General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We are a Data Controller of your information.
- The WAC needs to perform a contract with you
- You have given The WAC permission to do so
- Processing your personal information is in The WAC legitimate interests
- The WAC needs to comply with the law
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
- The right of rectification.
- The right to object.
- The right of restriction.
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
The WAC follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, The WAC uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.
Note that The WAC has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
The WAC does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
What information we collect and how we use it
We collect different information on people based on their use of the website and the WAC facilities. Firstly, we think your private information is important to you, and it’s important to us. We will never sell your data. We may pass your data to Boys Brigade HQ, and the Boys Brigade Canoe Club. In addition, if you pass qualifications we will pass your details onto If you attended one of our watersports sessions we will have recorded details about you to enable us to record your booking, attendance and any qualifications passed. We would also have obtained any relevant medical details. This information may be passed on to Boys Brigade HQ, and the Boys Brigade Canoe Club. In addition, if you pass qualifications we will pass your details on to the relevant awarding body.
Finally, in the event of an accident or injury, your information may be passed to our insurers or legal partners. If you contacted us about a booking, we will have recorded your name, the contact details you provided and information on the booking. We will retain these to enable us to deliver your booking. If you have signed up to our mailing list, the information will only be used to provide you with information about our services, or those provided by the Boys Brigade Canoe Club, or the wider work undertaken by the Boys Brigade. All information will only be held for the time required by law or to deliver our services.
This document was last updated on 21 April 2022