Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the Dorothy Dunnett Society (DDS).  We are the data controller of personal data supplied to us.  We are committed to best practice in dealing with the personal data we control, balancing our duties under the Eight Data Processing Principles with our obligations under statute and regulation.

The DDS is managed by volunteers who give their time for free for the benefit of the DDS. The DDS does not have any premises nor own its own computer equipment. We use Google products designed for charities for board communications.

What we collect

We collect the personal data of our members and non-members who purchase from our shop. The data is supplied to us by the data subject (you) or by those who are purchasing  on your behalf. These details are kept by our Membership Officer on a database with very restricted access.

Why we collect it

  1. For processing sales, refunds and donations received through the online shop.

  2. For the legitimate interests of the DDS, including

a. Provision of information to our regulator and auditors

b. For forward planning and research

c. To comply with charity law and good charity governance