PRIVACY POLICY

The policy:

This privacy policy notice is served by Advanced Digital Solutions Ltd under the website; www.coursematapp.co.uk. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

Policy key definitions:

“I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, [Business name & other trading names]. “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website. GDPR means General Data Protection Act. PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation. ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office. Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.

Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key priciples; (a) Lawfullness, fairness and transpatrency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accurancy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.
Processing of your personal data:

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we do not retain any personal data via this website

Lawful basis: Consent
Where our purpose for processing is: to keep in contact with you
Which is necessary because: for providing services you requested
We process your information in the following ways:
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. / We do share your personal information with third parties and they include;

Lawful basis: Contract
Where our purpose for processing is: to keep in contact with you
Which is necessary because: for providing services you requested
We process your information in the following ways:
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. / We do share your personal information with third parties and they include;

If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.
Your individual rights:

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

• the right to be informed;
• the right of access;
• the right to rectification;
• the right to erasure;
• the right to restrict processing;
• the right to data portability;
• the right to object;
• the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.
Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.

Our EMS provider is; MailerLite. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system;

• Email address
• Name
• Subscription time & date
• Club

COURSEMATE APP PRIVACY POLICY

1. INTRODUCTION: Welcome to our CourseMate application (the App). This App is published by or on behalf of Advanced Digital Solutions Limited (ADS or We or Us) a company registered in England and Wales under company number 2008885 whose registered office at 85 Great Portland Street , LONDON, England. W1W 7LT

By downloading or otherwise accessing the App you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (Terms) and our privacy policy and our cookies policy (see website for further details). If you have any queries about the App or these Terms, you can contact Us by any of the means set out in paragraph 11 of these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should stop using the App immediately.

2. GENERAL RULES RELATING TO CONDUCT: The App is made available for your own, personal use. The App must not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever or for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. When you use the App you must comply with all applicable UK laws and with any applicable international laws, including the local laws in your country of residence (together referred to as Applicable Laws).

You agree that when using the App you will comply with all Applicable Laws and these Terms. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to:

(a) Use the App in any unlawful manner or in a manner which promotes or encourages illegal activity including (without limitation) copyright infringement; or

(b) Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the App or any networks, servers or computer systems connected to the App; or

(c) Modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer any part of the App or re-format or frame any portion of the pages comprising the App, save to the extent expressly permitted by these Terms or by law.

You agree to indemnify ADS and its associates in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which they suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of the App otherwise than in accordance with these Terms or Applicable Laws.

3. CONTENT: The copyright in all material contained on, in, or available through the App including all information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics and video messages, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and other material (Material) is owned by or licensed to ADS or to the golf club the app directly relates to. All rights are reserved. You can view, print or download extracts of the Material for your own personal use but you cannot otherwise copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit, disseminate in any form whatsoever or use the Material without ADSÕs or the specific golf clubÕs expressed permission.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos (Trade Marks) contained on or in the App are owned by ADS or the golf club the app directly relates to or third party partners of ADS. You cannot use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of ADS or the relevant group company or the relevant third party partner of ADS.

4. LINK TO THIRD PARTIES: The App may contain links to websites operated by third parties (Third Party Websites). ADS may monetise some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programmes. Notwithstanding such affiliate programmes, ADS does not have any influence or control over any such Third Party Websites and, unless otherwise stated, is not responsible for and does not endorse any Third Party Websites or their availability or contents.

5. ADS PRIVACY POLICY: We take your privacy very seriously. ADS will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy and cookies policy. By using the App you acknowledge and agree that you have read and accept the terms of our app privacy policy and app cookies policy and these Terms.

6. DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY: USE OF THE APP IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE APP IS PROVIDED ON AN AS IS BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: (A) ADS DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE IN RELATION TO THE APP; AND (B) ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE APP (WHETHER IMPLIED BY STATUE, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY WARRANTY, TERM OR CONDITION AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR ANY SPECIAL PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, NON INFRINGEMENT, INFORMATION ACCURACY, INTEROPERABILITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND TITLE ARE, AS BETWEEN ADS AND YOU, HEREBY EXCLUDED. IN PARTICULAR, BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE FOREGOING, WE ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY TECHNICAL FAILURE OF THE INTERNET AND/OR THE APP; OR ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY TO USERS OR THEIR EQUIPMENT AS A RESULT OF OR RELATING TO THEIR USE OF THE APP. YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED.

ADS will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with the App, for any: (i) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or (ii) loss of goodwill or reputation; or (iii) special or indirect or consequential loss.

IF ADS IS LIABLE TO YOU DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN RELATION TO THE APP, THAT LIABILITY (HOWSOEVER ARISING) SHALL BE LIMITED TO: (A) FIFTY POUNDS STERLING (£50.00); OR (B) THE SUMS PAID BY YOU UPON PURCHASING THE APP, OR ANY IN-APP SPEND, INCLUDING SUBSCRIPTIONS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of ADS or its group companies for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by English law.

7. SERVICE SUSPENSION: ADS reserves the right to suspend or cease providing any services relating to the apps published by it, with or without notice, and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so.

8. ADVERTISERS IN THE APP: We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the App. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the App, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, not ADS, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to them, your only recourse is against the advertiser.

9. COMPETITIONS: If you take part in any competition which is run in or through the App (Competition), you agree to be bound by the rules of that competition and any other rules specified by ADS or the specific company it relates to. From time to time (Competition Rules) and by the decisions of ADS, or the specific company, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition.  ADS, or the specific company hosting the competition; reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.

10. IN-APP VOUCHER CODES: Any in-app voucher codes issued by ADS, or a specific company within, will be valid for single use against a specific product or products, within the date range given and may not be used in conjunction with any other special offer or voucher code.

11. LOCATION: Upon first running the App, the user is asked if they wish to enable location services to enable proximity-based beacon services. For Apps with location enabled, we may collect your precise location by determining that your device is located near one of our Bluetooth beacons. The location data and your name may be documented by the golf club and used for personalising push notifications triggered by the beacons. The Bluetooth beacons may be placed within known physical spaces, such as, retail locations, car parks, club houses, the golf course and ancillary buildings and allows us to collect proximity information on your presence within the space. Additionally, beacons will be used to transmit push notifications whose purpose is to promote and market the golf club and offer special deals to the golfers.

12. GENERAL: These Terms (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and ADS concerning your use of the App.

ADS reserves the right to update these Terms from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective immediately, and the current Terms are available through a link in the App to this page. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms so that you are aware of any changes to them and you will be bound by the new policy upon your continued use of the App. No other variation to these Terms shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorised representative on behalf of ADS.

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

If any provision(s) of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties (as reflected in the provision(s)) and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

ADS failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by ADS in writing.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms shall create any rights or any other benefits whether pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise in favour of any person other than you, ADS and the club the app specifically relates to.

12. CONTACT US: You can contact the ADS app team at Advanced Digital Solutions Limited, 85 Great Portland Street London W1W 7LT, email: info@advanceddigital.co.uk