28th April 2018

Some of our members will be aware of the General Data Protection Regulation which will come into force on 25th May 2018.

GDPR is an EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The primary aim of GDPR is to give individuals more protection and control of their personal data. It affects how we use your information

Our Club requires to follow these regulations with regard to the personal data held by the Club on behalf of the members.

The Committee take your privacy seriously and only use your personal information to administer your membership of Gryffe Camera Club and to provide you with news and updates about the activity of the Club, opportunities to get involved in Club meetings, Competitions, visiting speakers and other events organised by the Club. This data also allows the Committee to respond to and investigate any questions, comments, complaints, support needs and concerns you as a member may have during the course of the year.

The data we hold comprises each Member’s name, address, telephone number and email address and is held by the Club to enable the Committee to communicate with the members with regard to all issues relating to the running of the Club, the regular meetings and all social events.
We do not have access to, hold or retain any financial information on any individual.

The data which we hold is not shared with any individual, company or external organisation.

Your data is accessed as a requirement of your membership.
Your personal information is accessed by the Committee only for the purposes set out above and will only be kept for a period of 3 years after your membership ceases.
Your personal information can be withdrawn or amended freely by contacting the Secretary, who will comply with this request with 30 days of written request.
Where a Breach of information is identified then the committee will in compliance with the regulations, notify the said breach within 72 hours to the ICO