Data Policy

This page explains how The North Berwick Golf Club will use personal data which may be collected about you through this web site.

What information about you will we gather?
The North Berwick Golf Club collects certain information about visitors to its website which it uses to help it provide a website and service that is useful.

When using any of the following features of the site, you will be asked to provide your name, your e-mail address and other personal information:

  • Contact Us
  • Visitor Booking
  • Member Booking
  • Visitor Comments

This information is transmitted via e-mail to our Club Secretary.

WARNING: Data in Transmission
While we take reasonable steps to safeguard your personal information from unauthorised access, you should recognise that e-mail and other electronic transmissions are insecure. Accordingly, neither The North Berwick Golf Club, nor its associates warrant, guarantee or undertake that any transmission will not be intercepted and/or read by an unauthorised person.

IP Addresses & Cookies
In order to help us understand how visitors to our website use it and to assist us in introducing changes and improvements to it, we may collect IP addresses and, if your web browser is set up to accept them, we use a feature known as a "cookie". Cookies contain bits of information that websites transfer to your computer's hard drive for record keeping purposes.

We use cookies for the following purpose: to authenticate users who are visiting the areas of the site which require the entry of a username or password – that is, the Members, Committee and Administration pages. Temporary cookies are placed on the user’s computer, and are set to expire 10 minutes after logon. Please note, if your web browser is not set up to accept cookies you may not be able to access the Members, Committee or Administration sections of the site.

Cookies set are unique to the browser accessing our website. Most browsers are set up to accept cookies, but you should be able to configure your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you have received one.

Cookies are not used for the publicly accessible areas of the web site.

Where will personal information about you be stored?
The information that you provide to us will be transferred to and stored by The North Berwick Golf Club, either in an e-mail account or on a web server.

By supplying such information, you consent to the above transfer and storage.

The North Berwick Golf Club takes steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Data Policy.

Club Members may wish to consider that certain personal information is used by the web site for the purposes of granting access to the Members section of the site. This includes your name and membership number, and is sourced from the central members database which The North Berwick Golf Club stores.

How will personal information about you be used by us?
Personal information about visitors to our website may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide direct feedback to visitors when it is requested.
  • To facilitate a course booking.
  • To improve the content of our web pages – for example by posting visitor comments to the site.
  • To allow us to customise the content of our web pages for different visitors.
  • To provide us with information such as the demographics of visitors to the site, and the number of visits per page, or per section.

With one important exception, we will not make disclosure of your personal information to any person, firm or company without first obtaining your prior written consent to do so.

The one exception to this is the Visitor Comments section. If you submit your comments to The North Berwick Golf Club using the Visitor Comments form, you will be asked whether you wish your comments to be kept confidential. If you indicate that you do not wish for your comments to be kept confidential, you indicate your acceptance that The North Berwick Golf Club may post your comments – either in full, or in edited format – to its public web site. In this instance, the comments will be attributed to you, and will be accompanied by your name, town and country.

Will the personal information about you held by us be used for direct mailings?
The North Berwick Golf Club will not use any personal data received through this web site for direct mailings, nor will it pass any personal data on to any of its affiliates or third parties.

How can you correct or revise the personal information about you held by us?
If you want us to correct, change or delete any personal or other information about you, which has been sent through this web site and is held by The North Berwick Golf Club, please let us know by e-mail, telephone, fax or letter – using the contact details displayed at the bottom of this page.

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The North Berwick Golf Club, New Club House, Beach Road, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4BB
Tel: 01620 895040, Fax: 01620 890312, Email: