Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Overview

Worthing Hockey Club is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

WorthingHockey.co.uk does not actively track you as an individual.

Worthing Hockey Club will not sell, rent or make available your personal information to any other third party.

Our website uses cookies. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing. None of the information we gather via cookies identifies you as an individual – it is anonymous.

Our website contains links to other websites and sources content from third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

2. What information do we collect and what do we use it for?

All visitors: We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information;

a)      Should you send us an email via our “Contact Us” page, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

b)      Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation. This information helps us understand how our website is used and thus informs design decisions for the future. We use Google Analytics for this functionality. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Registered users: In addition, if you have been issued with a login we will temporarily store and use your login details;

a)      To administer the website and enable your use of the member services available on the website (notably posting match reports).

3. Use of “Cookies”

A cookie is a small text file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

Almost all websites use cookies.

Cookies may either be short-lived (“session” cookies) or “persistent” cookies. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

Worthinghockey.co.uk is built using WordPress. It uses a session cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation for registered users. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

Worthinghockey.co.uk uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google analytics uses session and persistent cookies to achieve this. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Worthinghockey.co.uk sources content from www.fixtureslive.com which includes third party advertising. FixturesLive uses session and persistent cookies to achieve this. FixturesLive privacy policy is available at: http://w.fixtureslive.com/privacy

Worthinghockey.co.uk includes a Calendar function.  Cookies are necessary for the correct operation of the ‘subscribe’ to calendar functionality.

Cookie Preferences

We use Cookies to improve the running of our website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

Most web browsers allow you to reject all cookies; whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For further information you will need to refer to the ‘Help’ information published for the browser version that you use.

Blocking cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of our website.

4. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.