The Flatcoated Retriever Society (the “Society”) is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy.
This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from or about you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation, the data controller is The Flatcoated Retriever Society, whose registered office is 11 Harcourt Road, Kibworth, Leicestershire, LE8 0HP.
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. Any changes we make in the future will be posted on our website. Please check back regularly to see any updates or changes to this Policy.
3. Data Protection Principles
We will comply with data protection law. This says that the personal information we hold about you must be:
1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
3. Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
4. Accurate and kept up to date.
5. Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
6. Kept securely.
4. Particulars of processing
We process personal data about members, judges, ring stewards, helpers and competitors/exhibitors to our events, and data regarding health conditions in the breed.
The categories of person about whom we process personal data are described in more detail in the Particulars of Processing that are set out in the Annex to this Privacy Notice.
5. Your rights as a data subject
It is important that we tell you your rights that you have as a data subject under the General Data Protection Regulation – these are set out below.
The General Data Protection Regulation provides the following rights (subject to some exemptions):
1. The right to request access to the personal data that we hold about you;
2. The right to request rectification of the personal data that we hold about you;
3. The right to request erasure of the personal data that we hold about you;
4. The right to request restriction of processing about you;
5. The right to object to processing; and
6. The right to data portability.
If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, incomplete or out of date then please let us know and we will make sure that your data is corrected.
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Secretary using the details above.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) full contact details for which can be found at https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
6. How we will use information about you
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
1. Where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you.
2. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
We may also use your personal information in the following situations, which are likely to be rare:
4. Where we need to protect your interests (or someone else's interests).
5. Where it is needed in the public interest (or for official purposes).
We will generally process your personal data for contractual necessity in providing membership services and events. We may also use personal information for additional relevant and related purposes where you might reasonably expect us to do so, where the benefits of doing so are not outweighed by your own interests or fundamental rights or freedoms. The law calls this the “Legitimate Interests” condition for processing. This may include:
6. To maintain our records and other administrative purposes, including updating your details and preferences.
7. To assist with queries, complaints and dispute resolution.
8. To provide communications related to membership and invitations to participate in events organised on your behalf by the Society, including but not limited to shows, training, tests, trials, lectures, seminars, canine health testing and studies.
9. Upholding our club constitution and taking action in cases where there is a breach of the Club rules or Code of Ethics.
We will ask for your direct consent IF we intend to use your personal data for marketing purposes.
Where our processing of personal data is based on your having given consent, you have the right as a data subject to withdraw that consent at any time. If you wish to invoke this right, please notify the Secretary using the contact details set out above or, in the case of email communications by using the “unsubscribe” function at the end of each communication.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the United Kingdom, the supervisory authority is the Office of the Information Commissioner, full contact details for which can be found at https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
7. Recipients of Data
We may use service providers to help us provide you with our services. Personal data may be transferred to such a service provider, who acts for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed.
Such third parties have contracted with us as data processors under the requirements in the General Data Protection Regulation. They are contractually bound to only use personal data for the agreed purpose(s). Relevant persons working for these third parties will have access to your personal data under the terms of the data processor contract, but only to the extent necessary to perform their services for us.
In appropriate circumstances we may disclose data to authorised bodies as required by law.
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9. Contact details
Please contact the Secretary above (section 2) if you have any questions or concerns about personal data and privacy matters.
ANNEX TO THE PRIVACY NOTICE
What is the purpose of processing your personal data?
We process your personal data for:
• Provision of membership services including administration and transactional communications relating to membership
• Upholding the Society Rules and Code of Ethics
• Compliance with Kennel Club Rules and Regulations
• For the organisation of events
• Contacting you by email to provide related information and information concerning events and activities
• We also process personal data for the Society’s legitimate interests as we have outlined in the main Privacy Notice. Please be assured that we will always take account of your personal data rights in doing so.
What is the lawful basis for the processing of your personal data?
The Society has entered into a contract with you to provide membership services including administration and communications relating to membership which constitute a contractual necessity.
As a Member of the Society you have given your consent through the provision of personal data.
What personal data do we process?
The personal data for Society members that we process is:
• Email address(es)
• Telephone number(s)
• Date joined
• Method of payment of subscription
• Membership application proposer and seconder
• Date of birth of junior members.
Where do we obtain your personal data from?
Most of the above personal data is or has been received direct from you (the data subject). However, information may be received from third parties e.g. The Kennel Club, Fossedata, Higham Press, FTMS etc.
How long do we hold your personal data for?
Personal data will be retained in accordance with statutory requirements, Kennel Club requirements and recommendations and the Society’s data retention policy (below).
Are you obliged to provide us with your personal data?
You are not obliged to provide the personal data in question. However, if you do not provide your personal data, we will be unable to perform any contract we have with you for the provision of membership or event services.
Who are the recipients of your personal data?
• A copy of the Yearbook is provided to the British Library and the Kennel Club in accordance with legal requirements or KC Rules.
• Members names and addresses are provided to Morleys Print and Publishing Ltd and to The Lavenham Press Ltd for printing and postal services.
• Names and addresses of entrants to the Society’s Championship and Open Shows are provided to Fosse Data Systems for printing purposes.
• Data relating to the reported health conditions of members' dogs may be shared to contribute to validated research projects as approved by the Society's Health committee. Information relating to the dog's pedigree will be shared with owner consent but members names and addresses will not be shared.
The following Society Officers and Committee members also hold personal data:
• The Membership Secretary maintains the central record of all current members of the Society for the Society’s organisational, administrative and communication purposes.
• Officers of the Society have access to the membership list for administrative and communication purposes.
• We provide the Kennel Club with details of Society officers, Challenge Certificate winners at our show events, and entries to our Field Trials and the award winners, in order to meet the requirements in the Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.
• Membership details are held by the 250 Club Administrator, Area Representatives Coordinator and Field Trial Secretary, for organisational, administrative and communication purposes.
• Bank details are held for 250 Club Members using Direct Debit services for administrative purposes.
• Health data relating to dogs provided by Members is held by the Health Coordinator for current and future research projects.
Do we use your data for any automated decision-making?
No personal data is processed for automated decision-making.
Any financial data arising from a transactional process will be held securely by the Society in accordance and compliance with all statutory, HMRC and Financial Authority requirements.
What records are maintained by the Society?
The Society maintains a list of all current members, including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses supplied by the Member.
The Society holds the personal data of Officers of the Club as a part of the implementation of Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.
The Society holds the personal data of members of Sub-Committees and other organisational groups within the Society in order to operate effectively in Members’ interests.
The Society maintains records regarding the health of dogs owned by Members for use in research projects.