Welcome to www.muirfield.org.uk, the Website.
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Limited (we/our/us) understand that privacy is very important to you, the user, and we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy, together with our Rules of Website Use and any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we hold about you will be processed by us. The Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) contains rules designed to protect your privacy. We are registered as a data controller for the purpose of the Act and must comply with the Act.
Personal data means any information that we hold, or are likely to hold, relating to an identified or identifiable living individual. In practice, this means personal information we hold about our members and users of our Website.
1 Information we may collect from you
From time to time, we may collect and process certain kinds of information about you. For example, this may include the information you provide us on registration as a member and a record of any correspondence you have with us. We may also collect details of your visits to our Website including, for example, the length of time you spend browsing certain pages of our Website.
All information that we collect about you will be kept confidential with the following exceptions:
2 How we use your personal information
We collect and process this information in order to help us to better understand the needs and interests of our members and visitors to the Website and to improve the functionality of our Website. We will process your personal information to provide club services to members including:
In no circumstances will your personal information be used by us for direct or indirect marketing purposes.
3 Where we store your personal information
We will store the data that we collect about you on our secure servers which are located exclusively within the United Kingdom.
We do our best to protect your personal information but unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee secure transmission of your information to our Website, but once we are in receipt of it we use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
4 Members Area
6 Links to other websites
7 Your rights
You have the right to access the information we hold about you. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
9 Governing Law
The courts of Scotland will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to our Website.
Thank you for visiting our Website. This Website is operated by The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Limited. We are registered in Scotland with company number SC243324 and have our registered office at Fourth Floor, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EN.