Our policies below are constructed with this in mind, and they receive periodic reviews taking into account developments. Should there be any concerns in respect of these policies, please do not hesitate to get in touch by email to this website or telephone 07980 908 159.
Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues believes that:
We will review our Safeguarding Children and Young People policy and procedure annually to make sure it is still relevant and effective.
Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues believes that:
This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults policy statement and the accompanying Child Protection policy and procedures apply to all Trustees and those acting in association with or on behalf of RVJ&B to work with Vulnerable Adults.
Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues will ensure all trustees and those acting in association with or on behalf of the RVJ&B, are aware of and understand this policy and will be expected to read and sign acceptance of the complete policy document.
We will review our Vulnerable Adults policy and procedure annually to make sure it is still relevant and effective.
This policy states how Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues will manage its Health and Safety responsibilities.
We will manage health and safety by:
Controlling the health and safety risks at places of events, by ensuring that we are aware of and have sight of the Health and Safety Policy statements for each venue we use.
Involving volunteers on health and safety issues that affect them.
Making sure volunteers have relevant information and guidance on health and safety; by ensuring that volunteers and stewards have access to a briefing prior to events and that they are aware of fire procedures for the venue being used.
Making sure that any equipment belonging to RVJ&B and used by volunteers is safe, by ensuring that in line with The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) that we comply with Pat testing requirements
Trying to stop accidents and health and safety problems related to activities of RVJ&B, by ensuring required risk assessment is undertaken.
Regularly checking that operating conditions are safe and healthy.
We shall review this policy annually and make changes if necessary.
RVJ&B recognises that we live in a society where discrimination still operates to the disadvantage of many groups in society and we must do our upmost to address these issues within our charity.
We believe that all persons should have equal rights to recognition of their human dignity, and to have equal opportunities to be educated, to work, receive services and to participate in society.
We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities within RVJ&B through the way we manage the organisation and provide services to the community. In order to express this commitment, we develop, promote and maintain policies that will be conductive to the principles of fairness and equality in the workplace.
The objective of this policy is that no person should suffer or experience less favourable treatment, discrimination or lack of opportunities on the grounds of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, health status, HIV status, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, political beliefs or trade union membership, class, responsibility for dependents, physical attributes, ex-offender status as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, lack of formal qualifications where such qualifications are not formally required, or any other grounds which cannot be shown to be justifiable within the context of this policy.
In the provision of services and programming, RVJ&B is committed to promoting equal opportunities for everyone. Throughout its activities, RVJ&B will treat all people equally whether they are:
RVJ&B collect basic contact details with our members, audiences and subscribers consent in order to promote our events. This basic personal information is stored in a password protected computer database or listed on a secure server for use on newsletter emailing or printed for posting. We have safeguards to ensure information is never used for any other purpose other than that given permission for and never passed onto another other organisation and this information is accessible only by our marketing people.
We comply with individuals having the right to access the information holds about them. Please contact email@example.com. RVJ&B will also take reasonable steps ensure that this information is kept up to date by asking data subjects whether there have been any changes. Subscribers to our newsletter have the options of automatically updating their details or being deleted from our lists.
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