Cookies and Privacy
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings, font size and language settings
if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won't be asked again)
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
In addition some pages on our website display links to our social media accounts (facebook, twitter, instagram).
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see https://www.aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
These cookies are used to collect information about how you and other visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form including the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visit.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here.
People who contact us via social media:
If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message or your details will not be shared with any other organisations.
People who call us:
We do not retain any information from the calls or record them. We will not pass your details on to any other organisations.
People who email us:
We will not pass your email address or any email messages on to any other organisations. We will not add you to a mailing list without first seeking your consent and we will not use your email for marketing purposes. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.
People who sign up for the Team Duathlon:
We only collect the data necessary to sign-up for the Team Duathlon. We collect:
The team leaders name, email address and phone number so we can send event entry confirmation receipts, and in case the organiser needs to contact you regarding the event.
The name of each competitor, their gender to confirm your eligibility for the prize catagories, and age to confirm they are old enough to compete in the event and so we can total the combined age of team members for the youngest / oldest combined age teams prize catagory.
The name and phone number of your emergency contact should they need to be contacted during the event.
We receive the data on email and is stored there. A paper record is also created for use on the day of the event, and may be kept for up to one year after the event.
We will not pass any of your details on to any other organisations. We will not add you to a mailing list without first seeking your consent and we will not use your email for marketing purposes.
Event payment is done via a bank transfer or cheque so we do not ask for, or need, your bank or card details.
People who buy a Ticket for the Grand Draw:
When you purchase a ticket to enter our Grand Draw we only ask for the necessary data needed. We collect:
Your name so we know who has won each prize drawn.
Some contact details so we can contact you should you win a prize and you are not at the Castle Meadow at the time of the draw to collect your prize immediately.
Your name could be published on a winners list which might appear in a public place (e.g. the CO-OP) or on this website.
The data is stored on the ticket stubs filled out at the time of purchasing a ticket, and held by the draw promoter until the time of the draw. After the draw all the ticket stubs are destroyed.
Following the draw a list of winners and details is created and stored electronically by the draw promoter to make sure the winners receive their prizes, and may be kept for up to one year after the draw.
We will not pass any of your details on to any other organisations. We will not add you to a mailing list without first seeking your consent and we will not use your details for marketing purposes.
Links to other Websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit 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 the other website, and cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other sites.
You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement of the website you’re visiting.