Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Broomfield Park Swimming Club hereinafter BPSC. Our website address is: .

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms

Data you provide on contact forms is stored at the website, to which Club Committee and Coaches have access.The Club Committee and Coaches will not share your data without any outside parties without your prior explicit consent or when required to do so for legal purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics uses the privacy-friendly Statify plugin for data analytics to help us run the Club. Unlike many statistics services, Statify does not process and store personal data and is 100% compliant with GDPR.

Who we share your data with

We treat your data as confidential, it will be shared only with BPSC coaches, BPSC Committee members and vetted BPSC volunteers, and when and with whom we are required to do so for legal or security purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. For details contact

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We treat your contact information as confidential, it will be shared only with BPSC coaches, BPSC Committee members and vetted BPSC volunteers, and when and with whom we are required to do so for legal purposes.

How we protect your data

The site uses SSL encryption and is password-protected. Any local copies of information kept for backup purposes in order to maintain the site are password-protected and stored on encrypted and password-protected computers.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event that a data breach is detected, all BPSC members will be informed immediately.

What third parties we receive data from

BPSC does not received member-related data from 3rd parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

BPSC does not conduct automated decision making and /or profiling of user data except for the purposes of classifying swimmers for swimming events appropriate to them.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

As above.