Personal data means any information about an individual from which that individual can be identified.
We collect, use, store and transfer some personal data of our participants [and their parents or guardians], and other Club members.
You provide information about yourself when you register with the Club, and by filling in forms at an event or online, or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise.
The information you give us may include your name, date of birth, address, e-mail address, phone number, gender, and contact details of a third party in the case of an emergency. We may also ask for relevant health information, which is classed as special category personal data, for the purposes of your health, well-being, welfare, and safeguarding. Where we hold this data it will be with the explicit consent of the participant or, if applicable, the participant’s parent or guardian. Where we need to collect personal data to fulfill Club responsibilities and you do not provide that data, we may not be able honour or administer your membership.
Why we need your personal data
We will only use personal data for any purpose for which it has been specifically provided.
The reason we need participants’ and members’ personal data is to be able to run the football club and arrange matches; to administer memberships, and provide the membership services you are signing up to when you register with the club. Our lawful basis for processing your personal data is that we have a contractual obligation to you as a participant or member to provide the services you
are registering for.
We have set out below, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate Purpose/ Processing Activity Lawful Basis for processing under Article 6 of the GDPR.
processing membership forms and payments/ subs – Performance of a contract
organising matches – Performance of a contract
sending out match or Club information and updates – Performance of a contract sharing data with coaches, managers, or officials to run training sessions or enter events – Performance of a contract
Sharing data with leagues we are in membership of, county associations, and other competition providers for entry in events – Performance of a contract
Sharing data with committee members to provide information about club activities, membership renewals, or invitations to social events – The Club has a legitimate interest to maintain member and participant correspondence for club community purposes.
Sharing data with third-party service or Facility provider – The Club has a legitimate interest to run the organisation efficiently and as it sees fit. Provision of some third-party services is for the benefit of the Club, participants, and its members.
Publishing match and league results – Consent. We will only publish your personal data in the public domain, including images and names, if you have given your consent for us to do so. In the case of children under the age of 13 then only with the written consent of parent/guardian
To ensure we understand possible health risks – Consent. We will only process details on your medical history with your consent.
Who we share your personal data with
When you become a member of the Club, your information, if you are a coach or volunteer will be or if you are another participant may be (depending upon which league(s) your team plays in) entered onto the Game System database relevant to the league for which your child is being registered to. We also pass your information to the County FA and to leagues to register participants and the team for matches, tournaments, or other events, and for affiliation purposes.
We may share your personal data with selected third parties, suppliers, and sub-contractors such as referees, coaches, or match organisers. Third-party service providers will only process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our participants, members or affiliates, or others.
The Club’s data processing may require your personal data to be transferred outside of the UK. Where the Club does transfer your personal data overseas it is with sufficient appropriate safeguards in place to ensure the security of that personal data.
Protection of your personal data
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered, or disclosed.
How long we hold your personal data
Your rights regarding your personal data
As a data subject you may have the right at any time to request access to, rectification, or erasure of your personal data; to restrict or object to certain kinds of processing of your personal data, including direct marketing; to the portability of your personal data and to complain to the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office about the processing of your personal data.
As a data subject, you are not obliged to share your personal data with the Club. If you choose not to share your personal data with us we may not be able to register or administer your membership.
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time and will inform you of any changes in how we handle your personal data.
Updated 25th April 2018