Petersfield Aeromodellers is affiliated with the British Model Flying Association (BMFA).
A requirement of this affiliation is that club members are also members of the BMFA. It is therefore compulsory for all members to join the BMFA which provides its members £25million third party insurance cover.
Club membership fees are due at the beginning of January each year the annual membership runs from January to December.
2022 Membership Fees
Members who do not pay the £9 CAA registration will not be allowed to fly models weighing more than 250g (unless control line models) after January 31st 2020 at the Club Patch or at any event organised by the Club.
A junior is anyone under the age of 18 years on 1st January 2022.
Family membership includes one adult and partner and one child under 18.
Additional Juniors BMFA membership will be £13.
Please contact us if you have any questions or queries.
At the Petersfield Aero Modellers hereafter referred to as “the Club”, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
We have not appointed a Data Protection Officer to oversee our compliance with data protection laws as we are not required so to do, but our Data Protection Compliance Manager has overall responsibility for data protection compliance in our Club. Contact details are set out in the “Contacting Us” section at the end of this privacy notice.
This notice explains when and why we collect personal information about people who join the club by whatever means, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and your rights in relation to your personal data.
We may change this notice from time to time so please check the website or request a copy occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By becoming a Member of the Club, you’re agreeing to be bound by this notice.
Any questions regarding this notice and our privacy practices should be sent to the Club’s Data Protection Compliance Manager by email, by writing or by telephone using the contact details at the end of this document.
How do we collect information about you?
We obtain information about you when you apply to become a member of the club either online with the British Model Flying Association (BMFA), via telephone, or in person.
What type of information is collected about you?
The personal information we collect includes: your first name and surname; the name of your partner; your home and / or mobile telephone numbers; your home address; your email address; your BMFA membership number and BMFA qualifications; your club and BMFA subscriptions.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is to enable the club to fulfil our contractual obligations and provide membership services.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
– process your membership;
– carry out our obligations arising from your membership;
– seek your views or comments on matters relating to the Club and model aircraft flying;
– notify you of changes to: Membership Matters; Club Rules; Club Meetings and Events; the Flying Site;
– send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about: model flying events and contests; information from the BMFA.
How long do we retain your information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary to carry out our obligations in relation to your membership, or as long as is set out in any relevant agreement between us. Where an individual persons club membership lapses your information will be securely kept for a period of one year, after which your information will be deleted.
Who has access to your information?
Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the club 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.
How you can access and update your information?
The accuracy of your information is important to us. You can check the information we hold is correct on the members dashboard area of the BMFA website and update the information if necessary directly through the website, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at: 5 Middleton Rise, Clanfield, Waterlooville PO8 0XT; alternatively, you can telephone 02392 594661.
What are your rights?
(a) the right to access;
You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access your personal data by visiting your members dashboard when logged into our website.
(b) the right to rectification;
You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
(c) the right to erasure;
In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data being no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data was collected or otherwise processed, you are no longer a Club Member and wish the data not to be held for our standard period of one year. Please note a request for data erasure for a current member would require that member to forfeit membership. The data is required for the Club to fulfill its obligations.
(d) the right to restrict processing;
In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
(e) the right to object to processing;
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct electronic communications purposes. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
(f) the right to data portability;
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority;
If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office. https://ico.org.uk
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us OR by using your BMFA members dashboard when logged into their website.
For matters of Data Protection Compliance, please send us a message using our Contact page.