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This privacy policy sets out how Driffield Hockey Club uses and protects any information that you give the Hockey Club when you use this website.

Driffield Hockey Club is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information you provide by which you can be identified when using this website, will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and for the purposes intended.

Driffield Hockey Club may change this statement from time to time by updating this page. You can check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 2018.

Controlling your personal information

Should you submit your personal details to the site, we will not sell, distribute or lease this information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We will use your personal information only to send you, where appropriate, responses concerning Driffield Hockey Club.

Use of Personal Information:

We will tell you the purposes for which we will process personal information. Such purposes include the following:


Any information you provide to us will only be used by us and may also be disclosed to our organisation’s Governing Body (England Hockey), Regional Associations (including and not exclusively North and Yorkshire Hockey, Umpire, Coaching and Player Pathways associations). You should also be aware that your information may be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law to do so.


We will hold your Personal Information within our systems for as long as you remain a member of the club. When you cease to be a member all personal data will be deleted within 6 weeks of the date of your resignation.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact the Club Secretary (contact details on the Contact Us page) as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Legal basis for processing your personal data

We will only use your personal data where the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

What rights do I have?

You have the right to ask us for a copy of your personal data; to correct, delete or restrict (stop any active) processing of your personal data; and to obtain the personal data you provide to us with your consent in a structured, machine readable format. Restricting the processing of some personal data, may lead to restrictions in membership.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to anonymously log traffic to this site, to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website. We use this information for analysis purposes and the data is not used to identify individuals.

This site uses Google Analytics to collect usage data and Google also uses cookies for this purpose. Google has its own Privacy Policy which can be viewed at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/privacy-policy.html. Where the site links to other websites and services these may also involve cookies. You are advised to check the privacy policy of each of these sites before using them.

If you wish to restrict the use of cookies, then we recommend that you look at All About Cookies website, as this site can explain in clear, step-by-step instructions on how you can restrict or prevent cookies depending on which browser you are using.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website and 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