Tuesday, 29 May 2018

NAS PRIVACY NOTICE

You may have noted that the NAS has issued a Privacy Notice under the GDRP.

Their current newsletter also contains a link to a BBC Radio 4 Programme in which an Allotments Society Secretary talks about GDRP.


NAS PRIVACY NOTICE


Privacy Notice

The National Allotment Society (NAS) collect information in the course of members joining the Society.  The accuracy of the data is dependent on the information supplied by the member when joining or renewing membership. This includes the following:

  • Name
  • Postal address
  • Contact details, landline number, mobile number and email address
  • Association site details

The Society does not disclose private data to third parties, unless specifically appointed by the Society under a contract to fulfil the requirements of the membership package or a specific initiative the individual has signed up to.

This will enable the Society to supply the benefits of membership, or to contact you directly, with membership information, using the contact details provided to us on joining or renewing your Society membership.  We may at times contact you directly concerning developments within the Society and will also offer you the opportunity to opt into initiatives if you so wish.  This may be done by Head Office, or the Regional Representative, in your own region.

This information is only shared with third parties under a contract to provide the benefits under NAS membership, this is undertaken with password protected files, we do not sell any information to third parties.  The Society will keep your data until it is updated, or until you are no longer in membership.

Your information is kept physically and electronically on our secure data base, with hard copies kept in a locked and alarmed office.  This information will be kept in this format as long as you are a member of the Society.  We undertake a secure destruction process with shredding on site for hard copies of membership information.

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and even have it corrected or deleted.  If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact Head Office 01536 266576 and we will investigate the matter.

Our website may contain links from other websites, this Privacy policy only applies to the NAS website so when you use other websites, please take the time to check their privacy policy.

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