This privacy policy explains how St. Athan Golf Club  protects and manages any personal data that you give us and that we hold about you. St. Athan Golf Club is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. You can be assured that any personal information you provide us with will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Who we are

St. Athan Golf Club is located at Golf Club Lane, St Athan, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales CF62 4LJ

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This website does not collect personal data unless you choose to share it with us via comments  or the forms.

News Blog Comments

When visitors leave comments on News Blog then we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If you choose to complete our Feedback Form or our other forms then we will collect the information that you have provided.  This information may include your name, email and other informationed.  This information is stored online so that we may monitor our customer service.


If you leave a comment on our News Blog pages you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This website uses Google Analytics to track visitors anonymously.  We do not collect personal data.  Analytics allows us to view information such as the number of visitors and the most popular pages.  We use the anonymous data to monitor the performance of the website.

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 that 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.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

We also store all submissions via the Contact Forms indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your rights

The General Data Protection Regulation grants you a number of rights which include the right to:

  • Request a copy of the information we hold about you (to be provided in a format
    which is portable, machine readable and commonly used).
  • Require us to correct any inaccurate personal data we hold concerning you.
    Require us to erase personal data concerning you without delay.
  • Should you wish to exercise any of your data protection rights please email us at or write to the Club Manager at the address above or ring us on 01446 751043

Further information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or have any concerns about how we use the data we hold please contact us using the details given above.

We regularly review our privacy policy to ensure itremains appropriate and we will update it as and when necessary. We will place any updates on our website and suggest that you review the policy from time to time so that you are aware of any
changes we have made. We will not significantly change the way we use data you have already given us without your prior agreement.

This privacy policy was last updated on 22nd January 2019