Our commitment to your privacy

This privacy policy sets out how Blind Sailing UK uses and protects any information that you give Blind Sailing UK when you use this website.


Blind Sailing UK 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.


This policy may 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 is effective from 1st September 2018.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:


  • name and job title

  • contact information including email address

  • photograph and video footage

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • Medical information to enable participation

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better safer service, and in particular for the following reasons:


Members name, address, phone, email, date of birth
Managing the participants of the club and associated updates.
Legal Basis of Processing:  Contact with the member.  Safety of activity.

Names and ages of dependants

Purpose:  Managing the participants of the club and associated updates.
Legal Basis of Processing:  Contact with the member.  Safety of activity.

Emergency contact details

Purpose:  Contact next of kin in an emergency.
Legal Basis of Processing:  Vital interest.


Photos and videos As per section F

Purpose:  As per section F of the attendance form. Or see below.
Legal Basis of Processing:  Content via this form and reviewed annually unless required sooner.


GBR Blind Sailing also recognises the need to ensure the welfare and safety of all its members.


GBR Blind Sailing will take all possible steps to ensure all images are used solely for the purposes they are intended. If you become aware that these images are being used inappropriately you should inform the Club immediately at


GBR Blind Sailing will use the photographs and video for the following purposes;


  • Social media including, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter but not limited too, note these may link to other organisation that work with GBR Blind Sailing,

  • To promote the charity via press releases, newsletters,

  • To connect with potential sponsors,

  • Poster and leaflets

  • Coaching aids.


As a club will we make every endeavour to update its member of any changes.



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


How we use cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


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:


  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website or by hand, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at

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.

If you'd of our Handbook please email or contact us via our contact page.




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