Privacy & Cookies Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Hythe & Saltwood Sailing Club uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Most importantly we will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

What we collect – We may collect some personal information such as name, telephone number, email address, address and postcode and any other information relevant to your enquiry. But don’t worry, we only collect the information that we need and no more.

What we do with the information we gather – We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. Sometimes we may contact you using this information to ask you to help us improve our products and services by completing a short survey for example.

Security – We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other website – 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 – If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at membership@hssc.net. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at membership@hssc.net.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How we use Cookies – Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by web sites.  They are used for many different reasons, a few common ones are to store your preferences or to remember your username and password when you ask a site to ‘remember me’.  If you would like to find out more we recommend reading through www.aboutcookies.org.

We do use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

None of the information we gather via cookies identifies you as an individual – it is all entirely anonymous.

By using our web site you are agreeing to the terms and information set out in this policy including the usage of cookies.