Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy and the Conditions of Use sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of European Union Data Protection legislation, We (as defined and detailed in this website (our Site)) are the data controller.

1. Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. posting material or requesting further services, and when you report a problem with our Site.
  2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  3. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  4. Information received and published remains the property of ECSMBA and not to be used without permission.

2. IP addresses

The use of our web page is for browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual or their IP address.

3. Personal data and third parties

Unfortunately, information via the internet is not secure. The Essex Short Mat Bowls Website is an open website and personal date is able to be seen via third parties. Individuals with Personal data shown on our Website at your own risk.

  1. From time to time Essex Website will publish forenames and surnames in Competition reports, Past results or achievements. No other Personal Data will be displayed without permission.
  2. Personal Data sent via Membership Surveys or any other completed forms via the website is kept in the strictest confidence and cannot be seen by third parties.
  3. Any personal information will be kept in the strictest confidence and deleted when it is no longer required.
  4. Any personal Information shown on the website, we will seek permission from you before publishing, with the exception of 3.1.
  5. At any time, members can request by email / letter to remove any personal data.

4. Uses of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  1. To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for our readers.
  2. To provide you with information, which we feel may interest you.
  3. To notify you about changes to our service.

5. Disclosure of your information

We will not disclose your personal information (unless agreed by your consent to signing a disclaimer) to

  1. Any member of a Group of Companies or person or persons,
  2. Data processing companies, mailing houses and other third parties working on our behalf (whether directly or indirectly).

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless

  1. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation and Safeguarding requirements.
  2. Requests are received for information from government departments, the police and other enforcement agencies. If this happens, and there is a proper legal basis for providing your information, it will be provided to the organisation asking for it.

6. Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may want to check it each time you visit our Site.

7. Contact

Please contact us using the details shown on our Site if you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy.

Last updated August 2022.