Cookie Policy


What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your PC, phone or other web-enabled device when you visit the site. They are not harmful and do not contain any personal or confidential information such as your home address, date of birth or credit card details.

How are cookies used?

Cookies are an essential part of how our website works – they are needed to help provide you with a quick, responsive and personalised web experience. Cookies allow the website to remember actions that you have performed on the site, your preferences and the pages you have visited. They also tell the site that you have returned. Some aspects of the website cannot function effectively without using cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies

These are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use all the different features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

Performance cookies

These help us understand how people are using ourwebsite. This information allows us to get to know how you use the website, which in turn can help us to improve the way the website works, making it more user-friendly, which should help enable you to find what you are looking for.

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Google Analytics This is a web analytics service provided by Google. It stores information about:

  • How you got to the site
  • The pages you visit
  • How long you spend on each page

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are cookies set by another organisation’s website. Some pages on the British Gymnastics Foundation website contain content embedded from a third-party organisation e.g. Charities Aid Foundation. We also provide you with the opportunity to share information with others using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. British Gymnastics Foundation does not control these external cookies and would advise you to check the relevant third-party websites for more information about their use of cookies.

Facebook Pixel Cookie

This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables British Gymnastics Foundation to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables British Gymnastics Foundation to see how our users move between devices when accessing the British Gymnastics Foundation web site and Facebook, to ensure that British Gymnastics Foundation Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the British Gymnastics Foundation web site.

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