Bhopal Runners ("BR") recognizes that its visitors, users, and others who use value their privacy. This Privacy Notice details important information regarding the use and disclosure of user information collected on via the or website. It provides this Privacy Notice to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using

The Bhopal Runners “we” or “us” respect the privacy of our athletes, volunteers, website visitors, and other individuals. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and share information in connection with our websites (“Websites”) (collectively, the “Services”). It also explains your rights and choices with respect to such information and the steps you can take to protect your privacy.

Please read this policy carefully and let us know if you have any questions. By visiting or using the Services, clicking “I agree” or any other button indicating your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, or otherwise providing information to RBR., you are consenting to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. All materials and content included on this web site are copyrighted and may not be reproduced, stored in or reintroduced into a retrieval system, or retransmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise) for commercial purposes without the prior written permission of both the owner and the above publisher of this web site. The Bhopal Runners does not authorize the use of photographs posted on website. All inquires for use of the photographs at this web site will be referred to the owner of the materials in question. This use is limited to the web site only.

Personal Information
Whenever Bhopal Runners collects information that you voluntarily submit, it is Bhopal Runners intent to inform you of why this information is being requested and how it is going to be used. Bhopal Runners will not sell, distribute, or give your personal information to any third party without your knowledge and consent. Bhopal Runners shall not be liable for any personal information that you submit to external vendors or to any web site linked to this Site. Information from children: Bhopal Runners does not use personally identifying information collected from children for marketing or promotional purposes, and does not disclose such information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. Bhopal Runners will not collect or post information from a child under the age of 18 without the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Nature of Data on the Internet
It is Bhopal Runners intent to keep secure any personal information that you submit to us and Bhopal Runners will continue to take steps to maintain the security of this Site. However, the open nature of the Internet is such that data may flow over networks without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended. Therefore, in submitting personal information to the Site, you assume the risk of a third party obtaining that information.

Important security information - email scam
The Bhopal Runners website team has been made aware of a number of fake emails that appear to be sent from Bhopal Runners asking users to confirm their email address and/or password. We would like to reassure users that we will never send you an email asking you to reconfirm your security details. We will never ask you to divulge your full passwords via e-mail.

If you do receive a suspicious email like this please delete it straight away and do not click on any of the links contained in it. If you are ever concerned about any communications that are or seem to be from Bhopal Runners, please contact us immediately. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT

We and our service providers collect a variety of information through the Services, including:

  • Account and profile information. We collect information when you create an account or edit your profile, such as your name, username, password, email address, race history, and volunteer experience.
  • Event registration or volunteer information. We collect information when you register or volunteer for a race or other event, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, country of residence, citizenship, age or date of birth, gender, race history and experience, club affiliation, occupation, emergency contacts, and self-reported disability status, proof of disability, or other health-related information that you provide directly to us as necessary for participation in a race or other event. Our third-party service providers may also collect your payment card information when you submit your registration.
  • Race activities and results. We collect information when you participate in a race or other event that we organize. For example, we may collect information about your real-time location during a race (such as your progress along the course), your race times and splits, and your finishing results. We may share this information with the general public through our Services, as described in the section below titled “How We Share Information.”
  • Information you provide to us directly or through the Services. We collect information that you provide to us directly or through the Services, such as when you post questions or comments, respond to surveys, rate the Apps, or communicate with us.
  • Information collected automatically. When you use our Services, we or our third-party service providers may automatically receive and record certain information. For example, this may include your device’s IP address, user-agent string, information about your use of the Services during your current session and over time (including the pages you view and the files you download), the date and time of your visit, links you click, searches conducted, the website visited before navigating to the Services, your software and hardware attributes (including browser and operating system type and version, App version, device type, and device identifiers), and your general location inferred from IP address. To obtain such information, we or our third-party service providers may use the following technologies to recognize your device and collect information about your Services usage:
  • Server logs. When you use the Services, we automatically receive and record certain information from your computer (or other device) and your browser. To obtain such information, we may use server logs or applications that recognize your device and gather information about its online activity.
  • Cookies. We also use cookies on the Services. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device by your web browser. A cookie allows us to recognize whether you have visited before and may store user preferences and other information. If you are concerned about having cookies on your device, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, allowing you to decide whether to accept it. You can also delete cookies from your device. However, if you choose to block or delete cookies, certain features of the Services may not operate correctly.


We and our service providers use the information that we collect for a variety of purposes, including:

  • Providing the Services. To provide our Services to you, organize races and events, fulfill the terms of any agreement you have with us, respond to your requests, and for other purposes related to managing our organization;
  • Communicating with you. To communicate with you regarding your account, events for which you have registered or volunteered, important updates regarding our Services, and other administrative issues;
  • Conducting analytics and improving our services. To count and recognize visitors to the Services, analyze how visitors use the Services, improve the Services, create new products and services, and conduct analytics, including as described in the section below titled “Third-Party Analytics”;
  • Compiling aggregated and de-identified information. To compile aggregated and de-identified statistics or reports that we may share with our partners or other third parties;
  • Legal purposes. For legal or other necessary purposes, including as described below in the section below titled “How We Share information.” HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION We share information with third parties for a variety of reasons, including as follows:
  • Service providers. We use third-party service providers to help us manage and improve our Services and organize races and events. These service providers may collect and use your information to assist us in achieving the purposes discussed in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may use third parties to assist with race events, mail printed materials to runners or volunteers, communicate with runners or volunteers, perform data storage and processing services, process payments on our behalf, tailor our advertising, and perform analytics, including as described in the section below tiled “Third-Party Analytics.”
  • Other users of the Services. We may allow you to share information directly with other users of the Services. For example, if you post questions or comments to other users through the Services, add information to your profile, respond to surveys or requests to rate the Apps, or use other features of the Services, then your questions, comments, profile, or other information may be seen by other users of the Services. Please ensure when using these features that you do not submit any information that you do not want to be shared with other users or the public.
  • Our partners. We may share information about final race results with our partners, including other non-profit organizations, sports organizations, or researchers who may use the final race results to confirm race eligibility/disqualification, generate reports, or conduct academic research.
  • Live updates and final race results. If you participate in a race that we organize, we may share certain information about you with the general public. For example, we may share your name, age group, gender, state and country of residence, and final race results through our Websites and Apps. We also may share your real-time location during a race (such as your progress along the course), race times and splits, and final results so that others can track your progress.
  • Third-party plugins. The Services may integrate certain third-party plugins (such as a Facebook “like” button and Twitter “follow” button). Even if you do not click on these plugins, they may collect information about you, such as your IP address and the pages that you view. They also may set and/or access a cookie or use similar tracking technologies. These plugins are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.
  • Legal purposes. We may use or share your information with third parties when we believe, in our sole reasonable discretion, that doing so is necessary: oTo comply with applicable law or a court order, subpoena, or other legal process; oTo investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or prohibited activities, suspected fraud, violations of our rules or terms and conditions, or situations involving threats to other athletes, volunteers or users, our property, or the property or physical safety of any person or third party; oTo establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • Organizational transfers. We may share your information with third parties to facilitate the financing, securitization, insuring, merger, acquisition, sale, assignment, bankruptcy, or other disposal of all or part of our organization or assets.

We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive information (e.g., social security numbers, financial account information, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic or biometric data, or sexual orientation) on or through the Services or otherwise to us, except for self-reported disability status, proof of disability, or other health-related information that you provide directly to us as necessary for participation in a race or other event.

We may revise this Privacy Policy periodically in the future. If we make any material changes, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on our Websites and in our Apps under “Settings,” with an effective date indicating when the revised Privacy Policy will take effect. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically.

If you have any questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy, please email us at [email protected] with “Attn: Privacy/Legal” in the subject line.

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