Privacy Statement

Last Updated: 12:01pm BST 25/04/2018

Introduction

This privacy statement covers the sites www.givemesport.com ("the website") and www.cms.givemesport.com ("the CMS"). The Website and CMS are operated by Sports New Media Limited, a company registered in England under Company number 03857882 (trading as GiveMeSport’) ("we", "us", "our").

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice outlines how personal data may be collected when you interact with the Website and CMS.

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice please contact our Data Manager at GiveMeSport, 5th Floor, 77 Kingsway, London WC2B 6SR England or by email at data@givemesport.com.

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Collection of your personal information

With the exception of our Writing Academy you are not required to provide us with any personal data in order to use the Website.

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Use of Cookies and equivalent technologies

A cookie is a very small text file that a Web site saves to your computer's hard disk to store information that you provide about yourself or to store your preferences. For example, YouTube sets a cookie on your browser to remember your user name and volume settings so you do not have to input those every time. Cookies are privacy-conscious by design, so that only the server domain that sets a cookie is able to retrieve it.

We use cookies and equivalent technologies on the Website to to measure activity on the Website so that we can identify which pages are visited most frequently, and in order to improve your user experience. Cookies collect usage data rather than personal data.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using the settings on your web browser. If you have cookies disabled in your browser you will still be able to use the Website but with limited functionality.

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Third Party Websites

Elements of the Website are links to websites, plug-ins and applications operated by third party sponsors and advertisers on the Website (“Third Party Websites”). Should you click through to a Third Party Website using any such links you will be subject to any data collection procedures that may apply on that Third Party Website. We recommend that in those circumstances you read each Third Party Website’s privacy notice and cookie notice to understand their policies and practices regarding the use of personal data and cookies.

Whilst we take great care only to feature reputable sponsors and advertisers on the Website as we have no control over the operation of or content featured on Third Party Websites we are unable to accept any liability arising from their data collection or processing activities.

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Google Analytics

We also use Google Analytics to measure and analyse information regarding visits to the Website. This technology enables us to collect and review non-personal data relating to internet traffic and the browsers and computers being used to access the Website (among other things).

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GiveMeSport Academy and CMS

Collection of your personal information

In order to apply to be in the writing academy, you must first complete the registration form and choose a password. During registration you are required to give contact information (such as name and email address). We will only use this information to contact you about your application or subsequent involvement in the writing academy.

Use of your personal information

We will not use or share your personal information in a manner that differs from what is described within this Privacy Statement and within the registration opt-in statement without your prior consent.

Managing your personal information

The data you provide to us will be held as you have provided it. You may at any time amend or update your data by contacting academy@givemesport.com.

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date, or ask us to remove your personal data entierly. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

How long we store your data

We only retain your personal data as long as your account is active, otherwise for a limited period of time as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law. We will retain any information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations.

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Changes to this Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Notice. If you are a regular user of the Website we recommend that you review it from time to time.

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Contact Information

For any questions please contact data@givemesport.com