Rotherham Advanced Motorcyclists

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Website Cookies Policy, Data Protection,
RAM Membership Policy & Training Documents


Everyone using the Rotherham Advanced Motorcyclists Club(RAM) services, including this website, must abide by the terms and conditions, data protection and privacy policies shown on this page. RAM is a non-registered charitable organisation dedicated to providing a socially responsible and reliable service that promotes motorcycle awareness, safer motorcycle riding and public education. RAM also provides ongoing support and guidance to advanced motorcyclists through its social activity events. RAM is affiliated to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM Group No: 4263) and an authorised provider of the IAM RoadSmart advanced motorcycle riding course. RAM also collaborates with statutory, non-statutory and voluntary organisations, charities and groups, to help promote RAM’s charitable objectives. This page specifies RAM’s policies on:

  1. Cookies Policy
  2. Privacy Policy, Data Protection & GDPR
  3. RAM Membership Policy

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by our web server to your device. Cookies help the website software to provide smoother use of the website. They help security by verifying user authenticity and website traffic monitoring. Non-registered users are sent anonymous cookies that track their browsing patterns. You can turn off cookies in your browser (consult the browser help file on how to do this procedure).

Privacy Policy, Data Protection & GDPR

  1. RAM complies with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Provision Regulations 2016. Which means that your data will be:

  • Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way
  • Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
  • Relevant to the purposes we have told you about.
  • Accurate and kept up to date.
  • Kept only as long as necessary.
  • Kept securely.
  • All data collected and processed by RAM is collected and processed on the lawful basis of a contract, this contract will be renewed annually when your annual subscription is due.
  1. We store all the information you give us, including that given by website forms and information collected from your browsing activity on our website. Our server, in common with all other internet servers, logs information regarding your use of the website. This information is only used to maintain website and club management activities. Your contact information and method of contact is retained to respond to your requests and provide you with information about the club’s activities and events. This data is never given to third party companies.

  2. Certain data provided by you may be shared with you and the IAM and groups with whom RAM collaborates. The purpose of sharing data is to solely ensure that you remain informed of RAM’s activities and to coordinate our social and legal responsibilities when supporting motorcycle awareness, motorcycle safety and in the provision of advanced motorcycle training.

  3. All forms on our website have a statement concerning data privacy and a consent tick box that must be ticked before the data is submitted. Getting consent before your data is submitted helps to ensure our compliance with data protection regulations.

  4. ALL personal data, both physical and electronic is only held for as long as it is needed to serve the purposes specified. Your data, both current and historical, is securely destroyed when it is no longer needed, or you request its removal.

  5. Access to personal data for the purposes of disclosure, transfer, correction and removal should be made in writing to the club’s Data Protection Officer. All correspondence should be sent via email to:

  6. If you wish to decline being contacted by RAM, you should do so in writing to:

  7. Data may be given to any statutory authority that has the legal right to request it AND only when we have a legal duty to provide such data to them.

RAM Membership Policy

All members must abide by the membership policies set out in the IAM RoadSmart Group Handbook.