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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 1st February  2018


This privacy policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of our website, social media channels and third party websites including the partners we work with for receiving charity donation.


References to “we”, “us”, you” or “our” in this privacy policy are references to Sporting Start a charity registered in Scotland, registration number SC048015.

1         Personal Information

1.1          Information we collect about you

We will collect personal information from you when you or your organisation when you register for updates, register as a Friend of the Charity, register for one of our events or donate to the charity via our payment donation partners. This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, telephone number and banking details

1.2          Use of this information

Your personal information will only be used to process your requests, to provide you with our services, and to provide you with information relating to our services and all other services which we think you may be interested in. 


1.3          Communications


We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters or promotional materials and other information in regards to the work of the charity.


1.4          How we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on a google drive database. For information on Google privacy policy please see below.

Payment transactions via our payment collection partner Golden Giving are encrypted. For information on their privacy policy please see below.

The transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. We’ll do our best to protect your personal data, but cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.


2         Website


2.1          Cookies


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.


Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.


2.2          Links to and from our website

This site contains links to and from other organisations’ websites. This privacy policy, the one you’re reading, only applies Sporting Start website.

If you go to another website from this one, read their privacy policy to find out what it does with your information.



3              Data Protection (GDPR)

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to:

  • ask us not to process your personal data

  • see information we hold about you

  • ask for inaccurate personal data to be corrected


For a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to the Data Protection Officer at the address son the bottom of this policy.
Please contact us at the same address if you believe that information we hold about you is inaccurate and want it to be corrected.


4              Changes To This Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 1st February 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.


We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.


If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


Contact Us


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:


Sporting Start

C/O Clyde & Co

Albany House

Albany Street


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