Cookies are small files containing data, which are stored on your computer when you browse some websites. At Scottish Hockey, we use cookies to help us to understand how we can improve our website and make it easier to use. They also allow us to provide extra features, such as remembering your login details.

How we use cookies

The Scottish Hockey website may place a “cookie” in your browser file. The cookie allows us to provide certain information to you and to store information while You are using the Scottish Hockey website.

When you visit the Scottish Hockey website it sends you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:

  1. To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (this is a number) when you return to the Scottish Hockey website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match Your preferred interests or to avoid showing You the same adverts repeatedly.
  2. To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use the Scottish Hockey website and to help us improve the structure of the Scottish Hockey website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.

Two types of cookies may be used on the Scottish Hockey website:

session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of Your browser until you leave the Scottish Hockey website

persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).

If Scottish Hockey uses a third party to serve advertisements on the Scottish Hockey website. Cookies may be associated with these advertisements to enable the advertiser to track the number of anonymous users responding to the campaign. Scottish Hockey does not have access to or control of cookies placed by third parties.

How to disable cookies

You can prevent the use of cookies by configuring your web browser, but please note that this may hinder some of the Scottish Hockey website’s functionality. You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:

  1. Open ‘Windows Explorer’
  2. Click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar
  3. Type “cookie” into the search box for ‘Folders and files’
  4. Select ‘My Computer’ in the ‘Look in’ box
  5. Click ‘Search now’
  6. Double click on the folders that are found
  7. ‘Select’ any cookie file
  8. Hit the ‘delete’ button on your keyboard

If You are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select “cookies” in the “Help” function for information on where to find your cookie folder.


Scottish Hockey shall not be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage whatsoever or for loss of profits, contracts, data, goodwill, work stoppage or computer failure resulting from the use of or inability to use, interruption or availability of the Scottish Hockey website, its operation or transmission, computer viruses or otherwise in respect of the use of the Scottish Hockey website and howsoever caused even if Scottish Hockey has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Scottish Hockey excludes any liability for any errors or omissions from information, materials and functions included in the Scottish Hockey website except to the extent that such liability may not be lawfully excluded under the applicable law. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law Scottish Hockey disclaims all such liability arising from its or its employees’, agents or subcontractors’ negligence.

Scottish Hockey is not responsible for nor shall it be liable for the contents of other websites or home pages which are linked to the Scottish Hockey website. Scottish Hockey shall have no liability in respect of material hyperlinked to the Scottish Hockey website which may be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening or obscene or otherwise not in accordance with such regulations as may be from time to time in force.

The provision by Scottish Hockey of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation by Scottish Hockey to You to access materials held at that location, nor is it evidence of any endorsement or non-endorsement by Scottish Hockey of the material held there.

You are not permitted to use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy the Scottish Hockey website or the content expressed herein.