GDPR and Army Orienteering

Further guidance on GDPR and what it means for Army Orienteering is now available in the Document section of this site -

The Army Orienteering Association (AOA) will expect AOA sponsored event organisers and other responsible officials to comply with the terms of the Data Protection Act 2018, which encompassed the EU General Data Protection Regulation on 25 May.

The Six Principles of the Data Protection Act

1.     Processing must be lawful and fair.

2.     Purpose of processing must be specified, explicit and legitimate.

3.     Personal data must be adequate relevant and not excessive.

4.     Personal data must be accurate and kept up to date.

5.     Personal data must be kept for no longer than necessary.

6.    Personal data must be processed in a secure manner.

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), it is necessary for military orienteering fliers to contain the following revised text at the bottom of the document with immediate effect;

For civilians participating in Army orienteering, Public Liability Insurance is provided by Towergate; individuals are advised to have their own private accident insurance. This event is conducted iaw British Orienteering Rules 2018 (v3.7) and land booked iaw the AOA DIO Licence and JSP907. Orienteering in the Army is classed as individual military training; all others take part at their own risk. 

The personal data you give at Registration will be used by the event organisers and their agents but only for the purpose of processing/publishing entries/results, conducting safety checks and as required by our insurers to validate our cover; and, managed iaw the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The sample template on the Documents page has been adjusted to include this.