Our Cookie and Privacy Policy

Crowthorne Tennis Club
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and UK data protection laws, the controller is Crowthorne Tennis Club (“we or CTC”) of St. Sebastians Field, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, Berkshire, England. RG40 3AT.

About this document
We at Crowthorne Tennis Club understand that your privacy is important to you. Crowthorne Tennis Club is committed to protecting the privacy of your personally-identifiable information.  This privacy policy sets out the way we process your personal data and we’ve created this privacy policy to make sure you are aware of how we use your data as a member, visitor, employee, volunteer or officer at CTC.

How we collect your information
We may collect your personal data in a few limited ways, namely:

  • Directly from you, when you fill in an application for membership, when you register for coaching, when you make enquiries on our website, when you provide information via CTC’s club management software or court booking system, or when you interact with us during your time as a member or visitor in various other ways (for example, where you enter a competition, renew your membership, sign up for a course or lessons);
  • From someone else who has applied for membership on your behalf (for example a family member or your tennis coach who has provided us with your contact details for that purpose);
  • From the LTA (for example, where the LTA passes on your details to us in connection with a complaint or query you have raised about CTC).

The types of information we collect
We may collect the following types of personal data about you:

  • Contact and communications information, including your contact details (email address(es), telephone numbers and postal address(es) and records of communications and interactions we have had with you);
  • Financial information, including Direct Debit details;
  • Certain other information which you volunteer when making use of your membership benefits (for example, when making court bookings or making use of other CTC facilities);
  • Your image and likeness, if you are a volunteer or officer at the club, so that members know who you are;
  • We may also collect data about your health or medical conditions, where you have volunteered this, for example so that we can cater for you when you attend  a CTC social event or a course or a camp.

How we use personal data
Personal data provided to us will be used for the purposes set out at the time of collection and, where relevant, in accordance with any preferences you express. More generally, we will use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Administration of your CTC membership, including:
    • informing you about court / facilities opening hours;
    • taking payment of membership fees;
  • Fulfilment of orders for goods and services, including court bookings;
  • Administration of the Wimbledon ballot;
  • Where this is necessary for the performance of a contract (including any written terms and conditions relating to your membership) with you;
  • Research and statistical analysis about who is playing tennis at CTC;
  • Communication about CTC activities that we think may be of interest to you;
  • Storing your details on the software platform we use for our online CTC member management database/court booking system. Please note that your own use of the software or system is subject to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy published on that site;
  • Where this is necessary for our legitimate interests (for example in increasing use of CTC’s facilities and participation in the game generally);
  • Promoting CTC and promoting goods and services of third parties (for example, equipment suppliers, operators of coaching courses, and organisers of tennis events) where we think this will be of interest to you;
  • Where this is necessary for our legitimate interests (or the legitimate interests of a third party), and/or where we have your consent, as applicable.

Your marketing preferences
We will always respect your wishes in respect of what type of communications you want to receive from us and how you want to receive them. There are some communications, however, that we need to send you regardless of your marketing preferences in order for us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you as a member or user of CTC. Examples of these essential service communications are:

  • Records of transactions, such as payment receipts or Direct Debit confirmations (as applicable).
  • Membership related mailings such as your membership renewal reminder, notices of formal meetings and information about CTC closures and holiday opening hours.

You are in control of how we communicate with you. You can update your choices and/or your contact details by contacting us using the details opposite.

Sharing your information with others
We do not sell or share your personal data for other organisations to use other than as set out below.  Personal data collected and processed by us may be shared with the following third parties, where necessary:

  • Our employees and volunteers, for the purposes of administering your membership and giving you access to the membership benefits to which you are entitled.
  • Our contractors and suppliers, including coaches and any provider of membership management services.
  • The LTA and county tennis associations.

How long your information is kept
We keep your personal data only for as long as necessary for each purpose we use it. For most membership data, this means we retain it for so long as you have a valid CTC membership and for a period of six years after your last interaction with us (for accounting, tax reporting and record-keeping purposes).

Your rights
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal data about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.  You can also withdraw your consent, where this is the basis for our processing your data (without affecting the lawfulness of our previous processing based on consent).
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to another party.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

Contact and complaints
If you have any queries about this privacy policy or how we process your personal data, or if you wish to exercise any of your legal rights, you may contact us using the details below.

If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner. You can find out more about your rights under applicable data protection laws from the Information Commissioner’s Office website: www.ico.org.uk.

How we use cookies
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More information on cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. These are known as session cookies.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
The Crowthorne Tennis Club website may contain links to other third-party websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

It should be noted that any links do not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation of the third party.

Telephone: 0118 9784073
Email: via our contact form
Post: Crowthorne Tennis Club, c/o 5 Starling Close, Wokingham, RG41 3YY