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01/08/2014

Privacy Policy

Disclaimer
This Disclaimer relates specifically to the Stoke Park website (www.stokepark.com)

Stoke Park accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with browsing the website, use of information on the website and downloading any material from the website including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or defamatory or misleading statements.

Whilst Stoke Park hopes that Members and Guests will find the contents of the website interesting and informative, the contents are for general information only. No reliance should be placed upon the contents of the website: advice and independent verification should be sought. None of the contents of the website either will form part of any contract with Stoke Park or constitute an offer by Stoke Park.


Copyright
All text and images (including logos) remain the property of Stoke Park and may not be copied or downloaded for any unauthorised or commercial or unlawful use.


Privacy Policy
Any personal information which is collected, gathered or processed by Stoke Park via the website will only be used by Stoke Park for purposes consistent with the aims of Stoke Park.

Stoke Park is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to the website. Whether you are a first time visitor to the website or a regular user, Stoke Park takes your privacy seriously.

Any personal data or sensitive personal data provided by you to Stoke Park will be held and processed in accordance with the data protection principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on Stoke Park's use of the information, please contact Stoke Park's Website Administrator 01753-717171.

By registering to use this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. Only registered users (who must be Club Members) will gain full access to the website. Instructions on how to register for Member access to the website may be obtained from the Membership Department. 

Stoke Park does not control third party sites accessed through links in the Club Website, and is not responsible for privacy policies on these sites. (Some websites collect details of all visitors for marketing purposes. This can result in 'Spam' – junk emails).

1. Information that Stoke Park collects from You
Stoke Park collects personally identifiable information when you register with the website.

Stoke Park uses this information in order to provide you with access to all parts of the website, to communicate with you with respect to logon and password changes specific to the website and for other communications.

2. What information does Stoke Park collect?
Stoke Park will collect information from you in the following circumstances:-

a) Registration
The Stoke Park registration process involves you providing Stoke Park with certain information about yourself including your name, e-mail address and Membership Number.

b) Cookies
The Stoke Park Website uses cookies. A "cookie" is a piece of software which is attached to the hard drive of your computer and remembers information about the configuration of your computer.

Stoke Park uses this information to enhance the website's performance in a number of ways including providing a secure way for the Stoke Park to verify your identity during your visit to the website and to personalise your experience on the website.

Stoke Park also uses this information to track your movements through the website. Personal information about you is not collected during the tracking process.

You can disable cookies by turning them off on your web browser. Most browsers are defaulted to accept and maintain cookies and you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. For further information on how to disable cookies, please refer to www.about-cookies.org. However, you should bear in mind that if you exercise this option, the performance of the website may not be optimal.

c) Use of Web Beacons
The Stoke Park website does not use Web Beacons.

d) Website Usage Data
With or without cookies, the website keeps track of usage data, such as the source address from which the page request is coming (i.e. your IP address, domain name), the date and time of the page request, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL (e.g. search criteria). Stoke Park uses this data to understand better website usage so that the Stoke Park knows what areas of the website users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting but is not attributed to you as an individual.

e) Security
Stoke Park recognises industry standards and employs security safeguards to protect information from unauthorised access and misuse.

f) User Submissions
There will be no 'user submissions', other that by authorised 'Webmasters' who are subject to strict conditions regarding content. However, it may be possible to send emails to Stoke Park via the website. Users of the website are prohibited from transmitting to this site any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any law.

3. What information does Stoke Park share?
Stoke Park does not share any information other than in compliance with the law. Stoke Park will release personal information when Stoke Park is required so to do by law or by any regulations and other rules (including auditing requirements) to which Stoke Park is subject.

4. Changes to Privacy Policy
Stoke Park may edit this policy from time to time. If Stoke Park makes any substantial changes then Stoke Park will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on the website.

5. Your Rights
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by Stoke Park in the website's records. You have the right also to require Stoke Park to correct any inaccuracies in your information. Contact the Stoke Park's Website Administrator 01753 717171 for further details.