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GDPR Privacy Notice

1. Introduction

1.1. Best K9 School is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy.

1.2. This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from or about you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

1.3. For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation [the GDPR], the data controller is Mrs Yvonne Kelsall.

1.4. We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. Please check back regularly to see any updates or changes to this Notice.

2. Data Protection Contact

2.1. The contact details for our Secretary for any data protection queries are as follows:



2.1.3. 01782515667

3. Data Protection Principles

We will comply with data protection law. This says that the personal information we hold about you must be:

1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.

2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.

3. Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.

4. Accurate and kept up to date.

5. Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.

6. Kept securely.

4. Particulars of processing

4.1. We process personal data about clients, members, judges, ring stewards and competitors/exhibitors to our classes, one to ones and events. The categories of person about whom we process personal data are described in more detail in the Annex to this Privacy Notice.

5. Your rights as a data subject

5.1.1. The right to request access to the personal data that we hold about you;

5.1.2. The right to request rectification of the personal data that we hold about you;

5.1.3. The right to request erasure of the personal data that we hold about you;

5.1.4. The right to request restriction of processing about you;

5.1.5. The right to object to processing; and

5.1.6. The right to data portability.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Secretary at the details above.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) full contact details for which can be found at

6. How we will use information about you

5.1. The General Data Protection Regulation provides the following rights (subject to some exemptions):

We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to.

Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:

1. Where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you.

2. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.

3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

We may also use your personal information in the following situations, which are likely to be rare:

1. Where we need to protect your interests (or someone else's interests).

2. Where it is needed in the public interest [or for official purposes].

6.1 We will generally process your personal data for contractual necessity in providing classers, instruction, membership services and events. We may also use personal information for additional relevant and related purposes where you might reasonably expect us to do so, where the benefits of doing so are not outweighed by your own interests or fundamental rights or freedoms. This may include:

6.1.1. To maintain our records and other administrative purposes, including updating your details and preferences:

6.1.2. To assist with queries, complaints and dispute resolution;

6.1.3. For communications related to membership and invitations to participate in canine market research or canine health studies:

6.1.4. To assist with upholding the Kennel Club rules or Codes of Ethics.

6.2 We will ask for your direct consent IF we intend to use your personal data for marketing purposes. Where our processing of personal data is based on your having given consent, you have the right as a data subject to withdraw that consent at any time. If you wish to invoke this right, please notify the Secretary using the contact details set out in Section 2 above.

6.3 You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the United Kingdom, the supervisory authority is the Office of the Information Commissioner, full contact details for which can be found at

7. Recipients of Data

7.1. We use your data only for processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data was originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed.

7.2. In appropriate circumstances we may disclose data to authorised bodies as required by law.


This Annex sets out the Name of Club/Society’s processing of personal data relating to members (including committee members), judges and exhibitors/competitors at our events [category of data subject].

What personal data do we process, why do we process it and what is the lawful basis?

8. Contact details

8.1. Please contact the Secretary above if you have any questions or concerns about personal data and privacy matters.

Class attendees, individual session customers and Members

[List personal data processed e.g.:]

· Name

· Address

· Email address

· Telephone number

We process your personal data for the following purposes:


[List personal data processed e.g.:]

· Name

· Address

· Email address

· Telephone number


We process your personal data for the following purposes:


[List personal data processed e.g.:]

· Name

· Address

· Email address

· Telephone number

· Dog information

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

We also process personal data for the Club/Society’s legitimate interests as we have outlined in the main Privacy Notice (paragraph 6.1). Please be assured that we will always take account of your personal data rights in doing so.

Where do we obtain your personal data from?

Most of the above personal data is received direct from you (the data subject). However, information may be received from third parties.

How long do we hold your personal data for?

Personal data will be retained in accordance with statutory requirements, Kennel Club requirements and recommendations and the club’s retention policy which is available on request.

Are you obliged to provide us with your personal data?

You are not obliged to provide the personal data in question. However, if you do not provide the personal data, we will be unable to perform any contract we have with you for the provision of membership services, judging appointments or event services.

Recipients of your personal data

We disclose data to the following outsourced data processors [if applicable], in line with section 7 of our main Privacy Policy, for the purposes of [purpose]:

[Currently no recipients]

Kennel Club records

The Kennel Club will hold the personal data of officers of the Club/Society as a part of the implementation of Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.

We provide the Kennel Club with details of Best K9 School Certificate winners at our classes / events in order to meet requirements in the Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.

We provide show entrants’ data to our show printer for inclusion in the show catalogue.

Do we use your data for any automated decision-making?

No personal data is processed for automated decision-making

Any financial data arising from a transactional process will be held securely by Best K9 School Certificate in accordance and compliance with all statutory and HMRC requirements.