Microlight Flight Training at Sywell in Northamptonshire Call us on 07882 590499
Microlight Flight Training at Sywell in Northamptonshire                          Call us on 07882 590499 

Privacy Policy

Data Protection Statement


Here at Sunbird Sky we take your privacy seriously. This statement explains how we will use your personal data. You can contact our representative at Sunbird Sky, Flylight Flying Club, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN, or email us at info@sunbirdsky.co.uk  if you have any questions.


Your data will be collected when you make a query, first book or attend for a session or course of flight or ground training, or attend to complete an examination or assessment. We will let you know if providing some personal data is optional, including asking for your consent to process it. You must provide your personal data in all other cases for us to offer you flight or ground training and examining services.


The type of personal data that we will collect and use:

  • Full name and address and contact information (eg. Home, work, mobile telephone numbers and email addresses)
  • Date of birth to make sure you are eligible to take flying and ground training lessons, fly solo, complete examinations or assessments, and apply for a licence.
  • Nationality and place of birth.
  • Details of your Civil Aviation Authority issued medical or medical declaration as required to fly solo and apply for a pilot’s licence.
  • Details of any licences, logbooks, application forms and personal reference numbers as required to complete your student records.
  • Details of your passport or driving licence for the purpose of identifying you.


Using your personal data: The lawful basis and purposes:

We will process your personal data:


As necessary for our Legitimate Interests, eg:

  • To update our records.
  • To complete your student records.
  • For accounting and managing our business operations.
  • To send you information relevant to your training or any query.

As necessary to comply with Legal Obligation, eg:

  • To complete your student records.
  • When you exercise your rights and make requests under data protection law.
  • When complying with legal and regulatory requirements and related disclosures.
  • For establishment and defence of legal rights.
  • For activities relating to the prevention, detection and investigation of crime.
  • To verify your identity.

Based on your Consent, eg:

  • When you request us to disclose your personal data to other people or organisations.

At any time you are free to change your mind and withdraw your consent by contacting us at info@sunbirdsky.co.uk


Sharing of your personal data:

Subject to data protection law, we may share your personal data with:

  • Companies and other persons providing services to us.
  • Courts, to comply with legal requirements.
  • In an emergency or to otherwise protect your vital interests.
  • To protect the integrity and security of our business operations.
  • Anyone else where we have your consent or where it is required by law.


Personal data retention periods:

  • Retention in the case of queries: We will retain your personal data as long as necessary to deal with your query.
  • Retention in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements: We will retain your personal data after your training  has ceased based on our legal and regulatory requirements.


The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  • The right to be informed about how we process your personal data.
  • The right of access to your personal data and information about how we process it.
  • The right to rectification of your personal data if it is inaccurate.
  • The right to erasure of your personal data, except where it has to be retained by legal and regulatory obligation.
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

Aerodrome Address:

Sunbird Sky

Flylight Flying Club

Sywell Aerodrome

Wellingborough Road Sywell

Northants. NN6 0BN


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