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Privacy Policy

May 25th 2018

This document was updated in May 2018, due to adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. The basis for processing your data has not changed, however this document gives more information about how your data is used, and the rights that are available to you.

Overview is a website for tracking your shooting progress, by ranking your scores against fellow archers and compiling statistics on your performance.

Registered users may submit archery scores, which are automatically entered into a range of ranking schemes, and which will appear in your personal score history and statistics pages.

This document outlines how processes your personal data, and describes your rights.

Data that is collected, and what is done with it

Most of the data provided to will be processed on the basis of legitimate interest, since it is data you provide to specifically for publishing in rankings and for computing your performance statistics.

You are made aware on registration that score data should be considered public, since your scores will automatically appear in ranking and statistical tables available publicly (at least to other users).

Score data will also be agregated anonymously in order to generate site-wide performance statistics, and to research and improve our handicap / score-rating models.

Your data will be stored on servers and backup storage based in the UK, or elsewhere in the European Union.

Score and classification data collects and processes the score data that you submit for inclusion in rankings and your personal statistics. This includes essential descriptive data about your scores: score values, bowstyle, date shot, competition status. Although basic descriptive data will be effectively shared with other users via rankings tables, group history pages, etc, non-essential data such as shoot location and score "comments" will not be shared with other users unless you explicitly request this. may collect your gender, nationality, age, and novice status. These will be used where applicable for sorting your scores into classifications for ranking purposes, and will be made directly or indirectly accessible to other users via these rankings.

Membership profile

You will create a "screen-name" which will identify you to other users, eg, in rankings tables. This does not need to be your real name. You will be able to create and/or affiliate yourself to "groups" representing archery clubs, societies, etc. These affiliations will be made public to other users, eg, in rankings tables.

Email addresses and login identification may collect your email address upon registration. This will not be shared with third parties or used for marketing purposes. It will be used to identify you in the case of a password or user-name reset or reminder. It may be used to inform you of important technical changes to your account.

If you use third-party login mechanisms (eg, Facebook login), will be provided with identification data by the third party to tie your login to your account.

Data retention

Your submitted data is retained for as long as you have an account on, except that some data may persist longer than this in backup files.

Web logs logs access to its webserver and services, from all sources, in order to identify and act against malicious and damaging use of the services. This data includes: IP addresses, date and times of page or service requests, requested pages or services, HTTP referer information, user-agent (browser) identification. It is also used to derive statistics on service usage: activity levels, browser capabilities, popular and unpopular site features, etc, so as to ensure that remains accessible and well-maintained for its users.

Data portability

Under the GDPR you have a right to data portability. This means that must make your submitted data available to you in a structured, machine-readable format, to allow you to transfer your data to a third party. can provide your score data to you in a .csv tabular data file.

In future an automated method for this will be provided. In the mean time, you should contact the site administrator via the website's contacts page, and explain that you would like to receive a portable copy of your data.

Subject Access Requests

You have the right to request a copy of all of the personal data held by about you. This is known as a subject access request.

To make a subject access request you should contact by email or via the website contacts page. If you submit a request via the contacts page it is recommended to do so while logged in, as this most easily validates your identity. If you email, it is recommended to use the email address you first used on registration, as this will help to validate your identity.

Further rights under the GDPR

You have the right to object to the processing of your data. You have the right to ask that the processing of your data be restricted or suppressed. You have the right for incomplete or inaccurate personal data about you to be corrected. You have the right for your data to be deleted.

These rights may be limited in certain circumstances. To exercise these rights, you should contact the site administrator via the website's contacts page.

Changes to this policy

This privacy policy may be updated from time to time. Please check this page regularly for details of any changes to this privacy policy.

More information is based in, and operates from the United Kingdom.

For questions relating to your personal data on, please contact the site administrator and data controller, Matthew Brown, via the website contacts page.