Privacy Policy

For your information:

What is personal data?

Personal data is any information that identifies you as an individual.

Who will process my personal data?

Personal data will be processed by the and associated organisations only. Your data will not be shared with third parties without your consent.

You may update any personal information kept by Grindsurf at any time by contacting our administrators.

You also have the right to ask us to correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you or to delete personal information by contacting our administration.

What is the purpose and legal basis for processing your personal data?


  • by the 'Grindsurf ' to administer your membership status, credentials, and all further information pertinent to maintenance of this association and its individual members. 
  • by the affiliate professional bodies if legally required.
  • by the 'Grindsurf' to contact you for important information regarding your membership.
  • to communicate effectively with you by post, email and phone, including the distribution of relevant newsletters
  • to compile statistics and conduct surveys and research for internal and statutory reporting purposes. For these purposes, your data will be anonymised.
  • to deliver services to you.

We consider the processing of your personal information for these purposes to be either necessary for the performance of our obligations with you (e.g. to manage your specialist status), necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, or necessary for the performance of tasks we carry out in the public interest (e.g. non-statutory reporting or research). We require you to provide us with any information we reasonably ask for to enable us to administer your professional status. If we require your consent for any specific use of your personal information, we will collect it at the appropriate time and you can withdraw this at any time. We will not use your personal information to carry out any wholly automated decision-making that affects you.

How will personal information be processed?

Your personal information is created, stored and transmitted securely in a variety of paper and electronic formats, including some databases that may be shared between 'Grindsurf ' and professional bodies. Access to your personal information is limited to 'Grindsurf' or your professional body/institute staff who have a legitimate interest in it for the purpose of carrying out their duties.

How long will personal information be stored?

Your data will be stored for as long as you are a customer of 'Grindsurf '. Should you leave or no longer require the services of 'Grindsurf', you can opt to store only basic data (e.g. name and title). Data will be kept only as long as legal requirements oblige. Financial information is subject to audit law.

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