Who we are
We are an amateur competitive swimming club based in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK. Our website address is: https://bsswimclub.org.uk.
Cookies and Browser storage
We sometimes use your browser’s session storage so that when you return to a page you previously viewed, your place on that page can be restored for you. This happens for example when you have viewed a calendar event and you go back to the calendar to see that event’s month in full. This storage contains no personal information and is cleared when you close your browser.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
If you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. Twitter feeds, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if you visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
None of the personal data that you provide via the website is shared with third parties.
Our contact forms necessarily collect some personal information, such as your name and email address. This information is used only to send an email to the selected club contact so that he/she is able to respond to your question. It is not stored and cannot be viewed by anyone else.
If you submit a membership request, the information is held on our membership system (Swim Manager) so that the appropriate club officer is able to respond. See https://bsswimclub.org.uk/join-us/ for further details.
How long we retain your data
In general, we do not store information on this website about any of our visitors.
Some authorised club officers have accounts on this site, so we keep sufficient information about them to allow them to log in. When they no longer need access, we delete this information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.