Data Privacy Notice

We are dedicated to maintaining both a high standard of privacy and a high standard of data protection in all of our activities.

This Data Privacy Notice is to assure you of our compliance with UK data protection legislation.

Data Controller

Burnham Lions Club is the Data Controller of any personal information you provide to us. We can be contacted via our website Contact Us page or by email to We are also on Facebook.

Data we keep

We may keep your personal information as provided by you and as appropriate for the event or activity that you are interested in.

In addition we may keep your IP address and other technical information relating to your use of this website including but not limited to browser type. This information is kept in server log files and deleted within 12 months.

Should you complete forms on our website including but not limited to "Contact Us", surveys and products/services requests, we may keep your personal information because it is our "legitimate interest".

Use of your data

We process "personal data" and/or "special category data" (as defined in data protection legislation) as part of our membership services, fund-raising and/or in our administration. All data are held securely and for as long as they relate to the reasons for collection and/or if there is a statutory retention period. Security of data and confidentiality are very important to us to protect everyone involved in our services. If we want to use your photograph to show people what great fun we have fund-raising and to promote what we do, we will ask your permission.

Sharing of Data

Data may be shared with third parties as part of our services, for our administration and/or if we are required by law to do so. We cannot accept any liability for any processing conducted by a third party outside our remit.

 As part of our compliance we have conducted a cookie audit on our website, Cookies are internet files used by the system to view websites and their content, the utilises these files for analytical purposes. We do not utilise any intrusive cookies through our website. We have the facility of a Google map on our website - Google builds in cookies which includes a cookie to create a targeted advertising profile on you - this is used by Google and we have no control over this usage.  

Access to Data

None of the above affects your rights under the legislation, in particular the right to access the data we hold on you. You may request a copy of the personal information we may hold on you - this should be submitted in writing or by email (details on the website). Please include enough information o enable us to identify you and search for appropriate data. 

You may request an update to your personal information.

You may request that we limit use of your personal information.

You may withdraw consent to use your personal information.

You may request removal of your personal information.

We will respond to any such requests within 30 days. Should we refuse any request you will be given the reason.

If you are dissatisfied with this policy, have queries about our data protection procedures or wish to lodge a complaint, you should contact us, Burnham Lions, in the first instance. Thereafter you have the right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO):

The Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane



0r call them on 0303 123 1113 or visit their website for advice.