We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

What information do we collect?

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

  • 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)
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters

Cookies

Carmarthen Golf Club wants to provide online services that are easy to use, useful and reliable. This can involve placing small amounts of information on your computer or mobile phone or other internet enabled devices while you are using our website. These files are known as cookies.

Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, these are small, often encrypted text files, located in your web browser directories. Carmarthen Golf Club use cookies to help you navigate this website efficiently and perform certain functions.

Most web browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you are able to change the settings of your web browser to refuse cookies.

Note: Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to Carmarthen Golf Club as owners of the site. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of this website.

Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

The information typically stored in cookies is used to improve services for you. For example:

  • Enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task.
  • Recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested.
  • Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast.
  • Analysing data to help us understand how you use our services so we can improve on them.

By understanding how people use our website, Carmarthen Golf Club can improve the information provided. This also ensures that the service is available when you want it and fast. Carmarthen Golf Club use a number of different methods of gathering this data, including services provided by the following companies:

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Cookies used include:

Cookie Name: _utma
Typical Content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Cookie Name: _utmb
Typical Content: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes

Cookie Name: _utmc
Typical Content: randomly generated number
Expires: when user exits browser

Cookie Name: _utmz
Typical Content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (e.g.) directly or via a link, organic search or paid search.
Expires: 6 months

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, see the link below.

Cookies set by Google Analytics (link opens in new window)

Managing Your Cookies

To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage cookies, follow the link below and select the browser you are using. You can also read your browser's built-in or online help for more information.

Managing Cookies (link opens in new window)

Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website;
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  • provide third parties with statistical information about our users - but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

Policy amendments

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

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

  • the payment of a fee; and
  • the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. Also If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information then you can do so by either writing to us at Carmarthen Golf Club, Blaenycoed Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA33 6EH or emailing us at info@carmarthengolfclub.co.uk.

Data Controller

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is the Club Manager/Administrator.