Midland Gliding Club Ltd

Online Privacy Policy (Last updated 11.05.21)

This document sets forth the Midland Gliding Club Ltd. (“MGC”) Online Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) for the web site If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should not access or use this site or sites. This Privacy Policy does not govern privacy practices associated with offline activities or other MGC web sites, unless otherwise specified.

Changes in Privacy Policy

All “personal information” (“personal information” is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact or locate the person to whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to the version of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of such collection. Midland Gliding Club Ltd. reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on the home pages of the site. If as the result of such changes, you want to alter the ways in which the MGC is allowed to use your personal information, you can do so by following the procedure described below in the section entitled “Updating your Personal Information and Privacy Preferences.” You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes to the Privacy Policy by your continued use of the site after such notice has been posted for thirty (30) days with the following exception: if at the time you provide personal information to Midland Gliding Club Ltd. you are given the opportunity (as you currently are) to limit how such information will be used to communicate with you, either by the MGC or by third parties, the MGC will not change your preference in this regard without your express consent. 

Entities Collecting Personal Information

Personal information on this site is collected by the MGC. The address is The Airfield, Longmynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY46 6TA, United Kingdom and its telephone number is +44 (0)1588 650206.

The site may contain links to other sites at which personal information is collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided to the contrary, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. That privacy policy should identify the entity that is collecting your personal information.

Collection of Personal Information

As a visitor to the site, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as online purchasing of courses, the MGC may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, the MGC may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including post code), email address, telephone and mobile numbers, and other personal information. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.

When you use these Sites, Midland Gliding Club Ltd. or third parties authorised by the MGC, may also collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the site and its services. Without expressly informing you in each particular circumstance, we do not match such information with any of your personal information.

When you submit personal information to the MGC through the site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which the Midland Gliding Club Ltd.  operates.

In order to reduce errors in our database, authenticate our users and prevent abuse of our system we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submit to us with information from third party sources. For example, we may supplement your registration information with address information provided by the UK Postal Services to qualify your information and prevent errors in our database.

How your Personal Information is Used

The MGC collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. 

The MGC may collect information about the use of the site, such as the types of services used and how many users we receive daily. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually. The MGC may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing or similar promotional purposes.

Your Choices with Respect to Personal Information

The MGC recognises and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on the site. The MGC may communicate information to you regarding products, services and special offers available from the MGC, and we may find it necessary to communicate with you regarding your use of the services on the site. 

There are other instances in which the MGC may divulge your personal information, for example to comply with laws or regulations of a governmental or regulatory body.

Protection of Your Personal Information

The personal information that you provide in connection with registering yourself as a user of MGC products or services is classified as Registration Information. Your Registration Information resides on a secure server that only selected MGC personnel and authorised contractors have access to via password. 

Personal information that you provide that does not constitute Registration Information also resides on a secure server and is only accessible to selected MGC personnel and authorised contractors via password. 

Please note that any information you post to a public bulletin board or chat room, such as the MGC Blog (the “Blog”), is available to all persons accessing that location. Your email address will not automatically be posted on the Blog unless you modify the default setting to permit that. Your email address would then be available to all persons accessing the Blog. 

Use of Cookies

Our cookie policy can be seen at

Updating Your Personal Information and Privacy Preferences

You have the right to correct your personal information and privacy preferences (such as whether you wish to receive promotional communications from MGC or third parties) by writing or calling the MGC at:

The Airfield, Longmynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY46 6TA, United Kingdom. The telephone number is +44 (0)1588 650206.

Please include your name, address, and/or email address when you contact us. Personal information submitted through the site that is not Registration Information is not accessible online. To access and/or correct such information, write to the above address. 

Privacy Related Inquiries and Complaints

The MGC takes its users’ privacy concerns seriously. If you believe that the MGC has not complied with this Online Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information or you have other related inquiries or concerns, you may write to the MGC Secretary at the address indicated above. In your letter, please describe in as much detail as possible the nature of your inquiry or the ways in which you believe that the MGC Online Privacy Policy has not been complied with.

Also, please note that the MGC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of web sites linked from this site.