Privacy Policy

**Privacy Policy for Cinque Ports Football Club (Cinque Ports FC)**

Effective Date: June 5, 2023

This Privacy Policy describes how Cinque Ports FC (also referred to as “the Club”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) collects, uses, shares, and safeguards your information when you visit our website and complete our contact or join the team form.

**Information We Collect**

We may collect the following types of information:

1. **Personal Identification Information (PII)**: We collect PII when you fill out our contact or join the team form. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and phone number.

2. **Non-personal identification information**: We may collect non-personal identification information about visitors whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about users’ means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

3. **Web Browser Cookies**: Our site may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

4. **Google Analytics**: We use Google Analytics to help us understand your interaction with our site. Google Analytics collects data such as your IP address, browser information, and the pages you visit on our site.

**How We Use the Collected Information**

Cinque Ports FC collects and uses your personal information for the following purposes:

1. To improve our site: We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

2. To improve customer service: Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

3. To send periodic emails: The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

**How We Protect Your Information**

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, transaction information, and data stored on our site.

**Sharing Your Personal Information**

We do not sell, trade, or rent your PII to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any PII regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys.

**Changes to This Privacy Policy**

Cinque Ports FC has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the beginning of this page. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

**Contacting Us**

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Cinque Ports Football Club
Marke Wood Recreational Ground
Walmer, Kent
CT14 7JQ

This document was last updated on June 5, 2023