General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) toolkit

This guidance is intended for all Ramblers volunteers, but will be particularly relevant for membership secretaries who have an enhanced responsibility to manage members’ personal data. It explains what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, why it’s important, and what volunteers must do to comply with our legal obligations.

GDPR Updates

An update about the progress the Ramblers have made in implementing GDPR

GDPR: An overview

This document is for area and group chairs to provide a quick overview of GDPR and your responsibilities.

GDPR: Volunteer guidance

This guidance is intended for all Ramblers volunteers, but will be particularly relevant for membership secretaries who have an enhanced responsibility to manage members’ personal data. It explains what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, why it’s important, and what volunteers must do to comply with our legal obligations.

GDPR: Volunteer FAQs

This page contains frequently asked questions and their answers on GDPR - for our volunteers.

GDPR: Managing personal data template

This outlines common volunteer activities and how related personal data should be managed.

GDPR: Walk Leader register

Ramblers walk registration form.

Media consent form

The Ramblers' media consent form; to be used to document individual's consent for their story, quote, case study or photo/video to be used to promote the Ramblers in publications, advertisements, exhibitions, the media or on the internet (including on social media).

Under 18s Media Consent Form

Media consent form for under 18s

GDPR: Publishing volunteer details - consent form

This form should be completed if a volunteer’s personal details are going to be published online or in print.

Downloading PDFs

Adobe Reader is free software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. To access PDF files you need Adobe Reader installed. If you don't have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can download it.

If you're having trouble downloading PDFs, you may want to right click on the 'Download' link and choose 'Save link as' and then open the document when it has been saved to your PC.