Cookies Policy

York Sport Cookies Policy

By accessing or using the York Sport website, you agree to the terms of the York Sport online Privacy Policy, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site. York Sport is operated by YCL, a subsidiary company wholly owned by the University of York.

Collection of personal information

In order for you to request or submit information to York Sport, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself or your company by completing and submitting an online form. In completing an online form, York Sport may require that you submit personal information, such as your name, company name, postal address, telephone number and e-mail address.

When you submit information to York Sport, you understand and agree that York Sport may store your information in a secure manner on servers based in the United Kingdom.

How we use your information

York Sport collects these details in order to record and support your enquiries and requests for information. When you make an enquiry through our website, you will be asked if you would like to be contacted with promotions and updates, you can change your mind and opt out at any time, either by clicking the opt out link in our emails, or by contacting us using the information below. If you chose not to take us up on this, we will only contact you in direct support of your enquiry.

Under no circumstances does York Sport pass information submitted through this website or gathered by other means to other organisations outside of the University of York. When using third party services (e.g. MailChimp), York Sport retains control over all data.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

Non- Personally identifiable information (“NPII”) data is collected by York Sport and our partners and is used for retargeting. We, and/or one or more of our ad technology partners, may collect NPII from people who visit our website, use our app or people who visit our clients’ websites. This data is anonymous, and can include information such as web pages you’ve viewed, date and time of page views, domain type, location information associated with your IP address, and your interactions to an ad delivered by us or our ad technology partners. York Sport and our ad technology partners use different methods to collect this type of data, including cookies and web beacons, and it is stored indefinitely.

York Sport use of cookies and web beacons

Cookies are small text files that can store information. There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies stay on your computer until you delete them. York Sport may use both session and persistent cookies to customise your web experience and to analyse web traffic. York Sport used cookies and web beacons in the delivery of display advertisements to our website visitors on various sites across the internet.


When you visit the York Sport website, you can navigate the site without allowing us to collect the anonymous Non-personally Identifiable Information. To do this, it requires changing the cookie settings in your web-browser.

Updating your personal information

You have the right to amend your personal information and privacy preferences. You also have the right to be informed of what areas of your personal data we hold and to request to be removed from our mailing lists, databases, other marketing activities, or to stop us from processing your data. Should you wish to do this, please confirm in writing to us by letter to the following address:

York Sport
The University York
Lakeside Way, Heslington
YO10 5FG

Please include your name, company name, address, and/or e-mail address when you contact us.

Please note that York Sport is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non-York Sport websites to which the York Sport website may link.

We reserve the right to amend or update this Online Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes made will be detailed here.

Policy last amended: 17/12/18