Site Access

Site Access

If you are not familiar with accessing the track outside of race meetings please take some time to read the information below.

The Mendip RC Raceway shares its access with businesses on the site. Please do not block the gateway or access roads.

The track is not manned at any specific times. To allow access when unmanned there are combination locks on the key access points. These combinations will be listed on your payment confirmation email from Paypal. Combinations are changed regularly so be sure to make a note of the current ones supplied.

In the event the main gates are locked there is a key in a combination box on the back of the left hand gatepost. Once you have unlocked the gate please make sure that the padlock and chain are secured to the gate so they will not get lost, and the key is returned to the key box and the combination is obscured.

Day membership holders do not have access to the drop off area behind the pits so we ask that cars are parked in the parking area beside the on-road track. Please do not park on the the access roads or the grass area to the left of the access road, as this is reserved only for camping.

If you are using the on-road track there is a combination lock allowing access to the rostrum, the shutters are released by sliding out the bolts at the top and then should be lowered gently using the handle provided, please do not allow them to swing open. To close the shutters simply reverse the process.

When leaving the track please ensure the site is secure by closing the rostrum shutters and shutting the rostrum door.

It is not necessary to lock the main gate if there are other people on site but if in any doubt always lock the main gate as authorised users will be able to unlock them. Once the gate is locked, please ensure the key is returned to the key box and the combination is obscured.

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Mendip RC Raceway is an radio controlled car racing venue controlled and operated by the Mendip Model Car Racing Club. Mendip RC Raceway and Mendip Model Motor Racing Club respects your privacy and we will only use your information in the way we describe in this notice. When using your information we aim to be fair and transparent, and to follow our obligations under UK data protection laws. Your information is used for administering club membership, activities and competitions. The club committee is the data controller for the purpose of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Our address is Accommodation Road, Bleadon, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS24 0AP . Our club contact for privacy and data is the current Chairman, and the contact details are info@mendiprcraceway.co.uk. Collecting your information We collect your information when you fill in membership or competition event entry forms. You can give us your information using online forms or paper based forms. The information you give us may include your contact details (name and email address), personal information and identifiers (date of birth), and other information we require to enable you participation in events. When you give us information about another person, such as a child, parent, guardian, or emergency contact you should let that person know that you have given us the information. If you are under 18 years old, we may also ask for information from your parent or guardian. Using your information We use your information to administer your membership of the club and when you enter club events. For race meetings we will publish some of your information in the heat listing and the results, which may be in the public domain. Your information is used in these ways to fulfil our contract with you. We may ask you for emergency contact and next of kin details which we will only use in an emergency, and which is use for a legitimate interest. You should let the contact and next of kin know that you have given this information to us. We might use your information to send you marketing messages by email, by providing us with your details you have agreed that we can do this – you can change your mind at any time just contact us on the email address above. We will not sell your information to another organisation. To support your long term relationship with the sport, Mendip RC Raceway and Mendip Model Motor Racing Club we may keep your information indefinitely, unless you ask us to delete it. Sharing your information We may share you information with the British Radio Car Association as required by its General Rules for governing the sport, with our landlord company, with medical personnel, or any other person if we have to comply with a legal obligation. Our website When you use our club website we may collect information about you, in particular your IP (Internet Protocol) address, by using cookies. We use this information to improve your web experience. Cookies help us to recognise you when you return to the website, and they may also help you to login securely to our web-based services, including on line entry and payment. The club website might contain links to other websites such as online entry and payment sites, partners, and advertisers. If you follow links to other websites please review the privacy policy for each site because we are not responsible for information you share on those sites. Security for your information Your information is held securely by us. We have taken all reasonable steps, and have in place appropriate security measures, to protect your information. Your information is not transferred outside the European Economic Area. Your rights 1. You may ask us not to process your information for marketing purposes. 2. You are entitled to a copy of the information we hold about you, and to ask us to correct any inaccuracies. 3. You may ask us to stop using your information, and to delete it, although we may maintain a skeleton set of your information. If you ask us to do this we will not be able to continue our contract with you. 4. You may make a complaint to the Information Commissioner (www.ico.org.uk).

 

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