General Data Protection Regulations

The European Union (EU) GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016 and will apply from 25 May 2018. GDPR replaces the United Kingdom (UK) Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was created to bring all data privacy laws across Europe into harmony. It is important to note that many of the core requirements and principles of the Data Protection Act (DPA) will be subsumed into GDPR. In the UK the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is an independent authority which upholds the UK legislation relating to Data Protection and other public information rights.

Being transparent and providing accessible information to individuals about how their personal data is used is a key element of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The information held for each member is under the control of the club secretary and he/she acts as the data controller. Contact the secretary should you wish clarification about the data held or you wish to make any change.

The data held is provided by each member as part of the application form or subsequent conversation with a committee member. This data is

Full name including title

Address including postcode

Landline telephone number

Mobile telephone number

Email address

In line with data protection regulations, Maidens BC processes members’ data for administration and membership communication purposes only under a contractual lawful basis.

The information held is used in the administration of the club particularly to enable contact between members. The information is not published in any social media platform except for contact details of the club secretary and the match secretary.