Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society
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The Society hold a lecture night once a month on Mondays  during the autumn, winter and spring at the Village Hall, Tixall nr Stafford. The Village Hall is opposite Tixall Church.

Further details from the Chairman Jim Andrews 01785-246101
email Jim Andrews at
All meetings are suitable for family parties.

Aims and Objectives
To study and record by written, photographic and any other means the Industrial remains and techniques of outdated technology.
To further the interest in our Industrial Heritage.

Data privacy notice -   Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society


1. Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.  Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).


2. Who are we?

Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society is the data controller (contact details below).  This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.


3. How do we process your personal data?

Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society, SIAS, complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.


We use your personal data for the following purposes: -

·      To enable us to collect annual subscriptions

·      To enable us to circulate Newsletters, Journals and information about local Industrial Archaeology


4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

·         Explicit consent of the data subject to enable the above

·         There is no disclosure to a third party without consent.


5. Sharing your personal data
We will not share your data with any other organisation.


6. How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep data for 5 years after it was last used.


7. Your rights and your personal data 

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -

·         The right to request a copy of your personal data which SIAS holds about you;

·         The right to request that SIAS corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date; 

·         The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for the SIAS to retain such data;

·         The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time

·         The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;

·         The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.


8. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.


9. Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the secretary of SIAS: Roger Francis, Hillthwaite, Main Rd, Gt Haywood, Staffs ST18 0SU or our website email contact.


You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.

Updated 7.5.2019

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