This Privacy Notice takes effect as of 25th may
to Data Protection Law.
From the 25th May 2018, the Data
Protection laws in the UK are changing and the new
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come
This Privacy Notice sets out your rights under these
new laws and is designed to work in conjunction with
Acceptable Use policies which form part of our
Terms and Conditions.
Walsall Football Supporters Trust understands that
we have a responsibility to protect and respect any
personal data or information you have provided us
This Privacy Notice explains what personal data we
collect, how your data is used, where it is stored,
and any reason(s) we may have for disclosing your
personal data with others.
Please be aware that this Privacy Notice is subject
to change and as such we recommend that you check
our website on a regular basis for further updates
Walsall Football Supporters Trust is the trading
name of Walsall Supporters Society Limited which is
registered in England and Wales as a Cooperative and
Community Benefit Society (Registration No:
IP30010R) and regulated by (with the guidance of
Supporters Direct), the Financial Conduct Authority.
Our registered address is 159 Woodland Road,
Stanton, Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, DE15 9TJ.
the GDPR laws protect you.
The GDPR Data Protection laws state that we can only
use your personal data if we have a valid reason to
do so and then only with your consent.
The reasons Walsall Football Supporters Trust store
and use your personal details include (but are not
limited to), communicating with you and providing
you with better information and services via our
website, by email or by post.
do we collect your data?
We collect your information whenever you submit a
Membership Application Form to the Trust in order to
become a paid member. Your personal details are
added to a secure electronic database which forms
our Members Register in accordance to the Rules of
Walsall Football Supporters Trust.
We also collect information from you when you
contact the Trust via our websites online forms, by
email, by telephone, in writing or by any other such
means in order for us to communicate with you in
relation to any contact you make with the Trust and
to inform you of important Trust related news or
changes to our rules.
Any personal data you provide the Trust with in
regards to any third party individual(s), warrants
that you have done so with the express consent from
such third party individual(s) for the use of and
disclosure of their personal data.
data do we collect?
The personal data we collect may include your name,
date of birth, email address, postal address,
telephone number, mobile telephone number, your
location, your IP Address, and how and when you use
our website and which pages you visit.
Walsall Football Supporters Trust accept no
responsibility for personal data which is collected
by, or how such data is used by third party content,
including (but not limited to), image files, video
files, audio files, text files, comments, feedback,
links of any sort (including download links) or any
other such content posted to our website by any
whenever you visit and/or contact us via our online
contact forms. For more information, please read our
will the data be used for?
If you have submitted your details to us by way of a
completed Membership Application Form in order to
become a paid member of the Trust, your name, date
of birth, email address, postal address and your
telephone or mobile telephone number (if provided)
will be entered into our Members Register in
accordance to the Rules of the Trust. These details
will then be used to inform you of important
meetings and any up and coming Trust event or
fundraiser, and to forward you important information
and documents in relation to the Trust including
(but not limited to), changes to the rules, meeting
notices, meeting agendas, election and ballot
documents and membership renewal forms. The
information will also be used to periodically
forward you email newsletters unless you choose to
opt out of this option.
For any individual submitting their personal data to
our mailing list subscription only, information will
be added to our secure electronic mailing list,
including your name and email address, in order for
us to periodically forward email newsletters,
membership application forms and other information
in relation to the Trust we feel may be of interest
Information collected by cookies on our website will
be used for the purpose of improving our website,
its content, and your overall user experience.
Please read our
If your personal data has been submitted by way of a
completed Membership Application Form in order to
become a paid member of the Trust, your details will
be held for as long as you continue to be a paid
member. If you cancel your membership or cease to be
a paid member of the Trust for any other reason,
your personal data will remain on the Members
Register until the following financial year and for
no longer than 1 year.
If your personal data was submitted through our
mailing list subscription only, your details will be
removed from the mailing list database within 28
days from the date you opt out. You can opt out of
our mailing list subscription by contacting us at
has access to your data?
In relation to the Members Register, the Trust Board
Membership Secretary will be responsible for the
privacy and security of all personal data. Your
personal data may be shared amongst other members of
the Trust Board in order for them to carry out their
duties accordingly in relation to you.
In relation to the Mailing List, the Trusts Website
& Social Media Coordinator (independent, non-Trust
Board member) will be responsible for the privacy
and security of all personal data. Your personal
data may be shared with the Trust Board in order for
them to carry out their duties accordingly.
In relation to information gathered using cookies on
our website, the Trusts Website & Social Media
Coordinator (independent, non-Trust Board member)
will be responsible for the privacy and security of
all data collected for the use of analytical
For the avoidance of doubt, the Website & Social
Media Coordinator and other volunteer or employee of
the Trust is bound by the terms of this Privacy
Under no circumstances will your personal data be
passed on to, traded, sold or transferred to any
third party other than in the following instances:-
If the Trust is acquired by a third party business,
group or individual deeming the information we hold
as an asset of the Trust, subject to both parties
entering into appropriate confidentiality
undertakings and agreement.
Unless the Trust is required to do so by law.
You have the right to refuse the use of your
personal data and to ask us to delete and data we
already have in relation to you. This is known as
your ‘right to be forgotten’. Preventing us from
collecting or using your data however will prevent
us from accepting your membership application to
become a paid member of the Trust (if applicable)
and will also prevent us from communicating with you
electronically, in writing or by telephone.
If you feel we are using your personal data
incorrectly, or retaining it without genuine reason
or without your consent, please contact us
You have the right to see what information we hold
on you and how we use it and also have the right to
ask us to amend your personal details or delete them
Access to this Privacy Notice and your right to opt
out of our mailing list will be clearly posted
wherever we ask you to submit personal data.
Accessing and updating your personal data.
You are responsible for ensuring that the
information we hold in relation to you is correct
and up to date, including your name, email address,
postal address, telephone number and/or mobile
To confirm what information we hold, or to make
amendments to your personal data, please contact us
to third party websites.
Our website offers links to third party websites and
social media platforms. Walsall Football Supporters
Trust has no access to or control over the privacy
or security of such websites or platforms and as
such accepts no responsibility for damages incurred
by visiting them via our website.
It is your responsibility to read the Privacy
Notice, Terms and any other related policies when
choosing to visit such sites and platforms via our
store your personal data.
All personal data held by Walsall Football
Supporters Trust is stored electronically and
securely within the United Kingdom which forms part
of the European Economic Area (EEA).
By providing us with your personal data, you agree
to us storing it securely and using it accordingly
for the reason(s) stated in this Privacy Notice.
Walsall Football Supporters Trust cannot guarantee
the security of any personal data sent via the
internet before it is received by us and therefore
accept no responsibility for any security or privacy
breaches which may occur. Once we have received your
personal data, we are legally obliged to protect
your personal data and will follow strict security
procedures in order to prevent unauthorised access
to you data.
Walsall Football Supporters Trust agrees to take all
reasonable measures to prevent the loss or
unauthorised use of your personal data in accordance
with this Privacy Notice.
In the event of a data breach, Walsall Football
Supporters Trust shall ensure that our obligations
under any applicable data protection law(s) are
complied with where necessary.
Please email us at
if you have any questions or concerns regarding how
we store or use your personal data or the terms of
this Privacy Notice.