Rotary Club of Chesham Privacy Statement

The Rotary Club of Chesham promises to respect the confidentiality of any personal data members or supporters share with us.



The Rotary Club of Chesham promises to respect the confidentiality of any personal data members or supporters share with us, or that we have access to through Rotary International (RI), and keep it safe, and we will take every opportunity to protect your privacy.

Rotary prides itself on its openness and honesty and will always try to be clear about how, when and why we collect and process your information; we assure you that we never do anything with your details that you would not reasonably expect.  Developing a better understanding of our members and supporters is crucial and your personal data allows us to manage membership more effectively.

We collect information in the following ways:

1.      When you give it to us directly.

2.      When you give it to us indirectly.

3.      Via social media

4.      Via publicly available information.

What we may collect:

1.      Name

2.      Contact Details.

3.      Date of Birth.

4.      Bank and Card Details.

5.      Details of enquiry.

How we may use your data:

1.      Administer your membership or donation including processing Gift Aid.

2.      Provide you with the service or information you require.

3.      Provide information to RI, Rotary GB&I: other Rotary Clubs and District 1260 for their general activities including Disclosure and Barring Checks.

4.      Communicating organisational messages and information to members, District and club officers.

5.      Facilitate Conference, Training, meetings and other special event planning.

6.      Preparation of Rotary Membership Lists.

7.      To present our website and its contents to you and allow participation in interactive features.

8.      Keep a record of your relationship with us.

9.      In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

10.  For any other purpose with your consent.

We do not collect any personal information on members or supports classified as ‘sensitive’ under GDPR.

We will never sell, use or share your personal data for purposes other than 1-10 above.

We will ensure that there are appropriate physical and technical controls in place to protect the integrity of personal data.  Confidential paper records are stored securely; and all confidential waste paper is shredded.

We will only keep your information for as long as we need to provide appropriate services for you.

Individual members are responsible for keeping their own personal data up to date and have access to the Rotary GB&I Data Management System (DMS) and ‘My Rotary’ on the Rotary GB&I Website for this purpose.


The GDPR gives you certain rights and are shown below in a brief form.  Full details are available on the Information Commissioners Website.

1.      You have the right to be informed when your personal data is collected, what is collected and how it will be used.

2.      You have the right to access your personal data.

3.      You have the right to have incorrect data corrected.

4.      If you are unhappy with the way we have processed your personal data you have the right to complain to the Office of the Information Commissioner.

We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time.  Members will be notified of any necessary changes.

May 2018

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Santa Tracker

In Christmas 2017 Chesham Club pushed the technology barrier and used an Online Tracker System to pin point the actual location of Santa directly onto the club website as it was happening.

Stroke Awareness Day

The Rotary Club of Chesham once again organised the annual Stroke Awareness Day on Saturday 12th May 2018

Kids Out 2019

Chesham Rotary took children and carers to Whipsnade Zoo on 12th June.
See the letters of thanks from the children on this page


This was an incredible show of local talent by children and adults from Chesham and surrounding area. The versatility, inspiration and professionalism shown by the artistes was absolutely amazing.

Crocus Planting

Crocus planting for World Polio Day Wednesday 24th October 2018

Technology Tournament 2019

A Technology Tournament was hosted by the Chiltern Hills Academy on Friday 1st March organised by the Rotary Clubs of Amersham, Chesham, and Great Missenden.

Young Photographer

Chesham Rotary Club recently held the local round of the National Young Photographer competition, where local youngsters took photos based on a ‘Wild Nature‘ theme.

Young Citizen

Chesham Rotary awards this years 'Young Citizen' to Jenson Thomas

Rotary Youth Competitions

Thousands of youngsters take part every year in our youth competitions which in most cases take the form of regional heats followed by a national final. The majority are categorised into junior, intermediate and advanced age groups.


A great BBQ with good music and lovely weather. September 2019


On the 19th August members of Chesham Club and guests attended President Kalpesh Patel's Barbecue.

Zoom Tea

On Wednesday 17th June, President Jeremy Wyman arranged for a special event to mark the end of his Presidency. A VIRTUAL CREAM TEA !!!

Young Chef Winner 2019

The Rotary Young Chef competition was held on Saturday 12th January 2019 at Piper's Corner School


The Rotary Club of Chesham are supporting Alzheimer's Bucks and other local groups (who have or do support dementia suffers and carers), by organising a walk in the beautiful Chiltern Hills on Thursday 14th October.


Chesham Rotary were delighted to be able to help the volunteers of the Toy Bank

The Water Slide

In May this year Chesham Rotary Club supported Mayor Emily Culverhouse in the Mayor’s Charity Water Slide Event held in Lowndes Park.


The Rotary Clubs of Amersham, Chesham and Great Missenden extend their congratulations to all the winners.


What's been happening in Chesham in preperation for the Christmas festivities


Please use this link if you wish to donate to Chesham Rotary

Arts Festival 2019

Chesham Rotary helped with stewarding and presented 2 bursaries.


Celebration of 25 years of the Chess Valley Male Voice Choir. Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Chesham 23rd March 2019

Presentation to Heritage House

Chesham Rotary club has donated a commercial microwave and a blender for use in the cafe

Presentation of cheques

Chesham Rotary have made several donations recently.

PHF Awards

At the end of June, The Rotary Club of Chesham presented two local people with the most prestigious award from Rotary Foundation and International – THE PAUL HARRIS FELLOWSHIP.

Whiskey Tasting Evening

A successful whiskey tasting evening on 22nd November with John and Maggie Cook

Paul Harris Award

Presentation of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Paul Brooks on Sunday 19th May 2019

Rotary at Chesham Carnival

Chesham Rotary Club members were pleased to be involved in this year’s Chesham Schools Carnival, the main event being in Lowndes Park.

Chesham Grammar

The Mayor of Chesham, Rotary Club of Chesham and Chiltern Chamber of Commerce were delighted to present a Special Recognition Award to the students of Chesham Grammar School


Chesham Rotary has one or two speakers or visitors each month during our meetings. Have a look at what has been happening recently.

Ivingswood Planting

Report on the work at Ivingswood during August and September 2020, by Chesham Rotary.

Young Musician District Final

Chesham Rotary Candidate, Greg Bealing, Wins the District Final


Chesham Rotary Club would like to thank residents and visitors to Chesham who supported our Christmas Float over the Christmas period and made our collections for local charities such a success. You can donate here

Putting Evening

Over 50 members of the two clubs took part in this event held at Little Hay Golf Complex

Inner Wheel Putting Evening

On Tuesday 17th July 2018 the annual titanic struggle took place between opposing teams for the 'Texas Scramble’ golfing match. This was followed by the putting competition and supper organised and hosted by Inner Wheel.


Letters of thanks received by Chesham Rotary

Morgan Car Factory

Chesham Rotarians and partners visited the Morgan car factory on the 28th March 2019


The Rotary Club of Chesham promises to respect the confidentiality of any personal data members or supporters share with us.

Silversons Presentation

Silverson Machines Limited recognised for Excellence in Manufacturing and services to the Chesham Community.


Rotary recognises the service given by one member of the Chiltern Chamber of commerce who has given unselfish support to the community for many years.

Chesham Rotary Logo

Chesham Rotary has been around for 75 years. We are an organisation of practical action and we are proud of the Chesham community rising to the current challenge.

Theatre Shed

Cheques have been presented to those organisations that collected with the Rotary Santa Sleigh


Celebrating International Day of Peace An afternoon of global music, entertainment, food stalls and much much more ...


Santa's Visit Programme for 2020 has been finalised. He will be visiting streets in and around Chesham.You can get to the Santa Tracker from this page.


Some of the photos that were taken during the christmas in Chesham celebrations held on the 24th November 2017

Chesham Rotary 70th Charter Night

A great time was had by all at Chesham Rotary's black tie dinner on Saturday 23rd September


The Technology Tournament for teams of Secondary Schoolchildren.
The 2018 Technology Tournament took place on 23rd February at the Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham.