The British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) respects your privacy and we will only use your information in the way we describe in this notice. When using your information we aim to be fair and transparent, and to follow our obligations under UK data protection laws. Your information is used for administering club membership, activities and competitions.
BARC is the data controller for the purpose of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Our address is BARC, Thruxton Circuit, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8PN. Our club contact for privacy and data is Ian Watson and the contact details are by telephone on 01264 882200 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
We collect your information when you fill in membership application or renewal forms, and competition event entry forms. You can give us your information using paper forms or online forms. The information you give us may include your contact details (name, address, telephone number, email address), personal information and identifiers (date of birth, membership number, competition licence number), and other information (vehicle details). When you give us information about another person, such as a child, parent, guardian, or emergency contact you should let that person know that you have given us the information.
If you are under 18 years old, we will also ask for information from your parent or guardian.
We use your information when you first apply to become a member of BARC and then to administer and renew your club membership, and provide you with member benefits. We also use your information when you enter club events. For competitions, we will publish some of your information in the programme and the results, which will be in the public domain. Your information is used in these ways to fulfil our contract with you.
We may ask you for emergency contact and next of kin details which we will only use in an emergency, and which is used for a legitimate interest. You should let the contact and next of kin know that you have given this information to us. We might use your information to send you marketing messages by email, but only if you have agreed that we can do this by giving us your clear consent – and you can change your mind at any time just by letting us know. We will not sell your information to another organisation.
To support your lifetime relationship with motor sport and BARC we may keep your information indefinitely, unless you ask us to delete it.
We may share you information with the Motor Sports Association as required by its General Regulations for governing motor sport, with other MSA Registered Clubs, with medical personnel, or any other person if we have to comply with a legal obligation. We may also share your information with service providers, for example to print programmes.
Your information is held securely by us. We have taken all reasonable steps, and have in place appropriate security measures, to protect your information. Your information is not transferred outside the European Economic Area.
British Automobile Racing Club will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the Privacy Statement. British Automobile Racing Club will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this Privacy Statement that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information in ways not disclosed in this Privacy Statement at the time of collection.
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Your browser also generates other information, including which language the site is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address ("IP address"). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data, such the number of visitors to our site. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally and the information is not passed to third parties.
You can control whether your computer accepts or rejects cookies by default, or to tell you when a site tries to save a cookie on your computer, by adjusting your browser setting. Cookies can also be manually deleted. The method to change these settings varies depending on the browser. Read the help section within your browser to find out more, or visit www.aboutcookies.org (British Automobile Racing Club is not responsible for the content of external websites). Many modern browsers also have an anonymous usage mode (called "Incognito" in Google Chrome, "InPrivate" in Internet Explorer and "Private Browsing" in Firefox) which can be used to automatically stop cookies being stored on your computer.
This site operates implied consent for cookies, which means we assume by using this site you are happy with the usage of the cookies outlined below. If you do not want to accept the use of these cookies you should discontinue use of the site, delete the cookies, or adjust your browser settings accordingly.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
You have the right to see personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request, we are entitled to charge a maximum fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with the details we hold about you. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect please contact us using the details below. Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of these linked websites.
In compliance with the law BARC may be obligated to disclose Data about you to a law enforcement agency or by a court order or under the discovery process in litigation.