Privacy Policy

What information we collect when you join COSB or use our website.

If you have any privacy concerns regarding this website please contact the band manager.

Email Form

If you send an email through our contact form the content of the message, your name and email address, and IP address are stored. This is to ensure that messages sent using our form are getting through correctly.

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If you are a current member or subscribe to our newsletter we will store your name and email address until such time as you choose to unsubscribe. You can do so using a link in the email you receive or via the newsletter unsubscribe page.

Former Members’ List

We have a long history and had many hundreds of players over the years. We want to remember and if possible stay in touch with our former members.   The objective of the COSB Reunited page is to make connections with the former members and to help them link up with contemporaries.  We also hope that this will help us find out more about our band’s history.

All the names on this page have been previously published in programmes, newspaper articles or other material already published in the public domain however if your name appears and you want it removed just let us know.

Meet the band

Current members will be listed on the meet the band page. You may opt out of this list.

Photos, videos, Social media etc.

As a member of COSB it is likely that you will appear from time-to-time in images, videos or recordings shared both on this website and on social media or in the press. This is usually anonymously and in the context of a public event or group activity.

However, if you have privacy concerns regarding your (or your child’s) appearance in band-related publicity please record this in your membership registration form and make sure your concerns are known to the band manager and safeguarding officer.

Members’ Directory

The members’ directory allows you to contact other members if they have given their consent.  In the membership renewal form you select whether to allow other members to see your email and/or phone number.


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