Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Limited (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We will protect the rights of individuals (data subjects) when data is obtained, stored, processed or supplied to others.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller (who controls the use of the personal data collected about you) is Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Limited whose registered office is at Maria House, 35 Millers Road, Brighton BN1 5NP and whose contact address is at American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BL.
We are notified as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner.
In relation to your personal data that We hold, We will comply with the eight Data Protection Principles contained in the Act, i.e.:
1. Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully.
2. Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or purpose.
3. Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose or purposes for which they are processed.
4. Personal data shall be accurate and where necessary, kept up to date.
5. Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is
6. Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under this Act.
7. Security measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction or damage to personal data.
8. Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area, unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects in relation to the processing of personal data.
Information We May Collect From You
We may collect and process the following data about you:
(i) register to use our website;
(ii) subscribe to our services;
(iii) post material to our website;
(iv) request further services from us;
(v) purchase tickets through our website. We will add your details to our database;
(vi) contact customer services. We will add your details to our database and we may keep a copy of the correspondence;
(vii) sign up for the Young Seagulls, in accordance with our terms and conditions. We will add your details to our database;
(viii) purchase merchandise through our online shop. Your information, including your payment card details is collected securely in order to take payments for the merchandise you purchase and to keep a record of orders fulfilled;
(ix) enter the Seagull Lotto. Your information, including your payment card details is collected securely in order to take payment from you and to administer the lotto;
(x) purchase Stadium Tours. Your information, including your payment card details is collected securely in order to take payment from you. We will collect information from you which may include sensitive personal data (for example details of any disabilities you may have) which you agree We may store and use for the purposes of providing the tour to you and contacting you in relation to the tour;
(xi) purchase catering services from us. The information we collect from you may include sensitive personal data (for example dietary requirements due to your racial or ethnic origin or your religious beliefs). You agree that We may store and use such information and pass the information to our relevant third party caterers for their use in providing catering services to you; and
(xii) participate in corporate events, sponsorship and the 1901 Club. Any personal data collected will be held in our database for contacting you regarding promotional events that may be of interest to you.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where We have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the Information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
(i) to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(ii) to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which We feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
(iii) to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
(iv)to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
(v) to notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and We or they may contact you about these unless you opt out.
If you are an existing customer, We will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, subscriber or user of our services, and where We permit selected third parties to use your data, We (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
(i) in the event that We sell or buy any business or assets, in which case We may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
(ii) if Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if We intend to use your data for such purposes or if We intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to Information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised by downloading the Subject Access Request form [SAR] [LINK] from our website. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Other relevant information
Where the information you are seeking is contained in files that are not appropriately structured or referenced, it may not be easy to locate and to identify whether personal information is held or being used. We keep as little 'unstructured' information as possible, since it is difficult to access and use.
If you require access to information held in these ‘unstructured’ manual files, you should describe the information in a way that would allow us to find it. It will help us to process your subject access request if you can be as specific as possible about what you want. Even if you describe the information, we are not obliged to provide you with access to unstructured manual data.
So that you can continue accessing exclusive and official club content, from 26th May 2012, we need to ensure that you have provided your consent to store the below cookies on your computer. You provide us with your consent to store cookies on your computer by entering the site. Your consent will last until (i) you delete all cookies from your computer (following which you will re-consent to accepting cookies the next time your visit the site) or (ii) the launch of the club’s new website when a new consent will be obtained.
Protecting your privacy is very important to us. This Cookies Policy explains our practices. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to how we process your information please contact us using the details below.
We reserve the right to change the terms of this Cookies Policy from time to time and your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of amendments we make. This Cookies Policy was last updated on 5 July 2012.
1.What information do we collect about you using cookies?
We and/or FL may use “cookies” to collect information about how you use the Website. This information is used to produce statistical reports on website activity and allows us to tailor the Website to suit your interests.
For further information about cookies visit “www.allaboutcookies.org”
2.How will we use your information collected from using cookies?
Primarily we will use the cookie information we collect about you to send you information you have requested, create a membership profile for you (allowing us to provide a personalised service when you visit the Website), assist in the provision of products and services to you and to enable us to review and improve the products or services offered to you.
If you place personal details on any publicly accessible page (for example on a message board) then this data will not be treated as confidential.
Please contact us using the details below if you have any questions about our Cookies Policy or the information we hold about you:
Address: Data Protection Compliance Officer, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club Ltd, American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BL