This privacy policy sets out how Gerrards Cross Sailing Association (GXSA) uses and protects any information that you give us when you become a member of the association or use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

The information we collect

Information is collected to help us administer the association and inform you of present, past and future activities. For those signing up to receive news of our activities, this information is restricted to a name and an email address.

For members of the association, we may collect: name(s), contact information including mail, telephone and email addresses, other information relevant to our administration such as payment details and sailing interests.

How we use this information

We use this information to understand your needs and help provide information which we believe will be helpful to you. We are committed to ensuring that your personal details are secure and have procedures to prevent unauthorised access. Your details will only be shared with other members with your permission, and will in no circumstances be disclosed to third parties without your express permission. You have an option to "unsubscribe" to any regular email newsletters


A cookie is a small file which is saved on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie allows web applications to respond to you individually, for example, by remembering that you are a member and have no need to re-enter your personal password every time you access the members' pages. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than that you choose to share with us.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other 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 the 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.

Controlling your personal information

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may however in exceptional circumstances use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting

Information held - disclosure

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please contact the secretary using the 'contact us' page of the website. A small fee may be payable.