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Data Protection Policy

Friends of Broomfield Park: Data Protection Policy

The data protection legislation is designed to cover the collecting, storing, processing and distribution of personal data. It gives rights to individuals about whom information is recorded.

Policy Statement

Any personal data we collect and use is treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We, the Friends of Broomfield Park, and any third party service provider contracted by us to provide a service will only collect and use personal data for the purpose(s) pertinent to its collection and use, and this will be stated at all times upon collection.

The Friends of Broomfield Park will endeavour to ensure that all personal data will be processed in accordance with the Principles and Rights as defined within the Data Protection Act 1998.

The Friends of Broomfield Park and any third party service provider will not disclose information gathered by our on-line services to any other organisation however there may be circumstances where information may need to be shared with others (for example with law enforcement agencies).

Personal information collected in emails will only be used for the purpose(s), which we reasonably believe it was provided for.

Each individual has the right to prevent their information being used in processing that is likely to cause them damage or distress and prevent processing for the purposes of direct email.

The Friends of Broomfield Park understand that individuals have rights to rectify, block, erase or destroy inaccurate data and to make a request to the Information Commissioner for an assessment to be made of the Friends of Broomfield Park if they feel that the Act has been contravened.

By regularly reviewing this policy we ensure that we are always aware of what information we collect, where it is stored and how we use it.

Changes

If this Data Protection policy needs to change in any way the Friends of Broomfield Park will update it as required.

Application

This policy applies to all committee members of the Friends of Broomfield Park. All providers of services to the Friends of Broomfield Park are checked to ensure they have a compliant data protection policy and that it meets the requirements laid out here.