How we use your information

This Privacy Policy tells you what to expect when British Skydiving collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites (see below)

For people who use our services, eg members, and non-members who contact us for information or to subscribe to any of our services or publications please refer to our Privacy Notice for British Skydiving members.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits one of our websites, 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 websites. We will not associate any data gathered from any British Skydiving website with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Links to other websites

Our websites may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information which you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Use of cookies by British Skydiving

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 to provide information to the owners of the site.

One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set (see ‘Essential site cookie’). A second cookie (see ‘Content Management System cookie’) is set on a small number of users’ machines, depending on the browser they use, when they arrive at the British Skydiving site. We do not use this cookie for any purpose and are working to remove it or find another solution. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

Cookie Name Purpose
Essential site cookie PHPSESSID This cookie is essential for the online notification form to operate and is set upon your arrival to the British Skydiving site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.

Content Management System PastMember This cookie is set by our Content Management System on a small number of browsers, upon accessing the CMS to aid efficiency of the user specific content. It is not used by British Skydiving for any purpose.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them.

Opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.

Checking or updating personal information

British Skydiving members can check and/or update personal information, including contact preferences for GDPR by login into the Members Area.