This is the privacy statement for the online services provided by British Rowing Ltd, including the British Rowing website and British Rowing membership, with company number 1706271. Our registered office is 6 Lower Mall, London, W6 9DJ.
British Rowing is entered in the Register of Data Controllers with registration number Z7498883.
Please read this policy carefully. You should only use this site if you agree to our use of information about you in accordance with this privacy statement. This statement may be updated from time to time, to reflect changes to our business, website or to data protection legislation. It’s advisable for you to revisit this privacy statement regularly to ensure you understand its terms.
Data Protection and Privacy Statement
British Rowing collects certain basic information about you when you visit our website. In accordance with legislation, we keep that information securely and let you know what we intend to do with that information.
This privacy statement only applies to this website and any websites owned by British Rowing; if you follow a link out of a British Rowing website or leave the site in some other way, this privacy statement no longer applies.
The data protection statement should answer your questions about the information we collect and how we use it, and how you can find out more.
In this policy statement, the user of the website is referred to as “you” and “your”.
What information do you collect and how do you get it?
British Rowing collects information from you when you complete our online forms, by means of ‘persistent cookies’ when you use our site, and in the form of ‘traffic data’.
Online forms: We collect information you give us when you request contact via ‘Find a Rowing Club’ or other specific forms. We only request the information we need to provide a service to you.
Occasionally, British Rowing may ask for information above the basic information we need to help you. It is to help us improve our services. On these occasions, it will be clear that your response is voluntary and you are free not to provide us with more information.
Where you consent to giving us contact information, we may use your details to provide information about new services from British Rowing, for market research purposes, or to help improve our services.
Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
What do you do with my information?
British Rowing uses your information to provide you with the website.
You may wish to subscribe to email alerts about information of interest to you. If you do this, we will use the information that you submit to provide the alerts to you and to analyse who is receiving email alerts from us.
You may ask us to remove you from our email alert lists at any time by writing to our Data Protection Officer at the address above. British Rowing will also offer you the option of correcting your details and of being removed from future email alerts when we send you an email alert.
When we share your information: British Rowing may disclose your information to third parties in certain circumstances but we will not sell, rent or trade your personal information.
We may share your information with another organisation that buys our company or our assets, or with another organisation from which we acquire a company or business, and in the course of any preceding negotiations with that organisation, which may or may not lead to a sale.
We may share your information with our funders or potential funders, such as our bank and with our professional advisors who have a reasonable need to see it.
We may share your information with any group companies of ours so that they can provide any products and services to you where you have personally requested them.
We may provide anonymous aggregated data to reputable third parties on a commercial basis.
Where relevant, we may give third party providers who supply services to us, or who process information on our behalf, incidental access to your information. Where doing so, we will always take steps to confirm that that their security measures are adequate to protect your information.
We may disclose your information to enforcement authorities if asked to do so, or to a third party in the context of actual or threatened legal proceedings or if otherwise required to do so by law.
How we keep it secure: Only authorised personnel and contractors have access to your information. British Rowing keeps your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage.
Where can I find out more?
If you have any questions about our privacy statement, the information we hold about you or to receive a copy of our Data Protection Policy, please contact British Rowing at the address above.
Further information about data protection issues including the online Register of Data Controllers can be found at the Information Commissioner’s website.