The Great World Race

Privacy Policy

Welcome to This Privacy Policy aims to inform you about how we prioritize the privacy of our visitors. The document explains the types of information collected, recorded, and how it is utilized.

For inquiries or additional details about our Privacy Policy, please reach out to us.

1. Information We Collect

  • 1.1 Direct Information: This includes information you directly provide to us, such as when you register for an account, sign up for a newsletter, or participate in the race.
  • 1.2 Automated Information: This includes information collected from your use of our website, like IP addresses, browser type, and session information.

2. How We Use Information

  • 2.1 Provide Services: To organize the race, communicate with participants, and manage user accounts.
  • 2.2 Improve Our Services: To analyze user behavior and feedback to enhance the user experience.
  • 2.3 Communication: To communicate with you about race details, updates, promotions, and more.

3. Sharing Of Information

We do not sell your personal data. We only share your information with third parties:

  • For legal reasons (e.g., to comply with legal requests)
  • With your consent
  • To perform a task carried out on our behalf, such as payment processing

4. Your Choices

  • 4.1 Access & Update: You can view and update your personal information at any time by logging into your account.
  • 4.2 Delete: Contact us if you want to delete your account and associated data.

5. Protection of Information

We implement security measures to protect your information, including encryption and secure servers. While we strive to protect your data, no online service is entirely secure.

6. Cookies

We use cookies to enhance user experience, gather website analytics, and for marketing purposes. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

7. Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and if significant, we will notify our users.

9. Contact Us

For any questions or concerns related to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [your email].

1. Information Collection

1.1 Log Files: The Great World Race adheres to standard procedures of utilizing log files. These files log visitors upon their website visits. Hosting companies routinely do this as part of hosting services’ analytics. Log file data includes IP addresses, browser types, Internet Service Providers (ISP), timestamps, referring/exit pages, click numbers, among others. These are not associated with personally identifiable information. This data assists in trend analysis, site administration, tracking user movements on the site, and demographic data collection.

1.2 Comments: When comments are posted on our site, we gather the data shown in the form, alongside the commenter’s IP address and browser user agent string, to aid in spam detection. If you utilize the Gravatar service, consider reviewing the Gravatar service privacy policy.

1.3 Media: Uploading images to our site with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) is discouraged as site visitors can download and extract the location data.

1.4 Cookies and Web Beacons: The Great World Race employs ‘cookies’ to enhance user experience by remembering user preferences and tracking page visits. Opting into comment forms might save names, email addresses, and website data in cookies. For more on cookies, refer to the Cookie Consent website.

1.5 Embedded Content: Content embedded from external sites (e.g., videos, images, articles) operates as if the user visited these sites directly. These sites might collect your data, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor interaction with the embedded content, especially if you’re logged into that site.

1.6 LinkedIn Contact Forms: Data from LinkedIn form submissions is used to reach out to users regarding our products and services.

1.7 Analytics: Comments and their metadata are kept indefinitely. This ensures subsequent comments are recognized and approved promptly without undergoing moderation. Registered users have their provided personal details saved in their profiles, which they or website administrators can view and modify.

3. Data Transfer

Visitor comments may be verified using an automated spam detection service.

4. Advertisers and Third-party Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons in their advertisements and links on our website. They might receive your IP address. The Great World Race does not have control over third-party cookies.

It’s advised to consult the respective Privacy Policies of third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices and opt-out procedures.

5. Children’s Data

Protecting children online is crucial. Parents are urged to monitor and guide their children’s internet activities. The Great World Race does not intentionally gather data from children below 13. If you believe your child shared personal information on our site, please contact us for immediate action.

6. Scope of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to online activities and is relevant for website visitors in terms of information shared or collected on It’s not applicable to data gathered offline or through other channels aside from this website.