Bike Events Ltd. is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and complying with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”).
For the purpose of the Act the data controller is Bike Events Ltd, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Ave., Bristol BS1 4GB.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide both by filling in forms on www.bike-events.co.uk (the “Site”) and paper entry-forms when applying to participate in our events. This includes information provided at the time of registering for our rides, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Site. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you do not have to respond to them), details of your visits to the Site and the resources that you access.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties. Our website contains links to other websites such as Facebook, charity pages and cycling shops and manufacturers who will have their own policies regarding cookies.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your web-browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
Bike Events will only use personal information to provide you with products and services purchased relating to the Site and to share with the charity sponsor of each individual ride, as appropriate. Personal information will not be passed to commercial or other third parties.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Children aged 16 or under wishing to provide personal details to Bike Events should get their parent/guardian's permission to do so.