At MACPool, we are committed to keeping your data safe and secure, and ensuring that the we are compliant with all relevant legislation and in particular the General Data Protection Regulations which come into force on 25th May 2018. For us to manage your relationship with us we need to make you aware that we process your basic personal data on the basis of our ‘Legitimate Interest as Data Controller’; that is the basis of our contract with you, and without it we cannot provide the service you expect of us.  Details of how we collect, use and manage your personal data can be found in our Data Privacy Policy available on this website and on our Facebook page.

By providing personal details, as part of receiving a service from us you may receive messages in relation to that service. We do not sell or share our data with third parties except where necessary to fulfil your contract with us as set out in our Data Privacy Statement.

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On this website you have the option to sign up for our newsletter and we occasionally might also use your email address to send you updates that we think could interest you. If at any time you find our emails no longer useful, you can unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.

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Should you decide to sign up to one of our membership plans on this website, we naturally will save all the data you enter on our pages in a database. The set up of your Direct Debit is handled by GoCardless who is dealing with your bank account details. If you would like to find out more about GoCardless, you can do so on their website.


In order to manage your online membership registration, we are using WooCommerce. WooCommerce is setting a few cookies to save cart information and to manage your sessions. Apart from WooCommerce we are using Google Analytics, which is used on most websites, for website statistics. Google Analytics is also setting a few cookies that transfer some information, such as what browser you use etc., that help us optimise this website. If you would like to find out more about these services or about cookies you can do so on their websites.

Below is a list of the cookies used on this site, which you can delete in your browser settings at any time:

viewed_cookie_policyCookie Law1 yearIs being set when you close the cookie banner
wc_session_cookieWooCommerce2 daysContains a unique id to support functions like last viewed products etc.
woocommerce_cart_hashWooCommerceat end of sessionContains a unique id that associates you with the products in your shopping cart
woocommerce_items_in_cartWooCommerceat end of sessionContains the number of products in your shopping cart
_utmaGoogle Analytics2 yearsDetermines the number of unique visitors to the site
_utmbGoogle Analytics30 minutesThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site
_utmcGoogle Analyticswhen you close your browserThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
_utmzGoogle Analytics6 monthsThis provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)