Who we are

We are:
Ayrshire Classic Car Club
4 Benston Crescent

Our web address is https://www.ayrshireclassics.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Any data collected via contact forms is used only for the purpose described – The data will only be kept till it’s defined purpose has passed.

We do not share data with third parties unless the data is expressly requested for that purpose (i.e. booking external car shows)


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
If you use our Club Shop, data pertaining to your order & payment will be kept till the completion of your order.  If you pay via PayPal, your data will be handled by their service and no financial data is held by us in any event.
If you decide to subscribe to our Club Newsletter, your email address and name as well as your club membership status will be held by securely by MailChimp and policy can be read by logging into your MailChimp preferences.
Any data collected by the site for use in booking events etc will be held till the event has passed and it is no longer required unless you contact us prior to this to request its deletion.
Comments on our Forum / Message Board are made under your registered account and you are in control of their appearance.  These can be deleted at any time or you can request this is done.

Data Breach Policy

We take all precautions against hackers but in the event of a data breach, we will inform all registered users within a 72 hour time frame.

Data Protection Officer

Our committee have responsibility for Data protection and GDPR compliance and can be contacted via email at info@ayrshireclassics.com

Club General Privacy Policy

Our club requires data on our membership to function & book show places – This Privacy Policy can be viewed by clicking ‘HERE’