GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) 2018
In May 2018 significant changes to the Data Protection law were introduced. These changes mean that the Society has a responsibility to safeguard your personal data i.e. your name, address, title, e-mail address and telephone number. The data we hold which is physical (completed paper membership applications) is kept securely at the home of the Membership Secretary. Digital data (your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number (where provided) are also securely held by the Membership Secretary, with a back up copy held by the Secretary.
Your relationship with us: data protection
There is a contractual relationship between you and the Exeter Local History Society whereby you pay your membership subscription to receive membership benefits. We commit that:
Your relationship with us: communication preferences
We use the personal information that you have provided to communicate with you about your membership. For example:
The legislation requires the Society to identify a Data Controller who determines the needs and means for processing personal data (in any format) and a Data Processor who processes data on behalf of the Data Controller. These responsibilities will be fulfilled by the Membership Secretary (Data Controller) and the Secretary (Data Processor).
The legislation also introduces a number of individual rights such as:
You can ask about the data we hold on you, or change your preferred communication methods, at any time by contacting the Membership Secretary.
Members have queried the privacy controls provided by Eventbrite who organise all reservations for the Society's talks and walks. Their assurance that they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May 2018 follows.
Eventbrite is committed to maintain the highest level of security to protect personal data. In
this effort, Eventbrite has implemented numerous security measures and monitors them on a daily basis. Eventbrite's information systems are protected by industry-standard firewalls and intrusion
detection systems. In addition, regular vulnerability scans are performed, both automatically and manually by an internal and dedicated team of security experts. You can find out more about the
robust security and privacy measures Eventbrite have implemented in the "Eventbrite Security and Safety Guide", available at www.eventbrite.com/security