about your use of the Bank of England Sport Centre website

The Bank of England Sports Centre (‘we’ or the ‘Sports Centre’) collects personal data about visitors to its website https://www.bankofenglandsportscentre.co.uk/.

This information does not extend to other sites, even if links are provided.

When someone visits our websites we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information (such as IP address and type of browser they’re using) and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We do this to allow us to keep track of the number of visitors to the various parts of the sites and understand how our website is used.  We do not make any attempt to find out the identities or nature of those visiting our websites. You can find out more about how we use cookies, including Google Analytics, in the section marked ‘Cookies’ below.

In any instance where we collect personal data through our websites, we will make this clear and will set out how we will use this. We will only use your personal data in a way that is compatible with the uses outlined to you, except where it’s necessary for us to do otherwise – for example, where we have a legal obligation to disclose your personal data.  We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.  The table below explains:

  • the cookies we use
  • why we use them
  • recommendations to manage or remove cookies.

Managing or removing cookies

You can remove cookies by deleting them from your browser history (cache) when you leave the site.  You can find more information about cookies, including how to control the use of these through your browser settings, at Allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Please note that the Bank website will not work properly without cookies.

Cookies we use

​Cookie ​Name Purpose
Google Tag Manager (Analytics) _ga
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding dataYou can also opt out of Googles Analytics Cookies by following this link.

Third parties may transfer your data outside the EEA as described in their privacy statements.

Your rights

You have various rights under data protection laws.  See the Bank of England’s main privacy page.

Changes to this statement

We keep our cookies information under regular review.  This statement was last reviewed in August 2018.