Privacy Policy

As a data controller and data processor TriNorth Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. The privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, for any of our products including; Gridiron Magazine, The Nightwatchman and England Netball Magazine, will be processed. It also sets out your privacy rights and how law protects you.

Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

TriNorth Communications is the data controller for Gridiron Magazine and The Nightwatchman and responsible for your personal data (under TriNorth Communications Ltd, company number 04517118). Registered at the Kia Oval, London, SE11 5SS.

TriNorth Communications is a data processor for All England Netball Association (AENA) (company number 01698144) and responsible for your personal data (under TriNorth Communications Ltd, company number 04517118). Registered at the Kia Oval, London, SE11 5SS.

Information we may collect about you

Personal Data or personal information about an individual, from which that person can be identified.

We may collect, use, store, transfer and process the following information (including your personal data) about you:

Gridiron UK

You give us information about you through our website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise.

This includes information you provide when you register for electronic communications, subscribe to receive the Gridiron magazine, place an order on our site, purchase event tickets or merchandise or give us feedback.

The information you give us may include:

  • Personal identity data
    • Name
    • Gender
    • DOB
  • Contact data
    • Email address
    • Address: billing & delivery
    • Phone number
  • Transactional data
    • Details of products you have purchased
  • Communications data
    • Email
    • Address
    • Third party communications
  • Financial data
    • Payment methods: debit and/or credit cards

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Purpose for which we will use your personal data

We have set out below a description of all the way we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so.  We have also outlined our lawful bases and legitimate interests for doing so.

We may process you data for more than one lawful ground. Please contact us is you do not wish for your data to be used in any of outline ways.

Purpose/Activity Type of data Lawful basis and interest for use
Processing an order for good/services Identity, contact and profile Contract: with yourself to purchase goods/services
Event registrations and management Identity, Contact, Profile, Financial, Transactional, Marketing/Communications Contract: Performance of contract with you
Legitimate Interest
: to fulfil legal contract to collect income
Communicate with you electronically about news, events and competitions Identity, contact, profile, marketing/communications Consent: Manage and correspond with you in relation to your marketing communication preferences
Transfer data to third parties Identity, contact, profile, marketing/communications, Technical, Usage Consent: Manage and correspond with you in relation to your marketing communication preferences 
To use data analytics to improve our websites and marketing and communications Identity, contact, profile, marketing/communications Legitimate Interest: In our interest to know how our customers use products and services and to match client needs
To measure the success of advertising and relevance to audience Identity, contact, profile, marketing/communications, Technical, Usage Legitimate Interest: In our interest to grow our business and deliver marketing and sales strategies


Change of purpose

We will only use your data for the purpose for which we collect it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason that is compatible with the original purpose.

To enquire about any use of your personal data you can contact us at

Please note we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where it is permitted by law.

Promotional offers from us

You will receive marketing communications from us via email, SMS, telephone, post, social media or digital advertising (via cookies or similar) if you have opted in to receive said information about our products, events or services.

Storing your personal data

The data that we collect from you will be stored within TriNorth Communication on our secure servers. We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or access in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. We limit access to your personal data to staff, agent, contractors and third parties who have a business need to know.

Data security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure.

Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We will notify you of any breach of your personal data where legally required to do so.

Data retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including the purpose of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

We consider the nature, the amount and sensitivity of the personal data held to determine length of time retained in line with legal requirements.  We will contact you at least once every 12 months to re-confirm the consent you have given us to store and use your data.

Any data processed within our role as a data processor will only be retained for duration agreed with data controller.

By law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including contact, identity, financial and transaction data) for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.

Your rights

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

Access to information

You also have the right to your personal data (known as a “data subject access request”).

This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and check that we are lawfully processing it.

If you wish to make a request for access to your information, please contact us at

Time limit to respond

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

Third Party Sharing

We may share you personal data with selected third parties:

  • Group companies/products and other associated companies of TriNorth Ltd
  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you, including:
    • Cricket Properties Limited
    • All England Netball Association
    • 21 Six
    • Incrowd
    • Cricviz
    • JellyFish
    • Magic Torch
    • Ritson Creative
    • Newstand
    • Paypal
    • Gocardless
    • Readly
    • Fairlie Creative
    • Barrington Sports
  • Selected TriNorth Ltd sponsors and partners (as per date of this document) for marketing purposes:
    • RedZone sports
    • Touchdown trips
    • Football America
    • ESPN
    • Majestic athletic
    • Wisden
    • England Netball Partners
      • Vitality Health and Life Insurance
      • Mitsubishi
      • Go Girl
      • Sky
      • Whole Earth
      • Gilbert
      • iPro Sport
      • LRG Fitness
      • Harrod
      • CRUK

Personal data will ONLY be shared for marketing purposes where you have consented (by freely giving a specific, informed and unambiguous indication of your wishes through positive action, i.e. where you have ‘opted in’) to us or our partners providing your information. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not pass on your information to any unauthorised third parties without your express consent.

You may subsequently ‘opt-out’ of the use of the personal data for marketing purposes using the “Unsubscribe” link found in the footer of any email you receive from such third parties or us or by contacting us.

We may collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. We may provide our advertisers with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 30 women aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregated information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in North West). However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data, which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update our privacy policy. We will post a notice of any material changes on our website prior to implementing the changes, and, where appropriate, notify you using any of the contact details we hold for you for this purpose. This may include e-mail, post or interactive social media. We encourage you to periodically review our notice to be informed of how we use your information.

Contact us at


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