The “Ayrshire Members’ Centre for the National
Trust for Scotland” is committed to protecting and respecting your
This Policy explains when and why we collect
personal information about our members, how we use it, the conditions
under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this Policy from time to time so
please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any
Any questions regarding
this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to
The Ayrshire Members’ Centre, Registered Charity
No. SC000387, is one of the independent charities of members centres and
friends groups that support the National Trust for Scotland, by fund
raising, and providing talks and activities for those who share an
interest in the Trust’s work.
How do we
collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you apply to
become a member.
of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect is simply
your basic contact details; name, address, telephone and email address.
your information used?
We may use your information to send you
communications about your membership, including details of talks and
We review our retention of personal information
on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of
information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the
collection of Gift Aid requires we retain your signed agreement). We
will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as your
membership is active.
access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to
We will not share your information with third
parties for marketing purposes.
We will not release your information to third
parties, unless we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court
order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.
Should you wish to terminate your membership and
for us to delete your contact details, you can contact us at any time.
can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to
us. If you change email address, or any of the other contact details,
please let us know.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the
information we hold about you, without cost.
precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your
When you give us personal information, we take
steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. It is stored on computer
which is password protected, and additional hardcopies are kept in a
does not use 'cookies'.
Our website may contain links to other websites
Ayrshire Members’ Centre‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy
statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for
the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access
them using links from our website.
In addition, if you linked to our website from a
third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and
practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and
recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
We keep this Policy under regular review. This
Policy was last updated in May 2018.