The BDS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of BDS members and visitors to the BDS website. Information provided during your visit to the BDS website is collected for internal purposes only and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. Where you provide personal information (eg. through email feedback), we will only use that information to communicate with you. We will keep any such information secure and will not disclose it to any third parties.



Under the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007, you must give your consent before receiving promotional emails after 6 September 2007. If the BDS has your email address in its database, BDS convenors may occasionally receive emails of new services/products or upcoming events/promotions of a literary/cultural nature. If you do not wish to receive these promotional notices, please email us and write “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. You may also call us on (03) 365-6210 or write to us at PO Box 7126, Christchurch 8240. The BDS does, however, reserve the right to send emails to convenors concerning BDS-related business.


Our full Online Privacy Policy can be viewed here.

The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand