DFTS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
DFTS may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25-05-2018
Personal Information we may collect
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;
- Membership start and end date;
- References and other information included in a CV or cover letter or as part of the application process for membership;
- Records of your interactions with us such as telephone conversations, emails and other correspondence and your instructions to us;
- Records of your attendance at any events hosted by us;
- Images in video and/or photographic form and voice recordings;
- You’re marketing preferences so that we know whether and how we should contact you.
- Identification documents such as passport and identity cards;
- Details of next of kin, family members and emergency contacts;
- Records and assessment of rankings, grading or ratings, results, details regarding events attended and performance;
- Any disciplinary and grievance information;
Special Categories of personal 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;
- Information about your health, including any medical condition, health and sickness records, medical records and health professional information; and
- We may not collect all of the above types of special category personal information about you. In relation to the special category personal data that we do process we do so on the basis that
- The processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, on a lawful basis;
- It is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
- It is necessary for the purposes of carrying out the obligations and exercising our or your rights in the field of employment and social security and social protection law; or
- Based on your explicit consent.
Internal record keeping
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to DFTS, 17 Chatham Avenue, Bromley Kent. BR2 7QB
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.