What are cookies?
Cookies are small files consisting of letters and numbers which are stored on your computer. These cookies give you a unique identity for our website and provide certain features such as allowing you more convenient means of access, better experience when you browse this website. Cookies normally improve users browsing experience by:
- remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- remembering information you’ve given so you don’t need to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
There is no personally identifiable information held on cookies and we don’t track your personal activities when you’re not on this site. Neither can the cookies we use run any code or contain viruses. You do have the option to decline or accept these cookies as you wish. If you decline these cookies please be aware you may not have the ability to access certain areas of our site.
Proper function of our site
Certain cookies that we use are essential to the proper function of oursite, ie keeping you attached to other external sites such as TeeBooking, handicaps & competitions and Club management integrations.
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting our user’s needs and to understand how we could do things better.
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. We 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. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
How can you manage your cookies?
Browser settings: Most browsers can be altered to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although this may mean that some of the features of this site (and other sites) will not work properly and may restrict your user experience.
These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies: You can install a Google Analytics browser “plug in” to prevent the website sending information about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can be found below.