Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Sheffield Go Club's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website,

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except as detailed in the section below on the information we collect, or when required to by law.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

Information We Collect

When you visit our website:

Our servers automatically log your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other standard data provided by your web browser.

When you sign-up for our newsletter:

We ask for your email address; this is stored on our servers and is also stored on the MailChimp platform which we use for sending out the newsletters.

When you use our contact form:

We ask for your name and email address in addition to the message you send us; this information is stored on our servers for the purposes of responding to the message.

When you pre-register for a tournament:

We ask for your name, club and email address along with any supporting information you wish to give us; we store this information on our servers for the purposes of running the tournament. We will contact you regarding the tournament from time to time.

We publish a list of pre-registered players for a tournament; if you indicated that you don't want your name to be shown on the list we will anonymise your entry.

After the tournament we will publish tournament results (along with player names) on our website and we send data (player name, club, grade and tournament results) to the British Go Association who will then submit to European Go Database, run by the European Go Federation.

This policy is effective as of 7th July 2019.