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Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Spanish Water Dog Club uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

The Spanish Water Dog Club is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide 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.


The Spanish Water Dog Club 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. The Club aims to be in line with the GDPR regulations 2018. 




What This Privacy Notice Covers

The  Spanish Water Dog Club is committed to protecting your personal information. In this notice, references to ‘we’ or ‘us’ means The Spanish Water Dog Club. This notice explains how we collect and use the personal information about you.

What is Personal Data

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).


Who We Are

The Spanish Water Dog Club is a breed dog club run by its members which promotes and encourages the ownership of the Spanish Water Dog by means of showing, working, advice on health and social events. The Club is registered with the Kennel Club.

Information We Gather

When you become a member of The Spanish Water Dog Club you will give us information. Information may include your name, date of birth, postal address, email address, phone number, and details of your dog. When you enter competitions, you will provide us with information as described above to enable us to process your entry and where appropriate publish it in a schedule, catalogue or other form of listing.

If we wish to use your information for health and research purposes, we will only do so with your explicit consent.


All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.


How We Use Your Information

We rely on legitimate interest basis to use your personal information which includes explicit consent. We may use your information for a number of purposes including the following:


Compliance with legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations and good practice

  • To provide you with information about our work or our activities that you have agreed to receive

  • Ensure we know how you prefer to be contacted

  • Keep a record of your relationship with us.


We will use the information you give us to perform services you have requested such as

  • Providing membership benefits including information about our activities’

  • To offer you information about any courses, seminars or other related events.

  • To provide you with a newsletter from time to time.


Information Sharing and Disclosure

We may share your information with third parties for the purpose of shows or competition. For example, we use to process all show entries.


Users Under 18

We will only use private data on persons under 18 with the explicit consent of a parent or guardian.

Keeping Your Records

We will only keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary to maintain membership records. In accordance with current legal requirements we retain data for a period of seven years.

How We Store Your Information

We store your information on paper records, online systems and in exchange of emails.

Your Rights

You have the right to have any inaccuracies corrected, amended or deleted. If you request certain information that you have provided to be deleted this may prevent us from maintaining adequate membership records in order to maintain contact with you on Spanish Water Dog Club activities and membership.


You also have the right to request details of personal information we hold and in which case you must contact the Club Secretary. A charge may be made but will be communicated to you at the time of the request.


Enquiries and Contact Details

Should you have any queries about personal data we hold please contact the Club Secretary at the email address

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