Data Protection

The Society complies with the Data Protection Act (1988) and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came in effect on 25th May 2018. These regulations are overseen in the UK by the Information Commissioners Office ( Click here for information on the GDPR and click here for information on the Data Protection Act (DPA). The DPA and GDPR provide regulations on data protection and privacy.

The Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA) is designed to protect personal data stored on computers or in an organised paper filing system. The Blakeney Area Historical Society (BAHS) is categorised as a not-for-profit organisation under the DPA.

Your contact details and other information provided by you to the BAHS are used by the BAHS for the purposes of running the BAHS including the management of your membership and communicating with you. We do not pass your details onto other organisations or third parties without your prior approval.

If you are not a past or present member and have signed-up to our information emails we manage the very limited data we hold on you in the same way as we look after our members’ data.

Further information may be found by clicking here.