Privacy Policy

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give to us when you become a member of Swanston Golf Club.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we will never release your personal details to any third party without your express consent.
When you complete an application to join the club certain personal information is collected from you (for example: your name, email address, gender, golf handicap, type of membership sought). You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:
Name and surname
Date of Birth
Current Address
Phone numbers
Email address
Gender
Occupation
Handicap ability
Membership Category

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to administer your membership and to provide the products and services you have requested from us and provide you with a better service for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
Sending subscription notices to you.
Recording financial transaction to your subscription account.
Contacting you with relevant club correspondence.
Maintaining a record of any competitions you play in.
Maintaining a record of your handicap and related CDH Number.
Confirm your handicap to other Golf Clubs if they request confirmation of your handicap for any competitions you have entered with them.
Swanston Golf Club will retain your personal information on our club membership database for the duration of your membership.
We take your privacy seriously and all such information is held on secure servers.
Swanston Golf Club complies with all applicable Data Protection Regulations. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this policy and will notify you accordingly.
This policy is effective from 26/05/2018
Under General Data Protection Regulations you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if you think there is a problem in the way your data is being handled.
Cookies Policy
Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
About Cookies
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.  A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies On This Website
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.We may send to you the following cookies:

  1. PrivacySettings-10
  2. ClubSite-10
  3. ProfilePicture-10
  4. Announcement-10
  5. ASP.NET_SessionId
  6. member_login_redirect
  7. myaccount_back_redirect
  8. PHPSESSID
  9. BrsLoggedIn

Cookies 2,5,6,7, and 8 are session cookie, whereas cookies 1,3 and 9 are persistent cookies.
How We Use Cookies
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  1. to recognise your computer when you visit our website;
  2. to improve the website’s usability;
  3. to analyse the use of our website;
  4. in the administration of this website;
  5. to prevent fraud and improve the security of the website;
  6. to personalise our website for you

Third Party Cookies
When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.
Our service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

  1. to recognise your computer when you visit their website;
  2. to prevent fraud and improve the security of their website;
  3. to personalise their website for you

In addition, we may use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html
Blocking Cookies
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  1. in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;
  2. in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use the member features on this website.
Deleting Cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

  1. in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
  2. in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.