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| 1. The RMPA (hereafter referred
to as the “Association”) is committed to respecting your privacy
and to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws.
2. If you submit personal information in your membership application or when communicating with any of the Association’s Officers (National or Branch level) or Trustees, you can be assured that we will use your personal information only to support your continuing membership of the association.
you understand how we collect, use and protect your information.
4. The legal basis for our use of your personal data falls
within our ‘contractual’ obligation to you as members of the
Association. You have sought membership of the Association and we have
an obligation as part of that membership to maintain contact with you.
The personal details you have provided enables us to meet that obligation.
5. In applying for membership of the Association you provided us with personal information, including your name and postal address, telephone numbers and email addresses. It may also include the contact details of a member of your family or a close friend, but only if you have provided it for a specific purpos.
6. We may also hold limited information about your health
but only if such information has been provided to us by you or a member
of your family.
7. The information will be used in support of the intended purposes of the Association and subject to any restrictions or preferences indicated by you.
8. We will use the information you have provided in order to maintain contact with you and to send you information and notices deemed by the Officers or Trustees to be appropriate to our members.
9. It is imperative that the information held about you
is correct. To update your personal information please email the appropriate
Association Branch Secretary.
10. We will only disclose your personal information to the RMP Regimental Secretary, Association Officers (National or Branch level) or Trustees. We will not disclose your personal information to any other member or to any other person irrespective of their claimed antecedents or relationship with you.
11. The Association may also be obliged to disclose your
personal information to meet any legal or regulatory requirements (for
example to comply with a court order) or obligations in accordance with
12. There are numerous social media accounts associated
with some branches of the Association and other accounts hosted by former
members of the RMP. Any comments, on any social media account, are not
within the scope of this policy. Such comments may be shared under the
terms of the relevant social media platform (e.g. Facebook / Twitter)
on which they are written and could be made public. The Association does
not control these platforms (unless specifically stated as such). We are
not responsible for information sharing of this nature. We recommend that
you should review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the
social media platforms you use. That way, you will understand how they
will use your information, what information relating to you they will
place in the public domain, and how you can stop them from doing so if
you are unhappy about it.
13. We will retain your information whilst you continue to be a member of the Association or until you tell us to delete it.
14. Information relating to deceased members will continue
to be protected in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations.
15. You can contact us at any time to have your details
removed from the membership list, to update your information or to otherwise
tell us how you would like to receive information. You can write to us
at any time to obtain details of the personal information we may hold
about you. Please write to the appropriate Branch Secretary.
17. We recognise that our members may be concerned about how we protect personal information from misuse and abuse and about privacy in general. We constantly review and enhance our technical, physical and managerial procedures and rules to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, accidental loss and/or destruction.
18. Please be aware that communications over the Internet,
such as emails, are not secure. Your communications may route through
a number of countries before being delivered - this is the nature of the
World Wide Web/Internet. The Association cannot accept responsibility
for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond
practices, please write to or send an email to the appropriate Branch
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