Privacy Policy

BMYC Privacy Policy

Who we are

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how BMYC The River Club uses and protects any information that you give BMYC The River Club when you use this website.

BMYC The River Club 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.

BMYC The River Club 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 will be available for review on the members Club Info pages at any time.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

• Your name and name of partner / spouse
• Contact information including email address and telephone numbers
• Demographic information such as address, postcode, preferences and interests
• Other information relevant to member surveys

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to provide a centralised database, and in particular for the following reasons:

• Internal record keeping
• We may use the information to improve our systems
• We may periodically send you emails with relevant club membership information using the email addresses which you have provided


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

Please be aware though that whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to ensure data safety the site is hosted with a (trusted) third party and may sit on a shared hosting platform which is out of our direct control.

We strongly advise the use of unique passwords for this site and recommend you don’t pass any confidential information, such as bank details etc. within the site pages or forums.

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:

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for any purpose, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We chose to use this web based platform to manage memberships, keep records of club activities and enhance communications between members however your inclusion online is not compulsory. Please contact for further details on membership without web site access.

We will not distribute or release your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

If at such time your membership ends and you leave the club, your personal details on the web site will be removed from our database and any content you have added during your membership will be removed upon request (where possible) e.g. pictures you may have uploaded to a shared gallery etc. Any data on the site which may prove impractical to delete in it entirety e.g. forum posts would be anonymized to remove any links to your name or personal contact information. Please contact the club for further information

You may request details of any personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. This will be likely be limited though to your account contact details though which can always be accessed, and updated, by yourself within your user profile page at anytime.

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.

BMYC Committee – 2021