Bus Employees Friendly Society

A non-profit making society run by bus people for the benefit of bus people

Privacy Policy


Last modified: 24 May

It’s important to us that you trust how we handle your personal information. Please read our policy to discover what data we collect and why, how we use the information we collect and the choices you have. We’ve tried to keep it clear and concise, however if you do have any questions, please get in touch.

Having your personal information allows us to provide you with our service and keep in touch with you. When you subscribe to our mailing list, you allow us to keep in touch with you so we can inform you of any developments or news we think would interest you.


Our Data Protection Policy

1. Any personal information we hold or process will be kept up-to-date, and destroyed as soon as the reason for its collection or processing has lapsed.

The Information We Collect We collect information (name & email address) to enable us to communicate with you about your account, provide, maintain, and improve our products and services. The data we collect can help us in simple ways, such as having a contact phone number to communicate an issue with your account, as well as more complex ways, such as helping us identify any difficulties when using our website

Your Choices

You have the right to:
Access your information Unsubscribe from our mailing list or withdraw any other type of consent Request a copy of your personal information that we hold Correct or update your information Delete your personal information, or restrict how we use your information, unless we are legally obliged not to Alter your personal information so you are not identifiable Lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority

Third-Parties We will never sell your details to any third-party organisations. We will only pass personal data to a third-party organisation when legally required to do so or with your prior consent.


What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that contain small pieces of information. They are stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone, and sent to your browser from our web server. Cookies are used by most websites to gather essential information to provide the user with the best experience. Cookies ensure websites function as you expect them to: they identify which platform you’re using and display an optimised version of the website for that platform, they can save your log in details, and they remember your language preferences.

Our website may at times use cookies. These Cookies are Essential to site functionality. You can disable cookies from your browser

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Our website and emails will at times contain links to and from other websites in our networks, such as partners and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note they carry their own privacy policies, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We would recommend reading these policies before submitting any personal data to these websites.



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If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy, or if the personal data we hold about you is not up to date, please email If you have any feedback on our website, please email us at  You also have the option to contact the Information Commission Office (ICO) on +44 1625 545 700 This Privacy Policy is provided by The Bus Employee Friendly Society

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

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These people did...

Mr B - Medical Retirement Private Member

Mr B retired for medical reasons at age 64 after 42 years of membership. He received a lump sum payment from the Provident Fund of £800.20 in return for total contributions paid of £318.28 He had also claimed £488.10 in sickness benefits during his membership, having paid in contributions of £980.89 to the Sick Fund,receiving £246.40 refund

Total pay out of £1046.60

Mr W Northfleet

Mr W retired at 65 after 30 0years of membership of the Society. He received a lump sum payment from the Provident Fund of £765.00 in return for total contributions paid of £312.80 In addition, as a result of his good sickness record (he had claimed just £40.00 in sickness benefits during his membership), he received a partial refund of his contributions to the Sick Fund amounting to £437.65

A total payout of £1,202.65

Mr S- Medical Retirement

Although Mr S has only been a member of the Society for 8years, he has unfortunately suffered with ill health on a regular basis, and received a total of £735.50 from the Sick Fund in return for total contributions of £302.40 On being medically retired he also received a payment of £215.00 from the Provident Fund having paid £77.60 in contrbutions

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Bus Employees Friendly Society
Suite 2, Alma House
Alma Road, Reigate. RH2 0AX
01737 226060