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 British Gymnastics Foundation website. 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 the British Gymnastics Foundation 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.

How does the British Gymnastics Foundation website use cookies?

Analytical cookies are used to recognise and count the number of visitors to the site, track the areas you visit as well as time spent browsing. This information allows us to get to know how you use our website, which in turn can help us to improve the way the website works, making it more user-friendly, which should enable you to find what you are looking for need more easily. They are used to measure the effectiveness of our promotions and understand what you like. We also use this information to help improve our website, make the content more relevant and improve the user experience.

Functional cookies allow us to identify that you are moving from one page to another page and keep you logged as you browse the site and ensure content is loaded at the fastest possible speed. They also enable us to provide additional functionalities to the website that, whilst not essential; enable additional features that should improve your browsing experience.

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 organisations e.g. Google, YouTube. 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.

Turning off/deleting cookies

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.