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Greenock Camera Club (“the Club”) is established with the objects set out in its constitution and is a data controller within the UK.


The personal information referred to in this Policy may include name, contact details, service records, records of entries to events, photographs at events, and such other information as may be necessary for the effective management of the legitimate interests of the club.   Any person wishing to verify the information held by the Club may apply to the Club Treasurer.


The Club collects and holds personal information about:


  1. The Club Council and its Members; others who assist, and those offering their services to other clubs or the GDPU* / SPF* / PAGB* communities (e.g. as judges or lecturers). This information is used to facilitate the administration of the Club, its services and events. 

    1. The information (i.e. Name, Photo Distinctions, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address & Club Name (if applicable)) is compiled electronically, or as a PDF, and only available to Council Members.

    2. Limited data (usually Name, Club and Email Address) is used electronically by the Council; for secure website log-in, and to circulate information for administration or event purposes. e.g. emails regarding events, details of competitions, and/or information.

    3. The contact details of the Club officials allocated to provide particular services may be published generally, including on our website, and on event paperwork or in the Club syllabus/flyer as permitted.

    4. Additionally, the information will be held on prospective members for administration purposes for a limited time.

  2. Photographers, as Image Makers, participating in the activities of the Club, including external events. Normally for Club entries; only the Name, Photo Distinctions, Club Name are required to go with submitted photographs. In addition, email address and phone number are required for Club Competition Secretaries. 

    1. This information is managed subject to the event or competition rules and includes participation in the GDPU, SPF and PAGB events.

      ‘Any photographs submitted may be selected to represent the Club. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own and permits the Club to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the Competition, including on website or by circulation to the Clubs. The Photographer of each image will normally be credited with any use. The Club assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright.

      By entering, the Photographer consents to the retention by the Club of information identifying the Photographer as the creator of an Image. Where a Federation or Club is the Entrant on behalf of multiple Photographers, then the Entrant warrants that each Photographer has consented to the retention of identifying information as if the Photographer had entered in person.’


  3. Others that are necessary for the conduct of the business of the Club. This information is used to satisfy a requested service or a contractual requirement and may be retained to confirm the outcome.

The Club may retain historical archives for example but not limited to, records of meetings, handbooks, catalogs, prints and images, awards and other event results.

* GDPU (Glasgow & District Photographic Union), SPF (Scottish Photographic Federation, PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain)​​

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