Please read this privacy policy carefully, together with the Terms and Conditions; they govern Schools' Sports Limited (SSL)'s relationship with you in relation to this Website, associated websites or the services provided by SSL as stated in SSL's Terms and Conditions.

SSL is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. SSL may ask you to provide certain information when you use the Websites. You will know when SSL is collecting information intended to be kept for future use because the web page will contain a link to this privacy policy. This policy sets out how SSL uses and protects any personal information that you give SSL when you use this Website. If you have any queries about this policy please contact the SSL before providing your information. SSL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.

The information collected may include:

  • Name and job title.
  • Contact information including e-mail address.

SSL may use this information for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To improve its products and services.
  • To send information to you which it thinks may be of interest to you.
  • Provide aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help SSL develop their Website and services. SSL will not provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

If you have supplied contact details, SSL may contact you by e-mail, phone, fax or mail.

If a school has a SOCS site license or if a school's website is hosted by SSL or if SSL has customized a school's dedicated sports website, then you grant SSL permission to use content already published in the public domain, e.g. screen shots or links to, or extracts of web pages, documents, school crests, action photos, match reports, fixture lists etc, in the SOCS help and support system or competition microsites or promotional material or on any of SSL's websites or in any other media such as email send-outs, brochures, programmes and newsletters.

SSL might request your permission to use certain parts of SOCS in demonstrations to prospective schools.

Security - The Internet is not a secure medium. SSL is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. See our Data Security Policy here.

The Website may contain links that make it easy for users to visit other websites. If the user uses the links to leave the Website and visit a website operated by a third party, SSL has no control over that website. Accordingly, SSL cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which users have provided while visiting such websites. Users should always exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website they are visiting.

You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form that collects personal information, look for the box which you can click to say that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. Forms that do not collect personal information (eg general surveys etc) will specifically state that no personal information is being collected.
  • If you have previously not objected to SSL sending you emails for marketing purposes or updates about SOCS, you can change your mind at any time sending an email to

From time to time SSL may provide you with additional marketing information by e-mail. However, SSL appreciates that e-mail "spam" has become a problem in recent years. If you are a client or you have previously asked SSL for information on our products, SSL may send you information on our range of products by e-mail, unless you have asked SSL not to do so.

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing e-mails from SSL, please contact us.

By using the Website and not advising SSL to the contrary, you consent to SSL using the data in the way set out in these terms and conditions.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that SSL holds about you. If you want to make such a request, you should contact us.

If you believe that any information SSL holds about you is incorrect or incomplete, you should contact us. Any information found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.


SSL may use cookies on certain areas of the Websites. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means SSL can recognise that you have visited the Website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the website, and by seeing how you use the Website, SSL can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure usability of the Website. SSL uses cookies only to make it easier to identify you when using the Website. SS does not use cookies to collect additional information about you. You can choose to disable the cookies from your browser and delete all the cookies currently stored on your computer. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting "Tools/Internet Options" and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting "delete cookies". This may prevent you from taking full advantage of browsing the Internet. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu.

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