Normally all our competitions are team ones and we therefore expect that most clubs will want to display the trophy in their club houses. As such we therefore try to keep our trophies of fairly low intrinsic value, so that they are not very attractive to thieves. However the trophies are not insured so we do ask you to take reasonable care with them.

It is Federation policy that we will undertake the engraving every year to ensure a consistent standard for the engraving and also by organising it ourselves, we have the opportunity each year to check for damage or the need for further engraving plaques. We therefore ask that clubs make arrangements for all trophies to be returned to one of the Federation Committee members by the end of the season, so that they can be engraved and presented at the AGM.

Trophies for the various tournaments should be delivered by the club holding the trophy to the event in the next season, but if this is not possible to be returned to either the Federation Chairman or Secretary at least three weeks before the next event.

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Our General Data Protection Policy

This policy sets out how the SECF satisfies the General Data Protection Regulations (effective from May 2018):

The SECF only directly solicits personal information from its Committee Members and relies on the provision of personal data from its member clubs for non-SECF Committee people for the following categories:

  • chairman
  • secretary
  • contacts for SECF leagues
  • team captains/contacts for SECF events
  • club handicapper

The personal data held is:

  • name
  • postal address (only for SECF Committee Members, except where a club supplies a postal address for public contact)
  • email address
  • phone number(s).

The SECF does not hold any other items of personal information such as date of birth or bank account details.

All this data is held by the Secretary for SECF administrative purposes and is also held on a server for display on the SECF website, for information and contact purposes by other participants in SECF competitions and events. Access to the website data is not restricted in any way, so is available to anyone accessing the website, and is not encrypted. The data held by the Secretary and on the website server is securely stored and backed up regularly.

The Secretary distributes contact data (Leagues and Events) to the registered contacts at each club and also contact data for each club, or person who’s personal data is supplied by the club, to any enquirer for croquet purposes. The SECF does not provide personal data to any third-parties for non-croquet purposes, e.g. advertising.

Individuals whose data the SECF is holding, displaying or otherwise processing may apply to the SECF Secretary (designated as the GDPR Information Manager) for this to be amended or deleted. Additionally, clubs may request the amendment or deletion of data that they have provided.