The Data Protection Act 1998 ("the Act") sets out certain requirements for the protection of your personal information (i.e. information about you) against unauthorised use or disclosure. The Act also gives you certain rights.
References below to the Amateur Swimming Federation of Great Britain Ltd (ASFGB Ltd) include a reference to the three members of ASFGB Ltd, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), Scottish Swimming Association (SASA) and Welsh Swimming Association (WASA). By virtue of your membership direct or indirect to ASA, SASA and WASA you agree to your personal data being made available to ASFGB Ltd and its members, subject always to compliance with the Data Protection legislation. This does not include sensitive personal data such as health or medical conditions, which require the explicit consent of the data subject i.e. a signature for this specific purpose.
Except to the extent that your club or ASFGB Ltd is required or permitted by law, (the information which you provide in this form, and any other information obtained or provided during the course of your membership ("the Information") will be used solely for the purposes of processing your application and dealing with you as a member.
If you cease to be a member of the ASFGB Ltd, the Information will not be held for longer than is necessary, after which time it will be destroyed.
You agree to use all reasonable endeavours to keep your club and ASFGB Ltd informed of any changes to your personal data.
So that we may use the Information for the above purposes and on the above terms, we are required under the Act to obtain your consent. Members are therefore requested to sign the consent clause on the reverse of the membership forms or by confirming to their Club Membership Officer that they agree to the above by providing their data for electronic submission to the ASA, SASA or WASA.