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Privacy Policy & Data Protection Policy

(together “Policies”)

Version 1: effective October 2014


“Data Protection Policy” means the policy that we follow with regards to protection and use of the data we receive from You, in particular Personal Information (see below)

“International” means countries other than the United Kingdom

“Personal Information” means all and any information provided by You in an Order or when registering on any part of this Website to include without limit your name, address, email address and card details;

“Privacy Policy” means the policy that we follow with regards to Your confidentiality. We do not store credit card details nor do We share customer details (see “Personal Information”) with any 3rd parties

“Product” means any item of merchandise or Stingball™ membership(s), venue or event tickets or bookings made or playing currency purchased as advertised on this Website;

“Rules” means the Rules of Stingball™ in force at the time of play, which must be followed by all persons playing the game and which are available to download from the Website

“UK” means England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man

“We/Us/Our” means Stingball Limited of 43B, Plains Road, Mapperley, Nottingham, NG3 5JU, England registered in England and Wales with Registered Number 09085194, VAT Registration is being applied for;

“Website” means which is operated by Us;

“You/Your” means a user of this Website.

Privacy Statement

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, the Stingball™ web site does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server. We do use cookies for collecting user information but will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of our web server. You always have the option to deny our cookies and we then only store and capture that personal information which you give us when completing Your registration forms. For the avoidance of doubt, We do not store credit card details nor do We share customers details with any third parties.

Privacy of Information

We are aware of the responsibilities of data controllers under the Data Protection Act 1998, even though there is no requirement for Us to register with the Data Protection Commissioner at this time. The Personal Information that You share with Us will be kept private and not used, other than as defined within these Policies and Our Conditions, without Your permission. We do not store credit card details nor do We share customer details (see “Personal Information”) with any 3rd parties.


We confirm that your Personal Information is held in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. We only use your personal Information for the following purposes:

   a) Processing your Orders;

   b) For statistical purposes to improve this Website and its services to You;

   c) To administer this Website;

   d) Other use by Us to which You agree when asked on this Website.

When You register on this Website You are given the option to receive news and updates from Us by email and post which We feel may be of interest to You.

If You indicate your agreement to being contacted by Us by these means You may subsequently unsubscribe from our contact list at any time by contacting Us or following the “unsubscribe” directions given in any email received. You can also amend your account profile at any time by signing-in and going to “your account”.

Your Personal Information may only be disclosed to other businesses and franchisees within the group of which We are a part and to reputable third party contractors engaged by Us to perform a variety of functions such as coaching and recruitment, processing your Orders, assisting with promotions, training or providing technical services for our Website. We require all such third parties to treat your Personal Information as fully confidential and to fully comply with all applicable UK Data Protection and consumer legislation. For the avoidance of doubt, Your credit card information is not stored by Us or shared with any third parties.

You should be aware that if We are requested by the police or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities to provide your Personal Information and/or User Information We are entitled to do so.

Questions and concerns regarding this policy and your Personal Information should be directed to the following address:

Attn: Data Protection Compliance Officer Stingball Limited, 43B Plains Road Mapperley Nottingham NG3 5JU United Kingdom or by email to 

Data Protection

We are a privacy conscious organisation and are strongly committed to your right to privacy. That is why we have drafted a Data Protection Policy, which follows guidelines set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Protection Policy

Stingball™ is committed to following the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Accordingly all personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully in accordance with the Act and care is taken to safeguard the confidentiality of personal data and to follow data protection good practice at all times.

This policy outlines the principles of the Act as they apply to Us and it aims to protect the interests of individuals and organisations that provide Us with personal data or process data on our behalf.

The Principles of the Data Protection Act:

  • Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully and shall not be processed unless certain conditions as specified in the Act are met.
  • Personal data shall be obtained only for a lawful purpose and shall not be processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose.
  • Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose for which it is processed.
  • Personal data shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date.
  • Personal data shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for the purpose.
  • Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the data subject's rights under the Act.
  • Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data.

Responsibilities of Staff and Management

The management and staff of Stingball™ its franchisees and coaches are responsible for the processing of data in accordance with the Act and for upholding the principles outlined in this policy for the processing and maintenance of data regarding its members. All personnel are expected to observe data protection good practice at all times and to ensure that the personal data they make available for processing is kept accurate, up to date and secure.

Data Security

All Stingball™ staff members, franchisees and coaches are responsible for ensuring that any personal data that they possess regarding any other individual is kept securely and is not disclosed to any unauthorised third party.

Policy Breach

Any breach of this policy will be treated seriously and may also constitute a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any suspected breach of this policy will be dealt with by the Chief Executive and/or the Chair in accordance with Stingball™ Disciplinary Procedures.

Individuals and organisations on which Stingball™ holds information have the right to:

  •  Be informed upon request of the information held regarding them.
  •  Prevent the use of their data for the purposes of direct marketing.
  •  Request the removal or correction of inaccurate data held about them.

We reserve the right to charge a fee (limited to £10) for this service.


We may change the Policies from time to time without notice to You although each edition will be version-controlled on the website and visible to all. It is your responsibility to check regularly to see if any changes have been made to the Policies.


Contact Us if You have any questions relating to the Policies by using the contact us page.


We value the privacy of Our registered users, the members. When You visit this Website We may collect, and our third party providers of advertisements and content may collect, information about where You are on the internet (e.g. the URL You came from, IP address, domain name types like and .com), your browser type, the country and telephone area code where your computer is located, the pages of this Website that were viewed during your visit, the advertisements You clicked on, and any search terms that You entered on our website (“User Information”) We and they, may collect this User Information even if You do not register on this Website. When You register or shop on this Website, we will (where applicable) ask You to input and We will collect your Personal Information.

We will treat all your Personal Information (which includes any User Information from which we can identify You) as confidential (although We reserve the right to disclose this Personal Information in the circumstances set out below). We will keep it on a secure server and We will fully comply with all applicable UK Data Protection and consumer legislation.

Online Registration System

Users of the Stingball™ online membership registration system do so in accordance with the Stingball™ Privacy Policy and Data Protection policy (together, the “Policies”).

Any information provided by users will be held by Stingball™ on its computer records in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Team and Club Contact details will be placed on the Stingball™ website; if you do not wish to have your club contact details on the Stingball™ website the registered team admin should contact the Stingball™ Membership Department and we will remove your club contact details from our website. We will also from time to time send individual members electronic communication via email. If you do not want to receive these communications please place a tick in the DP box found in your Preferences tab on the Stingball™ Members registration system.

The Stingball™ web site and material relating to information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services) is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Stingball™ web site.


Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information, but they do enable Us to provide features such as personalisation and to maintain your Stingball™ currency account accurately between visits. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but You can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, You can still use most of the features on the Website, including placing Products in your shopping Basket and purchasing them.

If these Policies are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and therefore should cease using this website immediately.

Stingball™ Privacy Policy & Data Protection Policy (the “Policies”): updated & effective October 10, 2014



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