This privacy policy sets out how The Dukes’ Club uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

The Dukes’ Club are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Who we are

The Dukes’ Club is a sister organisation of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI). Our membership is made up of ACPGBI trainee associate members who automatically become members of The Dukes’ Club when they join ACPGBI.

Members join The Dukes’ Club via and the information you provide there is covered by the ACPGBI’s Privacy Policy.

This website is a service provided by The Dukes’ Club in addition to the services provided by ACPGBI.

Types of information we collect

The personal information we collect via this website include:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your ACPGBI membership number (if you are a Dukes’ member)
  • Your CCT date (if you are a Dukes’ member)
  • Messages that you send via this website
  • Automated messages sent to you via this website
  • Information you provide when you sign up to receive emails from us via MailChimp. See MailChimps’ Privacy Policy for information about how they use your personal data.

How we collect your personal information

We collect personal information that you may provide to us including when you:

  • Register on this website (open to members only)
  • Sign up to our email updates and newsletters
  • Use the contact form on our website

Do we share your information with other organisations?

We may share your information with the ACPGBI. We will only do this with your consent.

How do we keep your information secure?

This website is hosted on secure servers in the UK and access to member data is restricted only to office holders with the appropriate remit and appropriate contractors.

Back-ups of the website are held on the premises of the website developer on an encrypted hard disk drive.

Retention and deletion of personal data

Once a Dukes’ member’s CCT date has passed, we aim to delete the personal data associated with their membership from this website within three months.

Former members can still sign up for our e-newsletters and contact us via the website, in the same way as other website visitors.

All website users can request their personal data held on this website, and ask for it to be deleted. We aim to carry out these requests within one month.

Marketing and communications

When you register on this website you can choose to join our mailing list at that point, or later from your account. You can opt out of our mailing list from your account, or via one of our e-newsletters.


The Dukes’ Club website uses Jetpack by Automattic to collect statistics on website usage. This is information that web browsers, mobile devices and servers typically make available about visitors to a website, such as the IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information.

For more information see Automattic’s Privacy Policy.


Cookies are tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. They may be set for a single visit to a website or through multiple repeat visits.

This website uses cookies for registered users.

Cookies may also be set by third party social media applications (e.g. Twitter) embedded in this site and used by them to track your online activity.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not apply to third-party websites you are directed to from our website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may be required to update the terms of this policy from time to time. We will notify you about any significant changes in the way we treat personal information usually by sending a notice to the primary email address you have provided or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

This privacy policy was last updated on 15 July 2019.

Contact us

If you have any queries about our privacy policy, or want to raise a concern about how we process the information we hold about you, please contact, or write to: The Dukes’ Club, c/o ACPGBI, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE, United Kingdom