Privacy policy


Kent County Netball Club (the ‘Club’) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For any personal data you provide for the purposes of your membership, Kent County Netball Club is the Data Controller and is responsible for storing and otherwise processing that data in a fair, lawful, secure and transparent way.

What personal data we hold on you

Depending on the type of membership you register for with us, you may initially provide us with or we may obtain personal information about you, such as information regarding your:
• personal contact details that allows us to contact you directly such as name, title, email addresses and telephone numbers;
• date of birth;
• gender, school, height, marital status;
• membership start and end date;
• other information included in an enquiry or application for membership;
• records of your interactions with us such as telephone conversations, emails and other correspondence and your instructions to us;
• any payment details you provide so that we can receive payments from you and details of the financial transactions with you;
• use of and movements through our website;
• records of your attendance at any training, matches or events hosted by us;
• images in video and/or photographic form and voice recordings;
• your marketing preferences so that we know whether and how we should contact you.
• identification documents such as passport or birth certificate;
• details of any England Netball membership;
• details of next of kin, family members, coaches and emergency contacts;
• records and assessment of any player rankings, grading or ratings, competition results, details regarding matches, tournaments and events attended and performance (including that generated through player pathway programme);
• any disciplinary and grievance information;

We may also collect, store and use the following “special categories” of more sensitive personal information regarding you:
• information about your race or ethnicity, religious beliefs and sexual orientation; and
• information about your health, including any medical condition, health and sickness records, medical records and health professional information;

We process this data on the lawful basis of consent. Therefore, we will also need your explicit consent to process this data, which we will ask for at the point of collecting it.

Why we need your personal data

The reason we need your personal data is to be able to administer your membership, and provide the membership services you are signing up to when you register with the club. Our lawful basis for processing your personal data is that we have an obligation to you as a member to provide the services you are registering for.

Reasons we need to process your data include:

For training and competition entry
• sharing personal data with club coaches or officials to administer training sessions;
• sharing personal data with club team managers to enter events; and
• sharing personal data with leagues, county associations and other competition providers for entry in events.

For membership and club management
• processing of membership forms and payments;
• sharing data with committee members to provide information about club activities, membership renewals or invitation to social events;
• sending details about competitions and events;
• keeping records of attendance and performance;
• arranging transportation to and from any events and competitions;
• answering your queries;
• gathering evidence for possible disciplinary hearings;
• providing a club newsletter or other items promoting club activity; and
• publishing of competition results.

Marketing and communications
• sending information about courses and events from third party providers;
• sending information about selling club kit, merchandise or fundraising.

We will only send marketing messages to you in accordance with the marketing preferences you set. You can then let us know at any time that you do not wish to receive marketing messages by contacting us at gdpr@kcnc.org.uk.

We may also hold your data to comply with legal obligations, for example, regarding people working with children or vulnerable adults to comply with our safeguarding requirements, which may include information about your criminal convictions and offences.

Any special category health data we hold on you is only processed for the purpose(s) of passing health data to coaches to allow the safe running of training sessions and to medical professionals in the event of an emergency. Any other special category data we hold on you is processed for the purposes of equal opportunities monitoring, as we have a legitimate interest to promote a sports environment that is inclusive, fair and accessible.

Where we collect your information

We typically collect personal information about our members when you apply to become a member of the club, you register with us at www.kcnc.org.uk, when you purchase any products we offer, when you make a query and/or complaint or when you correspond with us by phone, e-mail or in some other way.

If you are providing us with details of referees, next of kin, beneficiaries, family members and emergency contacts they have a right to know and to be aware of how what personal information we hold about them, how we collect it and how we use and may share that information. Please share this privacy notice with those of them whom you feel are sufficiently mature to understand it. They also have the same rights as set out in the “Your rights regarding your personal data” section below.

The club may from time to time use the following social media pages; Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram. All members are free to join these pages. If you join one of the social media pages, please note that provider of the social media platform(s) have their own privacy policies and that the club do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data on the club social media pages.

Non-members personal data

On occasion we may collect personal data from non-members (e.g. any non-member participant who fills in a health disclaimer or form at a taster event). This information will be stored for 6 weeks after an event and then destroyed securely. Our lawful basis for processing data is consent. Therefore, we will also need explicit consent from non-members to process this data, which we will ask for at the point of collecting it.

Who we share your personal data with

• Any party approved by you;
• To any governing bodies or regional bodies for the sports covered by our club: to allow them to properly administer the sports on a local, regional and national level;
• Organisers of any competitions and events that we enter in which you are participating;
• The Government or our regulators: where we are required to do so by law or to assist with their investigations or initiatives;
• Police, law enforcement and security services: to assist with the investigation and prevention of crime and the protection of national security;

The Club does not supply any personal data it holds for this purpose to any other third party. The Club does not store or transfer your personal data outside of the UK.

How long we hold your personal data

We will hold your personal data on file for as long as you are a member with us. Member data is updated every year on annual membership forms. Any personal data we hold will be securely destroyed after six years of inactivity on that member’s account. Exceptions to this rule are:

• Details regarding unsuccessful membership applicants where we hold records for a period of not more than 12 months;
• Information that may be relevant to personal injury or discrimination claims may be retained until the limitation period for those types of claims has expired. For personal injury or discrimination claims this can be an extended period as the limitation period might not start to run until a long time after the event.

It is important to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up-to-date, and you should let us know if anything changes, for example if you change your phone number or email address.

Your data is not processed for any further purposes other than those detailed in this policy.

Your rights regarding your personal data

As a data subject you are not obliged to share your personal data with the Club. However, if you choose not to share your personal data with us, we may not be able to register or administer your membership.

As a data subject you may have the right at any time to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data; to restrict or object to certain kinds of processing of your personal data, including direct marketing; to the portability of your personal data and to complain to the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office about the processing of your personal data.

Please note however that the withdrawal of your consent will not affect any use of the data made before you withdrew your consent and we may still be entitled to hold and process the relevant personal information to the extent that we are entitled to do so on bases other than your consent. Withdrawing consent may also have the same effects as not providing the information in the first place, for example we may no longer be able to provide certain member benefits to you.

Changes to this notice

We may update this privacy notice from time to time. When we change this notice in a material way, we will update the version date at the bottom of this page. For significant changes to this notice we will try to give you reasonable notice unless we are prevented from doing so. Where required by law we will seek your consent to changes in the way we use your personal information.

Contacting us

In the event of any query or complaint in connection with the information we hold about you, please email gdpr@kcnc.org.uk.

May 2019

Data policy

We maybe required to provide our governing body England Netball with your personal data .

If you have any questions about the continuing privacy of your personal data when it is shared with England Netball, please contact the Company Secretary, England Netball, SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF.

England Netball's Privacy Statement can be found here https://www.englandnetball.co.uk/governance/data-protection-policy/.

Terms and Conditions


On signing and returning your membership registration form, you are entering into a membership contract with Kent County Netball Club subject to the following Terms and Conditions and the Club Constitution (a copy of which can be seen by clicking here).

Membership period

The membership period runs from 1 September to 31 August each year.

Membership criteria

Membership of the Club shall be granted by the Executive Committee. The Club has an open policy and no Member will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, social class, colour, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual identity or disability, or will be disadvantaged by conditions which are not relevant to performance.

In accepting membership a person agrees to abide by the constitution of the Club and the rulings of the Club Executive Committee.

Members over the age of 19 on 31st August at the start of each season shall be considered as Senior Members.

Members between the ages of 14 and 19 as at midnight on 31st August at the start of each season shall be considered as Youth Members.

Members under the age of 14 as at midnight on 31st August at the start of each season shall be considered as Junior Members.

Junior and Youth Members shall have no voting rights.

Members may resign from membership at any time by giving notice to the Secretary.

The Executive Committee shall have the power to take appropriate disciplinary action against any Member and shall have the authority to terminate the membership of any Member found guilty of conduct deemed to be to the detriment of the Club, or contrary to any Club code of conduct.

Membership fees

Membership fees will be set by the Executive Committee; fee levels will be distinguished between Senior Members, Youth Members and Junior Members.

Annual membership fees fall due on the day of Club trials each year, and are payable to the Club Treasurer.

The Club Executive Committee may grant concessions regarding the amount and method of payment of membership fees, and decide upon other charges or subscriptions at its discretion.

Amendments to Terms & Conditions

If the Club materially amend any Terms and Conditions this will be brought to your attention.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 21 May 2019