Saturday 21 April 2018

This privacy policy sets out how the Wimborne Model Aero Club website uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

Wimborne Model Aero Club (WMAC) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

WMAC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from date above.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and created username
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as address, postcode, preferences and interests

What we do with the information we gather

WMAC requires this information so that members can interact with each other just as if you were all at the same club meetings, to understand your needs and therefore toprovide you with a better online service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping of membership lists 
  • We may periodically send email with regards to news, newsletters and special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting or useful using the email address which you have provided.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and administrator procedures to help safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

  • We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

    There is a minimum amount of personal data required to register and to be able to log-in to the website therefore enabling you access to toyur profile and other WMAC members.  These are:
  •  Full Name
  •  Username
  • Password (encrypted - cannot be read by humans.  Can be changed if requested)
  • WMAC Membership Number

  • In addition you may give us and we recommend it so other members can view your other interests, etc:

  • Hobbies & Interests
  • Date of Birth (For Birthday Reminder)
  • Home Address
  • Telephone Number

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please  email the administrators as soon as possible via the Contact section. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect

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