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Privacy Policy

The privacy of your personal data is important to Slough Junior Athletics Club. The following sets out what we do and what we do not do with the information we collect using this website.

1. Introduction

When using the web site, as with any other, information is gathered that relates to, and can identify you (e.g. your name and email address from where you contact us) and information that does not identify you (e.g. a visitor’s behaviour patterns when they visit our website).

We collect information that does not identify you to evaluate our site, ensure that our site and services run properly.

We may update this policy from time to time.


2. How do we gather information?

Information is collected in two ways:

(1) indirectly eg using the website; and
(2) directly eg when you contact us or subscribe to our news feed.

Information is also collected when you use advanced features on the site. The information we collect is clearly set out on the web page on which we collect it. In addition, we may collect your IP address and use cookies; please refer to Cookies section below.

3. Why we collect it

We collect information about you so that we can personalise your use of the site, assist your use of the site and improve the site generally.

4. Who we disclose it to

4.1 We will only pass on information about you as an individual (as opposed to aggregate information) to third parties to enable us to perform services requested by you or with your prior consent. For example when you subscribe to our Newsfeed, we use a Google service called Feedburner to automate the email that is sent to you. Google stores and manages your subscription, and triggers and email to you when the blog is updated.

4.2 We may disclose or access your account if required to do so by law or by any Governmental body.

5. Data Protection

Slough Junior Athletics Club is registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a “data controller” in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

6. Security

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and certain sections of the site may encrypt data using SSL or a comparable standard. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.

7. Accessing and updating your personal information

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and request us to change/update this information. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at

8. Questions?

If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please email us at We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.


9. Cookies and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as many other websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:


  • Make certain functionality on the website work

  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site

  • Remember your settings during and between visits

  • Improve the speed/security of the site

  • Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook

  • Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster

  • Continuously improve our website for you


We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties


Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the web browser you are using to view this website are set to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

10. More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
You can see third party privacy policies on the respective websites. Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share or Like our content through Facebook, Twitter and other social channels we may include sharing buttons on our site.
The privacy policies relating to these services will vary and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile anonymous visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using, how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website.

Turning Cookies Off

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

Subscribers and Email Newsletter

If you submit your details via our Website, we may use this information to contact you about other relevant events and information. You may unsubscribe or opt out at any point which we will action as soon as is reasonably practicable.

11. Contact

If you have any questions in relation to the above please contact us at

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