We believe that you should know what data we collect from you, how we use it and how we keep it safe.

This Privacy Notice describes how Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited does this.

Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited is the data controller for the purposes of data protection laws.

Our Privacy Notice is updated from time-to-time and, if it changes, we will put an alert on our website to tell you.

What this notice applies to.

It applies to information we collect about: Members of Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited.

If you are asked to provide information to us, it will only be used in the ways described in this Privacy Notice.

Data Collection – the information we ask for.

We only ask for as much information we need to fulfil your enquiry or application and meet our legal obligations. This might include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Name
  • Contact information, including, phone, email and postal addresses
  • Financial information. i.e bank details
  • Website usage data

Data Use - how we use your personal information and our lawful bases to do so.

Collecting this information helps us provide you with a service which meets your needs.

Specifically, we may use data:

To contact you regarding your membership;

To let you know about Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited events.

At no time will we assume your permission to use information that you provide for anything other than the reasons stated here.

Retention - how long we keep your information.

We will keep your data as long as you are a subscriber to Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited.

Data Security – how we keep your information safe.

We will hold your information securely.

Information Sharing and Disclosure – who we share your information with.

We will not sell or rent your personal information.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and visitor details of behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the different parts of the site. We collect the information in a way which does not identify anyone. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website we will be upfront about this, will ask for explicit consent and will make the purpose clear.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

Controlling Information About You

We will not lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Links From Our Site

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Your rights

1) You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal information held by Gateshead Soul Supporters Society Limited. You can make a ‘subject access request’ under the General Data Protection Regulation.

2) You have the right to ask for your information to be corrected or updated.

3) You have the right to ask (in certain circumstances) for your information to be deleted.

4) You have the right to data portability

5) You have the right to object to or restrict the processing of your information.

6) You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time

7) You have the right to complain to the ICO