|Banknote of 2012 Announced|
The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has again selected the National Bank of Kazakhstan to receive its prestigious “Bank Note of the Year” Award for 2012. Read More..
|IBNS Auction No. 68|
The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 68 2013 containing over 4100 lots is now available.
|IBNS Journal 52-1|
|The first Journal of 2013 (Volume 52 Issue 1) is now available from the website and will be posted to members soon. Topics covered in this issue include: Iranian Banknotes, Latin American Banknotes and Bank names in the Middle East and many others. Login to download your copy.|
|IBNS Membership Directory|
The PDF edition of the 2012 IBNS Members Directory is now available.
The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) exists to promote banknote collecting within its membership and to the broader collecting public. In order to promote communication between members, contact details for each member are made available to other members. However, the IBNS realizes that privacy is important to its members. Because of the nature of the interests of the members of the IBNS, the Officers and Directors of the IBNS are aware of the need for members to protect personal information.
The IBNS requires the following information from its members so that correspondence can be entered into with the member and that membership benefits, such as the IBNS Journal, auction catalogues, and Membership Directory, can be delivered to each member:
This information will also be used so that other members might contact them in order to communicate with them. To facilitate communication between members, the following information is also sought:
Over a period of time, the IBNS generates information concerning a member. This may include information regarding payments, length of membership, issues in which the member is involved with other members, and matters of a similar nature.
Such information will be made available only to Officers of the IBNS who require it to carry out the duties of their Office.
The IBNS publishes a Directory of its members. The Directory is distributed only to members of the IBNS. Members are permitted to use the Directory only for the purpose of identifying and establishing contact with other members of IBNS in furtherance of the objective of IBNS to promote the hobby of bank note collecting.
The name and membership number of all IBNS members will appear in the Directory. Other personal information for a member will be published in the Directory only with the written permission of the member. The IBNS places a listing of members on the Society’s website at http://www.theIBNS.org. Personal information of each member will not be placed on the IBNS website without the written permission of the member. Personal information is limited to the details identified in ‘Details Collected’. The personal information of IBNS members appears in a section of the website that is only accessible by members of the IBNS.
Members who have consented to having personal information included in the Directory or on the website may request in writing that this information be deleted from future editions of the Directory or removed from the website. Such requests shall be forwarded to the IBNS General Secretary.
Details of members will not knowingly be given to non-members except under the circumstances of the ‘Caveats’ identified below.
The contact details of each Officer and Director of the IBNS will be published in the Membership Directory, in the IBNS Journal, and placed on the IBNS website. Email addresses, telephone and fax numbers for Officers and Directors of IBNS will also be published in the Directory, Journal, and placed on the IBNS website, if the Officer or Director has supplied these details. Each member who accepts a position as an Officer or Director of IBNS expressly consents to the inclusion of their contact details in the Membership Directory, Journal, and on the website.
The IBNS Membership Directory and website will include the name and membership number of IBNS members who have been expelled or suspended in a location and in a manner which will notify other members of the status of an expelled or suspended member. Each person who becomes a member of the IBNS expressly consents to having their name and IBNS membership number included in the Directory and on the website in the event of expulsion or suspension.
The name and IBNS membership number of a member who has been expelled will continue to be identified as such in the Directory and on the website until:
The name and IBNS membership number of a member who has been suspended will continue to be identified as such in the Directory and on the website until:
While the IBNS will abide by this policy to the best of its ability, members must note the following:
The IBNS may make personal information of its members available to non-members in limited circumstances. These circumstances include: