Wakefield RMS


2024 Exhibition

Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the committee and trustees of Wakefield Railway Modellers’ Society, an unincorporated association. Our website address is: https://www.wakefieldrms.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Members’ data

If you are an existing member, or apply for membership, we will collect and retain your personal data in order to process your ongoing membership.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to provide anonymous statistics about usage of our website.

Who we share your data with

We may share your personal data in a number of ways:

  • With members or suppliers in order to provide you with membership services.
  • IT suppliers or contractors, who may require access to your data in the course of their work.
  • To protect us or contractors against loss or damage (including without limitation, exchanging information with the police, courts or law enforcement organisations).
  • To the extent necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal rights or claims, or for the purposes of investigating actual or suspected unlawful activity.

How long we retain your data

We retain any personal information relating to your membership of the society for as long as you are a member. If your membership is allowed to lapse, or you inform us that you no longer wish to be a member, we will retain your information for a period of 3 years.

What rights you have over your data

You can request a copy of, or update, any information that we hold about you via the Membership Secretary. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We may enter your data into third party system for the purposes of record keeping.


We use appropriate measures to protect all personal information collected in a secure, controlled environment consistent with GDPR legislation. The personal data we collect is stored in the UK or by selected International third parties where agreements are made to process your data in accordance with the GDPR.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy you can contact us at [email protected].