This policy is effective from August 23, 2013.
Athletics Weekly is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Athletics Weekly may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from August 23, 2013.
What we collect
When you sign up to our services, such as our website forums, mobile applications, regular newsletters, enter competitions, buy a magazine subscription, download our app, order products or take up a reader offer we may ask for personal information about you.
This can include information such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, date of birth or such other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers. Different services may ask for different types of information.
If you are aged 16 or under, you must get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide us with your personal information. Unless you have this consent you are not allowed to give us your information.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
» Internal record keeping
» We may use the information to improve our products and services
» We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
» From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, text, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security and when giving us your information you do so at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.
Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways;
» Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the option to manage your communication preferences, you can click this to then indicate to us how you would best like to receive information from Athletics Weekly and/or third parties, or not at all.
» Alternatively, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
We may sell, distribute, share or lease your personal information to third parties unless you have expressly requested for us not to do so or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. Please email us if you do not want to receive this information or follow the option to manage your communication preferences.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable and we will require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved photographic identification. We will use reasonable effort to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Athletics Weekly Ltd, PO Box 614, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 1GR.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.