What is (GDPR) General Data Protection Regulation

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will applied from 25 May 2018, when it superseded the UK Data Protection Act 1998. Significant and wide-reaching in scope, the new law brings a 21st century approach to data protection. It expands the rights of individuals to control how their personal information is collected and processed, and places a range of new obligations on organisations to be more accountable for data protection.


Having reviewed the requirements, WE believe WE have the appropriate key compliance framework in place covering;

1 – How your data is stored
Data is stored in a fully controlled and secured server which is backed up

2 – Controlled Access to your data
Access to the data is controlled by elected members of the club named;  Allan Gregory, Sue Thorns and John Smethurst.

3 – Control over data retention
Data is retained during the membership period, after which it is manually deleted (after allowing 6 months to renew post membership expiry)

4 – Ability to remove member’s data if requested
WE will remove or edit any data on request. Members can request to view and remove/modify any data WE hold on them

5 – Mandatory consent for storing member details
WE have added accept terms and conditions, privacy policy and this GDPR statement within OUR requesting to be a member area of OUR website

6 – Use of data
WE only share YOUR name only and OUR WMC membership number to third parties to enable YOU to receive discounts and offers. Data is also used to contact members or for members to receive club Newsletters or Membership updates.

If you require any further information please contact us.

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