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Welcome to the NSBKA website. If you are a member of the North Shropshire Association you can register as a new user of the website here:

If you are a member of the North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association then you can register to get full access to the website with this form


This Website Use and e-Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association website collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of the website ("Site") which includes, This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by the NSBKA website. (August 2021)


Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order e.g. for places on a course, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously, although some areas are only available to users who are members of the NSBKA and are logged into the site. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.


Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer/device and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information does not personally identify the User, but it can help us know how to display our pages for example.


Web browser cookies

Our Site will use "cookies" to enhance the user experience. It is the User's own web browser that allows us to place our cookies on the user's device for record-keeping purposes and also to keep track of information about the user, such as if the user is logged in or not (Authentication cookie). A User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies completely, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If a Users web browser does not accept our cookies, some parts of the Site may not function properly, and the user will not be able to stay logged onto our Site as we use the authentication cookie method.


How we use collected information

The NSBKA may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates if this has been agreed to. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If the User decides to opt in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include Association news, updates or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or an unsubscribe link.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users would happen over a SSL/TLS secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures as and when required. Currently the North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association website is hosted on 1&1 IONOS Internet Limited servers based within the E.U. 1&1 IONOS state in their data processing agreement that they are compliant with the EU data protection requirements and data is held securely on the servers of 1&1 IONOS [Although the UK is no longer a member of the EU our website is hosted and used within the EU]


Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others.


Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.


Changes to this website use and e-privacy policy

The NSBKA has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will endeavour to post a notification on the main page of our Site, or email Users directly. We encourage Users to frequently check the website use policy available from the main menu for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications. - (August 2021)


Your acceptance of these terms is implied

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, we will be sorry not to see you, but please do not use our Site again. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please use the available Contact Forms

NSBKA North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association Shrewsbury Shropshire.


Thanks for wanting to be part of the North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association website! We hope you enjoy your stay!

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping