Privacy Policy

Summary
Portadown Football Club (PFC) is committed to protecting your personal data and handling it responsibly.  This policy covers the personal data that PFC collects whenever you interact with us, including when you use our website.  This website takes a proactive approach to user privacy and ensures the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.  The sections below explain in more detail:

What is this Privacy Policy for?
This privacy policy is for this website (www.portadownfc.co.uk) and served by Portadown Football Club who governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.  The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users and the website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.  This website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their device.  This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain the explicit consent of users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website.  This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website when applicable.  Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.  This software is provided by Squarespace Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage.  The software will save a cookie to your hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. 

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

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. 

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 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 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 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 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 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.

This website, through it's social media accounts, may share web links to relevant web pages.  By default some social media platforms use shortened urls/web addresses.   Users are advised to take caution and use good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website.  Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published, many social media platforms are prone to hacking and therefore this website cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on Friday 19th July 2018