Terms and Conditions of Membership

1. Membership Eligibility

1.1 GSIP membership is open exclusively to individuals who are based in the United Kingdom and are actively engaged in the security industry.

1.2 Membership if offered solely at our discretion.

2. Membership Types

2.1 GSIP offers two types of membership: Professional and Student.

2.2 Professional Membership: Professional members have access to all benefits offered by GSIP, including member-only Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses and Foundation level courses, both free and at reduced rates.

2.3 Student Membership: Student accounts are offered at the discretion of GSIP and are intended for individuals interested in joining the UK Private Security Industry and who are actively engaged in CPD study within the security sector. Student accounts are free but may be removed at any time without prior notice. Accounts that are not used for CPD study purposes will be removed. Student members are offered free access to a limited number of CPD courses.

2.4 Inactive Student Accounts: Student accounts that remain inactive will be removed without prior notice.

2.5 Student accounts without a recogniseable name (required for certification) will be removed without warning

3. Professional Behavior and Conduct

3.1 GSIP is a Peer Support Network dedicated to fostering personal and professional development within the security industry. As a member, you are expected to conduct yourself in a professional and respectful manner at all times.

3.2 Members are encouraged to contribute positively to the GSIP community, share knowledge, and engage in constructive discussions related to the security industry.

3.3 Any form of harassment, discrimination, or offensive behavior towards fellow members, GSIP staff, or any other individuals within the community will not be tolerated and may result in immediate termination of membership.

4. Certificate and Study Records

4.1 It is the responsibility of all account holders to download and retain their PDF certificates upon completing a course offered by GSIP.

4.2 GSIP does not maintain records of completed courses, and as such, members must keep their own records of their study progress and achievements.

4.3 GSIP accepts no responsibility for lost certificates or any consequences arising from their loss.

5. Membership Termination

5.1 GSIP reserves the right to terminate or suspend any member’s membership at its discretion, with or without prior notice, for any violation of these terms and conditions or for any behaviour that is deemed detrimental to the GSIP community or its objectives.

6. Changes to Terms and Conditions

6.1 GSIP reserves the right to modify or amend these terms and conditions at any time. Members will be notified of any changes via the email address associated with their membership.

7. Communication Issues

7.1 In the event of email ‘bouncebacks’ or email error notifications we reserve the right to suspend membership accounts. Kindly note it is members/students responsibility to ensure that their registered emails are working properly. Repeated communication failures will result in accounts being removed. Your email is our only method of communication so it is important to notify us of any changes…

8. Contact Information

8.1 For inquiries or assistance related to membership, please contact us

By joining the Guild you are affirming that you are committed to ongoing professional development and to maintaining professional ethical standards…