Privacy notice

Privacy notice


Who are we?The Risk and Security Management Forum (RSMF)is a peer group. It is a not for profit organisation funded through Annual Subscriptions and seminar fees.It  does not promote individual or company commercial benefit or interests. Membership is by invitation and is drawn from academia, HM Government, and FTSE 500 companies. It‘s purpose is to create a trusted network for sharing experience, opinions, information and influence across all public and private sectors.

How do we process and protect data? RSMF wants to communicate with members in a way which complies with UK law on data protection.  Weprocess personal data fairly and in a transparent manner and:

  • Only collect personal data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.
  • Ensure personal data is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary.
  • Ensure personal data is accurate and kept up-to-date and is not kept for longer than is necessary.
  • Ensure appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.

What data do we collect, and why? RSMF collects an address, email and ‘phone number directly from you so we can tell you about activities organised by us or formally affiliated organisations like the European Corporate Security Association (ECSA) or International Security Management Association (ISMA).

Do we share data? We may share your data with another RSMF member if so requested; with RSMF’s website host to administer access rights to the members only section of the website; with RSMF’s corporate services provider to register you as a Director of RSMF at Companies House should you become an RSMF Council member. We will not pass your data to any organisation based outside the EU without your explicit and specific agreement on every occasion.


What are your rights as a data subject?  In accordance with UK law you have the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, the right to object. A clear and detailed explanation of these rights may be found at You can withdraw or change your consent at any time by contacting the Company Secretary at PO Box 609, Abbots Langley, Herts WD5 5BQ or Please note that all processing of your personal data will cease once you have withdrawn consent, other than where this is required by law, but this will not affect any personal data that has already been processed prior to this point.

Who can answer any question I may have?Your data is collected on our behalf by our Company Secretary (PO Box 609, Abbots Langley, Herts WD5 5BQ or who also acts as our Data Protection Officer. If you have any query or complaint about how your data is processed you should contact our Company Secretary to resolve the issue. You may, of course, seek redress through the UK Information Commissioner’s office.


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