Oldham RLFC

The Roughyeds

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Oldham RLFC is a professional rugby league football club based in Oldham.

Our postal address is:

Oldham Rugby League
Vestacare Stadium
Whitebank Road
Limehurst Village

Our website address is: https://roughyeds.co.uk.

Personal data we collect and why it’s collected


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:


After your comment has been approved, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Comments are currently disabled on the site.


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 ask that you agree to send us your contact details when submitting contact forms. This is to allow us to process your enquiry and respond if necessary.

Contact form messages are retained for a period of seven days prior to automatic deletion.


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

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 make use of Matamo, analytics software hosted and managed by ourselves. Access to Matamo is restricted to the site administrators and is not shared with any third parties.

Matamo receives data from this site regarding your visit but it’s anonymised when recorded. We can’t identify you by the submitted data and no personal information is stored.

We collect analytics data to help us understand our audience and create a better service. Information such as screen sizes, device type, length of visit provide us with an understanding of what’s popular on our site and is beneficial to future site development.

How long we retain your data

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

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.

Contact information

We do not process user data on a large scale therefore we have not nominated a Data Protection Officer.

To facilitate data requests from users, our website manager David Naylor is the point of contact. You can contact him by using this page.

How we protect your data

This website is hosted at the provider Linode at its London data centre. It runs on a secure private server managed by ourselves.

Access to the server is only possible by means of secure transport.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Our site and server are automatically monitored for malicious activity. Any unusual occurrence is notified to the site/server managers for further investigative action.

What third parties we receive data from


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



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