Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We have had a few enquiries recently about the new data protection regulations –GDPR– due to take effect from May 2018.

Data Protection Policy template

We have developed a template Data Protection policy for use by our member groups. It has been designed as a starting point so that you can simply add your specific details (e.g. group name) in the relevant places, or use it as a structural guide for tailoring it more substantially.

Top tips for email marketing, part 1: Getting started and building a list

In an era with more and more options available for communicating with your audiences, email remains one of the most effective - 91% of adults check their email at least once per day, and promotion via email is reckoned to be 40 times more effective than social media.

Data Protection: what are your responsibilities?

Any individual or organisation processing data is obliged to abide by certain rules, even if you are just keeping a list of members and regular concert attendees in a spreadsheet.