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Privacy Notice for Members of Bridge Home and Away

What personal data does Bridge Home and Away collect?

  • The data we routinely collect includes members’ names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. We collect this data directly from our members when they join the club.
  • For some of our members we may have additional information such as committee memberships, student status, teaching qualifications, or tournament director or scorer roles. We will also keep information relating to disciplinary matters and sanctions. 
  • We collect the scores from games you play, which are displayed on our results pages and used in maintaining the EBU’s National Grading Scheme (NGS) and the Master Point scheme.

What is this personal data used for?

  • We use members’ data for the administration of your membership, the communication of information, and the organisation of events. 
  • We provide your data to the English Bridge Union (EBU) for their use as explained in the section below.
  • We may, only with your consent, supply certain contact details to current members.

Who is your data shared with?

  • Your membership data is passed on to the EBU, of which you may become a member when you join Bridge Home and Away the EBU shares data with its associated charity, English Bridge Education and Development (EBED)
  • Information from your results is also passed on to the EBU for use in its master point and NGS schemes, unless you have chosen to have your NGS grade kept private, and this may also be used for stratification and handicap purposes.
  • Some of your data will be available for use by Pianola acting as a Data Processor on our behalf. They are not free to pass this on to other organisations that are not connected with Bridge Home and Away.
  • Your personal data is not passed on by us to organisations other than those indicated above whether or not connected with bridge.
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