Privacy & Cookies


East Grinstead Lions Club CIO can be contacted via email – [email protected]  – or via the website where there is a membership application  form.  You could also telephone us too – 0345 833 9506.  We are also on most social media platforms. We process “personal data” and/or “special category data” (as defined in data protection legislation) as part of the membership services, fund-raising and/or in our administration.  All data are held securely and for as long as they relate to the reasons for collection and/or if there is a statutory retention period.   Security of data and confidentiality are very important to us to protect everyone involved in our services.  If we want to use your photograph to show people what great fun we have fund-raising and promote what we do, we will ask your permission. 

Data may be shared with third parties as part of our services, for our administration and/or if we are required by law to do so.  We cannot accept any liability for any processing conducted by a third party outside our remit.

As part of our compliance, we have conducted a cookie audit on our website.  Cookies are internet files used by the system to view websites and their content. Our site utilises analytics cookies.  We do not use any intrusive cookies on your system. 

None of the above affects your rights under the legislation, in particular your right to access the data we hold on you.  You may request a copy of the personal information we may hold on you – this should be submitted in writing or email (details on the website).  Please include enough information to enable us to identify you and search for appropriate data.

If you are dissatisfied with this policy, have queries about our data protection procedures or wish to lodge a complaint, please contact the organisation in the first instance.  Thereafter you have the right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO):

The Information Commissioner’s Office,   Wycliffe House,. Water Lane,  Wilmslow,  Cheshire SK9 5AF


All emails from the Club's account at [email protected] include the following privacy notice:-

“All personal data/special category data herein are processed in accordance with UK data protection legislation. All feasible security measures are in place.  If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender and delete all copies. Thank you.”


Should you wish to have your data deleted, please use the Contact Us page for your request, providing your contact details and the details about the data you wish to be deleted


All of our paper forms include the following privacy notice:-

“Any personal information herein is processed in accordance with UK data protection legislation.  Further details are available from the Club”


Our electronic forms include the following privacy notice:-

“Any personal information herein is processed in accordance with UK data protection legislation.  All feasible security measures are in place. Further details are in our Privacy Notice.”


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Updated 1.11.20