Liability for content
Whilst the content in our website is created with the utmost care, we cannot take responsibility for its accuracy, completeness and timeliness.
As a service provider, our content is covered by general laws. Whilst our rights under general laws remain unaffected, we will investigate issues and act on any possible infingements only from the date of notification. We will immediately remove offending content.
Content is either self-created or features royalty-free works. Site content is subject to copyright law of England and Wales. Third-party contributions are marked as such. The reproduction, adaptation, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only for private, non-commercial use.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits www.somersetasa.org we 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. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. When we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information, for example in site registration, membership application and competition entry, and will explain what we intend to do with it.
In so far as site pages may contain personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) this has, as far as we are aware, been supplied on a voluntary basis. We reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of it being used by third parties to send unsolicited promotional information to contacts, such as through spam mails.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as giving some insight into how sites are being used.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We now embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
The search facility on our website is plugged into our server and continuously indexes the content on our site. All search requests are handled by the site content management system and the information is not passed on to any third party.
People who call our helpline
When you call a mobile, or a home telephone number we may collect Caller Identification (Caller ID) information, which may be used to help improve efficiency and effectiveness, such as returning missed calls.
Somerset ASA is affiliated to the ASA and we keep records of and pass membership data to the ASA.
The ASA / British Swimming take data protection very seriously and the organisation’s data protection notice and guidelines are detailed below.
To download the ASA / British Swimming Data Protection Policy document click here.
The Data Protection Notice document is a detailed run down of the organisation’s policy on the collection and use of information.
To download the Data Protection Notice document, click here.
The Data Protection Guidelines document breaks down the Data Protection Act (1998) and outlines the responsibilities ASA clubs and county associations have.
To download the Data Protection Guidelines document, click here.