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Gloucestershire Basket Ball Association Privacy Notice

Summary of how we, and Basketball England, use your data

  • The Gloucestershire Basketball Association (the GBBA) operates in Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas. The GBBA uses your personal data:

    • to manage and administer competitions, including the Gloucestershire Basketball League
    • to support and liaise with basketball clubs and basketball officials
    • to promote and develop basketball
    • to support Basketball England in administering basketball
    • to keep in contact with you for all these purposes.
  • Some data is shared with Basketball England, who use your data to regulate, develop and manage the game.

  • Some data may also shared with other sports bodies to support the development of sport in general.

  • Where we or Basketball England rely on your consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time.

  • Amongst the data we collect from you may be medical (including injury) information. We will hold this where you (or your parent) have given consent, so that we can ensure we are aware of your condition and can that you are supported appropriately.

  • Where you work in a particular role within the game, you may be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service check using the service that Basketball England provide through GB Group Online Disclosures. The result of this check will be input into your personal record on Basketball England's database system (where appropriate)

What does this policy cover?

This policy describes how the Gloucestershire Basketball Association (also referred to as 'we' or 'us') will make use of the data we handle in relation to teams, players and officials, including our use of Basketball England's database system.

It also describes your data protection rights, including a right to object to some of the processing which we carry out.

What information do we collect?

We may collect and process personal data from you or your parent when you become involved in the basketball activities we manage, administer or support when we carry out annual reviews of the data we need to keep. This includes:

  • your name
  • your gender
  • your date of birth
  • your Basketball England license number
  • your home address, email address and phone number
  • your type of membership and involvement in particular teams, or any key role you may have been allocated, such as Chair, Safeguarding Lead, Membership Secretary etc.
  • your payment and/or bank account details, where you provide these to pay us
  • your medical conditions or disability, where you provide this to us with your consent (or your parent's consent) to ensure we are aware of any support we may need to provide to you.

Some information will be generated as part of your involvement with us, in particular data about your performance, involvement in particular matches in match reports and details of any disciplinary issues or incidents you may be involved in on and off the court, such as within health and safety records.

What information do we receive from third parties?

Sometimes, we receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you are a child, we may be given information about you by your parents.

We may receive information relating to your registrations with clubs elsewhere or disciplinary history. Additionally, for certain role holders or those working with children, we may receive information from the Disclosure and Barring Service and Basketball England on the status of any DBS check you have been required to take.

We may also receive information from Basketball England and from your club.

How do we use this information, and what is the legal basis for this use?

We process this personal data as required by us to pursue our legitimate interests, in particular:

  • we will use your information to manage and administer your involvement your club and with local basketball competitions and other basketball activities, and to keep in contact with you for these purposes;
  • we will also use data to maintain records of our performances and history, including match reports, score lines and team sheets;

Where you give us consent:

  • we may handle medical or disability information you or your parent provides to us, to ensure we support you appropriately;
  • on other occasions where we ask you for consent, we will use the data for the purpose which we explain at that time.

For purposes which are required by law:

  • we maintain records such as health and safety records and accounting records in order to meet specific legal requirements;
  • we ensure, where you will work with children, that you have undergone an appropriate DBS check - this is also carried out with your consent.
  • we may respond to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

How does Basketball England use any of my information?

Basketball England provides an online database, but make its own use of the following information:

  • your name;
  • your gender;
  • your date of birth;
  • your Basketball England license number
  • your home address, email address and phone number; and
  • your type of membership and involvement in particular teams at the Club, or any key role you may have been allocated, such as Chair, Safeguarding Lead, Membership Secretary etc.

Basketball England uses this information as follows:

As required by Basketball England to conduct its business and pursue its legitimate interests, in particular:

  • communicating with you or about you where necessary to administer basketball in England.
  • administering and ensuring the eligibility of players, match officials and others involved in English basketball – this may involve the receipt of limited amounts of sensitive data in relation to disabled players, where they are registered for a disabled league or team, or in relation to anti-doping matters;
  • maintaining records of the game as played in England, in particular maintaining details of discipline, misconduct and safeguarding cases;
  • maintaining statistics and conducting analysis on the make-up of basketball's participants;
  • ensuring compliance with the current Basketball England Rules and Regulations including those on the affiliation of clubs, local leagues, associations and other basketball bodies, and registration of players; and;
  • communicating with you to ask for your opinion on Basketball England initiatives.

For purposes which are required by law:

  • Basketball England will ensure, where you will work with children and where this is required, that you have undergone an appropriate DBS check – this is also carried out with your consent.
  • Basketball England may respond to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

Withdrawing consent

Wherever we rely on your consent, you will always be able to withdraw that consent, although we may have other legal grounds for processing your data for other purposes, such as those set out above.

Who will we share this data with, where and when?

Some limited information may be shared with other stakeholders in basketball, such as other clubs, associations, league organisers, so that they can maintain appropriate records and assist us in organising matches and administering the game.

Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if required for the purposes above, if mandated by law or if required for the legal protection of our or Basketball England's legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.

Personal data will also be shared with third party service providers, who will process it on our behalf for the purposes identified above.

Where information is transferred outside the EEA, and where this is to a stakeholder or vendor in a country that is not subject to an adequacy decision by the EU Commission, data is adequately protected by EU Commission approved standard contractual clauses, an appropriate Privacy Shield certification or a vendor's Processor Binding Corporate Rules. A copy of the relevant mechanism can be provided for your review on request.

What rights do I have?

You have the right to ask us for a copy of your personal data; to correct, delete or restrict (stop any active) processing of your personal data; and to obtain the personal data you provide to us for a contract or with your consent in a structured, machine readable format.

In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances (in particular, where we don't have to process the data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement).

These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law to keep or have compelling legitimate interests in keeping.

You have the same rights for data held by Basketball England for its own purposes.

To exercise any of these rights, you can get in touch with us or, as appropriate, Basketball England or its data protection officer. If you have unresolved concerns, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.

Some of the information listed above must be provided on a mandatory basis so that we can make the appropriate legal checks and to honour Basketball England Rules and Regulations. We will inform you which information is mandatory when it is collected. Some information is optional, particularly information such as your medical information. If this is not provided, we may not be able to provide you with appropriate assistance, services or support.

How do I get in touch with you or Basketball england?

We hope that we can satisfy queries you may have about the way we process your data. If you have any concerns about how we process your data, you can get in touch at or by writing to:

Cass Castello
76 Gadwell Road
GL20 7RT

If you have any concerns about how Basketball England process your data, you can get in touch at or by writing to Basketball England, National Squash Centre, Etihad Campus, Gate 13, Rowsley Street, M11 3FF.

How long will you retain my data?

We process the majority of your data for as long as you are active in local basketball and for 3 years after this.

Where we process personal data with your consent, we process the data for 3 years after your last involvement in local basketball unless you ask us to stop, when we will only process the data for a short period after this (to allow us to implement your requests). We also indefinitely keep a record of the fact that you have asked us not to process your data so that we can respect your request in future.

Where we process personal data in connection with performing a contract or for a competition, we keep the data for 5 years from your last interaction with us.

We will retain information held to maintain statutory records in line with appropriate statutory requirements or guidance.

Basketball England will maintain records of individuals who have registered on their database, records of DBS checks and the resulting outcomes and other disciplinary matters for such period as is set out in Basketball England's privacy notice to be set out on

Records of your involvement in a particular match, on team sheets, on results pages or in match reports may be held indefinitely both by us and Basketball England in order to maintain a record of the game.

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