At West Herts Cricket Club we will follow the ECB Code of conduct and Spirit of Cricket regulations governing players conduct on the field of play.
Specifically any club player or official:
Any player reported, cited by the umpires or by his own captain for breach of this Code of Conduct will be requested to appear before the club's disciplinary committee as soon as possible. The committee will consist of the Club Captain or his nominated deputy, an elected member of the Playing Membership and a senior non-playing member.
If a breach of the Code is established this committee shall have the right to impose penalties.
Adopted December 2017.
West Herts Cricket Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its members.
West Herts Cricket Club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents/carers or guardians associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others.
Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with Child Welfare Officer (Dave Biggs 07957500120 ) or the Junior Co-ordinator (Dennis Lock 07792085329).
You are expected to abide by the following junior code of conduct:
All Members and Guests of West Herts Cricket Club will:
*Members and Guests include all members and officers of West Herts Cricket Club and all guests of those members and officers, as well as all individuals who watch / attend / participate / officiate in matches hosted by the club in whatever capacity.
In addition to the above, all Club Officers and Appointed Volunteers will:
Adopted December 2018.
The Club will use information provided during the registration process on the Club website ( together with any other information supplied on request from parents or obtained by the Club as a result of any incident occurring on its premises) to administer his/her cricketing activity at the Club and in any activities in which he/she participates through the Club. The Club will only disseminate this information on a need to know basis to those directly involved in junior cricket at the Club and will be in full compliance with GDPR. In some cases this may require the Club to disclose this information to County Boards, Leagues and to the England and Wales Cricket Board. In the event of a medical issue or child protection issue information may be passed on to doctors or other medical specialists and or police, children’s social care the Courts and or probation officers and potentially to legal and other advisers involved in any investigation which results from a Child Welfare issue.
Club Policy re Photography, Standards of Behaviour, Changing Arrangements, Inclusion and Diversity, The wearing of Personal Protective Equipment, Fast Bowling Directives, Juniors Playing in Open Age Cricket, and Social Media Usage are clearly documented in the Policy Section of the Website and in registering members are agreeing to compliance where relevant.
In the case of any further information or enquiries please contact:
Child Welfare Officer Su Smith e-mail: Su.Smith1@ntlworld.com. Mob 07825428265.
Asisstant Child Welfare Officer Dennis Lock e-mail Dennis.firstname.lastname@example.org Mob 07792085329.
At West Herts CC we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. The policy below explains how we use the information we collect about you and the procedures that we have in place to protect your privacy. By registering or submitting your information to us, you agree to the use of that information as set out below. If we change our policy we will post the changes on this page - therefore we recommend that you check this page whenever you revisit the site.
Our website is secured to ensure that any information you provide is not unlawfully processed. Your registration details are contained behind secured networks and are only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to our system and who are obligated to keep the information confidential.
Unfortunately, West Herts CC cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online and can only be held responsible for the breach of security where West Herts CC has been negligent. The internet is not a totally secure channel, therefore please accept the implications of using the internet and providing information online.
Our website links to other websites. However, when you choose any of these websites, we have no control over and accept no responsibility in the material on these sites not controlled by West Herts CC. The links do not mean that we approve the linked site or any material, products or services on other sites. You agree that we will never be held responsible or liable for any loss or damage, personal injury or death caused (or alleged to have been caused) by use of dependence on any linked site or dealings with advertisers. We are also not responsible for the use of any information you provide them.
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West Herts Cricket Club will:
Each player, coach, volunteer or official will:
Children with a disability, from ethnic minorities, young people who are gay or lesbian or those with learning difficulties are more vulnerable to this form of abise and more likely to be targeted.
Support to the child
Support to the parents/guardians
West Herts Cricket Club (THE CLUB) in all its activities, is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity in cricket, and to ensuring that its employees, members and all other individuals working or volunteering for THE CLUB, and participating in or watching THE CLUB’S activities are treated fairly and are able to conduct their activities free from discrimination, harassment or intimidation.
THE CLUB is committed to the investigation of any claims when brought to its attention, of discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of an individual, and reserves the right to impose such sanction as it considers appropriate and proportionate, where such is found to be the case.
This policy will be reviewed periodically by the THE CLUB in consultation with the England and Wales Cricket Board Limited.