Privacy

Your Privacy

This Privacy Policy will provide you with details about cookies only. We do not collect any personal data about you directly through this website.

If you are involved in the 2018 School Games Finals (for example as an athlete, official, volunteer, spectator etc) we may need to collect some personal data from you, purely to enable us to deliver the event. Therefore, this site contains links to other websites, through which personal information is collected.

Each of these other websites will contain a separate privacy policy, which is specific to the information being collected through it. We encourage you to review the relevant privacy policy before submitting any personal data.

Cookies

On this page, we outline how we use cookies on our website. This will enable users to make an informed decision whether they want to disable this feature. There are links on our terms and conditions and disclaimer pages which are in the footer of every web page pointing to this information.

What is a Cookie?

Information may be sent to your computer in the form of an Internet “cookie” to allow our servers to monitor your requirements. The cookie is stored on your computer. Our server may request that your computer return a cookie to it.

These return cookies do not contain any information supplied by you or any personally identifiable information about you.

Such measures are necessary to allow 2018 School Games to measure the usability of the systems, which will help to continually improve user experience of our websites. Your browser software should however enable you to block cookies if you wish to. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets, cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Google Analytics

2018 School Games uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics collects first party cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. This information is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how our website is being used. This enables 2018 School Games to compile statistical reports. A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google website.

The 2018 School Games does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect) personally identifiable information of visitors to our site, through cookies. We will not associate any data gathered through cookies with any personally identifying information. We will not link or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user. In short, Google Analytics doesn’t identify who you are, but it does track your movements on our websites.

How to disable cookies

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website www.aboutcookies.org. You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.