Terms & Conditions

The Royal Air Forces Association Youth Membership (rafaYOUTH)

Terms and Conditions

The RAF Association, Atlas House, 41 Wembley Road, Leicester, LE3 1UT. 0116 268 8789

Registered charity 226686 in England & Wales SC037673 in Scotland

Membership Terms and Conditions

rafaYOUTH Membership of the Royal Air Forces Association (RAF Association or RAFA) is open to individuals aged 13 to 17 who are also current members of either of the following air-related uniformed youth organisations:

  • The Air Training Corps (otherwise known as the Air Cadet Organisation).
  • The Combined Cadet Force (Royal Air Force) (otherwise known as the Air Cadet Organisation).
  • The Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets.
  • The Air Scouts.
  • The Air Explorer Scouts.

If you are between the age of 13 and 15, you must get your parent, carer or guardian's permission to register your details by completing the parental consent fields on the registration form. We will then contact your parent or guardian using the contact details you provide. Should your parent or guardian inform the RAF Association that they do not give their permission for you to be a rafaYOUTH Member, your Membership will be cancelled immediately.

Your rafaYOUTH membership with automatically renew each year unless you opt out. You can opt out by clicking the opt out link your next monthly membership email or by emailing rafayouth@rafa.org.uk

If your membership of one of the air related uniformed youth organisations listed above ends please opt out of membership by clicking the opt out link on your next monthly membership email.

On reaching the age of 18 your rafa YOUTH membership will end and you will be invited to join the RAF Association.

When you first join the RAF Association you will receive an email confirming your membership details. By registering as a member of rafaYOUTH you are agreeing to receive a monthly newsletter from us. If you would like to opt out of this newsletter click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the newsletter. If you have unsubscribed from our newsletter but decide later that you would like to start receiving them again please email a request to: rafayouth@rafa.org.uk

By registering as a member of rafa YOUTH you have agreed to be contacted by email or telephone. You can email a request to unsubscribe from future RAF Association communications at any time by sending an email to rafayouth@rafa.org.uk or by calling 0116 266 5224 option 4.

The RAF Association reserves the right to contact you despite your subscribed status if there are changes which will affect your membership or if you have entered one of our Free Prize Draws and need to be notified of a prize.

Your personal details:

The personal information (such as name and address) that you submit to the RAF Association website will only be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection or registration, and we will not pass this information to any third party. This complies with the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you are between the age of 13 and 15, you must get your parent, carer or guardian's permission to register your details by completing the parental consent fields on the registration form. We will then contact your parent, carer or guardian using the contact details you provide. Should your parent, carer or guardian inform the RAF Association that they do not give their permission for you to be a rafaYOUTH Member; your Membership will be cancelled immediately.

If you want to change the details you have given us on the registration form, you can update your details using the update my info link in your monthly email, or you can email your correct/new information to rafayouth@rafa.org.uk

The RAF Association recommends that children between the ages of 13 and 16 should not send any information about themselves over the Internet without asking their parents, carers or legal guardians for permission beforehand.

If you win one of the regular Free rafaYOUTH Prize Draws, you may be required to participate in publicity events after the Draw and by entering the Free Prize Draw give consent to take part in publicity and for your name/photo to be published.

If you are between the age of 13 and 14 and you decide to leave The rafaYOUTH Membership scheme your data will be removed from our database within 30 days. To opt out of rafaYOUTH membership email rafayouth@rafa.org.uk

If you are between the age of 15 and 17 and you decide to opt out of rafa YOUTH Membership and you have already agreed to us sending you related RAF Association information, we will retain your personal details for this purpose alone and will not pass those details to any third party. You can update subscribed status at any time if you no longer, or want to start receiving The RAF Association communications by emailing rafayouth@rafa.org.uk or call 0116 266 5224 option 4.

If you are 18 and your rafa YOUTH Membership has ended and you have already agreed to us sending you related RAF Association information, we will retain your personal details for this purpose alone and will not pass those details to any third party. You can update your profile at any time if you no longer or want to start receiving The RAF Association communications by emailing membership@rafa.org.uk or by writing to us at The RAF Association, 117 ½ Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5ND.

If you think that the data we hold on you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact The RAF Association with your new details. If the matter is not resolved informally, you can make a subject access request. This is a formal procedure where The RAF Association will provide details of all the information we hold on you. There is a fee of £10. To make a subject access request please write to us at The RAF Association, 117 ½ Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5ND with a cheque for £10 and we will respond in full within 40 days with all the data we have. If there are any inaccuracies in the data you can ask us to correct it.