New legislation came into
force in 2000 as regards data protection.
The Association obtains its Membership Data primarily
- Membership Application and Renewal Forms
- Association Officers
The personal data held about members is used for
various purposes including :
- To maintain records of Membership of both
current and previous members, including personal identifiers
- To respond to queries from Members and
- To distribute information to members,
including the R08 magazine
The Association is pledged not to hold unnecessary,
out of date or inaccurate information about its members, nor
to pass its members details to any other organisation.
The Association only discloses information
concerning members when relevant to :-
- To the Member and his immediate family
- To Association Officers and Members.
Members may request in writing details of the personal
data that the Association hold about them and also that the
Association stops using this information to inform them about
If a member believes that the Association's
use of personal data could cause damage or distress, then the
Member may write to the Association and request that the
Association stops using the data for that particular purpose.
Queries or Concerns
If a Member has any queries or concerns regarding the
Association's use of personal data, then please contact the
Secretary - Denis Askham.