Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

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.

Currently,  Comments are disabled across this site.


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

Currently,  Avatars are disabled across this site.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded  GPS location data included. Visitors to the website may be able to download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Currently Media Uploads are disabled on this site.

Contact forms

We use facebook for user contact.

Location Data

If you send details of a paddle to us, and that includes sending a gps file then the start location of that paddle may be displayed publicly within the PSK site i.e. for the PSK Distance Challenge. We will remove that data on request.


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.

Currently User Login and User Published Articles are disabled on this site.

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.


On the and websites we use:

XT Visitor Counter – this counter can display your IP address.
cpanel (hosting control panel). Stores visitor IP addresses in raw (AwStats) logs for a period of 30 days.

Who we share your data with

We do not deliberately share your information with any other third party.

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

Your contact data is store in a password protected computer system remote from the website, or via a facebook account. Contact data is not stored within the website servers.

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.

Any data used to validate/claim paddling records or trips is store indefinitely.

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.

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