Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Regulations 2018

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) introduced in 2018, The Wolds and Riverbank Countryside Society must tell members
  • what information it holds about them (known as personal data), 
  • why it holds it,
  • and how it is kept
and must enable members to withdraw consent for the data to be retained electronically. The society’s Privacy Policy below gives this information.
  1.    The Wolds and Riverbank Countryside Society maintains a list of members with the following information (data) about each member:
  •     name and address,
  •     telephone number,
  •     email address,
  •     the date of joining the society
  •     and his/her subscription rate
  • 2.    The data does not include a photograph of a member. Photographs of members do appear on the society’s website or Facebook,for example photographs taken at the Christmas quiz, on reserve working days, litter picking or visits, but members’ names are not shown with these photographs, except for the names of committee members.
  • 3.    The data held is used to keep members informed about society       events and meetings together with any appropriate notifications.
  • 4.     The information will not be passed on to any individual, company or organisation at any time.
  • 5.    The personal data kept by the society is held on the computer of the membership secretary.
  • 6.    You can withdraw your consent for your details to be held electronically by contacting the Wolds and Riverbank Countryside Society Membership Secretary.  The electronic retention of your information will cease immediately, and your details will be kept only on paper.
This privacy policy was passed at a quorate committee meeting in December, 2018 and will be verified at the next full meeting of the membership. .