Privacy Notice

Cotswold Gliding Club respects your privacy. The information that you provide us with, or that is gathered
automatically, will be used only to provide you with the services you have requested. We do not pass on
your personal information to anyone else.

Types of data we collect

Website Cookies

Our website uses cookies only for technical purposes essential to the operation of the site, particularly in
relation to on-line transactions and site navigation. We do not use cookies to track your behaviour or control
Some embedded content such as the Google maps and YouTube videos may leave their own cookies.
If you are a club member and have account on the website then we will use cookies to recognise you as a
registered user. When you are logged in your use of the members area of the website will be tracked and

Google Analytics

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect
standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such
as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which
does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the
identities of those visiting our website.


The club provides free wifi in and around the clubhouse. We may collect data about your device your are
using to connect, the volume of data you use and the websites you visit.

Mailing Lists

If you are a gliding club member with an account on the website we will email you from time to time with
information on club operational, safety and social matters.
If you have purchased a product from our shop you will be asked if we can use your email address to send
you further information about the gliding club and the services we provide. You can opt out of these emails
at any stage by clicking on the unsubscribe link on one of our emails or by emailing our Data Protection
Officer (Club Secretary).

Shop Customers

When you purchase products (Air Experience flights, gliding courses and other facilities) from us using the website we
will gather information to process that transaction. This includes your name, postal address, email address,
the recipient's name (for gift vouchers) and other information you choose to provide. Payments are handled
by Stripe and you should read their privacy policy. We do not collect or see any payment details beyond
the fact that you have paid.
Your data is kept for 5 years.

Data Sharing

We share anonymous data with the British Gliding Association on the number of full flying and temporary
club members and the breakdown by age group and sex. No personal details are provided. People taking
Air Experience flights and gliding courses with us are temporary members.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold.
Club members can log in and by following the My Details link on the members area edit all the data we hold
on the website. They can delete their website account at the same page. Flying account transactions are
provided on a read only basis but errors can be corrected by contacting the club office.
If you have purchased a product from us you can email your request to view the data to our data protection
officer (Club Secretary).

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We will review this policy from time to time. This was last done in June 2022.