Privacy Notice

The UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA18) gives individuals the right to be informed about how organisations use their personal data. This information is provided in the form of a Privacy Notice.  The notice provides general information on the way in which the personal information you provide is managed and processed by Active4Today (the ‘data controller’). 

The data controller and contact details

Active4Today is the Data Controller for the personal data you provide. The contact details for you to exercise any of your data protection rights or to raise any concerns you may have regarding your personal data are:

Information Governance and Data Protection Officer
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY


Tel: 01636 655216

You have a right to access and correct any information we hold about you.  For any questions about this privacy notice please contact

Information we collect about you

 We may collect and process the following data about you:

Use of your personal data

The information you have provided to Active4Today will be used by us to provide leisure services.

We are legally able to process your personal data:

For concession memberships, the evidence requested will vary depending on the type of concession, you can remove personal identifiable and special category data from the evidence, for specific details on what evidence can be provided please contact


The consequence of you not providing personal information to us is that we will be unable to process your enquiry, assessment or application.

Sharing of personal data

The personal information you provide will not be shared for any other purpose unless required by law, to prevent or detect crime or to protect public funds.

Additionally we use third parties to host and provide our membership database.

 The categories of organisations we may share your personal information with are:

Concession membership evidence is only used by Active4Today to verify the membership, it will not be shared with or sold to any third parties.

Protecting your personal data

Your unpublished personal data will be kept secure by Actiove4Today and will be kept within the European Economic Area (EEA). Where we use a third party to store your personal data and it is stored outside of the UK/EEA, we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to keep your personal data secure.

Keeping your personal data

We will keep your personal data in accordance with our retention schedule, unless you explicitly request it to be removed. This right to have your data removed is not an absolute right, for example, we will need to retain your data if this information forms part of a statutory or legal obligation, public registry or an existing contract.  

What are cookies?

Our website puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the council’s site.

Cookies are used to:

You can disable cookies but this may have an impact on your experience when using the website. Advice on cookies from the Information Commissioner's Office

Your responsibilities

Your rights

There are a number of rights that you may exercise depending on the legal basis for processing your personal data. In most cases, these rights are not absolute and there may be compelling or overriding legal reasons why we cannot meet these rights in full.  This will be explained to you in more detail should you contact us for any of the reasons detailed below:

Where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, in most circumstances you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time and we will act on your instructions.

If you have any concerns about how we process your personal data or wish to discuss how to exercise your rights, you should contact the council's Information Governance Officer. You also have the right to make a complaint to us by contacting Active4Today Ltd by emailing

Once you have exhausted the Active4Today complaints procedure, you may wish to complain directly to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).  You can do this by writing to them at:

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

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Or you can report a concern to the ICO online