The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists (St. Helens and District Group of Advanced Motorists) is an independent registered UK road safety charity, affiliated to IAM RoadSmart, as part of their support for Associate Members preparing for the advanced test. We help to improve driver and rider skills through coaching and education.
The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists is run by volunteers, represent a unique resource with unparalleled experience and expertise. We also provide a social focus meeting and enjoying the company of fellow driving and motorcycling enthusiasts.
The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists acts as the data controller/data processor when collecting and processing your data.
This Privacy Notice covers the St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists in relation to the collection and use of the information you give us. We may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any significant changes we will advertise this on our website or contact you directly with the information. Please check this page occasionally to make sure you are happy with any changes.
If you have any questions about this Notice or concerning your personal information please contact us using the details provided at the bottom of this Notice.
The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists aims to be very clear when we collect your personal data and will not do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect in order to provide the products and/or services that you request, to communicate with you, and to personalise our information we send to you.
We will process your personal data to manage your Group membership and keep you informed of Group meetings and events [https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/lawful-basis-for-processing/]
We use your information to:
Pictures, videos and written updates of St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists events and activities at which you may be in attendance, or referred to by name, may also be regularly published on social media sites, in group newsletters/magazines and on group related websites.
We will use your personal information in a number of ways which reflect the legal basis applying to processing of your data. To enable us to contact you in relation to an enquiry you have made, Group events and to manage your membership.
The personal data that we collect from is:
Special category data - we do not collect special category data i.e. health, race
We collect information in the below ways: -
to enable us to contact you in relation to an enquiry you have made, relevant products or services, Group meeting and events you may be interested in.
If you provide us with bank details in order to pay for annual Group subscriptions, we will keep such details confidential.
We may ask for additional information from you in order to deliver the specific product or service purchased.
As required by the General Data Protection Regulation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you have provided to us. You have the right to object to this processing. Please bear in mind that if you object this may affect our ability to deliver the products and services you have requested.
The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists will not share your details with third parties except:
Third parties may deliver some of our products to you or provide all or part of the service requested by you. In these instances, whilst the information you provide will be disclosed to them, it will be kept secure, it will only be used for the administration of the service provided and to maintain management information for business analysis. In order to deliver these products and services, IAM RoadSmart may utilise the following third parties:
|3rd Party Services||Information shared and reason to doing so|
|IAM RoadSmart||The St. Helens Group of Advanced Motorists may pass on your details to IAM RoadSmart for the administration of the service.|
We may also disclose your personal information if we are required to do so under any legal obligation and may use external data for the purposes of fraud prevention and credit risk reduction, or where doing so would not infringe your rights, but is necessary and in the public interest.
In addition, we will restrict the information disclosed to the absolute minimum necessary, for example, to provide the product or service.
On occasion we will send you details of Group and National discounts and we will send you links to Group Newsletters and up and coming events on our website. We comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and you can opt out of any or all of these communications at any time - click here.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser.
See IAM RoadSmart Terms
We will hold your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the relevant activity. By way of example, we hold records of payment you make for at least six years so we can fulfil our statutory obligations for tax purposes
We may retain information after your association with us has come to an end. Some information may be retained indefinitely for historical, statistical or research purposes. As stated below, you have the right to require us to erase personal data.
You have a number of legal rights to control what IAM RoadSmart can do with your information. For example:
Please note that:
In some cases, exercising these rights may mean that we are no longer able to provide you with our products and services.
We will not administer requests by a third party unless accompanied by evidence that the third party is entitled to act on behalf of the individual.
Please also note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.
This Notice may be changed from time to time. If we make any significant changes we will advertise this on our website or contact you directly with the information.
Do please check this Policy each time you consider giving your personal information to us.
This Policy was last updated on 16th July 2019