Privacy Policy


  1. Many clubs will use third party websites, such as for online entries and payment processing. The GDPR implementation date is a timely reminder to clubs to regularly review such relationships, ensuring they are clearly documented and include data processing conditions that protect the club
  2. The Information Commissioner’s Office website ( ) has further guidance on privacy notices, and general guidance on GDPR
  3. In making this template available to clubs, the MSA is not giving legal advice

This version 2.2 dated 10 April 2018

Manx Auto Sport respects your privacy and we will only use your information in the way we describe in this notice. When using your information we aim to be fair and transparent, and to follow our obligations under UK data protection laws. Your information is used for administering club membership, activities and competitions.

Manx Auto Sport is the data controller for the purpose of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Our address is PO Box 85, Douglas, Isle of Man. IM99 1GQ Our club contact for privacy and data is [Name of Representative], and the contact details are [Contact Details].

We collect your information when you fill in membership application or renewal forms, and competition event entry forms. You can give us your information using paper forms or online forms. The information you give us may include your contact details (name, address, telephone number, email address), personal information and identifiers (date of birth , membership number, competition licence number), and other information (vehicle details). When you give us information about another person, such as a child, parent, guardian, or emergency contact you should let that person know that you have given us the information. [If using CCTV, add reference to image data collection and link to a separate CCTV policy.]

If you are under 18 years old, we will also ask for information from your parent or guardian.

We use your information when you first apply to become a member of [Motor Club] and then to administer and renew your club membership, and provide you with member benefits. We also use your information when you enter club events. For competitions, we will publish some of your information in the programme and the results, which will be in the public domain. You information is used in these ways to fulfil our contract with you.

We may ask you for emergency contact and next of kin details which we will only use in an emergency, and which is use for a legitimate interest. You should let the contact and next of kin know that you have given this information to us.

We might use your information to send you marketing messages by email, but only if you have agreed that we can do this by giving us your clear consent – and you can change your mind at any time just by letting us know. We will not sell your information to another organisation.

To support your lifetime relationship with motor sport and Manx Auto Sport we may keep your information indefinitely, unless you ask us to delete it.

We may share you information with the Motor Sports Association as required by its General Regulations for governing motor sport, with other MSA Registered Clubs, with medical personnel, or any other person if we have to comply with a legal obligation. We may also share your information with service providers, for example to print programmes.

When you use our club website we may collect information about you, in particular your IP (Internet Protocol) address, by using cookies. We use this information to improve your web experience. Cookies help us to recognise you when you return to the website, and they may also help you to login securely to our web-based services, including on line entry and payment.

The club website might contain links to other websites such as online entry and payment sites, partners, and advertisers. If you follow links to other websites please review the privacy policy for each site because we are not responsible for information you share on those sites.

Your information is held securely by us. We have taken all reasonable steps, and have in place appropriate security measures, to protect your information. Your information is not transferred outside the European Economic Area.

  • You may ask us not to process your information for marketing purposes.
  • You are entitled to a copy of the information we hold about you, and to ask us to correct any inaccuracies.
  • You may ask us to stop using your information, and to delete it, although we may maintain a skeleton set of your information. If you ask us to do this we will not be able to continue our contract with you.
  • You may make a complaint to the Information Commissioner (

This privacy notice was last updated on [24 May 2018], and we will communicate any changes to you.

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites.

We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience, track shopping basket contents and remember where you are in the order process.

You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

All queries submitted by post, by email, by telephone or via the website are dealt with by a member of the Club, usually one of the people you will see running our events. As we are all volunteers, you may not receive a reply the same day (or even sometimes the same week) but we will genuinely do our best to respond as quickly as we can.