Mercian Vineyards Association (MVA) is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration reference ZA093102.

Nature of work – Membership Club (commercial)

The following is a broad description of the way this organisation processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation to ask about your personal circumstances.

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to provide a service to our members, to promote our services, to maintain our own accounts and records and to support and manage our employees.

Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:

personal details
family and associate details
lifestyle and social circumstances
employment and education details
financial details
membership details

We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:

racial or ethnic origins
religious or other beliefs
trade union membership
physical or mental health details

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about some or all of the list below:

members
complainants
enquirers
suppliers
supporters
professional experts
employees

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual them self and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with some or all of the list below:

family, associates and representatives of the person whose personalm information we are processing
members and shareholders
suppliers
complainants and enquirers
financial organisations
educators and examining bodies
employment and recruitment agencies
debt collection and tracing agencies
credit reference agencies
central government
Transfers

It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information is only shared within the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.