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Privacy Policy

Golf Gear Giveaways respects the security and privacy of all personal information that our customers provide us when using our website and playing our competitions. We never share your information or data with third parties. We only use your data for the purpose we have collected it for and for lawful basis.

In reference to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Golf Gear Giveaways are the ‘ Data Controllers’ and all our customers are the ‘Data Subjects’ This means we are responsible for how your data is used, stored and kept safe.

We are 100% committed to protecting your privacy. We will take the necessary actions to comply with the law and GDPR when using your personal information.

 

Personal Data we collect

Personal Information – Title, first name, surname, date of birth and country of residence

Contact Information – Email, home or mobile telephone number and address

Payment Details – Card details, billing address and purchase history of any Golf Gear Giveaways entrants

Account Details – Log in and account details for Golf Gear Giveaways website.

Marketing – Whether or not you wish to be subscribed to our marketing news.

 

Cookies and Pixels

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

What’s a Cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and/or services in response to what you might need or want.

Cookies are either:

  • Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
  • Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. [We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.] [We also use Facebook Pixels]

 

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

Your rights

You have rights in respect of how Golf Gear Giveaways uses your data, you can ask us to stop using your personal information at any point of time for direct marketing purposes. You can do this by contacting us via email or unsubscribing via our marketing emails.

Contact Us

If you would like to discuss anything in this policy or if you would like to exercise your rights, please get in touch by emailing the team at info@golfgeargiveaways.co.uk.