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Privacy & Cookie Policy

Introduction and Privacy Notice

This document sets out how your personal information is used by Barry Stephen Personal Training in accordance with GDPR and the Data Protection act 2018.

This privacy notice lets you know how we handle your personal information and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Our Privacy Promise:

  • To collect only the personal data, we require for the purpose set out
  • Not to sell your personal data
  • To keep your personal data secure
  • To provide ways to review and manage any marketing choices applicable

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully

Company Business

We are Barry Stephen Personal Training and we operate from the following premises 41 Ann Street, Aberdeen, AB253LH

For the purposes of data protection legislation, we are the Data Controller of your personal data. We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom with reference number 00010213296.

When you use our services, you will share personal information with us. We want to be upfront and transparent about the personal data we collect, how we use it, who we share it with and the choices you have to manage, control and update your information.

Lawful Basis for Processing

In addition to our Privacy Promise, your personal data privacy is protected by law. Data Protection law states that we may only use your personal information where we have a proper reason to do so.

To process your personal data, the lawful basis we reply upon is:

  • To fulfil a contract, we have with you
  • When we are legally obligated
  • When you consent to it
  • When it is in your legitimate interest
  • When it is in your vital interest

A legitimate interest occurs when we have a business or commercial purpose for using your personal data. This must not however, go against your own rights and interests. Where we rely on legitimate interest as a lawful basis for processing your personal data we will inform you.

How we use your Personal Information

Your personal data is collected via our Website and may also apply to such information collected when completing a ParQ form, Nutritional questionnaire Member Induction form and Signed Terms and conditions.

We use your personal data in different ways. The table below provides information of the category of personal information collected, the purpose of its collection and the legal basis upon which it is processed.

Category of Personal Data Purpose for Processing Lawful Basis for Processing
Name and contact details Contact you with session Information and planning our services. Performance of a Contract
N/A Send you information by email/message. N/A
N/A Fraud prevention/detection. Legal obligation
Photos and videos Social Media/website/advertising N/A

We only collect the personal data required for the stated purpose. If use of your data is required for an additional purpose over and above the stated purpose, you will be contacted for consent.

Special Categories of Personal Data

Special categories of data are sensitive personal data. We process the following Special Categories of Personal data as indicated below:

Category of Personal Data Purpose for Processing Lawful Basis for Processing
Health (ParQ) Insurance cover and the interest of the client in case of an emergency. Vital interest/legal obligation

Protection of Personal Data

Protection of your personal data is important to us. We take the appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep data secure. These measures are put in place to prevent any accidental loss, alteration, disclosure, use or access in an unauthorised manner of your personal data.

Procedures are in place to identify and address any personal data breach. This includes obligates to inform you and the Supervisory Authority (Information Commissioners Office (ICO) in the UK) of any breach where applicable.

Retention Period for Personal Data

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the stated purpose(s) and if reasonably necessary or required to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 5 years after which time it will be destroyed. Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.

If we wish to retain your personal data for longer than the above stated period(s), we will write to you setting out our reason(s) for extending the retention period(s) and seek your consent to do so for an additional stated fixed period.

People who use our services

We offer various services to our members. We have to hold the details of the people who have requested our services, such as a gym membership, in order to provide it to them. However, we only use these details to provide the service the person has requested and for other closely related purposes. When people do subscribe to our services, they can cancel their subscription within the individual terms of their contract and are given an easy way of doing this.

People who email us

Any email sent to us, including any attachments, may be monitored and used by us for reasons of security and for monitoring compliance with office policy. Email monitoring or blocking software may also be used. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send to us is within the bounds of the law.

Sharing of Data

Your personal data is strictly confidential. Barry Stephen Personal Training may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising & marketing. The providers of such services do have access to certain personal data provided by users of this web site.

We do not transfer your personal data out with the EEA


We may use your personal data to inform you about products, services and any offers that are relevant. This is what ‘marketing’ means.

The personal data we hold on you is collected from yourself. This information is used to determine the products, services and offers we consider will be relevant to you.

We can only send you marketing messages when we have:

  • Received consent from you
  • A legitimate interest’ (which must not be unfair to you)

Subscribers to our email newsletter have the right to opt out of our communication at any time. This can be done by e-mailing personaltraining@barrystephen.com or an unsubscribe link can be found at the bottom of every email you receive.


Barry Stephen Personal Training reserves all copyright which may subsist in the products of, or in connection with, the provision of all activities, services or facilities. Barry Stephen Personal Training reserves the right to take such actions as it deems appropriate or necessary to restrain or prevent infringement of such copyright.

Law & Jurisdiction

These terms & conditions shall be governed & construed in accordance with Scottish law, & the parties shall submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.

Your Rights




You have the right to access the personal data we hold on you. This is known as a Subject Access Request. This should be requested using the following link Click here




You have the right to rectify any personal information we hold on you. A request for rectification enables you to have any outdated, inaccurate or incomplete information held on you to be rectified. To allow us to keep this information accurate, there is also have an obligation on you to inform us of any changes to personal information to keep it up-to-date. Click here




You have the right to have personal information held on you erased in certain circumstances. This enables you to request the erasure of this data. This right is not absolute. Personal data that is required to be retained to comply with legal or regulatory obligations will not be eligible for erasure. Click here




You have the right to have the processing of your personal data restricted in certain circumstances. This enables you to request the restriction of this processing data processing, but this right is not absolute. The processing of certain Personal data cannot be restricted where the processing is required comply with legal or regulatory obligations. Click here


Data Portability


You have the right to have your personal data transferred to another party. Click here




You have the right to object to any processing of your personal data where legitimate interest is relied upon as a lawful basis for processing. If you wish to stop receiving marketing information by Clicking here


Automated Decision-Making / Profiling


We do not operate any automated decision-making system;

If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, all requests should be made in writing using one of the following:

  • Email. personaltraining@barrystephen.com
  • Write. Barry Stephen Personal Training, 41 Ann Street, Aberdeen, AB25 3LH.
  • Website. http://www.barrystephen.com

When you contact us, please have enough information to allow us to identify you e.g. proof of identity and address (driving licence, passport etc.)

Right to Withdraw Consent ( if applicable )

Any consent given can be withdrawn at any time. Please contact us if you want to withdraw consent please Click here

Once we have received notification of the consent withdrawal, we will cease any processing of your personal data and, subject to our stated retention policy and any statutory obligations, will securely delete your personal data.

Right to lodge a compliant

We hope we can resolve any query or concern that you may have about our use of your personal data. You have the right to lodge a complaint if you are unhappy with how we use your personal data Please contact us by using the following link: Click here

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO website has more information on reporting concerns https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on the Privacy Policy, and/or send an email notifying you of any changes, at our sole discretion. It is your responsibility to stay up-to-date on our current policies. You should review the Privacy Policy on a regular basis

Media & Image Permission

Barry Stephen Personal Training reserve the right to take any recordings of the client during the services, & the client accepts that all rights whatsoever arising in the recordings shall be solely owned by Barry Stephen Personal Training

The client accepts & agrees that any recordings may be used by Barry Stephen Personal Training at its absolute discretion in any manner, including but not limited to its web site, promotional material, social media posts & advertisements.

For you and your Minor, if applicable, you hereby grant permission to Barry Stephen Personal Training, and its affiliates and Barry Stephen Personal Training employees, agents and representatives to photograph or video you or, if applicable, your Minor’s image, likeness, or depiction (together, the “Photos”). You, for yourself and your Minor, if applicable, hereby further grant permission to Barry Stephen Personal Training to edit, crop, or retouch such Photos, and you, for yourself and your Minor, if applicable, waive any right to inspect or use or view such Photos. You, for yourself and your Minor, if applicable, hereby consent to and permit the Photos to be used by Barry Stephen Personal Training for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium, including print and electronic publishing. You, for yourself and your Minor, if applicable, understand and agree that Barry Stephen Personal Training may use such Photos with or without associating names thereto. You, for yourself and your Minor, if applicable, agree to and do hereby waive any claim for compensation of any kind as a result of Barry Stephen Personal Training use or publication of Photos. You, for yourself and for your Minor, as applicable, hereby fully and forever discharge

Terms & Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section click here.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 5th of February 2019.

Contct Information for Personal Data Queries

We have appointed a Data Protection Compliance Manager who can be contacted in relation to any queries you have with personal data privacy:

Name: Barry Stephen

Position: Owner/Data Privacy Manager

Contact: personaltraining@barrystephen.com