Learn more about the personal data we collect and how to get it deleted

Newport City Martial Arts takes a range of measures to secure your data. We also do our best to ensure we keep the personal data we hold to a minimum and for a set period of time.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Currently we do not allow image uploads on this website.

Contact forms

The data we collect from our contact forms is stored in the website for a period of 6 months, after which it gets deleted. This data is also stored securely on the Siteground data server and on our workplace computers. If you want to have your data deleted please contact us and our data officer will go through the steps with you. Contact form data may also be stored locally on a laptop or desktop PC belonging to Newport City Martial Arts. We also store contact form data with Mailchimp. This is generally in the form of name, email, telephone but may be more.


Any cookie data held by this website is never used for anything other than the purposes of delivering an improved user experience.


We use a range of website analytics to monitor the visitor behaviours of this website. This includes Clicky Analytics and Google Analytics. All visitor information is collected anonymously and only used to improve the content of the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, maps, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not expressly share your data with anyone else. Any data you provide is solely used by Newport City Martial Arts in the administration of our business and your interaction with us. We do however use a range of third party IT services that may require your data to function. This can be email marketing, payment processing and customer management. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. You cannot register as a user on this website. For contact forms please see above.

What rights you have over your data

If you have completed a contact form or emailed us you can make a request to delete the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Contact forms are sent to the Siteground servers and stored locally on our workplace computers.

Contacting us

If you have any data concerns you can reach us via the details below.

How we protect your data

We do our utmost to ensure your data is protected. Our website has a number of security precautions in place and is fully managed and monitored by a dedicated website company. Web hosting is provided by Siteground who have additional security precautions in place. Any data stored at our secure premises is stored on computer. The premises are secured by a modern alarm system.