Privacy Policy2018-09-02T23:50:09+00:00

PRIVACY POLICY

Who we are

Galway Lawn Tennis Club operates gltc.ie and may operate other websites. It is Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Galway Lawn Tennis Club collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Galway Lawn Tennis Club may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Galway Lawn Tennis Club also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on gltc.ie blogs/sites. Galway Lawn Tennis Club only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s websites choose to interact with Galway Lawn Tennis Club in ways that require Galway Lawn Tennis Club to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Galway Lawn Tennis Club gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at gltc.ie to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Galway Lawn Tennis Club are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Galway Lawn Tennis Club collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Galway Lawn Tennis Club does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Galway Lawn Tennis Club may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Galway Lawn Tennis Club may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Galway Lawn Tennis Club does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Galway Lawn Tennis Club discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s behalf or to provide services available at Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Galway Lawn Tennis Club will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Galway Lawn Tennis Club discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Galway Lawn Tennis Club believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Galway Lawn Tennis Club, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Galway Lawn Tennis Club website and have supplied your email address, Galway Lawn Tennis Club may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Galway Lawn Tennis Club and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Galway Lawn Tennis Club takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Galway Lawn Tennis Club collects personal data via our “New Membership Application Form” and via our “Membership Renewal Application Form” which is necessary to process your membership application with the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. The data that you provide via these contact forms is only used for the purposes that you have provided it for – personal contact information used to contact you about your membership, and only for that reason, medical information and emergency contact information which would only be used in the case of a medical or other emergency and other details that are relevant to process your membership application.

eCommerce Transaction Information

When you make a transaction within our website (for example, booking a membership type, booking a coaching session, entering a tournament, etc.), you are required to share some personal data like your name, email address and billing address. This information is used only for the purpose that you have provided it – to help us process your booking order and to contact you only in the event of a problem processing your order.

Email Requests

If you send us an email that requires the storage of your email address, or any other personal information provided, we may do so – only for the purpose of processing your inquiry (for example, if you contact one of our coaches about booking a place on one of our Junior coaching programmes, the coach may store your contact details in order to contact you to process your query). Storage of this type of personal data is only for the purposes of the original inquiry and will be discarded confidentially afterwards, when no longer required for the processing of the inquiry.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Contact Forms

The personal data that you provide with your membership application via this website is shared with the Galway Lawn Tennis Club administration team, who use the data to process your membership and store some of this information in their internal software that is used to create a keyfob for your access to the Club’s facilities. The management team also have access to the data provided in your application if necessary. You may receive some correspondence from the management team with information that is relevant to your membership from time to time. All memberships are approved by the Board of Directors, who may request access to some of this data if necessary to approve your membership application.

eBooking Online

Some of the personal data that you provide with Galway Lawn Tennis Club via the membership application forms are used to create an account with Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s eBooking Online software account. This information is used only to create an account that you will be provided access to, which will enable you to use our court booking system.

View eBooking Online’s Privacy Policy

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Request to view or erase your personal data here

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event that there has been a data breach, we will immediately contact you to inform you of the data breach and ensure to take all measures to limit and rectify the breach.

Business Transfers

If Galway Lawn Tennis Club, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Galway Lawn Tennis Club goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Galway Lawn Tennis Club may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Galway Lawn Tennis Club may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Galway Lawn Tennis Club’s sole discretion. Galway Lawn Tennis Club encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a gltc.ie account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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