Privacy policy

1. Disclosure of information

BCN will not rent, sell or make available your personal information to any third party unrelated to BCN, other than where the law requires it or where we have sought and been given your specific permission to do so. As BCN is based in the United States, we comply with US data protection legislation currently in force.

2. What information we collect and how we use it

Better Care Network (BCN) collects and retains information you voluntarily submit to us through our newsletter subscription form and by contacting us by email. It is up to you whether to submit information to us and how much you provide. If you submit personal information through our email address, it will be read by one member of staff and may be shared with other members of staff. If you subscribe to our free electronic newsletters, we collect your email address and other personal data such as your IP address may be gathered by Constant Contact and governed by their own data protection policies.

BCN uses cookies (small text files) that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won’t work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on a link. We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of this site, including through Google Analytics. For information on how Google Analytics may collect your data, see Google’s privacy policy. Details of the cookies used by Google analytics are available here.

3. Third parties' web sites

The BCN site contains links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience and CRIN has no control over such websites, nor is it responsible for their content. BCN's Privacy Policy does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from or any related websites within the domain of The inclusion of these links on the Website does not imply endorsement of any material on those websites, or any association with their operators, unless otherwise stated. BCN cannot guarantee the security of these sites, the operation of the links or that they will be virus-free.

BCN uses social media and social networking services to advance our work. These applications require the use of third party service providers. We have a Facebook page and a Twitter feed.

The Twitter account we use is administered by Twitter, in accordance with Twitter’s privacy policy.

The Facebook page is administered by Facebook, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Protection Policy, and is accessible to Facebook users who have already consented to Facebook’s data policy. We do not export information on our followers from the Facebook platform.

4. Your acceptance of our privacy policy 

By using this Site and/or submitting your information to us, you consent to BCN keeping and using such information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Our aim is to ensure that your details are current, accurate and complete. You have a right to see the information we hold about you at any time and we will correct it if it is inaccurate, provided we are notified accordingly.

If you have any queries about our Privacy Policy, please email us at

5. Your data subject rights

You may choose to request, correct, update or delete the information you have provided to us. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us at If you wish to unsubscribe from an electronic mailing list, you may do so by clicking “unsubscribe” in any edition that you have received or by emailing us at

6. Notification of change of Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. Should this happen, we will post a notice of the change on the Website.