Bristol Ramblers

This is the Bristol Ramblers' privacy policy. Our website is located at Bristol Ramblers is run entirely by volunteers, with funding and support from Ramblers Central Office, The Ramblers is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

We will not sell or pass your personal data to any third party, and we are committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of your data.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in accordance with this policy and current UK Data Protection legislation. By providing personal data you consent to its being used as described in this policy – for example to contact you with information on Bristol Ramblers' activities. If we wish to use your personal information for any other purpose, not described in this policy, we will always ask you for permission.

Uses of personal data

Bristol Ramblers will only use your details to contact you with information on Bristol Ramblers' activities, in accordance with any permissions given by you (e.g. in signing up for our regular email newsletter ('eBoot')).

Data disclosure

We will not pass your personal information on to any other organisation.

People aged under 18

If you are aged under 18, please ensure you obtain your parent/guardian's consent before providing any personal information.

Access to your own information

If you have any problems or queries about your data, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dispute Resolution

If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way or if you have questions about this policy, you may contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In case of dispute then you may also contact the Ramblers Central Office via


Our site makes use of cookies - small text files stored on your computer when you visit our website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Cookies could be used to improve the services our web site provides e.g.

  • to recognise your device so you don't have to provide the same information several times during one task
  • to recognise and remember that you have provided a username and password so you don't need to re-enter your details on every page you request
  • to remember your preferences for the types of information you wish to see and the way it is presented
  • to measure anonymous usage so that we can improve the way the site works for you

We use some cookies to transfer information about your use of our site to third parties such as Google, so that they can provide us with statistics on how our website is used. We do not use cookies or the statistical data to identify anyone personally.

Please note that some features or services on our website may not function properly without using cookies.

You can choose to delete cookies, or stop cookies being stored on your computer in the future. To manage cookies yourself, and to find more information about them, please visit

You can also refer to your browser’s instructions by clicking ‘help’ in the browser menu to learn more about managing cookies on your device.

Below is a table describing the purpose of the cookies we use on this this site.

Cookie Purpose
ramblers_purityxx_tpl Used by the web site template that controls the site layout and format
SessionID Tracks whether visitor is signed into the system
_utma Collecting statistics for Google Analytics
_utmb Collecting statistics for Google Analytics
_utmc Collecting statistics for Google Analytics
_utmz Collecting statistics for Google Analytics

Notification of change of Privacy Policy

Bristol Ramblers reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of any change will be posted on our website and will be deemed effective on publication.

Thursday, March 22, 2018