Who we are

Saints Disabled Supporters’ Association (SDSA) was formally setup in September 2010 during a meeting with Southampton Football Club and 5 disabled supporters at St Mary’s Stadium to discuss accessibility at the stadium.    Following the meeting, a committee was formed, a constitution drawn up and a membership created.  It was set up a not-for-profit community association.

Our website address is: https://saintsdsa.org.uk.

SDSA cares about your privacy and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose data. This Privacy Statement covers the collection, use and disclosure on this Site where the statement is linked.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Data you give us. We collect data you provide us in a variety of ways, such as when you submit questions, request information, or give us feedback, we may ask you for personal information (i.e., information that alone or in combination with other information identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email address, phone number, and other data that can be reasonably linked to you as an individual). We may also ask you to provide other data relevant to your question, request, or feedback, such as your geographical location, professional and demographic information, industry, and preferred contact method.

Data from Use of the Site. We automatically receive certain data when you visit this Site, including your internet protocol (IP) address; browser data; data about your device; data collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other similar technologies; the date and time of your visit; operating system and version; web browser type and version; page(s) visited on the Site; data about videos or other content viewed on the Site (e.g., type and name of content and time viewed); and the web page you visited immediately prior to visiting this Site.

We generally do not seek sensitive personal information (e.g., information relating to an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions or other similar beliefs, health or medical conditions, criminal background, or trade union membership). If you voluntarily provide sensitive personal information for any reason or we are required to collect such information as a result of legal requirements imposed on us, we will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent and use such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable law.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We collect data you provide us in a variety of ways, such as when you submit questions, request information, or give us feedback, we may ask you for personal information (i.e., information that alone or in combination with other information identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email address, phone number, and other data that can be reasonably linked to you as an individual). We may also ask you to provide other data relevant to your question, request, or feedback, such as your geographical location, professional and demographic information, industry, and preferred contact method.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Read more here on our Cookie Policy

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

The Site contains content and plugins from social media sites like Facebook (“Like” button), Twitter (“Share to Twitter”), Linkedin, and others. These plugins allow you to share information from the Site to your timeline or account. When you connect to these services, the third parties may store and/or access data (including through the use of cookies and other similar technology) over which we do not have control. If you are logged into a social media website while visiting the Site, the social media plugins may allow the social media website to receive information that you visited the Site and link it to your social media account. We do not control these sites, and information collected is governed by the privacy statement of the third party company. For more information, please refer to their privacy statements.

We use cookies to store information about you with Google analytics so we can see how people navigate through our site so that we may improve its functionality over time - you can see specific cookies we store on our Cookie Policy page.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

You can contact us online here,

or you can write to us at the address below to inform us of any concerns you may have.

SDSA c/o SDSA Secretary,
120 Stannington Crescent,
Totton, SO40 3QD

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