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Welcome to the IHSM membership information page

Types of membership:

Full Membership

Annual Membership fee: £75.00

Full Membership is restricted to those responsible for the management of security within the hotel and catering industry.  An applicant will be required to show that they are in full time employment with a Hotel, Group of Hotels or Catering Company and is responsible for the security operation.  Persons employed on a part time basis, or as consultants, or in some other advisory capacity are eligible for full membership unless the circumstances dictate that there is a conflict with the Institute or any of its members. An applicant who is employed by a Contract Security Company but is responsible for security within a Hotel, Group of Hotels or Catering Company are also eligible for full membership.

This includes:

  • Access to the Institute Website
  • Access and auto enrolment to Intelligence Circulations
  • Access to the Institute WhatsApp Group
  • Access to the Institute meetings and AGM which include guest speakers and presenters on current security matters
  • Voting rights within the Institute

Associate Membership

Annual Membership fee: £20.00

Associate Members are subject to the same rules as Full members but have no voting rights. The transmission of the IHSM monthly minutes and similar correspondence to associate members outside of the United Kingdom shall be at the Chairman’s and Secretary’s discretion.

This includes:

  • Access to the Institute Website
  • Access and auto enrolment to Intelligence Circulations
  • Access to the Institute WhatsApp Group
  • Access to the Institute meetings and AGM which include guest speakers and presenters on current security matters

Partnership Membership

Annual Membership fee: £20.00

The IHSM also extends an offer of Partnership level membership. This may include but not limited to: General Managers, Operations Managers, Managing Directors (or suitable person(s) as delegated) of hotels within the UK.  Partnership members are subject to the same rules as Associate Members but may not  attend regular meetings without prior committee approval.) The transmission of the IHSM monthly minutes and similar correspondence to associate members outside of the United Kingdom shall be at the Chairman’s and Secretary’s discretion.

This includes:

  • Access to the Institute Website
  • Access and auto enrolment to Intelligence Circulations
  • Access to the Institute WhatsApp Group

Additional membership benefits:

The IHSM also offers additional benefits such as:

  • Access to bespoke security events
  • Great networking opportunities
  • Knowledge and best practice information exchange

How to become a member:

Step 1. Download the Membership Pack (Application form, Confidentiality Agreement and Constitution).
Step 2. Submit your application form to the IHSM.
Step 3. If your request is approved by the IHSM committee, your application will be presented and a vote passed to all full members during the next IHSM meeting.
Step 4. On successful enrolment you will then receive the appropriate membership benefits from the Institute of Hotel Security Management.

As a new member you will have received an invite to join the IHSM Alerter system (Google group), it is purely used to notify you of alerts. Please do not send emails to it. Once you have accepted the invite, you do not need to login to it again. You should only use your dedicated hotel email. We use the alerter system to reduce the email load on the server and to comply with email regulations.

You will also have recived a website username and password. These are used to login https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/membership/login and read https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/view-2018 or enter https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/alert-18 an alert email. The alert email has very limited information for security reasons and contains a link to view an alert. You need to visit the main website at hotelsecuritymanagement.org

The form is very simple to complete, if uploading images, please keep them under 1mgb .

As the Institute is a paid membership website, the details provided on your application provide us with your contractural consent to process your data and any additional data you give us.
Your profile can be acessed and edited eg for change of hotel email address  via https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/gdpr-actions

If you have any questions please contact the site administrators or the chaiman. Please notify us immediately if you change your hotel, or you think your login details have been made public.

Our privacy, cookie and general policies are linked on the website footer

Meetings will be held as follows

Friday 2ndSeptember, 
Tuesday 4thOctober, 
Thursday3rdNovember‚Äč

Friday 2ndDecember

 

Your initial set up for site access and on the alter system will be done by us once you become a member.
On the site you will be given a username and a password.
You can change your profile details from screen after you login from the front of the website. This includes your email address and password.

If you forget your username or password, they can be reset from the links under the login box,
https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/cb-forgot-login

The alerter system (powered by Google Groups may initially invite you to receive emails . If you do not accept this invite you will not get alerts. Due to the way google/alerter works, it may not be possible to change your email address on this system. This is done by us if you notify the committee of any email address change.

We monitor the alerter system for email bounces.
Under normal circumstances the alert system will not accept emails sent directly to it. This is to enable proper documentation of alerts.
The alerter will  normally send out only the basic information of an alert to comply with data protection.

How to log in. 
When you receive an email from the alerter system, there will be a link provided that will take you to the login page and then the latest alert listings. 
You can also log in by visiting the login link and then navigate the site as per normal menu buttons;

Change your Profile and pasword:
Navigate to the profile page https://hotelsecuritymanagement.org/community and change your details as required.

How to send alerts. 

  • once logged in, navigate to the submit alert link. 
  • Complete the form with as much detail as possible. 
  • If uploading images, ensure they are less than 2meg in size. 
  • Where possible do not attempt to upload documents.
  • Do not upload images that are emeded in documents.
  • Ensure you allow images to upload and then press continue. 
  • When in the alert form do not use the browser back button.

Using the UPDATE link, enter the changed details only. 
Usually the only reason to alter an alert is to add images. 
Updating an alert will not automatically send another alert email.

How to change your details. 
If you change hotels, postition or email address you can click the profile link when logged in, and then change your details.
You will need to notify the site administrators to change you on the alerter email system for security purposes.

Why do i get and email from Google Groups?
We use google groups to distribute the alert email to all our members to reduce our emails being considered spam. 
You will be sent an invite to the group, you must accept this to receive alert notifications. If you change email address, you must inform the site administrators. due to data protection policies users on the system are strictly controled. 
Do not send emails to the alerter system unless told to do so. They will not be distributed.
Alerts may occasionally end up in the spam folder so check there if you are not getting them.

What happens if you cant access the site. 
First check that it is not your computer or internet link. 
The site can also be accessed via hotelsecuritymanagement.uk
If on the odd occasion the site needs to be taken down for maintenance you will be informed to email the alerter system.
The alerter email will be manually checked for emails and they will be sent out.

Any other questions should be sent to the site administrator

 

Registering here does not automatically qualify you for IHSM membership and you may be removed at any time 

For membership, please download the membership pack, then complete and return to the membership secretary.

 

 NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT.


On entering the user system, all information held in this database is purely for AUTHORISED internal use, it is not to be passed outside of the IHSM or authorised group. Any one found doing so will have their access rights removed and their membership may be revoked of the IHSM organisation. By entering these databases you agree to these terms and knowingly agree to you usage and IP address being tracked The full NDA is available here

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