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Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

About this Policy

1.1 This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our members and instructors, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it.

1.2 We may collect, use and store your personal data, as described in this Data Privacy Policy and as described when we collect data from you.

1.3 We reserve the right to amend this Data Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. You are advised to check our website for any amendments (but amendments will not be made retrospectively).

1.4 We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website for the Information Commissioner ( For the purposes of the GDPR, we will be the "controller" of all the personal data we hold about you.

2. Who are we?

2.1 We are Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club (KHSSC). We can be contacted at:

134 High Street, Kempston. MK42 7BN

Telephone: 01234 853262


3. Examples of Personal information we collect and why.

Type of Information                                a) Purposes                       b)  Legal basis of processing

Member's name, address, telephone number, email addres(es)

a) Managing the Member's membership of the Club. Managing social and club events

b) Performing the club's contract with the membership. For the purposes of our legitimate interests in the Club.

Emergency contact details

a) Contacting next of kin in the event of an emergency

b) Protecting the Member's vital interests and those of their dependants

Date, place of birth/age related information

a) Managing membership categories or events that are age related

b) Performing the club's contract with the membership.  

Gender, occupation

a) Managing membership categories or events that are gender related

b) Provision of adequate facilities for members. For the purpose of legitimate interests in making sure that we can provide sufficient events and suitable facilities

The Member's name(s) and activity

a) For media use

b) Interests in promoting the Club

Photos and videos of Members

a) Putting on the Club's website and social media pages and using in press releases

b) Consent. We will seek the Member's consent on their membership application for and on each renewal form. The member may withdraw their consent at any time by email or letter to the Club.

Payment details                           

a) Processing of direct debits etc.

b) Verification and Audit of Payments


4. How we protect your personal data

4.1 We will not transfer your personal data outside the EU without your consent.

4.2 We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal data from loss, misuse, or unauthorised alteration or destruction.

4.3 Please note however that where you are transmitting information to us over the internet this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

4.4 For any payments which we take from you online we will use a recognised online secure payment system.

4.5 We will notify you promptly in the event of any breach of your personal data which might expose you to serious risk.

5. Who else has access to the information you provide us?

5.1 We will never sell your personal data. We will not share your personal data with any third parties without your prior consent (which you are free to withhold) except where required to do so by law or as set out in the table above or paragraph 5.2 below.

5.2 We may pass your personal data to third parties who are service providers, agents, charter companies and subcontractors to us for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (e.g. to print newsletters and send you mailings).

However, we disclose only the personal data that is necessary for the third party to deliver the service and we will have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own purposes.

6. How long do we keep your information?

6.1 We will hold your personal data on our systems for as long as you are a member of the Club, or have expressed interest in becoming a member of the club, and for as long afterwards as it is in the Clubs' legitimate interest to do so or for as long as is necessary to comply with our legal obligations. We will review your personal data periodically to establish whether we are still entitled to process it.

If we decide that we are not entitled to do so, we will stop processing your personal data except that we will retain your personal data in an archived form in order to be able to comply with future legal obligations e.g. compliance with tax requirements and exemptions, and the establishment exercise or defence of legal claims.

6.2 We securely destroy all financial information once we have used it and no longer need it.



7. Your rights

7.1 You have rights under the GDPR:

(a) to access your personal data.

(b) to be provided with information about how your personal data is processed

(c) to have your personal data corrected

(d) to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances

(e) to object to or restrict how your personal data is processed

(f) to have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.

7.2 You have the right to take any complaints about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner:

Telephone: 0303 123 1113.

Information Commissioner's Office. Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

For more details, please address any questions, comments and requests regarding our data processing practices to