AIO The Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians
“Dedicated to Practising Independently since 1956”
Data Protection Policy
The Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (AIO) is a non-profit
voluntary organisation, but endeavours to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act
(DPA) 1998, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of May 2018.
Using your personal information:
1 Personal data collected by us on the Membership Forms and Event Booking Forms, will
only be used for: administration of membership, communication of information and organisation of
events specifically within and related to the AIO.
2 Your personal data will not be shared with any Third Party.
3 We may share your information with, and obtain information about you from, credit
reference agencies or fraud prevention agencies.
4 If, at any time, you want to update or amend your personal data, you can do so by
5 Paper records will be shredded/deleted but electronic records may be kept for
accounting reasons when you cease to be a member of AIO.
6 By providing personal data on our Membership Forms and Event Booking Forms, you
consent to this, our Data Protection Policy, and our stated use of your personal data.