Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
The Sports Journalist (TSJ) is Steve Jackson. TSJ is an experienced sports journalist, in all forms of media. TSJ takes the privacy of contacts and visitors to www.thesportsjournalist.com seriously so in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), below is the privacy policy TSJ uses.

Collection of information
TSJ collects information from a variety of sources, including meetings, telephone and email conversations and through www.thesportsjournalist.com. Personal information collected can include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, postal and social media addresses and photographs. Most pages on our website can be accessed without giving us your personal information. We use an externally hosted third parties (Mailchimp is our main partner) to manage and administer the website and contacts – this includes collecting statistical data, ie how many visitors, how often etc.

Personal Data
TSJ collects (not inclusively or exclusively); name, job title and date of birth, contact information including email address, postal address, postcode, Golf Club and golf handicap. This data is usually captured when you provide it, ie through use of the contact form on the website, but it may be obtained through other journalist sources. This information is only collected as a legitimate interest to a sports journalist.

Statistical Data
This is for website statistics, ie recording the users of www.thesportsjournalist.com and which pages they visit. The purpose of this is to improve the quality and efficiency of the website in order to maximise customer satisfaction.
Cookies, which are small text files that are placed on a PC to help the site provide a better user experience, are used. If you prefer to disable cookies on this site, you can do so on your PC.

What we do with the information
The information helps TSJ understand your needs and provides you with a better service. We may contact you via email, telephone, mail or social media to provide you with details of new products, special offers or provide you with any information that, based on our market research, we feel you would benefit from. As part of our internal record keeping, we may need to keep the information for Inland Revenue or legal purposes, but for no longer than required. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We do not sell, rent or pass the information onto any third party.

Data Protection
I comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. All information is held in a password protected environment, where personal information cannot be access by unauthorised third parties.
We do not share your personal information.

Opt-out
If you want to know what information I have collected about you or if you need the information corrected, then please email stevejackson@thesportsjournalist.com.
If you want the information removed from all correspondence, please Unsubscribe. This will be treated as your ‘right to object’ and will instantly stop any further mailings.