Data Protection Policy
This statement explains how the Worsley Civic Trust and Amenity Society (“we”, “us”, “our” and  “the Society”) handles and uses the personal information we collect about our members and other people for processes relating to our operations and activities. It is intended to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that came into force in May 2018.
When changes are made to this statement, we will publish the updated version on our website,
The controller for your personal information is the Worsley Civic Trust and Amenity Society.
The person responsible for data protection within our society is the Membership Secretary who is currently Anne Broomhead by phone 0161 789 2023 
How we use your personal information
We collect and process your personal information for a number of purposes, including:
• Maintaining your personal details (e.g. your name, membership number and preferred contact details), including ensuring effective communications with you.
• Keeping financial records (e.g. payment of your membership fees).
• Maintaining a formal record of your activities with us.
• Undertaking research into our activities.
• Managing complaints made to us.
• Managing society fundraising activities.
Our normal legal basis for processing your personal information is that we believe it is in our legitimate interests to do so, in order for the society to run effectively and efficiently, and as we only collect and use minimal information for the limited purposes listed here we do not consider that your own interests override ours.  If we use your personal information outside of the purposes listed here, we will seek your consent to do so in advance.
 We keep your personal information for as long as we need it, and usually for 5 years after your membership ceases.
How we share your personal information
• Personal information is not shared outside of the Society and its members.
We may also be subject to a legal requirement (with or without your consent) to share your personal information with a government agency (such as the police or security services or other statutory authorities with investigatory powers) under special circumstances (e.g. relating to tax, crime or health and safety).  Where feasible and appropriate, we will notify you of our intention to share such information in advance.
Your rights
You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to object to processing or communications, or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us. Please note that all of these rights are qualified in various ways.
If you have questions or concerns about how your personal information is used, please contact us using the above details.
 If you remain unhappy with the way your information is being handled, or with the response received from us, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF (
Last updated: 25th April 2021