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, becoming a member or visiting our premises as a guest or a hirer of our venue, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Regarding the website and the Club’s associated membership, marketing and other commercial activities, Coombe Wood manages personal data in a way that is fully compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Your privacy is of the highest importance to us, and we will never release your personal details to any third party without your express consent. When you visit our website, apply for membership, visit our premises as a guest or hire our venue, certain personal information is collected from you (for example: your name, postal address, email address, gender, golf handicap or record, member status i.e. member or non-member). All such information is held securely by Coombe Wood who endeavour to comply with all applicable Data Protection and consumer Regulations and will treat all your personal information as confidential.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this document and will notify you accordingly.
This policy is effective from March 2021.
We may collect the following information:
Member, Membership applicants and Green Fee enquiries:
Others (including those hiring our venue or providing goods or services to us):
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and for the following reasons:
This information is not shared with third parties unless specifically stated. You can unsubscribe from non-essential communication (weekly news) at any time by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via our Member website.
We will only gather the required information to deal with your enquiry. In the event that an enquiry leads to a business transaction, we will retain the relevant data for as long as it is required. We may periodically send promotional emails about special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided or a postal address if no email address is held. If you do not wish to receive such material please let us know by email to email@example.com .
We are required to retain certain data for a time period to meet legal requirements, such as for company accounting purposes (6 years) under UK Government Accounting Regulations. There may be other such legal requirements, for example taxation reasons. The time period for such retention will be based on current legislation and regulatory requirements.
We contact our members as an essential part of running an efficient, welcoming and friendly Golf Club. We respond to enquiries by non-members and utilise various social media platforms to enhance our member, guest and visitor experience. We do not communicate or solicit to non-members directly and only respond to enquiries. We do this in various ways including email, post, SMS, phone and social media but only if you would like to receive our communications.
Your privacy is very important to us which is why we make sure you’re always in control of what we do with your personal information.
This is our simple member, guest and visitor contact promise:
We will never pass your personal details to any third party other than providers of software essential for the management of Coombe Wood. We will, however, with your permission, pass your details to Phil Wright, the Club Professional, so that you can receive his newsletter and details of offers available in his shop. You will have the option at anytime to opt out of receiving this communication.
We will only use your details to help personalise communications.
We will make sure our contact with you is relevant based on the information you give us.
You can opt out at any time.
All you need to do is email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and notify us of your contact preferences and we will stop contacting you for anything other than essential purposes.
If you are a member, you can login to our Member website and update your preferences here: https://www.coombewoodgolf.com/login.php (and then navigating to “My Golf” and “Preferences”). You will need your email address and password to access this area of the website. If you are unsure of your password you will be given the opportunity to change it.
We’ll always comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR.
Please do let us know if your details change so that we can keep our records up-to-date and continue to stay in touch.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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 from you.
International transfers of your personal information
We do not transfer your personal information to International third parties other than to confirm your name, handicap and membership status to golf clubs that you may be visiting and only upon your request.
Personal Data Security and Confidentiality
We maintain adequate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
You can request access to, and can update and amend your personal information, and you can exercise any other rights you enjoy under applicable data protection laws, including, for example, objection to and blocking of the processing of your personal information, by contacting us – For security reasons, we reserve the right to take steps to authenticate your identity before providing access to your personal information. You will not be charged for this request.
We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, to provide you with services and to conduct our legitimate business interests or where otherwise required by law. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data for Membership (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed. Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. More information on our retention policy can be gained from the General Manager.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, or you wish to update your details or remove your personal data from our records, please inform us using the contact facility on our website or by sending a request to Nick McArthur, General Manager at email@example.com .
Coombe Wood is considered as a data controller and Nick McArthur, General Manager, oversees all data storage, use and compliance. If you need to contact Coombe Wood for any matters related to data protection you can do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly marked for the attention of Nick McArthur, General Manager.
Further information about Data Protection can be obtained from the Information Commissioners Office at the ICO web site
We are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information you supply to us and all data will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
intelligentgolf is 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.
intelligentgolf may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is was last reviewed on 14th May 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the information we gather:
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.
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Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• 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 [email address]
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