Data Protection Statement

As a Breed Club registered with the UK Kennel Club (KC), The Border Collie Club of Great Britain (BCCGB) is required to maintain lists of members and approved judges & their addresses; such information to be shared with the Kennel Club as stipulated in the Kennel Club Regulations for the Registration and Maintenance of Titles of Societies and Breed Councils and Affiliation of Agricultural Societies and Municipal Authorities.

Individuals have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if they think there is a problem with the way the BCCGB is handling their data.

The minimum of personal data (name and contact details) will be retained by BCCGB for the purposes of its records and for keeping members informed about club news and events. Data are stored in a password protected database accessed by the Secretary, Treasurer & Membership Secretary.

In processing personal data (paper or electronic), the Border Collie Club of Great Britain will:-

  • only process information necessary to establish or maintain membership or support; and
  • only process information necessary to provide or administer activities for people who are members of the organisation or have regular contact with it; and
  • only share the information with people and organisations necessary to carry out the organisation’s activities; or if individuals give permission to share their information.
  • retention periods for various data are as follows:-

Membership lists

3 years

Judges List (applicable until the end of the 5 year transition period)

3 years

Show Entry Forms

1 year after the show (KC requirement)

Show Catalogues & Schedules

1 year after the show (KC requirement)

Events booking forms

1 year after the event

Updated 24 February 2020


About us

The inaugural meeting of the Border Collie Club of Great Britain took place on the 6th August, 1973. 45 years on, the club remains the premier Border Collie breed club in the UK.