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Privacy Notice


For existing and new members of Dumfries Curling Club


What this privacy notice covers


Dumfries Curling Club is committed to protecting your personal information.  In this notice, references to ‘we’ and ‘us’ means Dumfries Curling Club This notice explains how we collect and use the personal information about you.


What we need


Dumfries Curling Club will be a “controller” of the personal information that you provide us in this form, unless otherwise stated.


When you register as a member of Dumfries Curling Club or renew your membership (including if you are registering on behalf of a child under the age of 18), we will ask you for the following personal information:


·         contact details – name, address, telephone numbers, email address, and date of birth (if under 21)


·         membership category – Adult or junior



Why we need your personal information – contractual purposes


We need to collect our members’ personal information so that we can manage your membership.  We will use our members’ personal information to:


·         provide you with core member services, including draws, and competitions


·         set up your Scottish Curling online membership account and administer your account online


·         inform Dumfries Ice Bowl Curling Association of our membership

·         send you membership communication by post or email in relation to essential membership services, including but not limited to, general meeting notices, membership renewals and information on membership fees.


If you do not provide us with all of the personal information that we need to collect, then this may affect our ability to offer the above membership services and benefits.



Why we need your personal information – legitimate purposes


We also process our members’ personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests to:


·         promote and encourage participation in the sport of Curling by sending members’ communications and booking information for upcoming competitions and events. 

·         provide competition in the sport of Curling by accepting and managing entries for our competitions and checking your personal information to ensure you are entered in to the correct competition;


·         develop and maintain our members’ qualifications, including sending email communications to members to inform you of upcoming courses

·         invite our members to our annual end of season prizegiving by email / telephone; and


·         respond to and communicate with members regarding your questions, comments, support needs or complaints, concerns or allegations in relation to the sport of Curling.  We will use your personal information to investigate your complaint, suspend membership and take disciplinary action where appropriate.


Where we process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to us using your personal information for the above purposes.  If you wish to object to any of the above processing, please contact us on [email / postal address].  If we agree and comply with your objection, this may affect our ability to undertake the tasks above for the benefit of you as a member.



Other uses of your personal information


We may ask you if we can process your personal information for additional purposes.  Where we do so, we will provide you with an additional privacy notice with information on how we will use your information for these additional purposes.


Who we share your personal information with


·         As an affiliated club of Scottish Curling we are required to ensure that all of our members are members of Scottish Curling as a condition of affiliation.  We will share your name, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, and any other information they may require in order to carry out their responsibilities as a Sports Governing Body in Scotland.  Scottish Curling will become a “controller” of your personal information when they receive it.  Scottish Curling’s privacy notice explains how they use your personal information and can be assessed here


·         We may share your personal information with other members of Dumfries Curling Club for the purpose of coordinating teams for competitions.


·         We may share your personal information with areas and provinces of Scottish Curling, and ice inks for the purposes of registering you for competitions and events.


In the event that we do share personal information with external third parties, we will only share such personal information strictly required for the specific purpose and take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients shall only process the disclosed personal information in accordance with those purposes.




How we protect your personal information

Your personal information is stored electronically on a pc/laptop which is password protected].  Your personal information is accessed by our appointed Club Secretary and Club Treasurer for the purposes set out above.


How long we keep your personal information


We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with membership services.  Unless you ask us not to, we will review and possibly delete your personal information where you have not renewed your membership with us for five years.


Your rights


You can exercise any of the following rights by emailing to us at


Your rights in relation to your personal information are:


·         you have a right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you by making a “subject access request”;


·         if you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have a right to request that we correct or complete your personal information;


·         you have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information for specific purposes; and


·         if you wish us to delete your personal information, you may request that we do so.


Any requests received by Dumfries Curling Club will be considered under applicable data protection legislation.  If you remain dissatisfied, you have a right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at