Privacy Policy

Who are we?

Devon County Badminton Association is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  We understand the importance you place on the privacy and security of information which personally identifies you, and we value our relationship with you.  Devon County Badminton Association is a “controller” under the General Data Protection Regulations.

Whose data do we hold?

We may hold data about our coaches, committee, players, parents of junior players, ex-players and enquirers.

What data will we collect?

The data collected and stored will include personal details such as your name and contact details and may include any special educational needs, medical information or personal circumstances.

Using personal information

We may use your information for the following purposes:-

  • Organising Senior County teams, Masters teams and U21 teams to represent Devon in National competitions
  • To run badminton tournaments you may enter
  • Advising you of events that may be of interest
  • Asking for your support in fund raising activities
  • To deal with safeguarding and welfare matters

Who will we share your information with?

We may share your information with our governing body, Badminton England,  Devon Junior Badminton Association, the four District associations, namely Exeter and District Badminton Association, North Devon Badminton Association, Torbay and District Badminton Association, Plymouth and District Badminton Association and clubs within those Districts and within Devon.

We may be required to disclose your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so, such as in crime prevention or in some circumstances if we feel that you or others are at risk.

How long will we keep your information for?

We will normally keep your information for up to two years after you cease to be a member.  Your information will then be destroyed unless we have your consent to continue to send you emails that we believe may be of interest to you.

What rights do you have?

You have the following rights:-

Right to be informed

Right of access

You have a right to see the information we hold about you.  To access this, you need to provide a request in writing to our data protection lead together with proof of your identity.  No payment is required.

Right to rectification

Right to erasure

You have a right to ask us to erase personal data that we hold, but we reserve the right to refuse to erase information that we are required to retain by law or regulation, or that is required to exercise or defend legal claims.

Right to restriction of processing

Right to data portability

Right to object

Rights concerning automated decision-making and profiling.

Who can you complain to?

If you are unhappy about how we are using your information or have responded to your request, then initially you should contact our Chair, Malcolm Slack, at  If your complaint remains unresolved then you can contact the Information Commissioners Office, details available at