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Our Guiding Privacy Principles

The Junior Golf Alliance (‘JGA’) is committed to upholding your privacy as a valued member, prospective member, customer or user of this or any other JGA website.

The personal data about you that we collect, process or use (‘Data’) is held securely and treated in accordance with this Policy.

Whenever you give us Data, you are consenting to its collection and use as explained at the time of collection and in this Policy, including our use of ‘cookies’ (see section 7).

We operate an integrated communications programme which means we use your Data to communicate with you through several different channels, including direct mail and email (see sections 4 and 5).

Our aim is to keep you up-to-date with all the latest news from the JGA, however if you feel you no longer wish to receive direct mail or email communications from us, you are able to ‘opt out’ of them individually at any time (see section 6).

What personal data do we collect?

If you visit the JGA website, your Internet Protocol (‘IP’) address and other information relating to your visit will be tracked by a method called URL Rewriting where the link (URL) to any page on the site has a unique session ID appended to it (see section 7 for more details).

If you wish to interact with, you will need to become a registered user of the site. That process will involve you providing us with Data about you such as your name, address, email address and job title.

Similar and other Data such as your number of years’ coaching experience and previous job roles may be requested if, either online through or by email, or by post, in person or telephone, you order JGA products or services or apply for JGA membership.

After you first request information from the JGA, book to attend a JGA event, provide us with your business card at a JGA event, purchase any other JGA goods or services, or become a registered user of or a JGA member, we will collect other Data such as when you request information or publications, sign up for conferences or other JGA events or surveys.

When you order certain goods and services from the JGA you will be asked for further Data such as your credit card details and expiry date and to verify the delivery address where relevant.

Disclosure of information

The JGA’s use of your Data for any of the purposes disclosed in this Policy, or any other purposes disclosed in any separate communication, may involve the JGA sharing it with third party suppliers such as contractors, agents or professional advisers appointed by the JGA to assist the JGA in providing JGA services, facilities and products.

These may include entities located in countries outside the European Economic area (currently the European Union and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway), who will be required to comply with our strict privacy requirements, and to demonstrate that they follow best practice guidelines for data protection.

In no other case, unless obliged to do so by law, will the JGA sell, rent, lease or otherwise share your Data with third parties, unless you have provided your specific, positive and unambiguous consent.

What we use your data for?

Data about you provided to the JGA will be used for the purposes described at the time of collection.

It may also be used for the other purposes described in this Policy. For instance, Data will be used by the JGA to record usage patterns and your use of the JGA’s other services, goods and facilities, thus helping us to administer these effectively and provide the highest possible level of service.

It also helps us better understand your needs and interests.

If you are a JGA member your Data may be used to send you, by post or by email, any JGA publications made available to JGA members including regular monthly newsletters and updates on regional events and activities.

It will also be used for JGA administrative purposes such as membership renewal reminders. If you are not a JGA member your Data may be used to send you regular updates about the latest information and services available from the JGA, by post or email.

We will always require you to supply an email address when you complete a transaction on for email confirmation and administration purposes.

Data may also be used to send JGA members and non-members promotional communications as described in the ’Promotional Communications’ – section 6 below.

Photo and Video Disclaimer

Images may be captured during events organised and/or hosted by the Junior Golf Alliance (JGA) using film photography, digital photography, video or other mediums.

The JGA reserves the right to use the images captured in any brochures, booklets, videos, websites or other media and publicity material produced by the JGA.

The JGA informs all persons taking part in a JGA event that they may be photographed, filmed, videoed or otherwise captured in image form.

Where possible and practical to do so, the JGA will seek written consent to image capture. However, where this is not possible for practical reasons, unless express objections are received, individuals attending an event are deemed to have given their consent by attending or remaining at the event.

Data may also be used to send JGA members and non-members promotional communications as described in the ’Promotional Communications’ – section 6 below.

Any queries or complaints should be raised with the JGA in the first instance.

Promotional communications

Unless you have previously opted out of receiving such communications (see ‘Opting out’ – section 6), your Data will be used by the JGA for marketing, advertising and promotions (’Promotions’).

These Promotions may advertise JGA events and other JGA services, goods and facilities, some of which are offered to you in partnership with specially selected partners of the JGA.

Because of this, Data may be shared with them solely for the purpose of informing you of such JGA events, services, goods and facilities.

Other Promotional communications may also invite you to participate in surveys or prize events sponsored by third parties.

These third parties will have been specially selected by the JGA and third party Promotions will not result in your Data coming into the third party’s possession unless you give separate consent to this occurring, for example if you participate in a survey or prize draw or subsequently place an order with the third party. In that event please check notices supplied by that third party for information as to how they will make use of your Data.

Promotional communications may be made by post or email.

Opting out

You may at any time opt out of any future JGA communication, digital or non-digital, Promotional or non-Promotional.

If you wish to opt out of receiving postal communications please contact the JGA Membership Department.

If you wish to opt out of email communications please use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link provided and follow the instructions.


A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent from our web server to your browser when you visit It is stored on your hard drive.

There are several types of cookie that are used to keep track of information needed by a site user as they travel from page to page within a website.

We use a method called URLRewriting where the link (URL) to any page on the site has a unique session identifier (session ID) appended to it.

This allows to track a user’s behaviour during each visit to the website (session) without the need to write a temporary cookie to their PC’s hard drive.

Other types of cookie can be used to track internet activity after the user has left a website.

These are normally facilitated by organisations external to the website being visited and are generally known as ‘third party’ cookies. These usually have a long lifetime with several months being quite common.

They are “harvested” and “refreshed” whenever the user visits a page where the same or a similar cookie is being used.

We currently have a third party cookie written from as follows:

We currently use Google Analytics to measure and analyse visitor information related to our web site. For that purpose, your IP address, Internet traffic data and data on your browser type and PC are collected. We will not use any of this data to identify you personally, it is used only to monitor and improve

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default, but it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. If this is done it is important not to exclude the benign and useful cookies.

Choose an option that rejects all third party and long-lived cookies.

The JGA is actively seeking to enhance its cookie policy to comply with guidance recently issued by the Government’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This will ensure you are able to prevent information about your visit to our website being collected, if you wish.

Supplementary information

We may supplement your personal data with other Data about you we have received from third parties, provided that they have obtained and shared that Data with us in a manner that is compliant with all relevant laws and codes. For instance a third party may be used to verify your payment details.

We may also combine Data about your purchasing habits with similar Data about you to create a personalised user profile. We can then use this to send you communications which are more likely to be of interest to you.

Maintaining the information we hold about you

The JGA aims to keep the Data it holds about you accurate and up to date. If at any time you want to verify, update or amend any Data we hold about you or if you become aware of possible errors or inaccuracies in that Data, please contact the JGA Membership department.

If you wish to opt out of further use of your Data for any purpose, please refer to Section 6 on ‘Opting Out.’

Links to third party sites may contain links to other sites, provided as a convenience to you.

You are under no obligation to use these sites, but if you choose to do so, please be aware that these sites have separate content, privacy and data collection policies.

Please refer to these before interacting with the site.

The JGA cannot accept responsibility for any use of your Data by these sites.


The JGA may from time to time invite you to participate in surveys. This may occur online or using other communication channels.

Anonymity of individual respondents and protection of personal details will be maintained except where you have expressly granted permission to the contrary.

Information gathered through surveys will be researched and compiled on an aggregated basis and results may be published on or elsewhere.

Such results will not identify you.

The information will be used to help us formulate our policy positions and to monitor or improve and JGA products and services.


The JGA places great importance on the security of all Data associated with our members, customers, registered users of and other contacts.

We have security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of Data under our control.

Unfortunately no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal data, we cannot warrant the absolute security of any Data you transmit to us online or to any other persons providing products or services online through

You are responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords in your possession and/or any account information in your control.


As part of our commitment to offering you a wide range of products and services, we enable you to make purchases from us or sometimes direct from a third party seller (‘Seller’).

If you choose to make a transaction direct with a Seller, for instance online through or a JGA email, we will make it clear that you are being transferred to the Seller.

Offline, it will be clear from the marketing communication if you are being asked to contact the Seller direct to place an order.

This is important because when you choose to order direct from the Seller, you become their customer and use of your data is then the Seller’s responsibility and subject to any Privacy Policy which they may have.

If you order products or services from the JGA, an outside delivery company where relevant and a credit card processing company may be used to fulfil the order and process payment.

In these instances these companies do not retain, share, store or otherwise use personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

If you register with us you confirm that you are at least eighteen years of age.

The details provided by you on registration or at any time are important. The registered user undertakes to ensure that they are correct and complete.

You undertake to inform us immediately of any changes to the information you provided when registering by updating your personal details.

Password and Security

When you register to use the site you will be asked to create a password.

You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone.

Please note that you will be responsible for activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password.

If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us immediately.

Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously and we understand that you would wish to know how we shall use the information we collect from your use of the site.

Please see our Privacy Statement which forms a part of these Terms and Conditions.

Copyright and other Notice Material on the site is protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property and proprietary rights.

You may use the site and display, download on any single computer or print a single copy of any material for your personal or professional use provided you do not further copy or modify the page including without limitation by removal of any notices.

You may not otherwise reproduce, copy, distribute or use any material on the site.

Permanent copying and/or storage of material or reproduction or incorporation of any part of it in any other work in whatever media is expressly prohibited.

Goods and Services

Registered users of the site may be able to purchase goods and services such as publications and conferences from us or our subsidiaries or related companies.

This should not be confused with the purchase of goods and services from third party sites linked to the site.

No offer is made through the site and we reserve the right to reject your offer for any reason.

Prices and availability of goods and services are subject to change.

In the event that we are unable to supply you with the goods or services you will receive a full refund.

While we try and ensure that all prices on the site are accurate, errors may occur.

If we discover an error we shall inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it.

If you cancel, and you have already paid for the goods or services, you will receive a full refund.

Specific terms and conditions may apply to these purchases

Those specific terms and conditions incorporate these Terms and Conditions.

If these purchases are with one of our subsidiaries or related companies, the name of that company shall be included in the expressions “we/us” in these Terms and Conditions.

In case of conflict, the specific terms and conditions shall apply.

In relation to some users you may have a statutory right to cancel a good or service within a certain period.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes that statutory right.

Third Party Sites

The site contains links to third party resources on the Web.

We do not endorse, approve or sanction (unless otherwise stated) nor are we responsible for any third party’s products, services, acts or omissions.

There is no association or connection between us and the third party (unless otherwise stated) save for the provision of the link.

We do not act in partnership with nor as agent for or on behalf of the third party to whom we provide links. Accordingly, neither party may incur any debt or liability on behalf of the other party.


The Junior Golf Alliance does not accept any liability or make any endorsements, guarantees or undertakings relating to the content of advertisements or reader offers which may be displayed on, accessed by links, or referred to on

Our Liability

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that information on the site is correct, we shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use the site or any information contained on it or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the site or any such information.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we disclaim liability for all implied or statutory warranties and conditions.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we, nor our employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives, be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever including without limitation damages for loss of profits, loss of confidential or other information, business interruption arising from or in connection with the use of the site or otherwise in connection with the provision of goods and services under these Terms and Conditions.

We do not exclude liability for death or personal injury.


You hereby undertake, as a condition of use of the site, to indemnify us against any loss or damage suffered by us as a result of any breach by you of any of these Terms of Conditions.


We may terminate your use of the site at any time without notice.


These Terms and Conditions and any disputes arising from or in connection with them shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

We do not make any promise that the materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom and using the site from territories where its use or material or contents is unlawful is prohibited.