Rochdale Owners Club PRIVACY POLICY Digital Terms and Conditions


The Rochdale Owners Club (ROC) takes the privacy of its members very seriously and is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy sets out the way in which any personal information you provide to us is used and kept secure by the the club. It applies whenever we collect your personal data (including, but not limited to, when you use our website, correspond by email or communicate in any other digital form), so please read it carefully. The terms and conditions set out below (the "Terms of Use") apply to the entire contents of the website under the domain name (the "Website") and to any email correspondence between us and you ("you", the "user"). Please read the Terms of Use carefully. By continuing to use the Website you are confirming that you accept the Terms of Use. If you do not accept the Terms of Use, you must please leave the Website immediately. 1. About us The Rochdale Owners Club was founded with the aim of furthering the interest in Rochdale Motor Panels range of classic glassfibre and aluminium cars and car bodies, as well as providing members who have cars with information and support. The Club's guiding principles are to create an interest in Rochdale vehicles, celebrate the pastime of motoring and motorsport and encourage Members to share their passion for the marque. Membership is open to Rochdale enthusiasts as well as vehicle owners. The ROC website is the official website of The Rochdale Owners Club ("the Club", "we" and "us"), which is operated and managed volunteers within the membership. If you have any comments or questions about this website or any of our services, please contact us at one of the addresses shown opposite.


Chairman: Howard Evans Email:


Secretary: Email:


Treasurer: David Copper Email:


Spares Officer: John Plant Email:


Early Rochdales Registrar: James Farrington Email:


Olympic Registrar: Derek Bentley Email:


Magazine Editor: Les Brown Email:


Webmaster: Keith Hamer Email:


2. Privacy This Privacy Policy explains what information we may collect about you, how we may use it, and the steps we take to ensure that it is kept secure. We also explain your rights in respect of your personal data. Please note that our website and other digital platforms may contain links to third party websites / digital platforms which are provided for your convenience. We are only responsible for the privacy practices and security of our own digital platforms. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other website / digital platform that you visit.


How to contact us about your personal data or this Privacy Policy If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or about your personal data, please email us at or write to us at the following address: Email:


Information we collect and what we use it for All personal information that we collect about you will be recorded, used, and protected by us in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and this Privacy Policy. We may supplement the information that you provide with other information that we obtain from our dealings with you. In broad terms, we use your data for the following purposes:


(a) to administer and provide products and services you request or have expressed an interest in.


(b) to enable us to promote and administer Club events and Club merchandise.


(c) to communicate with you in the event that any Club event becomes unavailable.


(d) for record keeping purposes.


(e) to carry out market research so that we can improve the products and services we offer.


(f) to create an individual profile for you so that we can understand and respect your preferences.


(g) to person ROC and/ tailor any communications that we may send you.


(h) for vehicle registration and vehicle history information.



Disclosure of your information We may share your data with third parties:


(a) if we are under a legal or regulatory duty to do so,


(b) if it is necessary to do so to enforce our terms of use, or other contractual rights,


(c) to lawfully assist the police or security services with the prevention and detection of crime or terrorist activity,


(d) where such disclosure is necessary to protect the safety or security of any persons, and/or


(e) otherwise as permitted under applicable law.


If we do transfer your personal information to other territories, we will take proper steps to ensure that your information is protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In all instances where we disclose your information to third parties, we will ensure that your information is appropriately protected.


Security of information We take the security of your personal information seriously. No membership lists circulated to the Club Committee via email, are done so without password protection and encryption. Where a password is required for you to access certain areas of our digital platforms, you are responsible for keeping your password secure and confidential. Please do not share or disclose your password to any other person.


Social Media The Rochdale Owners Club (ROC) is fortunate to have an active social media presence, that can be an incredibly useful source of information, entertainment and pleasure for the benefit of the membership and beyond. However, as the Committee has no direct control over posts and replies to posts, please consider the following: ROC is not responsible for material posted to social media sites and does not guarantee the content, accuracy, or use of the content in this site. ROC does not in any way endorse or recommend individuals, products or services that may be discussed on this site. ROC specifically disclaims all liability for claims or damages that may result from any posting on this site. ROC accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on this forum, and such opinions do not necessarily reflect the policies of ROC. In no event shall ROC be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on information on this site. With the foregoing in mind, the ROC terms of use for this site are as follows: When posting content to any ROC related Social Media Site, you agree that you will not: violate any of the laws of England & Wales, including but not limited to copyright and intellectual property rights laws regarding any content that you send or receive via the platform. You may not transmit any material (by uploading, posting, email or otherwise) that is unlawful, disruptive, threatening, profane, abusive, harassing, embarrassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or is an invasion of another's privacy, is hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable as solely determined in ROCS discretion; You may not impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; transmit any material (by uploading, posting, email or otherwise) that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; You may not transmit any material (by uploading, posting, email or otherwise) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; You may not transmit (by uploading, posting, email or otherwise) any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising (including advertising of non-ROC services or products), promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation; You may not transmit any material (by uploading, posting, email or otherwise) that contains software viruses, worms, disabling code, or any other malicious computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; harass another; or collect or store, or attempt to collect or store, personal data about third parties without their knowledge or consent; or to share confidential pricing information of any party. By posting any content on any ROC Social Media Site, you grant to ROC the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, and display such content and the right to create derivative works from your content, edit or modify such content and use such content for any ROC purpose. You expressly acknowledge that you assume all responsibility related to the security, privacy, and confidentiality risks inherent in sending any content over the internet. ROC does not control third-party sites and the internet over which you may choose to send confidential or personal information; therefore ROC does not make any warranties, express or implied, against interceptions or compromises to your information. You may not provide any content to an ROC Social Media Site that contains any product or service endorsements. ROC is a nonpartisan organization. In furtherance of that policy, you may not provide any content to an ROC Social Media Site that may be construed as (a) lobbying for or against any legislation or legislative proposal, (b) a solicitation of contributions for any persons, entity or cause, or (c) a statement for or against any political candidate for public office. In addition, you may not link to any sites of political candidates or parties or use the ROC Social Media Site to discuss political campaigns. ROC reserves the right to request removal of any content in violation of this policy or that is otherwise objectionable, as well as to take steps to block access by any person violating this policy.


More about your information - your rights You may correct or update your personal information at any time by emailing us at or by changing your profile on our website, where this feature is available. Please include your name, address and email address when you contact us as this helps us to ensure that we accept amendments only from the correct person. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes. We will securely retain your information for as long as is reasonably necessary and in accordance with applicable law. If you wish to submit a request that your data be deleted, please write to us at the address above. You have the right to receive a copy of the personally identifiable information that we hold about you. Please write to us at the address above if you wish to exercise this right. If you have subscribed to receive marketing communications, you can unsubscribe at any time.


Changes to this Privacy Policy We aim to meet high standards and so our policies and procedures are constantly under review. From time to time we may change this privacy. Accordingly we recommend that you check this page periodically in order to review the latest version.


Where to make a complaint If you have a complaint regarding any aspect of your personal data or this Privacy Policy, please write to us at the above address. If you are still not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioners Office at the following address:


Information Commissioners Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF


You can also contact the Information Commissioners Office using their online form: David Copper





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