Peak Cycling Club Image Sharing Policy
Peak Cycling Club values the sense of community and camaraderie among its members and recognises the importance of documenting club rides and events through images shared on our official website and social media accounts. This Image Sharing Policy outlines the guidelines and procedures for posting images from club activities while respecting the preferences and privacy of our members.
1. Image Sharing Purpose:
- The primary purpose of sharing images on the club’s official website and social media accounts is to promote the club’s activities, foster a sense of community, and celebrate the achievements and camaraderie of our members.
2. Consent for Image Sharing:
- By becoming a member of Peak Cycling Club, individuals provide implicit consent for their images to be shared on the club’s official website and social media accounts for the purposes mentioned in Section 1.
- Members who wish to opt out of having their images posted must notify the club in writing. Opt-out requests should be sent to the club’s designated authority.
3. Respecting Privacy:
- Peak Cycling Club is committed to respecting the privacy of its members. No images will be shared that compromise an individual’s privacy or safety.
- Images shared on the website and social media will focus on group activities and will not target specific individuals without their explicit consent.
4. Consent for Tagging and Identification:
- To further protect members’ privacy, children under the age of 18 will not be tagged or identified in social media posts without explicit parental consent.
- Members and participants in club activities who wish to be tagged or identified in images shared on social media may provide their consent to the club in writing.
5. Location Information:
- Specific location information, such as meeting points for rides, will be shared sparingly to protect members’ privacy and safety.
6. Reporting Concerns:
- Members who have concerns about images shared on the club’s official website or social media accounts may report them to the club’s designated authority.
- Concerns related to inappropriate content or misuse of images will be taken seriously and addressed promptly.
7. Safeguarding Measures:
- Peak Cycling Club will implement safeguards to ensure that image sharing aligns with the club’s values and respects the privacy and preferences of its members.
- The club will maintain a record of members who have opted out of image sharing to prevent their images from being posted.
8. Consent for Participation:
- Participants in club rides and events implicitly grant consent for their images to be captured and shared as part of club activities. Participants who do not wish to be included in images should inform the event organiser or photographer.
9. Usage Beyond Club Platforms:
- Images shared on the club’s official website and social media accounts may not be used for commercial purposes or by external parties without the club’s explicit consent.
10. Updates and Revisions:
- Peak Cycling Club reserves the right to update or revise this Image Sharing Policy as needed to adapt to evolving practices and challenges related to image sharing and online engagement.
By engaging in club activities and becoming a member of Peak Cycling Club, individuals acknowledge their understanding and acceptance of this Image Sharing Policy. We encourage all members to embrace image sharing as a means of promoting our vibrant cycling community while safeguarding the privacy and preferences of our members.