Welsh Curling is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Welsh Curling may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes, which will normally be summarized at the bottom. This policy (with amendments of 11/04/2018) is effective from 01/01/2013.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What We Do With The Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links To Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by using our online contact form or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please use our online contact form or write to email@example.com.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please use thecontact form or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
All content, unless otherwise noted, is © Welsh Curling Association. If you have concerns about possible copyright infringement on this website, or wish to licence our material for your own use, please contact us.
For the sake of transparency, here is a summary of amendments made to this page.
- 11th April 2018 – updated penultimate paragraph to reflect that data subject requests no longer require a fee to be paid under the new General Data Protection Regulations (which replace the Data Protection Act 1998). The explanation of “amendments” also received a minor edit.
- 1st January 2013 – clarified that you now have option (and are encouraged) to use our online contact form rather than emailing, if you wish to access/amend personal data or preferences. Also added prompt to contact about any copyright concerns or requests.
- 17th June 2012 – page created.