As an athlete you have rights and responsibilities. The following code will help identify these for you – if you are not sure ask your parent or your Club Children’s Officer to explain them. This is your Code, whatever your ability or wherever you take part and you should encourage others to follow it.
In your sport you should
Your responsibilities are to
Safeguarding Children Policies and Procedures 2010: Codes of Conduct
You should help and support the implementation of best practise policies in your child’s/children’s Club by following the code below.
Here at Kilkenny Swimming Club we take the privacy of our member’s data seriously and will only use your personal information for club administration purposes and for communicating with you about your membership. Only the Kilkenny Swimming Club Committee and Coaches will be able to access your details. As a Swim Ireland affiliated club we will provide your name, contact details and date of birth to Swim Ireland to administer your membership with Swim Ireland. Swim Ireland will use your data to communicate with you about your membership and will contact you to invite you to create a “Member Profile” which amongst other things allows you to set and amend your details. More information about how Swim Ireland uses data can be found on Swim Ireland website.
Individual Permission Form for taking or use of images and/or video
Kilkenny Swimming Club request permission to photograph and/or record video footage for Club activities.
Photographs/videos will be taken by an appropriate person appointed to do so by Kilkenny Swimming Club (Region/Swim Ireland). Any images will be used, held and stored in accordance with the "Swim Ireland Filming and Photography Policy" as specified in latest version of the "Swim Ireland Safeguarding Children Policies and Procedures". No child/young person will be identified individually in any published image or film footage.
If athlete is under 18 the parent/guardian must also acknowledge to give consent:
I confirm that I give permission for my child to be filmed and/or photographed and confirm I am the legal parent/guardian of the above named young person. Any photographs and/or part of the video may be used in accordance with the Swim Ireland Filming and Photography Policy.
This permission will remain valid until athlete ceases club membership, or notifies the club secretary in writing that permission is no longer given for taking or use of images.
As a parent (guardian) of an athlete who is a member of Kilkenny Swimming Club, there are a certain number of mandatory duties that must be completed throughout the season.
Anyone requiring further clarification on any of the above, please contact: email@example.com
(a) Does your child have any specific medical conditions that the coach/teacher needs to be aware of, e.g. Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Condition, Food or Drug Allergies etc.
(b) Does your child take any medication?
(c) Does your child suffer from any disabilities (physical, hearing or visual), or learning/recognised behavioural problems that could affect their behaviour while training (e.g. ADHD)?
Kilkenny Swimming Club is committed to ensuring the Data Protection rights of you and your child. The information that you submit on this form is collected and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. Please ensure you read and understand the "Clubs Data Protection Policy" before submitting this form. Any sensitive personal data contained on this form will only be made available to those persons that strictly require access to it, namely coaches or club management who accompany or assist your child on our activities. The confidentiality of the information will be respected at all times.