Privacy Statement

Arrow Valley Countryside Group Privacy Statement  -  May 2018


Arrow Valley Countryside Group (AVCG) values your privacy and want you to be happy about the data we collect, how we use it, how we store it, your rights to control that information and the legal bases to do so.


What we collect: As a member of AVCG you have provided us with your name, postal address, email address and telephone number/s.  If you have given us your email address we will routinely contact you by email.  For those of you that have not given us an email address we will contact you by post.  Occasionally, we may also contact you by telephone.


Your information is held by members of the AVCG Committee and the Discovery Committee, and all those members must adhere to our data protection policy to ensure your details remain secure, and your information will be treated confidentially.


How we use it: We only use this data to send you information about AVCG, events organised by AVCG, invoices for payable events organised by AVCG, and invoices for your annual membership subscription to AVCG.  We also use MailChimp to send you some communications.


How we store it:   This information is stored in a secure database and may also be printed for some purposes.  The information maintained in the secure MailChimp database is only your name and email address.


Your rights to control the information:


  • you can inform us of any changes to your personal information, or if you want us to correct any of the personal information we hold about you e.g. postal address, email or contact number;


  • you can ask us for a copy of the personal information we hold about you;


  • in certain situations, you can ask us to erase, block or restrict the personal information we hold about you, or object to the ways in which we are using your personal information; and in certain situations, you can also ask us to send the personal information you have given us to a third party;                                                                                                                         
  • If/when you leave AVCG the personal details we hold about you will be deleted and we will not contact you again or send you subscription reminders.


Legal basis: We collect your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest or consent to do so. You are entitled to withdraw that consent at any time, although that would mean we could not tell you about any AVCG activities or renew your membership meaning you would cease to become a member.  Moreover, where we process your personal information based on legitimate interest or the public interest, you have the right to object at any time to that use of your personal information.


If you have any questions please do get in touch