The Garioch Partnership

Data Protection Policy

Introduction

This document will highlight the Data protection policy for The Garioch Partnership.
The Partnership holds information regarding Individuals, Groups and Organisations who have affiliated to the Partnership as described in the constitution this allows the Partnership to communicate with these individuals / Groups during the year in relation to information to allow the Partnership to function and disseminate information.
Details of lapsed individuals / organisationswill be held on file to allow the Partnership to contact these people for a period of time after their termination of membership.

General Principles

The Partnership is committed to meeting its obligations under the Data Protection Act 0f 1988
The Partnership agree to comply with the principles set out in the Act regarding the processing of personal data. The principles are as follows:-
Data must be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed.
  • Processed for a limited purpose and not in any manner incompatible with those purposes.
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive.
  • Accurate.
  • Kept for no longer than necessary.
  • Processed in line with data subject’s rights.
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection.

The Partnership shall only use the data for its intended, legitimate purpose and agree to meet any data subject access request in compliance with the law.
The Partnership will inform data subjects of their rights on all written requests for personal data.
None of this data wil be given to third party organisations without the concent of the individual / Group.