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GDPR Privacy Policy

Lewisham Chess Club is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy explains when, how, and why we collect personal data about people.

Who we are

Lewisham Chess Club is a chess club playing at Catford Cricket and Sports Club, The Pavilion, Penerley Road, Catford, London SE6 2LQ

How we collect your information

The only information we obtain about our members is provided by them directly.    We do not collect personal data simply as a result of a person visiting our website. 

How your information is used

The personal data we obtain is applied for the following purposes, namely to:

·         Obtain payment of membership fees to fund the operation of the Club.


·         Identify members on the English Chess Federation (ECF) Website.


·         Submit details to the ECF to enrol Lewisham Chess Club members as ECF members.


·         Register members to play for Lewisham Chess Club in competitions which Lewisham Chess Club enters.


·         Submit results of matches played to the ECF for grading purposes or to other organisations running competitions in which [Name] participates.


·         Communicating with members for the purposes of running the chess club, including selecting and organising teams and other chess events.

Consistently with this, the contact details provided to us by members may be used to contact them by mail, telephone, fax or e-mail for the purposes of the Chess Club.


We will hold personal data for as long as a person is a member and for a reasonable time afterwards.

This data is held pursuant to the legitimate interests of Lewisham Chess Club which is the basis on which your data as set out is processed.

Who can access information

Unless required by law, we do not sell, rent or otherwise share personal data with other third parties.


Members can ask for a copy of the data we hold about them. If a member provides information about another person, it is their responsibility to ensure that the other person has given their explicit consent to the processing of their personal data.

Should you have any unresolved complaints about the way we process your personal data, you have the right to make a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the use of our website. We cannot be responsible for other websites even if accessed via links on our website.

Review of this policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 01/08/2018

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact Andrew Craig (‘Contact Us’)

Regulation 13(1)   (Requirement/Cross Check)

a)      The identity and the contact details of the controller and, where applicable, of the controller's representative. This is set out with the name of the Club (at the beginning) and the name of the contact (at the end)


b)      The contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable. This is not applicable unless a DPO is appointed


c)       The purposes of the processing for which the personal data are intended as well as the legal basis for the processing. This is set out under “How your information is used”


d)      Where the processing is based on point (f) of Article 6(1), the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party. This is set out under “How your information is used”


e)      The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data, if any.  This is set out (negatively) under “Who can access information” 


f)       Where applicable, the fact that the controller intends to transfer personal data to a third country or international organisation and the existence or absence of an adequacy decision by the Commission, or in the case of transfers referred to in Article 46 or 47, or the second subparagraph of Article 49(1), reference to the appropriate or suitable safeguards and the means by which to obtain a copy of them or where they have been made available. This is not applicable

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