Gateshead Soul Supporter's Society is a fan's trust who are part owners of the club. We were formed in March 2019 with the goal of saving wor club and keeping football in Gateshead. In 2020 we officially became share holders of wor club and hold around 20% of the shares. We are led by a board of elected individuals who work closely with the club and have the fan's interests at heart. Our members are represented at board level and we have a direct line to raise ideas and issues with the club board.
You can help us fulfil our dream of full fan ownership in the future by joining us today.
For a minimum of just £10 a month* you can become a shareholder in wor club.
*Junior and senior membership rates available.
Our Soul shop carries a range of exclusive, bespoke merchandise and a large selection of matchday programmes. We are also open to ideas of what we should have an offer, please contact us with your ideas.
Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead, England NE10 0EF, United Kingdom
We believe that you should know what data we collect from you, how we use it and how we keep it safe.
This Privacy Notice describes how Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association does this.
Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association is the data controller for the purposes of data protection laws.
Our Privacy Notice is updated from time-to-time and, if it changes, we will put an alert on our website to tell you.
What this notice applies to.
It applies to information we collect about: Members of Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association.
If you are asked to provide information to us, it will only be used in the ways described in this Privacy Notice.
Data Collection – the information we ask for.
We only ask for as much information we need to fulfil your enquiry or application and meet our legal obligations. This might include, but is not limited to, the following:
Data Use - how we use your personal information and our lawful bases to do so.
Collecting this information helps us provide you with a service which meets your needs.
Specifically, we may use data:
To contact you regarding your membership;
To let you know about Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association events.
At no time will we assume your permission to use information that you provide for anything other than the reasons stated here.
Retention - how long we keep your information.
We will keep your data as long as you are a subscriber to Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association.
Data Security – how we keep your information safe.
We will hold your information securely.
Information Sharing and Disclosure – who we share your information with.
We will not sell or rent your personal information.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits www.gfcsoul.co.uk we collect standard internet log information and visitor details of behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the different parts of the site. We collect the information in a way which does not identify anyone. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website we will be upfront about this, will ask for explicit consent and will make the purpose clear.
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.
Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
Controlling Information About You
We will not lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.
Links From Our Site
1) You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal information held by Gateshead FC Soul Supporter’s Association. You can make a ‘subject access request’ under the General Data Protection Regulation.
2) You have the right to ask for your information to be corrected or updated.
3) You have the right to ask (in certain circumstances) for your information to be deleted.
4) You have the right to data portability
5) You have the right to object to or restrict the processing of your information.
6) You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time
7) You have the right to complain to the ICO