Policies

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Data protection

The BHA wants you to feel confident about how we collect, store and handle your personal data. Our privacy notices set this out in detail, as well as the rights that you have in relation to your personal data.

If you have any questions, please contact dataprotection@britishhorseracing.com

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Whistleblowing

The BHA’s whistleblowing policy outlines the procedure by which any individual involved at any level of the sport of horseracing, including employees of the BHA, can report or blow the whistle on concerns relating to the running of the BHA or the actions or activities of its employees, officials, directors or members of BHA committees or industry committees administered by the BHA. It is designed to work in conjunction with other policies to protect anyone involved in British racing, whether as a participant or otherwise, from potential wrongdoing.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of young people and adults at risk and protect them from harm.

As the regulatory and governing body of the sport, the BHA has a particular duty to protect children, young people and adults at risk involved in racing activities from all forms of abuse and harm, and to ensure there are clear processes and channels for them to report confidently any abusive or discriminatory behaviour.

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BHA modern slavery and human trafficking statement

The BHA is committed to having policies and practices to combat modern slavery and human trafficking and to implementing robust systems to try to ensure that our supply chains are free from modern slavery and human trafficking.

More broadly, the BHA believes that slavery and human trafficking have no place in horseracing. The BHA encourages the prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery across all areas of the industry.

The BHA operates the RaceWISE reporting line, aimed at encouraging both members of the public and the racing industry to come forward with information about any wrongdoing in the sport of horseracing, details can be found at: https://www.britishhorseracing.com/RaceWISE/ and reports can be made online or via 0800 085 2580.

Where any modern slavery concerns overlap with the welfare or harm or abuse of young people or adults at risk, reporting concerns to the BHA’s Lead Safeguarding Manager via safeguarding@britishhorseracing.com may be more appropriate.

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