Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The United Kingdom Sports Council (‘UK Sport’) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

The information we collect and how we use it

You need to provide your organisation’s name, your name and an email address in order to download the resources made available on the website.

We gather this information to allow us to process your registration only. The relevant information may then be used by us, our partners, agents and sub-contractors to and to communicate with you on any matter relating to relevant information about bidding, hosting, delivering of events.

We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and its content and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the website and its content. We or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you by e-mail to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.

We may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our web-site or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail message to with the word ‘Unsubscribe’ in the heading and your name.

Our use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive so that the website you have visited can remember who you are. Cookies keep track of your use of the website and provide you with visitor specific content. Our website uses cookies so that we can remember you and understand how you and other visitors use our website. To see a complete list of these cookies and to find out how you can tell us whether you want us to use them on your device or not, please access our Cookies Policy.

How we protect your information

The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. We operate and protect our systems with the use of, but not limited to, firewalls, limited access to information, use of passwords and encryption and such other technologies that may assist UK Sport the security, protection and keep private the information we hold.

We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of UK Sport cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.

Transfer of UK Sport

If UK Sport or any part of it is transferred or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to UK Sport changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or you wish to remove your email address from our database then please e-mail

Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also e-mail you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers. Currently UK Sport servers are located within the United Kingdom, should we propose to move the servers to outside the European Economic Area we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place and will request your consent before transferring your personal information. We will not transfer your personal information without your consent.

How to contact UK Sport

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to