Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out our use and sharing of your Personal Data, including what types of Personal Data is collected and why, and the rights you have relating to it in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

This policy was last updated on 10th January 2024


Who looks after your personal information


  • Your personal information will be held and processed by authorised members of the Overstrand Bowls Club committee. 

We collect the following personal information you provide us when joining the Overstrand Bowls Club


  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number 

How we use your personal information


  • Identify and manage your bowls club membership 

Who we share your personal information with


  • Your personal information will not be shared with any 3rd party.

How long is your personal information retained by us


  • We will hold your personal information for two years. 

What rights you have over your personal information


  • The law gives you a number of rights in relation to your personal information, including:
  • The right to access the personal information we have about you.
  • The right to rectification of personal information that is wrong or incomplete. Please inform us as soon as possible if personal information we hold on you changes.
  • The right to request erasure of your Personal Data. You have the right to ask us to remove or delete your personal information. However, this right only applies in certain circumstances, including but not limited to withdrawal of consent, unlawful processing or where you have exercised your right to object to processing.
  • The right to object to processing where we are relying on legitimate interest and you object to processing where it may impact your interests, rights, or freedoms. This includes the right to object to processing of Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
  • The right to portability where we are relying on your consent or performance of a contract as the lawful basis for our processing, or the processing is carried out by automated means, you may request that we provide your Personal Data to you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, or port it to another data controller.
  • The right to restriction of processing of your Personal Data. You have the right to ask us to restrict processing of your Personal Data, meaning that we keep it but do not use it, in the following circumstances: contesting the accuracy of the data until such time as it is verified; the processing is unlawful but you do not want your data erased; no longer necessary for processing but retained for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or you have objected to processing and verification of legitimate overriding grounds is pending.
  • The right to withdraw consent where consent has been used as the lawful basis to process your personal data. This will not affect any processing carried out before consent is withdrawn. If consent is withdrawn, this may affect if or how we provide certain products or services to you.

How you can contact us


  • If you have any questions, concerns or require more information about how we use your personal information, please contact us by e-mailing:
  • If you have any concerns or complaints about our processing of your Personal Data or our response to you exercising your rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK data protection authority, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).

Version Control


  • We may update our privacy policy from time to time to reflect changes in the law and/or privacy practices. We encourage you to check this privacy policy for changes from time to time.  We will notify you of any changes to this policy that may materially affect how we use or collect your Personal Data.

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  • There is a technology called “cookies” which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a website. A cookie is an element of data, a file which is nothing but a line of text that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some Overstrand Bowls Club pages use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our website. For example, a cookie might help you to avoid having to re-enter data you have given us before. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Which cookies does the Overstrand Bowls Club website use?


  • We may use essential cookies to enable our site to function correctly, and you will have the option to opt-out of any non-essential cookies.


Talk to us

If you would like to find out more or to become a member of Overstrand Bowls Club please get in touch.