Fun, structured football coaching for 12-16 years.
Tues, Weds & Thurs, starting 25th July, Bosworth Wood field.
Many charities and community organisations in Solihull will need to start thinking about GDPR or, after May next year, they may find themselves on the wrong side of the law. It is heavy stuff and, to be comfortable, a good 6-8 months for planning and implementing changes would be sensible.
So, what is it? The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and all UK organisations that process the personal data of EU residents have only a short time to ensure that they are compliant. Brexit will make no difference in that timeframe.
This new Regulation extends the rights of individuals and the requirements upon organisations processing personal data:
- The definition of personal data is being broadened
- Organisations are required to reduce the amount of personally identifiable information they store, and to ensure that they do not store any information for longer than necessary
- Explicit parental consent will be necessary for processing data about children under age 16
- The rules for obtaining valid consent are being changed.
SUSTAiN is intending to run an information/training event in early Autumn to provide guidance to those in the local sector who require it. If you think your organisation will be affected by these changes and would be interested in attending, please email email@example.com.
On Friday 9th June, Solihull’s Volunteer Managers’ Forum welcomed volunteers to a celebratory cream tea in recognition of all the valuable work they undertake across the borough.
Beautiful scones were made by volunteers from Seeds and Hope for the event, held at Junction in Fordbridge with the rest of the menu being funded thanks to a generous donation by St Alphege Rotary Club.
The Mayor of Solihull, Cllr Stuart Davis, attended and as well as chatting to the volunteers about their activities he handed out certificates to thank them for their hard work. Attendees included those who support ReCOM, Citizens Advice Solihull Borough and Solihull Christian Fellowship among many others.
The Mayor said, “The volunteers do so much good work and it’s so good to see them have recognition for their efforts”
To find out more about volunteering and how you can get involved with the Volunteer Managers’ Forum contact Lou Beddoe at Solihull SUSTAiN on 0121 704 7860 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest edition of Armed Forces Community Covenant News 3 is out now!
This is the 3rd newsletter of the Armed Forces Community Covenant partnership across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire and will be of interest to all those connected with the Armed Forces.
This edition provides information on events, activities, successes and the progress of partner organisations in delivering the Armed Forces Covenant locally.
The Information Commissioner has produced a useful publication about Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) giving 12 steps to take now to get ready.
You can read the full publication here.