The General Data Protection Regulations
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018.
This regulation introduced new requirements for how organisations process personal data. All business and charities have to comply with GDPR, which is an expansion of established UK legislation.
The main activities of the League Of Friends of Townlands Hospital is the raising and dispensing of funds to add value to the range of medical services and patient amenities provided at Townlands Memorial Hospital. These are our “legitimate business purposes” as defined in the GDPR. GDPR permits us to hold any personal data you provide to us and to use them for our legitimate purposes, directly related to your Membership of our Charity.
You have the right to review any information we hold and have it removed; although without any records we shall not be able to communicate with you!
Members’ Data Protection statement
We hold postal addresses and-where provided-phone numbers and e mail addresses. We use these to contact you if required regarding subscriptions, Annual general Meetings and any special events and, potentially, for newsletters, member surveys etc. We do not divulge these contact details to any third party, nor publish a Members’ list.
We hold details of standing order membership payments. These are held securely off-line.