Lough Swilly Yacht Club, Fahan, Co Donegal uses member information to properly manage club affairs, including collection of subscriptions, managing storage and other club facilities, running sailing and other club activities and in issuing communications to members. Members names and details are published in the club programme annually and may be shared online with other members through the members portal of our website.


Lough Swilly Yacht Club stores and publishes member personal data to comply with a number of legislative requirements including the Registration of Clubs Acts, 1904 to 1999, Licensing Acts, 1833 to 2000 and subsequent amending acts and regulations. The required data processing includes recording and issuing lists of members as part of club registration requirements and licensing laws, publishing the names of persons proposed as members and the names of members nominating those proposed members, publishing the names of members of the club in a conspicuous place in the club, recording members details and that of their visitors on each occasion a member brings visitors into the club.


Lough Swilly Yacht Club is an affiliated club member of Irish Sailing (“IRISH SAILING ASSOCIATION COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE”), the national governing body for sailing, powerboating and windsurfing. Member details may be shared with Irish Sailing where required.


Any queries on Lough Swilly Yacht Club’s processing of personal data should be raised with the Membership Secretary. This includes:

  • requests for information on what data we hold on the member
  • requests for a copy of the personal data held
  • requests for correction or rectification of data held
  • requests to restrict further data processing
  • requests for data erasure, subject to legal obligations that may apply to the club.


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