Following the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into force of 25th May 2018, we would like to let you know what the Preseli Astronomy Group does with personal data given to it by members of the public.
Firstly, we strongly believe in protecting your personal data which is why we collect only the absolute minimum data where necessary.

Basis for obtaining Personal Data

When anyone wishing to become a member of the Preseli Astronomy Group applies for membership the minimum personal contact details will be collected by the Group for the basis of contacting you.
This also applies to Facebook and full access to the website.

Data Sharing

We do not share, give, sell or otherwise pass on any personal data to other organisations.

Your Rights

You have the right to ensure that we process your personal data fairly and where we do hold your personal data, that information is accurate.
You have to right to ensure that we do not hold personal data about you longer than is necessary and to have that data removed (also known as the right to be forgotten or the right to erasure).  
As described, if you wish this data is removed sooner, please contact the Group.

Data subject request

To make a request to see what data we hold - known as a "data subject request"-  what processing the Group does with your personal data or to have data erased, you should contact the Group. You can make that request by emailing
The Group will have 28 days to respond to your request. There is no fee attached to making this request.

Data Breaches and Complaints

If you believe there has been a data breach with your personal data, you should immediately contact the Group by emailing:
The data breach will be investigated and findings reported back to you.
Further information regarding GDPR and making a complaint to a higher authority can be found at the Information Commissioners Office at
Should you require any further details, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Our Data Protection Officer is Richard Davies.