a) Membership shall be open to anyone with an interest in the heritage of the Football Club who agrees to abide by the Society’s Rules. The Society will not unfairly discriminate against anyone on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.
b) Members shall complete a membership form and pay a subscription decided at a General Meeting. They shall receive a membership card if the Committee deems such a card to be of benefit or if such a card is requested at the time of completing a membership form (upon payment of a small fee).
c) Membership lasts until the end of the membership year, which shall coincide with the calendar year. Subscriptions shall be paid by 1st March, otherwise membership and all its benefits shall lapse. Members joining after 30th September shall automatically be included as members for the following year without further payment.
d) Any member found to be abusing the privileges of membership, breaking the Society’s Rules or bringing the Society or the Football Club into disrepute shall be liable to a penalty, which may include expulsion, decided by the Committee. Such member may appeal to a General Meeting of the Society, whose decision shall be final.
e) The Society shall maintain accurate records of membership. Details of membership shall not be passed to a third party without permission. Members may opt to have their contact details, together with an indication of their principal interests, published in a Directory for the benefit of other members.