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Privacy Policy

The following information contains UK Athletics Ltd committed policy on the personal information we collect about you. This privacy policy may change at certain intervals, so please make sure you keep informed of our terms by accessing this page regularly.

 

Collection of Information

We provide an e-newsletter service and subscription service for members of this website. When you subscribe to the e-newsletter service we record the following data: Name, gender, address, email address, date of birth, your involvement in athletics and your athletics club.

When you buy a ticket to any of the Televised Athletics event, our ticket agent will ask you for personal details such as your name, email address, age, the region in which you live. This information is then used to:

  1. notify you of any major changes to the event
  2. notify you of other UK Athletics Televised Events

We will not share your data with any third parties unless you choose to opt-in via the question asked by our ticket agents on the phone or web.

If you wish to unsubscribe, please do so via the link contained within the newsletter.

Information Usage

UK Athletics does not collect personal information when you access the web site homepage and browse the web site contents, except in the following circumstances:

  • When you register for the e-newsletter service
  • When you complete an online form and send it back to us

Personal data collected by UK Athletics will be used and recorded in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998) and this privacy policy.

UK Athletics primary target in collecting personal information is to provide you with information services, like our e-newsletter and if indicated on the form, some offers from third parties like our sponsors or market research. Your information will also help us to work out who uses our web site.

Information Disclosure

We will not disclose your personal details to third parties, such as our sponsors unless you have specified in the e-newsletter sign-up form, televised events subscription service form or written to us and given your prior permission.

If you decide to join the e-newsletter service the emails you receive may include advertising from our sponsors; web sites. This does not mean your details have been passed to our sponsors. In addition, to remove yourself from receiving any further e-newsletters, there is an email address at the bottom of the newsletter to notify us.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested and remove it when you unsubscribe from the service. If you register with and receive services from third parties, UK Athletics does not take responsibility or accept liability in respect of the use of your personal details by any third parties. Your details are subject to the private policy of the third party in question.

Cookies

Cookies are files containing information about visitors to a web site (e.g. user name and preferences). This information is provided by the user during the first visit to a web site server. The server records this information in a text file and stores this file on the visitor's hard drive. When the visitor accesses the same web site again the server looks for the cookie and configures itself based on the information provided. 

UKA currently operates cookies in the following ways:

  • Analytics codes - allowing us to track users of our website

  • Tracking codes - allowing us to see the journey a custmer may take towards purchasing events tickets.

If you do not wish to receive cookies then you can put in a request to be sent website information via our contact us address. http://www.ukathletics.org/governance/contact-us/

If you continue to use the UKA website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies.

Security

If you send emails to UK Athletics, you should note that the security of Internet email is uncertain. If you send sensitive or confidential email messages, which are not encrypted you accept the risk of possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.

Children

If you are aged 18 or under, we request that you get your parent/guardian's permission whenever you provide personal details to www.uka.org.uk

Contact us & access to your information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal details that UK Athletics holds about you and to have any alterations or inaccuracies amended. Please email via below if you have any queries http://www.ukathletics.org/governance/contact-us/

Links from UK Athletics to other web sites

You may find links to third parties or other web sites within www.uka.org.uk. UK Athletics does not control the content of these links and they will not necessarily represent the views or opinions of UK Athletics. UK Athletics cannot accept any responsibility for the content of such links. Please adhere to the privacy policy of the external web site if they have one.

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site.