Safeguarding & Privacy
Here at Bristol & West Hockey Club we treat the safeguarding of our young players as a priority. That's why we have fully adopted the England Hockey guidelines.
All of the documentation on these guidelines can be found at the links below.
Bristol & West HC have prepared this statement concerning the protection of personal data in order to signal that data protection is very important to us. The following describes our current information gathering and dissemination practices for data on the website.
Registration and use of data
Bristol & West HC collect in connection with contact details : name and e -mail.
Information provided to Bristol & West HC will not be disclosed or sold to third parties. The information is stored indefinitely, as long as Bristol & West HC has a legitimate reason for this .
We record the the url the visitors come from in order to gather statistics for site performance .
Use of "cookies "
A cookie is a file stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies enable that information from your visit to will be saved and stored for the next time you visit the site from the same computer.
A cookie can contain text, numbers or date , but there is no personal information stored in a cookie . A cookie is not a program , and a cookie can not contain viruses .
Cookies from Google Analytics
On we use Google Analytics to analyze how users use the site . The information generated by the cookie about your use (traffic data, including your IP address ) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website , compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Google Analytics allows two types of cookies :
A persistent cookie that indicates whether the user is recurrent, where the user is coming from, which search engine is used , keywords , etc.
Session cookies , which are used to show when and how long a user is on the site. Session cookies expire after each session , that is, when you close your tab or browser. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google .
Read more about Google Analytics cookies.
What happens if you choose to disable cookies ?
To delete stored cookies
You can always delete cookies from your computer. How depends on which browser you use. Here are instructions for deleting cookies in the most used browsers.