How We Collect and Use Information
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly:
We may ask for certain information such as your real name, birthday, address, phone number and e-mail address when you use our services, these could be:
When you visit Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground
When you contact us to make an enquiry or booking
When you contact us through our website or email (these messages may be retained)
Why we collect this information:
We use this information to operate and maintain our business, this includes:
Providing information on events, courses and bookings at Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground
To maintain accurate records of persons who participate in activities at Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground as required by law.
Information we may receive from third parties:
We use social media accounts to advertise and provide information of Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground services. If you visit our website or contact us through these social media accounts we may collect personal information, this may include your name and location.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our website and social media sites. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving our services. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
To provide this insight we use Google Analytics, Facebook & MaiChimp, more information about how we use these services can be found here:
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What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device, they do not collect personal information.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow our site to know if your computer or device has visited us before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how you are using our site, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third-party cookies:
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to our site, third-party cookies are cookies that another party place on your device through our website, for example Facebook or Google Analytics.
How to control and delete cookies:
You can find out more information cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org, here you can find information how to delete or disable cookies. Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Service and other parts of our Service may not work properly.
Communication & Sharing Information
When you sign up to receive email communication (sign-up form) from Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground we may send you emails containing newsletters, events and offers.
All communication emails are sent through a third-party service, MailChimp, by using this provider we will use the analytics and tracking information they provide to see how you interact with our emails, this may include personally identifiable information.
We may use this identifiable information to send further emails about or services or contact you for feedback.
When we send you such information you will always be able to change your preferences and opt out of the communication at any time.
Sharing of Your Information:
We will not rent or sell your information to third parties. If you consent to receive our newsletter we may include information from selected third parties that may contain links to their websites. You may follow these links, but Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground will not be responsible for any content on third party sites.
Instances where we are required to share your information:
Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground will disclose your information where required to do so by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law.
How We Store and Protect Your Information
Storage and Processing:
All personal information provided to us will be securely stored either in digital format, through our use of MailChimp, or physical format, records of participants who visit our ground.
All Physical records are stored securely, and we are bound to maintain these records by law.
How long do we keep and process your information?
Our email communication database will retain your personal information for as long as you wish to remain and active user, if you opt out of receiving communication your information will be removed immediately. We will include in our email regular update about any changes to this policy or your rights to opt out.
Records of who has participated in events and activities at Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground will be retained in accordance with the firearms law.
Your Choices about Your Information
You have the right to request all the information we have on you, this is to make sure the information we have is accurate and up to date and also to request that we delete it, to make a request please either email or write to Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground, Primrose farm, Broad lane, Sproston, Holmes Chapel CW4 7LU.
Certain information will need to be retained to comply with the firearms law, any information that relates to these matters will be securely stored until the legal time frame has lapsed, then the information can be destroyed.
Changes to this Policy
Holmes Chapel Shooting Ground have the right to update and amend this policy at any time, when changes are made we will make all reasonable effort to inform users and visitors to our website.