Privacy Policy


  1. Introduction

This Privacy Notice explains in detail the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we will store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

There is a lot of information here but we want you to be fully informed about your rights, and how ORBL uses your data.

We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch with us.

It is likely that we will need to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. You are welcome to check our website whenever you wish.

For ease throughout this Notice, ‘we’ and ‘us means ORBL

  1. What is ORBL?

We are an informal non non-registered or affiliated voluntary organisation, established purely for the organisation of a badminton league and associated activities and supported by individual clubs wishing to play badminton within the league.

  1. Explaining the legal bases we rely on

The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:

Performance of a contract

If you are a member of the league, entered into one of our competitions or have provided information for the league website, we have to collect and process your data in order to perform our contract with you.


In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent.

Legal compliance

If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.

For example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other criminal activity affecting ORBL to law enforcement.

Legitimate interest

In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in running and promoting badminton in Oldham, Rochdale and surrounding areas and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests.

For example, we will use your data to send you information relating to your membership of ORBL.

  1. When do we collect your personal data?
  • When you register your teams and members with us
  • When you enter a competition
  • When you choose to complete any surveys we send you
  1. What sort of personal data do we collect?
  • The names of individuals, e-mail addresses and phone numbers
  1. How and why do we use your personal data?

We need to use the personal data on our website in order that teams can contact each other for the purpose of managing matches within the league.  We also need from time to time to communicate with all clubs details of events or changes and to issue formal notifications for example the AGM.

  1. Combining your data for personalised direct communication

ORBL will not combine personal data

  1. How we protect your personal data

ORBL will not share any contact details with any other organisations for any purpose unless consented to by the individuals concerned.  All information provided for the website is freely provided by the individuals concerned who acknowledge it is an open website.

  1. How long will we keep your personal data?

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

  1. Who do we share your personal data with?

We do not share your personal data with any other person or organisation.

  1. What are your rights over your personal data?

You have the right to request:

  • Access to the personal data we hold about you, free of charge (unless charges apply to us in fulfilling your request)
  • The correction of your personal data when incorrect, out of date or incomplete.
  • That we stop using your personal data for direct marketing (either through specific channels, or all channels).
  • We stop any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.
  • That you be “forgotten” or have your data erased, in certain situations.
  • To have your data ported (that is, transmitted) directly to another organisaiton

You can contact us to request to exercise these rights at any time as follows:

To ask for your information please contact The Secretary of ORBL whose details are on the ORBL website.

  1. Your right to withdraw consent

Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.

  1. Where we rely on our legitimate interest

In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation.

We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.

  1. Direct marketing

You have the right to stop the use of your personal data for direct marketing activity through all channels, or selected channels. We must always comply with your request.

  1. Contacting the Regulator

If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

You can contact them by calling 0303 123 1113.

Or go online to (opens in a new window; please note we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites)

If you are based outside the UK, you have the right to lodge your complaint with the relevant data protection regulator in your country of residence.

  1. Any Questions?

We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data and your rights to control it.

If you have any questions that haven’t been covered, please contact the ORBL Secretary who will be pleased to help.