The British Gymnastics Foundation (BGF) is committed to protecting the privacy of people and Organisations with which it engages and ensuring a secure online experience. In general, the public can view the British Gymnastics Foundation website without telling BGF who they are or revealing any information about themselves. Sometimes however, BGF may need to monitor website usage for web site and BGF services development.
BGF’s Privacy Statement contains the following important information regarding the use of personal information.
1. What is personal information?
Personal information is information about an individual who can be identified, or whose identity could be reasonably ascertained, from the information.
2. How BGF collects personal information
To support the delivery of the services offered by BGF, certain personal information is collected. BGF collects personal information from individuals when:
3. How BGF uses personal information
BGF will only collect information that is necessary for it to carry out the primary purpose of providing its services which are designed for public benefit. Personal information may be used in order to:
If BGF sends any information about services or products that are not required, or a member does not want personal information disclosed to any other organisation (including related organisations) they can advise BGF accordingly by writing to the BGF Administration Manager.
If the member does not advise BGF otherwise, they will be deemed to have confirmed their agreement on their own behalf and/or on behalf of others that they represent.
4. When we disclose personal information
BGF discloses personal information to other organisations that is necessary to assist in providing services. The organisations include:
BGF limits the use and disclosure of any personal information to such organisations for the specific purpose for which it is supplied.
5. Storage and Security of personal information
BGF stores personal information on a computer database. The personal information may be held in both paper file and computer file form. BGF has implemented measures of a reasonable nature to ensure that all personal information is securely stored from misuse, loss and unauthorised handling.
6. Accuracy of personal information
BGF takes reasonable steps to ensure that whenever personal information is collected or disclosed, it is accurate, complete and up to date.
7. Access to personal information
Any persons who BGF holds personal information on, has a right to access their personal information, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. An individual can gain access to their personal information by contacting BGF. The individual may also advise BGF at any time about possible breaches of privacy, or inaccurate, incomplete personal information, which may have changed.