Privacy Policy

This page describes how this website uses personal data and the legal basis.

What information is collected?

– The IP address of the internet connection you are using
– details of the type and version of the browser you are using (website statistics)
– upon registration, your name, email address and (optionally) your postcode
– your search preferences and account preferences, including an email opt-in / out
– tracking of email message interactions

How is this information used?

Data is used to enable you to interact with this website, maintain a log of activity for security/auditing and help monitor and improve the website functions.

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use your email address to deliver messages to you, which you can opt-in or out of receiving via your Profile page. These messages may include a tracking mechanism to confirm delivery and collect statistics. In addition, our website utilises Google Analytics for website statistics reporting.

When do we share personal data?

We do not share any personal data for any purpose with anyone.


This website uses cookies to operate, including processing website statistics, displaying maps, executing searches and user authentication. As a result, some website features may not work if cookies are disabled.

Mobile app

You can configure our mobile app to retrieve events and locations based on your device’s GPS coordinates. Only your approximate location (accurate to within 0.68 miles / 1.1 km) is passed by your device to our servers, enabling a search and returning data.

Legal basis

Upon accepting cookies and registering with this website, you consent to process personal data identified in this policy solely for the purposes described.

Your rights

You have the right to access the personal information stored and modify and correct this data. You can do this by logging into this website and accessing your Profile page. You also have the right to data deletion – email [email protected] from the email address linked to your account, and we will remove your data promptly.

Changes to this policy

We will contact you via email if we make any changes to this policy.

About us / contact

Go Stargazing is a not-for-profit organisation. This website is maintained by Neill Sanders (email [email protected]). We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Data Protection Register with registration number ZA757598.

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