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Southport & Birkdale Squash Club

New Members' Guide

Click here to read the Guide for new members of the Southport & Birkdale Club.

Online Court Booking Rules

  • Annual playing subscriptions are due on 1st April. The cut-off date for subscriptions is 31st May. After that date non-payers will have access to the booking system inactivated until such time as their subscription is paid.
  • Members may book a court up to 7 days in advance
  • When booking 7 days in advance, the courts may only be booked from 7am.
  • Members are encouraged to show the opponent's name on the booking sheet.
  • The court booking fee is 50p per court at all times.
  • Each member has an account within this booking system.
  • A member’s account must be in credit in order to book a court.
  • To credit their accounts, members can purchase £5 top-up vouchers from the bar, and apply the top-up to their accounts by logging-in to this website or by using the on-site touch screen at the club
  • A member is allowed to play on a court if it has not been booked, but must observe the advice on playing “on spec”

Playing "on spec"

  • Players are allowed to play on a court without a booking stamp if the court has not been pre-booked. This, however, is on the strict understanding that court times as shown on the court booking screen cannot be changed. i.e. If a player books the following court after an “on spec” match has commenced” he / she is entitled to access to the court at the set time.
  • On spec players are advised to avoid confrontation by booking the following court to prevent this situation arising.

Guest Fees

  • When playing a guest (non-member), members must (i) select "*** GUEST ***" as the opponent and (ii) must pay a £3 guest fee at the bar (before or after playing).

Squash Club Management Committee

  • The Squash Club management committee are entitled to block book courts for team matches, team training sessions and competitions without prior notice.
  • The committee reserve the right to review and amend the court booking rules as necessary.

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Southport & Birkdale Sports Club's booking system website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Southport & Birkdale Sports Club's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use this website.

This booking system website is provided by MyCourts™ (HBI Consulting Ltd) to Southport & Birkdale Sports Club as part of Southport & Birkdale Sports Club's online court reservation system for the benefit of all members. The term 'us' or 'we' refers to both HBI Consulting Ltd and to Southport & Birkdale Sports Club. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of this website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, as appropriate.

Privacy Policy

Information Commissioner's Office

HBI Consulting Ltd,
trading as MYCOURTS ™,
is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office
for the handling and processing of personal data in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998
Registration Number Z2086258.

This privacy policy sets out how Southport & Birkdale Sports Club and MYCOURTS™ (HBI Consulting Ltd) uses and protects any information that you give when you use this booking system website.

MYCOURTS and Southport & Birkdale Sports Club are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

MYCOURTS and Southport & Birkdale Sports Club may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is currently effective.

What we collect

We may collect and/or hold the following personally identifiable information:

  • first name and surname
  • contact details: home, work and mobile phone numbers, and email address
  • postal address
  • website login details
  • data as a result of your activity on this website (reservations and cancellations for courts) or as a result of your participation as a member of Southport & Birkdale Sports Club (internal league positions, for example).

Security

We are committed to ensuring that this information is secure, and only accessible to Southport & Birkdale Sports Club members. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

  • Access to this website is restricted to currently active members only by a secure login process.
  • It is the responsibility of Southport & Birkdale Sports Club to manage the Member's database and to ensure that only currently active members are given access to this website.
  • MYCOURTS warrants that there is no personally identifiable information on this website which is visible or accessible to non-members or other users of the World Wide Web, and that any personally identifiable information can only be accessed by members who are logged-in to this website or by Southport & Birkdale Sports Club Administrators.

Information which is available to logged-in members

This website is a court reservation system and Members' Directory with individual Profile pages which share the following personally identifiable information amongst logged-in members of Southport & Birkdale Sports Club only.

  • Booking sheets which display the names of the members who reserved the courts
  • Members' Directory with links to the members' individual Profile pages
  • Member Profile pages which include first name and surname, and other information, which may have been voluntarily added to the website by the member, such as phone numbers, email address, and profile images
  • League positions and league results

What we do with the information we collect

We require this information in order to provide this website, in particular for the following purposes and for the mutual benefit of all members.

  • The main purpose of this website is to provide a court reservation system.
  • When you reserve courts, your name will be displayed on the "booking sheets".
  • Your contact details (phone and email address only) will be included in the Members' Directory which includes a personal Profile Page for each member in the Directory.
  • If you participate in the Internal Leagues, your name, league number and position will be displayed on the Internal League pages, with a link to your contact details in the Members' Directory, so that other members may contact you in order to arrange a game.
  • Southport & Birkdale Sports Club's designated System Administrators may use your email address to send you information such as news and events about the club.
  • The booking system itself will send you automated emails to confirm you have reserved or cancelled courts. In addition, you may also subscribe to receive automatic email alerts when courts are cancelled by other members.

MYCOURTS and Southport & Birkdale Sports Club may use the information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Aggregate data to analyse court usage.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes in order to customise the website according to your interests.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you do not want your name to be displayed on the Booking Sheets and in the Internal Leagues, then you must contact Southport & Birkdale Sports Club's secretary or manager and request to be removed from this system. In this case, you will not be able to use this website to reserve courts.
  • You can choose to hide your contact details (phone numbers and email address) from other members so that this information is not shown on your Profile Page in the Members' Directory. When logged in this website, look for the link to "Edit My Profile".
  • If you do not want to receive messages sent to you by Southport & Birkdale Sports Club Administrators, then you can either click the link at the bottom of each message to "unsubscribe" yourself from future e-mailings, or you can log in to this website, click the "My Settings" link, and un-check the box to indicate that you would like to be included in the club's email list.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission which will be sought in each instance or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting unless you tell us that you do not wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Southport & Birkdale Sports Club (see address below). A small fee may be payable.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact the Southport & Birkdale Sports Club Administrator as soon as possible. Southport & Birkdale Sports Club will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How we use cookies

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  • In order to provide a secure and personalised browsing experience, MYCOURTS and Southport & Birkdale Sports Club may use non-persistent "session cookies" which only lasts for the duration of using this website. Your web browser will normally delete session cookies when it quits this website.
  • When you check "Remember Login" prior to logging-in to this website, a "persistent cookie" will be stored on your computer to remember your login details. DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE ON A PUBLIC OR SHARED COMPUTER. This persistent cookie will normally be saved on your hard drive and used by the website to fill-in your login details for future visits.
  • MYCOURTS and Southport & Birkdale Sports Club may also use cookies to improve this website and booking system and in order to tailor it to your needs or to remember information about your preferences.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website, or in some cases, this may prevent you from being able to login to this website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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