Data Protection Policy.  A Brief Guide.

     The General Data Protection Regulations came into effect on 25th May 2018, extending the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.  They require organisations to produce a Data Protection Policy and to notify its members of the personal data held and the use to which it is put.

     The Club Secretary has been nominated as the Data Protection Officer for the purposes of the Regulations.  Lymington & District Sea Fishing Club is committed to a policy of protecting the rights and preivacy of it's members in respect of the processing of their personal data.  Members are required to give their consent in writing regarding how their personal data is to be used.  The club will only use the data for as much as it is necessary for the functioning of the club and its activities.  In addition, with the individual member's written agreement, some details may be released for publicity purposes to third parties e.g. photos to local and national publications.

     Members data will on no account be disclosed to any third party for the purposes of commercial gain.


     Data will not be kept for longer than it is required and members can require the club to erase any data at any time by writing to the Data Protection Officer.


     A copy of the full Policy can be obtained from the Data Protection Officer upon written request.