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Privacy Policy

This document sets out the FASC privacy policy

What we need – what information we collect about you/our members

Forfar Amateur Swimming Club, will be a “controller” of the personal information that you/our members provide to the club.

When you become a new member or renew membership (including if you are the parent(s) registering or renewing on behalf of a child under the age of 18), we will ask you/our members for the following personal information:

FASC membership application form

Contact details - name, address, date of birth, gender, email address (for children under the age of 18 the email address is that of the parent), doctor/gps contact details (necessary for emergency use only).

Membership criteria – swimming / non-swimming member/ coach or other poolside helper or volunteer / parent

Nominated club details – name of 1st and 2nd club, sasa membership number

FASC desk duty rota form

Contact details – name of member/swimmer(s); name of person nominated for desk duty, telephone number(s) and email address for person undertaking desk duty.  Details of communicating desk duty eg facebook/email.  Details of when you/your child/children swim and times person nominated for desk duty prefers to be included on the desk duty rota.

Emergency contact details form

Names and dates of birth for member/swimmers, emergency contact details – name, address, telephone numbers, email address, relationship to member/swimmer.  Contact details for doctor/gp – name, telephone number.

FASC code of conduct form

Name of member/swimmer.

Mobile phone policy form

Name and signature of member/swimmer and/or parents name and signature if required, relevant mobile phone number.

Confidential information form – (equalities information)

Name of member/swimmer, date of birth, details of any health and/or disabilities including allergies, learning/behavioural issues.

Why we need your personal information – contractual purposes

FASC need to collect your/our members’ personal information so that we can manage club memberships.  We will use your/members’ personal information as noted above, and to:

  • Provide all members with insurance (via scottish amateur swimming association), pvg checks where necessary, administer your membership to the club, send your membership and committee information by post or email as preferred including, but not limited to membership renewals and information on membership changes/ benefits.

If you do not provide the club with all of the information requested this may affect the information/club support offered to you.

Club volunteers may require to provide additional information when being booked on cpd courses and other training events and the information held on record may be shared with third parties including training providers and other clubs hosting events/training.

If you/member volunteers do not provide all of the personal information requested this may affect the clubs’ ability to book you/member volunteers on events.

Why we need your personal information – legitimate

FASC will also process members’ personal information in connection with our legitimate interests to:

  • Promote and encourage participation in swimming galas and other aquatic events by sending members’ communications and booking information for upcoming competitions and events.  Our competitions and events may be filmed or photographed and members personal information used in images captured from competitions and events which the club uses for promotional, education and development purposes).
  • Accepting and managing entries for competitions and events to ensure members are entered into the correct categories.
  • Inform and invite members to upcoming courses, renewal requirements, mandatory training and pvg/child protection requirements.
  • Respond and communicate with you regarding your questions, comments, support needs or complaints, concerns or allegations in relation to FASC members.

Where we process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to us using your personal information for the above purposes.  If you wish to object to any of the above processing of your information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

If we agree and comply with your objection, this may affect you’re the clubs’ ability to undertake the tasks above for the benefit of your membership.

  • PVG – protection of vulnerable groups

As required, we will need to collect personal information in relation to criminal convictions or alleged commission of criminal offences where you are required to complete a PVG check under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) act 2007.  This information will include your PVG certificate number, PVG membership number, date of issue and any relevant information in relation to your membership of the PVG scheme.

If an individuals’ PVG certificate is not clear, we will have a legitimate interest to collect references and any other applicable information to allow us to consider whether or not that individual can volunteer in a regulated role with children or vulnerable adults.

Who we share your personal information with

FASC will share your personal information with coaches and club officials as required, other swimming clubs as required for participation in and at swimming galas and events.  This privacy notice applies to FASC’s own website only.  Should you link to other websites (via the FASC website) you should read the relevant privacy notice of any linked pages, as this will differ to our clubs.

Club competition results and promotional ‘news’ is publicised on the clubs’ website this includes names, ages and results/prize winners and club achievers.

Keeping your information accurate & how we protect your personal information

You are responsible for ensuring the information the club holds about you or your child/children if under 18 is accurate.  Any changes should be communicated to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

If you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have a right to request that we correct or complete your personal information.

If you wish your information to be deleted this can only be actioned if you or your child/children no longer wish to be members.

Your personal information will not be transferred outwith the eu unless there are appropriate safeguards in place as set out in the general data protection regulations.

How long we keep your personal information

FASC will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with member services.  This is likely to be for the period you remain a member of FASC.  Should you leave FASC as a member your details will be deleted after six months.

Changes to this privacy policy

FASC will keep this privacy policy under regular review and we will endeavour to retain an up to date copy on the FASC website.  This privacy policy was written in May 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or information we hold about you or your child/children by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All new members looking to join FASC should enquire via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following is a current list of our Coaches and Poolside Helpers:

Coaches:   Level 2                                       Coaches:   Level 1                                  Poolside Helpers:

Andrea Strachan                                           Iain Skea                                                 Megan Link

Neil  Valentine                                              Wilma Richardson                                    Ellie Westwood

Ian Cochrane                                                Mandy Finlayson                                       Fiona McKenzie

David Taylor                                                  Lesley Cromar                                           Moira Elder

Ryan Nicoll                                                  Andy Wilmshurst                                       Allan Morrison

Elizabeth Butza                                             Karri Milne                                                  Naomi Wilson

Andy Reid jnr                                                Callum Brown                                            Sara Chrighton

Derek Nisbet                                                 Mathew Crighton                                       Katy Davies

Gemma Strachan                                         Gary Nisbet                                               

                                                                    Susan Sturrock                                         

                                                                    Colin Smeaton      




FASC Technical Officials:

Neil Valentine                                      Referee

Derek Nisbet                                       J2Starter

Andy Reid                                           J2Starter

David Taylor                                       J2  

Wilma Richardson                              J2 

Ian Cochrane                                     J1

Karen Fletcher                                   J1

Mike Millar                                          J1 


Jez Wardman                                    undertaking J1
Jonathan Kelly                                   undertaking J1
Karri Milne
Callum Brown
Lesley Cromar
Marie Adam
Claire Morrison
Matthew Butza
Claire Stewart                                  TO Co-ordinator
Gillian Cormie
Alan Morrison
Colin Smeaton
Susan Sturrock
Gemma Strachan
Stephen Woods
Kevin Harper
Elizabeth Butza
Matthew Crighton
Lynne Shepherd
Gillian Wood

(Lucy Richardson)

DN   7/2/18


News ImageLatest Club Notes for your attention.....

Your club needs you !!

If you would like to help out with the running of your club please think about joining the management team.

We still need to find a Vice President and come the end of the year we will also be looking for a new Secretary.

If you would like more information please check out these job descriptions via the Scottish Swimming website (Vice President role and Secretary role) or speak to any of the club officers or committee.