Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


We are The Parachute Regimental Association York Branch, Registered Charity Number : 1124239
Our website address is:

We are committed to protecting your personal information and privacy. This Privacy Statement describes how we collect and use your personal information.

If you have any queries about this Privacy statement, please contact us at

Your privacy
Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data is handled. During our activities we will comply with the correct and lawful treatment of this data.

How do we collect personal information?
Your personal data is collected by our staff asking you for certain information when you wish to access our services. This information will be limited to only that which is necessary to assess and meet your needs.

What personal information do we collect?
Personal information we collect about you may include your name, postal address, email address, phone numbers, date of birth. 

How do we use personal information?
We use the personal information collected from you to ensure that we provide appropriate services and support depending on which of our activities and/or services you wish to use.

Lawful Basis for processing your personal information
Under Article 6 of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) our lawful basis for processing and holding personal information is ‘legitimate interest’ as it is necessary to use this information in order to provide you with our services.

Do we provide information to other parties?
We will never sell your data to any third party nor will we share your details with other entities for marketing purposes.

We will only share information with other organisations where we have your permission to do so in accordance with this Privacy Statement or where it is necessary for a legitimate reason connected with the services we offer, or where it is required by law or regulation.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Data Security
PRA-YORK is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure.

We will put in place procedures and technologies to maintain the security of all personal data from the point of collection to the point of destruction.

Where your data is held
Your personal data may be held on our database and /or paper records. Our I.T. Systems are protected with up to date software and computers are password protected.

How you can update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at:

Subject access requests
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. Before we are able to assist with your request, we need you to confirm your identity and what data you require. We are then able to meet your request within 28 days.

In the first instance, you should contact the secretary on

If you remain unhappy with our use of your personal data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. We would encourage you to contact us in the first instance so we can attempt to resolve any concerns.

Any questions about the operation of this policy or any concerns that the policy has not been followed should be referred to

The above statement is reviewed annually.



The information contained on this website is primarily for the general information of bona fide members of the Parachute Regimental Association.

Opinions expressed in any article or document listed or displayed on the website are those of the authors.

The York Branch of the Parachute Regimental Association and its officers may not agree with, nor endorse any opinions expressed and does not necessarily reflect the view of the Branch or of its officers.

The officers of the branch reserve the right to refuse, amend, remove or withdraw or otherwise deal with any article, letter, comment or any other form of communication, without warning or explanation, at their absolute discretion and without consultation with the authors. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Service.

In no event shall be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice. does not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.



The Branch – York Branch of the Parachute Regimental Association

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The Website – The Website of the York Branch of the Parachute Regimental Association.