This statement explains how ACFAA (“we”, “us” and “our”) handles and uses the personal information we collect about our members for processes relating to our operations and activities. 


When changes are made to this statement, we will publish the updated version on our web site 


The controller for your personal information is ACFAA.  The person responsible for data protection within ACFAA is the Secretary who can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


What Personal information we collect 


We collect the following information: 



·         Your Surname


·       Your First Name(s)


·       Your Postal Address


·       Your Telephone Number


·       Your Email Address


·       Your Nationality


·       Your Date of Birth



How we use your personal information


We collect and process your personal information for the purposes of administering the operation and activities of the Association, including:


·         Maintaining your personal details ensuring effective communications with you.


·         Keeping financial records (e.g. payment of your membership fees).


·         Undertaking research into our activities to ensure the effective reach of the organisation across age groups and nationalities.



Our normal legal basis for recording your personal information is your consent, which you gave at the point you became a member of the Association and which you can withdraw at any time, including by resigning your membership.


Our normal legal basis for processing your personal information is that we believe it is in our legitimate interests to do so, in order for the Association to run effectively and efficiently.


We keep your personal information only for as long as is permitted by law and needed to administer the Association efficiently. 


How we share your personal information


Personal information is not shared outside of the Association and its members.


How we protect your personal information


The data is stored on single computer and on a cloud-based server, access to which is password controlled.  Access is restricted to the Officers and Committee of ACFAA.


Your rights


You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to object to processing or communications, or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us. Please note that all of these rights are qualified in various ways.


If you have questions or concerns about how your personal information is used, please contact us using the above details.



Last updated: 25 June 2018