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Privacy & GDPR


We at Welsh Athletics want to make sure all the personal information we have collected about you, is safe and secure whether we collect it through our websites or from other sources. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and complying with the principles of applicable data protection laws in all that we do.

Our privacy policy set outs our commitments to you, in compliance with and beyond the Data Protection Act and explains how we collect, store and use your personal information.

  • We also provide more detailed and specific privacy notices when we ask you for personal information and these notices are also available below.
  • We use 'cookies' on our website, tiny data files stored on your devices to help improve your experience when visiting our websites.


The GDPR policy sets out what data will be retained and how this data will be managed. This policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy notices covering different groups of people.

Website Copyright

Material at and is covered by copyright. Copyright for images is held by the photographer/ and or Welsh Athletics. Consent should be sought before materials, including any images, are reproduced, unless otherwise stated, please contact us if you wish to reproduce materials from any of our websites.


To download our Data Protection Policy, please click here


Please click the word PDF beside each category below to view and download the relevant privacy notice

PDF - Visitors and individuals not covered by a specific notice
PDF - Welsh Athletics members incl. athletes, officials & supporters
PDF - Volunteers who have signed up to work with us (non members)
PDF - Employees, workers, directors and consultants

Privacy Notice for all coaches and officials. Welsh Athletics is now responsible for the licensing of all coaches and officials in Wales. We are also now the controller of your personal data as a coach/official, which we will process in accordance with UK GDPR. Read the policy here.

Our use of Cookies

Privacy Cookies Policy

Certain parts of our Sites may use "cookies" to keep track of your visit and to help you navigate between sections. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites store on your computer's hard-drive when you visit such websites. Cookies can contain information such as your user ID and the pages you have visited. The only personal information a cookie contains is information that you have personally supplied.

We may use cookies on our Site to enable us to deliver content that is specific to your interests and gives us an idea of which parts of the Site you are visiting and to recognise you when you return to the Site. Reading cookies does not give us access to other information on your computer's hard-drive and our Site will not read cookies created by other websites that you have visited.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. If, however, you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you access the Site.

Please note providers of third party content may also use cookies over which we have no control. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see the section on Cookies within our 'Privacy & Cookies Policy' document.