Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Hirsel Golf Club (“the Club”) uses and protects any information that you give the Club when you use this website.
The Club is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Club may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018

Information we may collect
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms or booking times on our Site viz. Name, email address.
Up-to-date data about yourself, if you register your personal details for receiving information and communications
Details of your visits to our Site (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, and the resources that you access)
We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Site. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer (or mobile device), including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, analytics or for our own commercial purposes. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). The data may also be processed by staff operating outside of the EEA who work for us or one of our suppliers. By submitting your data, you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data by anyone, including our staff. All our staff and third parties, whenever we hire them to provide support services, are required to observe our privacy standards and to allow us to audit them for compliance.

Why we need this data
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer (or mobile device)
To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
We may also use your data to provide you with information about the Club which may be of interest to you and where you have provided consent we may contact you about these by post, telephone, email or text message.

Disclosure of your information
We may disclose personal data for internal and administrative purposes and where you give consent to provide you with information regarding our services.
We may disclose personal data to third parties that are specifically engaged by us to provide services to us, in which case we will require those parties to keep that information confidential and secure and use it solely for the purposes of providing the specified services to us.

How long we will store your data
Personal data held by us will be kept confidential. How long we hold your personal data for will vary and will be determined by various criteria, including:
The purpose for which we are using it – we will need to keep the data for as long as is necessary for that purposes; and
Legal obligations – laws or regulations may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your personal data.
Your rights in relation to your data
You have a right to access the information which we hold about you. If you wish to make an application to access or obtain this information, please contact us. In some circumstances, you have the right to receive some personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or request we transmit that data to a third party where this is technical feasible.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Please contact us if any of the details you have provided changes. Please also contact us if you believe that the information we have about you is not accurate, complete or up-to-date.
If you wish us to erase or restrict using your data, please contact us. We may need to discuss with you the basis of your request as there may be circumstances where we are legally entitled to continue processing your personal data/refuse your request.
If you have previously provided your consent to our use of your data and you wish to withdraw consent, please contact us. We may need to discuss with you whether our use of your data needs to continue for lawful purposes.

If you have any complaints in relation to the way we have used your information, please contact us in the first instance. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF (Tel 0303 123 1113), if you think your rights have been infringed by us.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation or applicable data protection legislation. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at:


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