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1 The legal basis for collecting data

Bradford Bridge Club collects personal data which is necessary for the purposes of itslegitimate interests as a membership organisation and participant in an internationally recognised and regulated competitive mind sport.


2 What data the Club collects

The data, collected by the Club, includes members’ names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and is collected directly from members, when they join the Club.

The Club collects the scores from games members play and these are displayed on the Club’s results pages. They are also used in maintaining the EBU’s National Grading Scheme (NGS) and the Master Point Scheme.

The Club also keeps information relating to disciplinary matters and sanctions.


3 How it is stored

The information is mainly stored in digital form on computers and in the form of written documents, stored at Bradford Bridge Club.   The Club uses Pianola as the data processor for this purpose.

All paper documents are kept securely locked


4 To whom we pass on the data

Our membership data is passed onto the EBU, which holds a limited amount of your information (name, EBU number county, post town). This is made available for use by scoring program providers and users – to allow for the correct identification of players for scoring purposes.

Membership data is also passed to the YCBA – via the EBU.


5 For how long do we keep the data

Following a member’s resignation, personal data is held indefinitely on the Club’s computer but it is not published or distributed to any other party.

Statistical data such as scores from bridge games, continue to be necessary – in relation to the purpose for which it was originally collected and processed.  Results from events used for the NGS, therefore, are not deleted but they will not be attributed to a player who does not want their data to be kept.

Historical prize lists and news articles are kept for archival purposes.


6 How members can limit the way we use their data

Members may maintain their club membership with their correct name but with limited contact details e.g. just a current e-mail address. This option, however, would limit the Club and the EBU providing any written information  - e.g.  ‘English Bridge’ as a printed copy – or any other benefits requiring a mailing address.

If members do not want their NGS grade to be made public, nor to appear in a master point promotions list, they may choose to keep it private.

Members may choose not to receive information e-mails from Bradford Bridge Club (we do not send any out on behalf of other organisations).


April 2018