The British Darts Organisation [BDO] are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For any personal data you provide for the purposes of your membership under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 the British Darts Organisation [BDO] is the Data Controller and as such is responsible for storing and otherwise processing that data in a fair, lawful, secure and transparent way.

The BDO Member County for which you have enlisted as a Super League member by completion of the relevant Form is the Data Processor and as such will be responsible for initialising the process of your membership, collating the resulting data for electronic transfer to the Data Controller [i.e. British Darts Organisation] via its password protected database.

What personal data we hold on you

BDO Full Members = Those players that are currently registered with a BDO Member County Super League

The information we hold shall include only those details that are required to complete your membership application, enter into BDO events and ensure your access to each of the BDO member activities for which you are enlisting [namely participation in or the opportunity to qualify for BDO Member Events that your age and gender renders you eligible for] and may include your name, age, gender, nationality, address, e-mail address, phone number and name of any other BDO member counties with which you are also registered as a member You do not need to provide us with your date of birth unless you wish to enter age-limited (junior or seniors) events or gain any concessions that may be available based on age. However applicant members aged 16 and under will require signed parental or legal guardian consent before any membership application is considered. We shall require details of gender as the BDO operate separate Male and Female sectionactivits of participation in most of its activities

We shall require a declaration of Nationality in order that in instances of any selection into National Teams or National Tournaments then players can be designated accordingly

As a data subject you are not obliged to share your personal data with the BDO. If you choose not to share your personal data with us we may not be able to register or administer your membership. The reason being that without the data required the BDO would not be in a position to provide the services that the BDO offer in membership and therefore the membership application could not be processed or implemented to your best advantage Our lawful basis for processing your personal data is that we have a contractual obligation to you as a member to provide the services you are registering for.

BDO Associate Members

Non BDO Members that have accumulated BDO Ranking system points On occasion we may collect personal data from non-members [(e.g. such as any non-member participant who fill in a form of registration and pays relevant entry fee for entry into a BDO event classed as a ‘BDO Open Event’ or ‘BDO Invitational Ranked Tournament’] and ois allocated BDO Invitational Ranking Points by virtue of his/her position in such Event or Tournament

Our lawful basis for processing data is consent. Therefore, we will also need explicit consent from non-members to process this data, which we will ask for at the point of collecting it i.e. on the relevant BDO Open event entry form or on the relevant BDO Ranked Tournament entry form]

Why we need your personal data The reason we need your Data is to be able to administer your membership and provide the services you are signing up to when you register as a BDO County Super League member or by acquiring BDO Associate Membership We do not hold or request any sensitive data

Who we share your personal data with The BDO does not share any personal data it holds with any other third party unless instructed to do so by law Your data is not processed for any further purposes other than those detailed in this Notice.

How long we hold your personal data


We will hold your personal data on file for as long as you are a member with the BDO. Member details are updated every year on annual membership forms. Any personal data we hold on you will be securely destroyed after 3 months of cessation of membership


This information will be stored for 21 days after each event and then destroyed securely. Social Media The BDO has the following social media pages: Facebook &Twitter. All members are free to join these pages. If you join one of the

Social Media Pages

please note that the providers of the social media platform(s) have their own privacy policies and therefore the BDO do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data on the BDO or other social media pages.

Your rights regarding your personal data As a data subject you may have the right at any time to request access to, rectification, erasure or ‘right to be forgotten’ on any of your personal data; to restrict or object to certain kinds of processing of your personal data to the portability of your personal data and to complain to the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office about the processing of your personal data.

To initiate any request for further information contact:

Contact the Information Commissioners Office to make a complaint to the ICO

Contact the BDO Data Protection Officer  

Reference also the BDO Privacy Policy

or Write to

British Darts Organisation.

Penygraig Boys & Girls Club,

Brook Street




CF40 1RB

BDO Website:


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This document was updated on the 23rd June 2020