Privacy Policy

Stamford Striders is a private running club with the aims and objectives set out in our constitution. We are a non-commercial organisation.

This privacy policy sets out how Stamford Striders uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are 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. Stamford Striders 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. This policy is effective from 1st October 2014.

In order to join our club or enter races or running events that we organise we need to know your full name and address, date of birth, gender and nationality in accordance with the UK’s national sporting body the UKA.

What we collect

In order to join our club or to enter races we collect the following information

  • name & address

  • contact information including email address

  • date of birth & gender

  • nationality

What do we do with the information we gather

We require this information for you to become a member of our club or to enter races or events that we organise  .

Stamford Striders is affiliated with UK Athletics and we are required to provide details of our members to that body.

We will publish race entrants / finishers names, gender, age category and club name but we will not provide any further information

Security

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.

How we use cookies

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 web page 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, in particular it will affect th functionality of membership applications and race entry.

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

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties under any circumstances unless that is necessary to facilitate your membership of the club or entry into a race or event or we are required by law.  We will publish lists of entrants and finishers of races but the information will be limited to name, age and gender category and running club where known.