Privacy & Cookie Policy

At WhizzFit, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that WhizzFit is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.

In this Privacy Policy, we have provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Grab a cuppa and read on.

Types of data we collect

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users and customers. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy and also to the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU). The GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to enhance the user experience whilst visiting the website. It also uses software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. Please read our Cookie Policy below for a more detailed explanation of how this data is collected and how you can choose to update or turn off the use of Cookies.

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for couple of reasons: to tell you about events/services you’ve asked us to tell you about; to inform you about any competitions and interesting articles relating to this company; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Karen Higgens.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list]. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

Ticketing Data

When you purchase a ticket (or tickets) through our website, your name, email and contact number will be stored in our Ticketing system, TrekkSoft. Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company without your consent. For more information, please see Trekksoft’s privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Contact and communication

Any personal information provided for the purpose of us providing you with information about our services or for the booking of said services, is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was supplied, as detailed in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU). This information will only be kept for a longer period of time if you have expressly given permission under the GDPR legislation guidelines.

This website and its owners use any information submitted, to provide you with further information about the services we offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted and in order to provide you with the service required. This includes using your details to subscribe you to our e-newsletter, via MailChimp (please see more information above under Mailing Lists), but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form or written request. Your details will not be passed on to any third parties.

Access to your personal data

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer, Karen Higgens at karen@whizzfit.com.

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Like most websites, the WhizzFit website use cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites. They are also used to tailor the services offered and advertised to you, both on our website and elsewhere.

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, services purchased and your journey around the website. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details. WhizzFit can use cookies to monitor your browsing behaviour.

How are cookies managed?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access our websites are designed by:

WhizzFit, or on behalf of WhizzFit, and are necessary to enable you to a make purchases on our website;

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: –

1. For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to on-line transactions and site navigation.

2. For WhizzFit to market to you, particularly web banner advertisements and targeted updates.

3. To enable WhizzFit to collect information about your browsing patterns, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc.

4. To enable WhizFit to meet its contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone who has visited our website from a site operated by those parties.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

2. Click on the “privacy” tab

3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome:

1. Choose Settings> Advanced

2. Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.

3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

1. Choose Preferences > Privacy

2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

2. Click on the icon “privacy”

3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our sites. If you disable all cookies, you will be unable to complete a purchase on our sites.

External links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website if they exist or through the newsletter campaign.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and sponsored links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social media platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened links in social media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Changes to this Privacy and Cookie Policy

This policy was last updated in May 2018.