Data protection

Membership organisations collect personal data from their members – names, addresses, telephone numbers, as well as more personal monitoring information.

Your organisation has a legal duty to your members and your employees to handle this data sensitively, ensure that it is kept securely and that it is destroyed appropriately when it is no longer needed.

The collection and storage of information, in this electronic age, is also critical to the efficient management of organisations – and mismanagement can also lead to the downfall of a business.

This section should be used in conjunction with the policies and procedures subsections of corporate governance and human resource management.

A full guide from the Information Commissioner's Office about notification.
Information Commissioner's office explanation of the exemption that relates to not-for-profit organisations.
A guide from the Amature Swimming Association for their clubs and county associations regarding data protection.
LTA and British Tennis guidance for clubs and counties.

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