full Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use by clicking HERE
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