Since January 2018 we have been working hard to make sure that we are compliant with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on May 25th 2018. We have taken a number of steps around email marketing including:
- We have asked our newsletter recipients to let us know if they want to continue receiving our newsletters and interested parties can now sign themselves up for our newsletters here: https://www.activesussex.org/newsletter/.
- We have asked those on our mailing lists to opt-in to continue receiving emails from us and we have asked them to specify their interests with this form so that we can ensure they only get the information they want.
- We have set up a form where people can tell us if they want their details removed from our customer relations management system and this is linked in our email signatures
For clubs, coaches and local businesses
The Information Commissioners Office have produced a very useful 12 steps to take now document to help with getting ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018. In summary, the steps are as follows:
Here at Active Sussex, we have also developed some additional guidance for sports clubs and organisations. To read our top suggestions, please see ‘useful resources’.