This should be the last bit of information regarding GDPR that you see from the SIG. For those who were signed up on the mailing list, again apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Our GDPR statements are shown below.
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT We may collect both “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information” about you. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. “Personal Information” includes information that can be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address and email address. In addition, we may also track information provided to us by your browser or by our mobile application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the Service, to maintain the quality of the Service, to provide general statistics regarding use of the Service and for other business purposes. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis. The Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly.
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Information We Hold
SIG Formation Paperwork:
We only collect the details of five members. No personal data is extracted from Facebook.
Why we are holding your personal data and what we use it for:
Membership returns are submitted annual to keep the SIG running. A minimum of five are required.This data is collected and submitted to the IPMS electronically via a webform. Five members details are collected.
This is a written paper based document. The information collected is the same as membership returns. A copy has not been retained by the SIG.
How we share your data:
We share data for membership returns. This data is collected and submitted to the IPMS electronically via a webform. Five members details are collected. To set up the SIG the details were submitted by paper to the IPMS.
Your rights to access to your personal data
The SIG does not hold any personal data, once the SIG returns have been sent your personal data is not retained by the SIG.
Your rights to erasure:
You can leave the Facebook group. No personal is retained once you have left the group. No personal data is extracted from Facebook. If your details were used to set up the SIG or for annual returns your data is no longer held by the SIG.
If you have any questions related to GDPR and your personal data, please contact the SIG leader. Details are available on the IPMS website.
when looking at GDPR and the new data protection ‘landscape’ I kept hitting the same hurdle: seek legal advice. For this reason I have decided to no longer collect or store data on members outside of Facebook (Facebook manage GDPR consent in their own terms and conditions).
I appreciate some people prefer not to use social media. If that is the case, then please continue to visit this site for information on the SIG and shows that we will attend. You can also get in touch via email if you have any queries, contact details are available on the IPMS website.
I await direction centrally from the IPMS on how the society and this SIG can comply with GDPR. For now, I appreciate your understanding and patience whilst I seek clarity. With the GDPR compliance deadline looming I have deleted any information that I was holding in a Mailchimp list. This may be an over reaction and beyond what is required by the legislation, but I am playing it safe. For the same reason, the contact form has been removed as it too was capturing personal data.
Today's journey to Huddersfield was a bit of a battle through snow and past a nasty accident in Greater Manchester but we managed to put on what might be deemed a micro-display with the limited space available to us in what was a very busy show.
I sense that yesterday's show at the Macron stadium will go down as a classic. I expect to see many positive write ups in the modelling press and online.
It was the perfect synergy of everything that makes a great model show: plenty of space and natural light; a warm friendly atmosphere; plenty of bargains; great parking facilities and time to chat to lots of people about all things Lightning.
Here a few pictures of our 2018 display alongside a couple of great builds on the'Sesku & Hemsworth Scale Model Clu table that caught my eye.
Not strictly a post about our shows, but we've had a nice review in the Airfix Workbench Blog.
Our first Telford display felt like a second debut.
We display alongside our sister SIGs and Cleveland IPMS. Here are some pictures of the display. Thanks again to Trevor who brought along his 'air force' and all the other SIG members who added to the display. I think we can justifiably be proud of what we achieved.
We had every mark of lightning represented and one from every RAF squadron.
On the new product front there is also good news for those of you who like 1/144 scale Lightnings. Take a look here:
As a final thought, as a bit of a theme for next year, we have decided to dip our toes in the world of what-if. We are going to build lightning in schemes from the countries that evaluated but never ordered the Lightning.
Our debut display at the Driffield Show Ground.
Thanks to everyone who brought along a model to display. A special thanks must go to Trevor Snowden who contributed around a dozen 1/48 builds. I also suspect that Phil Flory's model was the one that travelled the longest distance to the show.