You may provide personal data to us in making an application for membership, in signing up for events or activities, in making donations to the OSA or otherwise engaging in communication with the OSA, for example by letter, telephone, social media, or email.
In using our website, the OSA may collect information in cookies and other tracking methods as described in the Cookies Notice on the OSA’s website.
Southend High School for Boys (the School) may also provide information about eligible members in line with its policies on data protection and privacy.
Platforms used by the OSA (such as those used for social media, payment services, and others) may provide information to the OSA on communications and interactions in line with their policies. You should check the privacy policies of any third parties to whom you offer your personal data.
Certain databases, platforms, and archives may be used to obtain information in the public domain through legitimate means, for example information from public social media accounts, and the electoral register.
We collect, store, and use the following kinds of personal information:
The OSA will use your personal information:
The bases for use of your personal information, as defined in EU General Data Protection Regulations 2017, may include “specific consent” (for example when you indicate a preference for updates from the OSA by email), “legal obligation” (as required to comply with legal or regulatory requirements), “performance of a contract” (for example so that the OSA may fulfil an order of goods placed by you), “vital interests” (to enable us to protect life or health, for example in an emergency at an event run by the OSA which requires us to unexpectedly share information with the emergency services), or “legitimate interests” (for example in analysis of the OSA membership in order to meet our strategic objectives, provided our use of this information is fair and does not unduly impact your rights).
The OSA will ensure appropriate controls are put in place (technical, organisational and physical) to keep your data safe.
The OSA will never sell, share, or rent this information to others. Third parties used by the OSA (for example, providers of technical services) are expected to meet the OSA’s standards and are required to abide by its policies.
If you wish to change your communication preferences at any time, or to update your contact details and other relevant data held by the OSA, you may contact the Honourable Secretary of the OSA via , or in writing to: OSA Secretary, c/o Southend High School for Boys, Prittlewell Chase, Southend, Essex, SS0 0RG.
The same details may be used to contact us to exercise your rights as defined in law, for example those relating to your right access personal information held by the OSA, and your right to object to the use of your personal information.
The OSA may change this policy from time to time. If any significant changes are made, these changes will be made clear on the OSA website or by contacting you directly.