privacy policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you provide information to us when using our website (our site), then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement (this policy).

Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 September 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and title;
  • Contact information including email address;
  • Other information relevant to our services and your participation with us, possibly including personal expression of ideas, opinions and comments, or personal information contained in any CV which is submitted to us; or
  • Session cookies (see below).

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping;
  • To improve our products and services and our site;
  • To register your interest in vacancies and/or to process your job application; or
  • To approach you with a request for an introduction from a third party whom you may have met on a previous occasion through attending an thesportsnewscentral Sports event or some other means of connection via thesportsnewscentral


We are 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. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used on our site. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from our system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our site.

For further information about cookies and how to delete or control cookies stored on your computer, visit or

Links to other websites

Our site may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling and storing your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

The majority of the personal information we collect will be stored and processed in the UK at our offices and in our secure data centre(s). We will only transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area where it is necessary for us to do so.