The Rowley and District Angling Society [RDAS] is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For any personal data you provide for the purposes of your membership, RDAS is the Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, and is responsible for storing and processing that data in a fair, lawful, secure and transparent way.

What personal data we hold on you

You may give us information about you by filling in membership forms at an event or in one of our membership outlets, online, and by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register/enrol with the RDAS.

The information you give us may include your name, postal address, e-mail address, phone number and gender. It may also include whether you hold a Concessionary Rod Licence issued by the Environment Agency or its predecessors or successors.

Why we need your personal data

The reason we need your personal data is to be able to administer your membership, including communicating with you, particularly for:

  • processing of membership forms and payments, including annual renewals;
  • sharing data with the Officers and the Committee to provide information about membership renewals or invitations to social or work party events;
  • club newsletter promoting RDAS activity; and
  • publishing of competition results and trophy winners on the RDAS website and in third party media.

The RDAS may have social media pages that all members are free to join if desired. If you join one of the Social Media pages, please note that provider of the social media platform(s) should have their own privacy/data protection policies and that the RDAS do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. It is your responsibility to check these policies before you submit any personal data on the RDAS social media pages.

Who we share your personal data with

The RDAS does not supply any personal data it holds for this purpose to any other third party.

How long we hold your personal data

We will hold your personal data on file for as long as you are a member with us. Your data is checked and updated as appropriate every year based on information you provide on membership forms or from any other means of correspondence. Should your membership lapse, any personal data we hold on you will be deleted after 3 years of inactivity.

Your data is not processed for any further purposes other than those detailed in this policy.


Your rights regarding your personal data

You are not obliged to share your personal data with the RDAS. If you choose not to share your personal data with us, we will not be able to accept your membership and you will be advised of this accordingly.

You may also have the right at any time to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data; to restrict or object to certain kinds of processing of your personal data; to the portability of your personal data and to complain to the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office about the processing of your personal data.

If you want to determine what personal data we hold about you, please contact the Secretary / Treasurer. Mr S.R. Woodhouse. :- email


End of Data Protection Notice

RDAS Secretary Mr S.R. Woodhouse RDAS Chairman Mr K Jew