Please note that the information that you provide to us via this website or in connection with an application for membership of FBWRA (including an application to renew membership) is provided by you on a voluntary basis and that this information and also information created by us or obtained by us from third parties will be used by FBWRA on the basis of FBWRA’s legitimate interests, which are to maintain our membership records, to assist in distributing our Newsletter, to communicate with you and in connection with FBWRA’s activities as a residents’ association, including where we work with other organisations ( for example, where we work with them on an issue of mutual interest). We may retain the information that you provide to us for up to six years after you cease to be a member (or, if you do not become a member, after the date you provide it to us). If you do not provide the information this may adversely affect our ability to carry out the purposes for which we intend to use the information. Information created by us or obtained by us from third parties will be reviewed periodically, but will be retained for so long as we consider it reasonable to do so in connection with FBWRA’s activities as a residents’ association.
You have the following rights under data protection legislation: to access a copy of the information comprised in your personal data; to object to use of your personal data that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress; to prevent use for direct marketing; to object to decisions being taken by automated means ( this is not done by FBWRA); in certain circumstances, to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed, and to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of data protection legislation. If you have any concerns or complaints in relation to how FBWRA collects and/or uses your personal data, you should contact the Membership Secretary or the Chairman in the first instance. If you are dissatisfied with how your concern/complaint is dealt with by FBWRA, you have the right to report your concern/complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk).