When you express an interest in becoming a member of YDBK you will be asked to provide certain information. This includes:
All the information collected is obtained directly from you. This is usually at the point of your initial registration. The information will be collected via membership forms or online contact forms. At the point th at you provide your personal information for membership purposes, we will also request that you provide consent for us to store and use your data. Your consent is required in to ensure our compliance with data protection legislation.
We use your personal information:
We’ll send you messages by email, other digital methods, telephone and post to advise you of YDBK activities.
We may disclose information about you, including your personal information:
Where we need to share your information outside of YDBK we will always seek your permission and inform you as to who the information will be shared with and for what purpose.
We need to keep your information so that we can provide our services to you. We will delete this information when you cease to be a member of Yalding Bee Keepers or when you withdraw consent for us to hold your personal information. The exceptions to this are ins tances where there may be legal or insurance circumstances that require information to be held for longer whilst this is investigated or resolved. Where this is the case then the member/s will be informed as to how long the information will be held for and when it is deleted.
To ensure the information we hold is accurate and up to date, members need to inform
YDBK as to any changes to their personal information. You can do this by contacting the
Membership Secretary at any time:
Should you wish to view the information that YDBK holds on you, you can make this request by contacting the Membership Secretary – as detailed above. There may be certain circumstances where we are not able to comply with this request. This would include where the information may contain references to other individuals or for legal, investigative or security reasons. Otherwise we will usually respond within 14 days of the request being made.
All Yalding Bee Keepers membership data is maintained securely behind firewalls in a series of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets on the membership secretary’s password - protected laptop computer and backed up on an internal server whenever any changes are made to the data.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question , as these sites are not governed by this privacy statement
This policy is available on our website. This policy may change from time to time. If we make any material changes we will make members aware of this via email and the monthly members' meetings.
If you have any queries about this policy, need it in an alternative format, or have any complaints about our
privacy practices, please contact
our Membership Secretary