Personal information policy

Peterborough Photographic Society complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Under the Act, the Club is a data controller exempt from notification.

The Club collects and holds personal information about members. This includes name, address, telephone number, e-mail, membership duration, scores obtained in competitions, records of work shown at external competitions, and permission to use images on the web site. Any member wishing to verify the personal information held by the Club should apply to the Secretary.

Personal contact details are used only for the administration of the Club, and are distributed only to Committee members, and to others approved by the Committee for specific purposes.
Contact details may be held about prospective members while they decide whether to join. Contact details are held about previous members for 1-2 years, in case they decide to re-join.