PROTECTION ACT 1998
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires
the Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers (the
“Guild”) to ensure that all persons about whom personal information is
kept, whether on a computer or as part of paper records, are aware of
the information kept and the purpose for which it may be used. The
information which you provide to the Guild will, with your consent, be
held on a computer and/or in a manual filing system. This data will be
processed by the Guild as follows:
As a member of the Guild your
name will appear in the Guild’s Annual Report and may also appear in
administrative records including minutes of meetings. The Annual Report
is circulated to Guild members and tower contacts in the Southwell and
Nottingham Diocese and is available on request to other ringers,
including ringers who live outside the European Economic Area (as
defined by the Data Protection Act 1998). Copies are also supplied to
the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, the Nottinghamshire County
Library, the Nottingham City Information Office and to the Central
Council of Church Bell Ringers.
If you are, or become, a tower
correspondent, a district officer or an officer of the Guild, this
information will (with your consent) be published on the web pages and
in the Annual Report of the Guild.
Details of peals rung for the Guild, as submitted to the Ringing World
by the conductor or other member of the band, are reproduced in the
Guild’s Annual Report. The conductor or other member of the band may
also arrange publication of the details on the Internet, for example,
BellBoard and Pealbase; this is done entirely at the discretion of the
band involved and is not data held or processed by or on behalf of the
All information provided will only be used for ringing purposes and no
commercial use will be made of the information provided.
Please complete the appropriate form
to confirm your consent to your personal data being processed as
necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of the Guild.
Please ensure your completed and signed form is sent to your District
Secretary; this may be done by post or by email attaching an image of
the completed form.
If you wish to obtain a copy of the data held, a description of the
purposes for which it is being processed, description of any potential
recipients, or any information as to the source of the data, please
contact the Honorary General Secretary of the Southwell and Nottingham
Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. Please note that the Guild may
charge a fee of £10 for the provision of this information. This
fee may be amended from time to time at the discretion of the Guild
Committee and with regard to the prevailing legislation at that time.
you for your assistance
Hon General Secretary