Privacy Policy & Data Protection

This privacy & data protection policy describes how Amersham Cycling Club will collect, use,  protect  and make use of personal information.  We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information. Please read this policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.
Amersham Cycling Club (ARCC/the Club) takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information in connection with your membership.

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure on the British Cycling website. Only authorized staff of this club (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters are generated on the British Cycling website.

British Cycling holds your information on behalf of ARCC. You can read the British Cycling Privacy Policy–Privacy-Policy-0 and access your personal data through your profile. If you have any concerns regarding British Cycling’s processing of your data you can contact them at


Club website

ARCC holds data as part the members’ website login,  for the members area,  mainly name, email address and website password (encrypted).

Comments on the Forum (members area) 

Comments submitted to this website onto the Forum are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments.

Amersham Cycling Club reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity,  advertising,  bullying or spam.


ARCC club members can join the Amersham Cycling Club closed group on Facebook.
ARCC also has a public Facebook page
Facebook have their own privacy policy


ARCC club members can join the Amersham Road Cycling Club group on Strava.
Strava have their own privacy policy


ARCC has a Twitter account @Amershamrcc
Twitter have their own privacy policy

Communication and Club Information

ARCC sometimes communicates to members directly via email. This may include details of club activities such as rides and club events such as training sessions or social activities and training camps/holidays organised by the Club.

Your information will not be passed to third parties and any relationship with third parties will be directly between you and them.

This communication is considered necessary for members to participate in the Club.

If you have any concerns or requests regarding ARCC’s use of your personal data please contact the Secretary at

Cookie Policy

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.
The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at

Our website runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at