Springfieldfellwalkers takes your privacy
seriously and is committed to ensuring that all personal information
handled by the club is processed according to the legally compliant
standards of the General Data Protection Regulations which came into
force on 25thMay
The GDPR significantly changes data protection
law in Europe, strengthening the rights of individuals and increasing
the obligations of organisations.
As a “holder” of the personal
information that you provide to us, this privacy notice sets out how,
why and for how long we will use your personal data, as well as who
it is shared with. It also explains your legal rights as a data
subject and how to exercise them.
What we need from you
When you join as a member
ofSpringfieldfellwalkers or renew your membership, we may ask
you the following personal information:
Contact details – e.g. name, address, email
address and phone number
If you do not provide us with the personal
information that we need this may affect our ability to offer you our
When we collect your data, we will ask your
consent to use it in different ways e.g. preferred means of contact.
We will only use your personal data in ways you have given us
permission to do so.
Why we need your personal information
We collect and use personal data solely for
administrative purposes in order to help us carry out our services to
contact database of our committee, leaders and members and their
bookings placed over the phone or in person.
AGM and Committee
Organising club activities.
Distributing our Newsletter
We respect your privacy and will not sell or
disclose your personal information to any third party, including
other Ramblers groups locally or nationally.
How we protect your personal information
Your personal information is accessed by our
Committee only for the purposes set out above. It
is stored by our club in a password protected computer database.
How long we keep your personal information
We only keep your personal information for as long
as necessary to provide you with membership services. Unless you ask
us not to, we will review and delete your personal information where
you have not renewed your membership with us for one year.
You have a right to:
communication preferences or restrict the processing of your
personal data for specific purposes.
Request that we
correct your personal data if you believe it is inaccurate or
Request that we
delete your personal information.
Access the personal data that we hold about
you through a “request”.
You can contact us by e-mail at:
If you are unhappy about how we have used your
data, you can complain to the Chairman
of the club
If you are not happy with our response, or you
believe that your data protection or privacy rights have been
infringed, you can complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s
Office which regulates and enforces data protection law in the UK.
Details of how to do this can be found at www.ico.org.uk
Springfieldfellwalkers reserves the
will be posted on our website and will be deemed effective on