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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Spalding and District Wildfowlers Association  uses and protects any information that you give Spalding and District Wildfowlers Association when you use this website.

Spalding and District Wildfowlers Association is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Spalding and District Wildfowlers Association may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27.02.18.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title

  • contact information including email address

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and, for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us using the "contact us" section of the website.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please send an email request via the website.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

General Data Protection Regulation for Members


The new data protection law is now in place and you as a member have the right to know what information SDWA Ltd hold on you and how we store, use and share this data.

As a member, SDWA Ltd hold your name, address, telephone number, membership number and email address to be used for the administration of the Association.  It is stored electronically.  It is shared with the Earith group, BASC.  Where information is shared it is used only for the purpose of accessing the services which these organisations provide for SDWA Ltd.

The SDWA Ltd committee will put in place a 10 point promise that we will:

( 1 ) Value the personal information entrusted to us and make sure we respect that trust.

( 2 ) go further than just the letter of the law when it comes to handling personal information and adopt good practice standards.

( 3 ) consider and address the privacy risks first when we are planning to use or hold personal information in new ways such as when introducing new systems.

( 4 ) be open with individuals about how we use their information and who we give it to.

( 5 ) make it easy for individuals to access and correct their personal information.

( 6 ) keep personal information to the minimum and delete it when we no longer need it.

( 7 ) have effective safeguards in place to make sure personal information is kept securely and does not fall into the wrong hands.

( 8 ) provide training to staff who handle personal information and treat it as a disciplinary matter if they misuse or do not look after personal information properly.

( 9 ) put appropriate financial and human resources into looking after personal information to make sure we can live up to our promises.

( 10 ) regularly check that we are living up to our promises and report on how we are doing.

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