Stratford-on-Avon Tennis Club (SOATC) Website
Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Cookies


While we endeavour to maintain the accuracy and reliability of this website, it does not however make any representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability of the information, products, services and related graphics contained in this for any purpose. We, our employees, suppliers and other parties involved in creating and delivering this website shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, loss or inconvenience caused by reliance on the contents of this or arising from the use of this website.

Terms & Conditions

Access to and use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms & Conditions, do not make any use of the website and leave it immediately.

Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect from the date that you first used the site. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting any changes online. Your continued use of this site after any changes have been posted constitutes your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.

Use of this is for your own personal and non-commercial use. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for your own personal and non-commercial home use. Any other use requires our prior written permission.

You agree to use the site only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, defamatory or abusive or which may harass or cause distress, inconvenience, nuisance or menace to any person and the transmission of obscene, threatening or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

Whilst we make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website, we cannot completely ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. Similarly, no liability is incurred from viruses obtained on third party sites. Thus, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information or images from this website and its linked attributes.

You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights including copyright and database rights in this and its contents belong to or have been licensed to the site owners as permitted by applicable law.

We have the right to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted or posted on this site. We are not responsible for, nor do we accept any liability for, any material posted on the site by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, offers or other information expressed or made available by third parties on our site are those of the third parties concerned. We neither endorse nor is responsible for the accuracy or the liability of any such third party material.

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising from these terms and conditions shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

If you find anything on this that gives you cause for concern then please let us know.

If you are dissatisfied with any part of this or with any of these terms and conditions of use, please discontinue use of the site immediately. If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then to the extent which that term or condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from - this clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Privacy Policy

We are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when you visit our website, communicate electronically with us, complete application forms for membership, attend courses  at the Club or give us any other information about yourself. By using our website you consent to the collection/retention and use of your personal information in accordance with this policy.

No personal details or information provided to us shall be disclosed to third party companies or other parties.

Information collected from users of the website may be used for the purpose of providing other information to you that we think you may find of interest and the undertaking of research and development.

Where applicable we store this information in a private database. We employ security measures to protect your information, whether written or electronic, from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We employ security measures to protect your information, whether written or electronic, from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

Our website uses third-party payment software facilities via PayPal. Please ensure that you read and comply with the PayPal terms and conditions and privacy policy. 

We adhere to the Data Protection Act 1998 which gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Details of members may be given to other members for organisational purposes and also on request. You have the right to object to us using your information in this way. All information will be kept confidential. Information is checked regularly to ensure that it is kept up to date. We will not pass details to third parties except where required by law or where we have asked a third party to contact you on our behalf. Unless you contact us to the contrary we will assume that you have read this statement and are happy for the Club to use this information for the purposes described.

We will collect from you or enable you to upload or input some or all of the following information:

  • Full name, gender, date of birth
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Contact numbers
  • Place of education
  • Medical conditions
  • British Tennis Membership Number
  • Profile picture - This must not be obscene or offensive in any way

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. We will use this information in order to:

  • Process your membership application
  • Collect statistical information regarding membership and the booking of courts, facilities and courses
  • Make improvements to our membership and booking services 
  • Analyse members' use of the membership and booking services
  • Provide you with news related to the Club

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website or in person, such as when you registered for information, to join the club or enrol on a course
  • Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason

Cookies Policy

We use 'cookies' and similar tools on our site to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. 'Cookies' are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. They help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit to help analyse how well our website is performing or to personalise the browsing experience within the site.

Cookies on our site do not identify you personally or collect personal information.

By using the site you agree to our use of cookies.