About your personal information.
BSC may hold either in paper records or electronically, very basic data about you, limited to what is absolutely necessary, this will either be information provided by you for the purpose of obtaining your member cards, or completing your order for BSC merchandise and details you have given us when using our online contact forms, such as your name and email address. In addition to this, we may be passed information from third party providers such as paypal, this information is usually limited to your name, address and email address – we do not retain this information but you should be aware that Paypal may do so. We do not request or retain any information. Please contact Paypal directly if you have questions in this regard. We do not retain any information that is defined as ‘sensitive’ by GDPR.
GDPR/Data Protection – Our responsibilities
The Information Commissioner’s office has told us that because BSC is a Community Group, we are not required to register for Data Protection purposes. Despite this, we take the responsibility seriously, and handle your information with care, applying the same principles as if we were required to register for Data Protection.
We only ask for the information we need. We always let you decide what you’re comfortable telling us, explain why we need it and treat it as confidential.
When we record and use your personal information we:
- only access it when we have a good reason
- only share what is necessary, relevant and with your consent
- don’t sell it to anyone
We handle and store your personal information in line with data protection law.
Our Website may collect small amounts of information, these are called cookies and are used to enhance your browsing experience, We will notify you about this if you visit the website through the use of a pop up message which allows you to control what types of information the website collects. More about cookies and managing your consent can be found here
Our Social Media
Data collected when visiting our Twitter or Facebook is controlled by them, and you should contact either Facebook or Twitter accordingly if you have questions in this regard.
Viewing data held by BSC
If you would like to see what data BSC holds about you, please get in touch using our contact page. If we hold any data about you, we will provide this to you by post. We do not charge for this service.