Data Privacy Statement

The Southerly Owners Association, declares its commitment to comply with all current and anticipated Data Protection laws applicable to the UK.

The Association holds and processes personal and special/sensitive personal data for these purposes:

  1. Personal data of Members of The SOA is held: for the purpose of record-keeping, administration and the support of Members and their families. For communicating with Members in accordance with The SOA Rules and for members to communicate with each other. This allows the SOA to manage its relationship with you as member
  2. Members’ personal data may be shared with the Royal Yachting Association and  Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the purposes of the issue and recording of RYA/MCA Certificates and participation reports.

Retention: data is stored and processed only for the period during which processing is necessary and is thereafter archived. All data is stored securely and is destroyed/erased once legal retention requirements have been achieved.

All Data Subjects have the Right to Complain about data management and processing to the Information Commissioner (www.ico.org.uk). (From 25th May 2018 no charge may normally be made in exercise of these Rights).

The SOA’s Data Protection Statement may be accessed on The SOA’s website. All enquiries, issues or concerns in connection with Data Protection matters shall be raised in the first instance with the SOA Chairman.

Nigel Campling

(Chairman) 1 May 2018