Documents Relating to the Governance and Policies of the Society

This webpage collects together all documents that relate to how the SOS is run and what its policies are with respect to various imporatnt issues that govern its relationships with members, the public and volunteers.

  • Why Two Societies? Members often ask why there appear to be two societies – SOS and SOS2005 – which means we have two separate AGMs each year, one for each society. This is explained if you follow this link.
  • The SOS Constitution. The Constitution of the Society may be consulted by following this link.
  • Policy Documents Regarding Health & Safety and Risk Assessment. Check here for further information.
  • SOS Privacy Notice. SOS complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that technical measures are in place to protect personal data. A detailed summary of our Data Protection Policy, and access to both paper and online forms for providing consent to use your personal data for the purposes stated, is available by following THIS link.


Page updated: 30/06/2023