Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force on 25th May 2018. To comply with the Regulations the Society has produced a Data Protection Policy for the holding, use, security and removal of personal data from the Society’s database.

Additionally, from that date, the law requires that members must specifically have given consent to have their personal data included within the Society’s database. Personal data comprises name, postal address, telephone number, email address, age if under 16 years and any photographic distinctions.

Data Protection Policy 2018


Frome Selwood Photographic Society will use reasonable endeavours to comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) to see that all membership and consent data provided by members is:

  • Held and used with each member’s consent.

  • Lawfully used and securely kept.

  • Accurate and up to date and not kept for longer than necessary.

  • Not transferred to any other party without the member’s consent
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Privacy Notice


The ‘Lawful Basis’ upon which Frome Selwood Photographic Society holds member’s details is their ‘Consent’.

Frome Selwood Photographic Society will hold and use membership information for the purposes of the administration and operation of the Society in accordance with the objects of the Society as contained in its Constitution and Rules.

Details of how data is held, used, secured and removed from the Society’s database are contained in the Society’s Data Protection Policy available on the Society’s website or from the Membership Secretary. The Membership Secretary will also deal with any requests to update or remove data from the Society’s database.

Many of the Society’s activities are administered or operated by email. Therefore, whilst it is not essential, inclusion of personal data within the Society’s database will enable full benefit to be gained from membership of the Society. ...more



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