Privacy & Data Protection Policy

This privacy & data protection policy describes how the Samaritans cycle event  will collect, use,  protect  and make use of personal information.  We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information. Please read this policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.

Samaritans cycle event website takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information in connection with you taking part in the event.

When you register for the event your personally identifiable information is kept secure on the British Cycling website. Only authorized staff of the Samaritans cycle event  (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.

British Cycling holds your information on behalf of the Samaritans Cycle event. You can read the British Cycling Privacy Policy  and access your personal data through your profile. If you have any concerns regarding British Cycling’s processing of your data you can contact them at


The Samaritans Cycle event also has a public Facebook page:

Facebook have their own privacy policy


The Samaritans Cycle event has an X/Twitter account @SamaritansCycle

Twitter have their own privacy policy

Emails and Mailchimp

The Samaritans Cycle event  communicates to registered riders and those who have agreed to be contacted directly via Mailchimp. This will include details of the event, offers we generate such as the sale of event jerseys and any route changes that may occur.

Mailchimp have their own data policy

We will not pass your information to third parties and any relationship with third parties will be directly between you and them.

This communication is considered necessary for riders to participate in the event.

If you have any concerns or requests regarding Samaritans Cycle event use of your personal data please contact us at

Cookie Policy

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at

Our website runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at


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