Privacy and Cookies

We are dedicated to maintaining both a high standard of privacy and a high standard of data protection in all of our activities.

New Milton Lions Club CIO is a charitable volunteer organisation working as part of Lions International. We can be contacted via the contacts page on the website, or via email, . We are also on Facebook. We process “personal data” and/or “special category data” (as defined in data protection legislation) as part of the membership services, fund-raising and/or in our administration. All data are held securely and for as long as they relate to the reasons for collection and/or if there is a statutory retention period. Security of data and confidentiality are very important to us to protect everyone involved in our services. If we want to use your photograph to show people what great fun we have fund-raising and promote what we do, we will ask your permission.

Data may be shared with third parties as part of our services, for our administration and/or if we are required by law to do so. We cannot accept any liability for any processing conducted by a third party outside our remit.

As part of our compliance, we have conducted a cookie audit on our website. Cookies are internet files used by the system to view websites and their content. We do not utilise intrusive cookies through our website.

None of the above affects your rights under the legislation, in particular your right to access the data we hold on you. You may request a copy of the personal information we may hold on you – this should be submitted in writing or email (details on the website). Please include enough information to enable us to identify you and search for appropriate data.

If you are dissatisfied with this policy, have queries about our data protection procedures or wish to lodge a complaint, please contact the organisation in the first instance. Thereafter you have the right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority, the Information

Commissioner’s Office (ICO):
The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF

This Data Privacy Information supplements the above Statements and is designed to assure you of our compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation Regulations currently in force.

Who we are

We are the local Lions Club for the New Forest in Hampshire, based in New Milton.

Our aim is to provide service, assistance and funds for those in need. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those less fortunate people in our communities. We hold fund-raising events and donate our time and assistance freely.

Where we operate

The Lions Club of New Milton, whilst based in New Milton, covers the wider area of parts of the New Forest including Lymington, Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst.

Data Controller

The Lions Club of New Milton is the Data Controller of any personal information you provide to us. We can be contacted via our website at  or by email to

Data we keep

We may keep your name, email address and telephone number as provided by you and as appropriate for the event or activity that you are interested in.

In addition we may keep your IP address and other technical information relating to your use of this website including but not limited to browser type. This information is kept in server log files and deleted within 12 months.

Should you complete forms on our website including but not limited to "Contact Us", surveys and products/services requests, we may keep your personal information because it is our "legitimate interest".

Use of your data

We will use your personal information for communicating with you about the event or activity that you are interested in.

We may communicate about other events or activities of ours, provided you have given explicit consent.

We will keep your personal information until the end of the event or activity and for a period thereafter of up to six years.

Sharing of Data

We will keep your personal information securely on computers and servers within the UK and not pass it to third parties unless they are helping us to process information for the specific event or activity. The third parties may include but are not limited to ticket sellers and website providers.

Access to Data

We will respond to any such requests within 30 days. Should we refuse any request you will be given the reason.

Should you be dissatisfied with our use of your personal information and we have not responded to your satisfaction, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office on 0303 123 1113 or visit their website for advice.