Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy sets out what you can expect of us regarding how we look after your user information. In it, we seek to abide by the letter and spirit of the guidelines laid out by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office in the document ‘Privacy Notices – Code of Practice’.

This Privacy Policy describes how we will treat your information when we receive it as a result of your casual use of our website.

We will never share your information with third parties for promotional purposes.

Who we are

More formally, we are Compare Sportswear Limited. We are a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 10210556 and our registered address is at 365a Dukesway Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0BH. We operate the website found at

When we use words like “we” and “our”, it’s to Compare Sportswear Limited that we refer. If you have any concerns about the way we use your information or any questions about this Privacy Policy, please let us know. We can be contacted via or by writing to our registered office.

What we do with your information

Information submitted to Compare Sportswear will be processed to:

• Populate the features that we provide as part of the Compare Sportswear service.
• Continually improve our service offering and user experience.
• Deliver our services and run our business generally.
We will never share your information with third parties for promotional purposes.

We may compile statistics about user trends, which are used by third party organisations to better understand how users interact with businesses. These statistics are drawn from a dataset that does not contain any information from which you can be identified.

How long we intend to keep your information

We will keep your data until we hear from you with a request to remove it. When your information is removed there will be a period during which your information will be held on our back-up systems. After this, all content will be deleted permanently.

If we hold information about you that would be defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 as “personal data” (which is to say, information that would identify you) but we have received that information other than as a result of your engagement with our services, you can find out what personal data we hold about you or ask us to update or delete that personal data by sending us an email at It may be necessary for us to carry out checks to establish that you really are who you claim to be before providing any such information to you.

What information we would like you to give to us

Currently we do not ask you to provide any personal information to be able to use our service.

What we do to ensure the security of your personal information

We take the security of your data very seriously. Our approach to information security is constantly evolving and continually reviewed.

We have adopted industry best practices from both technological and business process perspectives in order to make securing your data a key part of the way we do business.

Your rights regarding your personal information

Information that we hold about you is available to you at all times by contacting us at

Our Cookie Policy

As part of our overall approach to privacy and transparency, this section describes what cookies are in the context of our web interface, and what their use means to you. At the end, we’ve included some links to help you research cookies and their impact, and how you can use your web browser to control the way it manages cookies.

What are cookies?

According to Microsoft:
“Cookies are a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. It is essentially your identification card, and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. A Cookies purpose is to tell the server that you returned to that web page.”

What cookies do we use?

In this section, we explain what cookies are used in the overall service we provide to our clients, and how you can switch off cookies via a setting in your browser.

Our use of cookies:
• We use cookies to record when you’ve accessed our service via our website; we also use our own cookies to recognise who you are when you return to our platform in a new visit.

• These cookies are an essential part of how our platform operates, and they greatly improve your client experience. Ironically, the banner that you saw the first time you looked at the website alerting you to the use of cookies makes use of a cookie itself, that would not be required were it not for the European Directive on the use of cookies.

• These cookies are only used by us, and the information they contain is not shared with anyone else.
List of services we use which use their own cookies:

• We use Google Analytics to understand general trends about our content and traffic sources: for example, where users come from, which pages are most popular, which sites provide most traffic and how our marketing efforts impact the amount of visits we receive.
Google’s statement about privacy is here:


In line with the latest advice from the Information Commissioner’s Office, we interpret your continued use of our platform as consent for us to use cookies to capture data about how you interact with our services, and those of other services we use.
More information about cookies

Links which provide more information about cookies:
Link explaining how to switch off cookies in various browsers:
Contact us if you would like to complain or wish to know more about how your information will be used

We can be contacted via or by writing to our registered office.
Contact the Information Commissioner if there is a problem

If you consider we have not addressed your problem, you can contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office for assistance. Further information can be found via