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Derbyshire Caving Club - Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2016/679

The DPA and the GDPR (comes into force 25th May 2018) protect individuals' privacy by regulating how personal information, known in the law as 'personal data', is collected and used. The law applies to information stored electronically or in manual systems that can be linked to an identifiable individual.

Although the GDPR are not yet in force (written February 2018), the DCC is working on how it will comply with the new law as well as ensuring it continues to comply with the DPA.

'Personal data' is any information that relates to a living individual who can be identified:

Personal data can include:

The DPA requires that personal information is:

Any formal requests for information or notices to stop processing under the act must be dealt with by the Committee.  Pass any such requests immediately to the Honorary Secretary.  Contact can be made by email to the Secretary

Removal of data or images

Any request to have email addresses or other information deleted after an Open Weekend or photographs removed from the website at any time should be referred to the Webmaster who can readily remove the information. 

Data protection policy, statement and consent form

These documents required for the GDPR are currently being prepared and will be posted here when approved by the Committee. (Feb 2018)

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