Weaverham History Society is a not for profit organisation. Currently it is not a Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act. The Society does not currently keep computerised records of its membership. The Society is exempt from Notification under the terms of the Data Protection Act.
All communications with the society should be regarded as private communications between the Sender and the individual members of the Committee of the Society. Unless explicitly requested not to, the Committee may disclose the contents of communications with the Committee to other members of the society, without the express permission of the sender, at the discretion of the Committee if the Committee considers this to be necessary in order to answer an enquiry by the sender.
Publication of Material
The Society publishes printed documents and a website. The Society will not publish material provided by the Sender without the express permission of the Sender.
Retention and Deletion policy
The society may retain communications on the mail server indefinitely. A printed copy may be retained by the Society in perpetuity ( it is in the nature of History Societies to retain documents ).
Photographs of Property
The owner of a property does not have any rights to the copyright of images of that property taken from a public place ( i.e. the street ). It is not the policy of the society to seek permission of the owners of properties which appear in photographs taken by or published by the society, nor that of individuals in a public place who may incidentally appear in photographs.
We will, however, endeavour to respect the privacy of individuals in their own property. If you have any genuine concerns please contact a member of the Committee.