Privacy Policy

UK Anti-Doping is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

All personal data is stored and managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998).

​The information we collect and how we use it

​If you register for any services on ukad.org.uk or other websites owned by us, we may need to know your name, postal address, e-mail address and role in sport (e.g. athlete, coach, NGB etc.)

Where we provide services that require your registration, we gather this information to allow us to process your registration. The relevant information may then be used by us, our agents and sub-contractors to communicate with you on any matter relating to the conduct of your account and the provision of our services in general.

We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services, and we may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you by email to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.

We may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an email to ukad@ukad.org.uk with the word ‘Unsubscribe’ in the heading and your name.

Our use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

​Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive so that  the website you have visited can remember who you are. Cookies keep track of your use of the website and provide you with visitor specific content.

Please click here to view the new Cookie Policy page.

​How we protect your information

​The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy.

We operate and protect our systems with the use of, but not limited to, firewalls, limited access to information, use of passwords and encryption and such other technologies that may assist UK Anti-Doping the security, protection and keep private the information we hold.

We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of UK Anti-Doping cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.

​Transfer of UK Anti-Doping

If UK Anti-Doping or any part of it is transferred or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to UK Anti-Doping changes, for example if you change your email address, name or payment details or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to ukad@ukad.org.uk

​Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also email you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers. Currently UK Anti-Doping servers are located within the United Kingdom, should we propose to move the servers to outside the European Economic Area we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place and will request your consent before transferring your personal information. We will not transfer your personal information without your consent.

How to Contact UK Anti-Doping

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to ukad@ukad.org.uk.