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Privacy Policy

Your rights, your information and how we use it:

The Walker Cricket Ground Trust is committed to protecting your personal information. Our Privacy Policy contains important information about what personal details we collect, what we do with that information, who we may share it with and why, and your choices and rights when it comes to the personal information you have given us. We may need to make changes to our Privacy Policy, so please check our website for updates from time to time. If there are important changes such as changes to where your personal data will be processed; we will contact you to let you know.

This version of our Privacy Policy was last updated 15th May 2022.

Who we are
We are the Walker Cricket Ground Trust (WCGT), a UK Charity, registered with the Charities Commission (No. 303006), a multi-sports ground whose purpose is to provide sporting facilities to the people of Southgate and beyond.


How to contact us
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or the information we collect or use about you, please contact the Sports Club Manager at:

Information we collect and use
Information about you that we collect and use includes:

  • Information about who you are e.g. your name, date of birth and contact details

  • Information connected to your enquiry

  • Information about your contact with us e.g. meetings, phone calls, emails / letters

  • Information that is automatically collected e.g. via cookies when you visit our website 

  • Information if you visit the WCGT e.g. visual images collected via closed circuit television (CCTV)

  • Information classified as “sensitive” personal information e.g. relating to your health, marital or civil partnership status. This information will only be collected and used where it is needed to provide the service you have requested or to comply with our legal obligations.

  • Information you may provide us about other people e.g. dependant children

  • Information on children, where relevant to a particular enquiry.  In these cases, we will collect and use only the information required to identify the child (such as their name, age, gender)

Where we collect your information

We may collect your personal information directly from you, from a variety of sources, including:

  • Phone conversations with us

  • Text messages

  • Emails or letters you send to us

  • Registering for one of our events e.g. fireworks

  • Our online services such as websites and social media 

What we collect and use your information for
We take your privacy seriously and we will only ever collect and use information which is personal to you where it is necessary, fair and lawful to do so. We will collect and use your information only where:

  • You have given us your permission to send you information about services offered by us.

  • It is necessary to provide the service you have requested 

  • It is necessary for us to meet our legal or regulatory obligations e.g. to tell you about changes to Terms and Conditions 

  • It is in the legitimate interests of WCGT e.g. to deliver appropriate information and guidance; where we need to process your information to better understand you and your needs so we can send you more relevant communications about the services we provide

  • It is in the legitimate interests of a third party e.g. sharing information with our caterers, our coaches, club administrators


If you do not wish us to collect and use your personal information in these ways, it may mean that we will be unable to provide you with our products and services.

Who we may share your information with
We may share your information with third parties for the reasons outlined in 'What we collect and use your information for.'
These third parties include:

  • Our caterers, in order that they can discuss catering requirements for a function / booking

  • Our coaches or sports club administrators

  • Our regulators and Supervisory Authority e.g. the Charities Commission, the Information Commissioner’s Office for the UK (the ICO)

  • HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) e.g. for the processing of gift aid on donations

We will never sell your details to someone else. Whenever we share your personal information, we will do so in line with our obligations to keep your information safe and secure.

Where your information is processed
Your information is processed in the UK and European Economic Area (EEA).


How we protect your information
We take information and system security very seriously and we strive to comply with our obligations at all times. Any personal information which is collected, recorded or used in any way, whether on paper, online or any other media, will have appropriate safeguards applied in line with our data protection obligations.


Your information is protected by controls designed to minimise loss or damage through accident, negligence or deliberate actions. Our employees also protect sensitive or confidential information when storing or transmitting information electronically and must undertake annual training on this.

Our security controls are aligned to industry standards and good practice; providing a control environment that effectively manages risks to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information.

How long we keep your information
We will keep your personal information where it is necessary to provide you with our services or to inform you of events or services which we feel may be of interest to you. We may also keep your information after this period but only where required to meet our legal or regulatory obligations. The length of time we keep your information for these purposes will vary depending on the obligations we need to meet.

Your individual rights
You have several rights in relation to how WCGT uses your information. They are:

  • Right to be informed: You have a right to receive clear and easy to understand information on what personal information we have, why and who we share it with – we do this in our Privacy Policy and privacy notices. 

  • Right of access: You have the right of access to your personal information. If you wish to receive a copy of the personal information we hold on you, you may make a data subject access request (DSAR).

  • Right to request that your personal information be rectified: If your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you can request that it is corrected.

  • Right to request erasure: You can ask for your information to be deleted or removed if there is not a compelling reason for WCGT to continue to have it.

  • Right to restrict processing: You can ask that we block or suppress the processing of your personal information for certain reasons. This means that we are still permitted to keep your information – but only to ensure we don’t use it in the future for those reasons you have restricted.

  • Right to data portability: You can ask for a copy of your personal information for your own purposes to use across different services.  In certain circumstances, you may move, copy or transfer the personal information we hold to another company in a safe and secure way. For example, onto another club.

  • Right to object: You can object to WCGT processing your personal information where: it’s based on our legitimate interests (including profiling); for direct marketing (including profiling); and if we were using it for scientific/historical research and statistics.

Rights related to automatic decision making including profiling
You have the right to ask WCGT to:

  • Give you information about its processing of your personal information

  • Request human intervention or challenge a decision where processing is done solely by automated processes

  • Carry out regular checks to make sure that our automated decision making and profiling processes are working as they should.

How to make a complaint
We will always strive to collect, use and safeguard your personal information in line with data protection laws. If you do not believe we have handled your information as set out in our Privacy Policy, please contact the Sports Club Manager as above.

If you are still unhappy, you can complain to our Supervisory Authority. Their contact details

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