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Privacy Statement

PRiDE OUT and CYCLING UK will use the information you give us for administration and research purposes in the delivery of these rides. This may include contacting you by email or SMS with reminders or information about your chosen rides. For more information, see our privacy and cookies policy.


All intellectual property in respect of the routes and the information on this site is the property of PRiDE OUT and should not be used by any parties for their own purposes.


These terms and conditions shall be governed by English Law.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it



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 anonymized 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.



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

If you submit a message through our contact forms your name, email address and current IP address will be logged.  These details, along with your message, will also be disclosed to the recipient of your message.  If you are logged in when you submit a message, then your account name and email address will be logged and shared.


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 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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.



We use Google Analytics to track website usage.  Google will save a cookie in your browser which contains a unique identifier.


Payment Details

We do not directly collect or store payment information.

If you choose to pay for membership by Credit or Debit card, your payment details will be processed and stored by Wix Payments or Paypal


For all payment details we also store your full billing address.


Wix is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant and is accredited as a level 1 service provider and merchant. This standard helps create a secure environment by increasing cardholder data, thus reducing credit card fraud. We regularly perform internal security audits to maintain our ISO/PCI security certifications. Click here to learn more.


This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.


Who we share your data with


Data is shared with:

  • Google  (for analytics)

  • Wix Payments – payment processing by credit or debit card

  • Paypal – payment processing by credit or debit card

  • CYCLING UK – For Insurance purposes and regulation


The main PRiDE OUT website is built on the platform all data is stored securely within their secure database. Visit to read about Wix GDPR Policy.


How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website, 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.


Additional information


How we protect your data

We do not store any payment information in our databases.  Passwords used on this site are all stored using a one-way encryption


What third parties we receive data from

We do not make use of any purchased data, or receive data to use from any third party.


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

No automated decision making or profiling is undertaken using the data collected.

Intellectual Property

The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of PRiDE OUT. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.

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