Member of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain
Hon. General Secretary: Sue Dobson CPAGB APAGB, 45 Regent Road, Epping, CM16 5DL
The East Anglian Federation of Photographic Societies (the EAF) is established with the objects set out in its Constitution, to serve the interests of its Member Clubs and as such is a data controller within the UK.
All personal data and information collected, is held securely and except where detailed below, is for the Executive Committee use only for Membership purposes and for the effective management of the lawful and legitimate interests of the EAF. It may be used to communicate with Member Clubs by email or post in connection with Membership and for online publicity via the EAF Website
Personal data/information collected will not be issued to any other data controller for use in electronic marketing or the issue of marketing material, which includes the offer of services addressed specifically to any Member Club or individual. There is no prohibition of general advertising, or material not directed to an individual e.g. a poster or the issue of leaflets at a Club meeting or Federation Event.
General business records will normally be held for a minimum of eight years. The EAF may retain historical archives, for example, but not limited to, records of meetings, handbooks, catalogues, publications, awards and other event results.
The personal data and information referred to in this Policy includes:•
club contact details
Judges and Lecturers contact details
general membership records
records of entries to any event organised by the EAF or PAGB
digital images and audio visual sequences
such other information as may be necessary for the effective management of the legitimate interests of the EAF and the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (the PAGB)
The EAF collects and uses personal data and information for effective management purposes and a number of other specific purposes:-
The Club Directory – which includes:
Information about Executive Committee Members
Information about our member Club meeting venues and times
Information about any person nominated by our Member Clubs to receive communications - whose consent is held by the Member Club
The Federation Constitution and Rules
An archive record of the Federation’s Past Presidents
The Club Directory is circulated to EAF Member Clubs and those whose contact details are included therein. It may also be circulated to the PAGB and to other PAGB Member Federations for reference purposes only.
The EAF Judges and Lecturers Handbook – which may include:
Information about Judges and Lecturers
The contact details of Members of the EAF Executive
The entries in the EAF Judges and Lecturers Handbook contain only contact details for which specific consent has been provided by those included therein. No individual email addresses are quoted but a link is provided via the EAF Web site.
The EAF Judges and Lecturers Handbook is circulated to EAF Member Clubs and may also be circulated to the PAGB and to other PAGB Member Federations and Clubs purely for reference purposes.
The personal information contained therein will not be issued to any other data controller for use in electronic marketing or the issue of marketing material addressed to any individual.
The EAF Championships
Photographers, as the creators of images enter the EAF Championships via their Club.
It is the responsibility of Member Clubs entering such EAF events to obtain consent for use of their data directly from the Club Members.
The EAF will be required to pass contact details to the PAGB for those Member Clubs selected to represent the EAF at Inter Federation Championships, for legitimate use in that connection only.
The EAF Audio-Visual Trophy, Judges Workshop, APM Advisory Day and APM Assessment Day
Photographers, as individuals and the creators of images or audio-visual sequences enter these events directly.
The EAF, as receiving data contoller therefore has direct relationship with the data subject and will ensure that specific consent is provided at the time of entry, for data/information to be used by the EAF for legitimate use in that connection only, where appropriate.
Member Clubs are not able to give consent for these events,
The EAF Annual Exhibition and The PAGB Inter-Federation Competition/Exhibition
Photographers, as the creators of images or audio-visual sequences are the direct entrants to these events but make their entries via their Club.
The EAF, as receiving data controller will ensure that specific consent is provided by the entrant at the time of entry, for data/information to be used by the EAF and for Exhibition images to be passed to the PAGB in the Inter-Federation Competition/Exhibition for legitimate use in that connection only, where appropriate.
Member Clubs are not able to give consent for the EAF Exhibition or PAGB Inter-Federation Competition/Exhibition.
EAF Catalogues, Publications or Posters:
Personal data and information, including EAF Award winning images or images that are part of audio-visual sequences may be included in printed publications, catalogues or posters.
Personal data and information may be temporarily ‘shared’ with our Printers for production of the Club Directory, the Judges and Lecturers Handbook, the Bulletin, catalogues, posters, other EAF publications as approved at the EAF 2018 Annual General Meeting.
The EAF Website and Facebook Page:
The EAF Website records the names of Member Clubs but no individual contact data/information. A link to each Member Club’s website is included for that purpose, where appropriate. This link is also provided (if available) on the PAGB Website, for authorised PAGB Officials and Members of affiliated Clubs use only.
The EAF Bulletin is published on the EAF website and is viewable by anyone. However, personal contact data and information is avoided.
EAF Award Winning images from the EAF Championships, EAF Exhibition or images extracted from EAF Audio-Visual Trophy sequences will be displayed unless consent has been specifically withheld.
All personal EAF Executive Committee, Judges and Lecturers email addresses for use by those contacting via the website, are stored securely by the EAF Internet server for the sole purpose of ‘redirection’ when the ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ address is used.
The EAF also maintains a Facebook page on which information regarding Federation and Club activities may be published. All posts will be approved prior to publication by the appointed Executive Committee Member/Members responsible for the Facebook page.
The Right of Subject Data/Information Access - The Right of Rectification:
Personal data held by the EAF as data controllers is to our knowledge accurate. There may be circumstances where the accuracy is genuinely disputed and published in printed archives, that may have been correct at the time of record, but are no longer so. Data subjects are entitled to access all personally identifiable data/information held by the EAF as data controller. The data subject does not have to give a reason for the request and can also request that personally identifiable data/information is erased.
To make a request under these rights, data subjects can write to the EAF Honorary General Secretary.
(Approved by the Executive Committee, November 2023)