The BGA supports a safe, open and inclusive culture where poor practice is consistently challenged and deliberate attempts to cause harm are not tolerated, and where safeguarding, safety and well-being are prioritised.
These policies support that approach where engaged with BGA activity including as a participant, volunteer, employee or contractor.
The BGA is committed to protecting data.
Child Protection policy
The BGA recognizes that we have a duty of care towards young and vulnerable participants and can help to protect them from abuse. Every adult has a legal and moral responsibility to protect young people participating in our sport from abuse.
Equity and Equal Opportunities policy
Our equity and equal opportunities policy has been produced to prevent any potential discrimination or other unfair treatment, whether intentional or unintentional, direct or indirect, against its employees, contractors, volunteers and those participating in BGA controlled activity.
Inappropriate or Discriminatory conduct policy
Our inappropriate or discriminatory conduct policy has been produced to prevent inappropriate or discriminatory conduct, direct or indirect, against its employees, contractors, volunteers and those participating in BGA controlled activity.
Whistleblowing is reporting certain types of wrongdoing. In a gliding context, this will usually be something seen in the course of participating in BGA activity that affects others. The wrongdoing that is disclosed must be in the wider interest. Anyone can make a whistleblowing report.