Last updated:
October 6, 2022

Cookie Policy


The San Francisco Sailing Club, Inc. (hereinafter "we" and/or "us" and/or “Sail”) uses various cookies which allow us to distinguish you from other users of our digital properties that link to this Cookie Policy, including our mobile application (collectively, the “Services”), which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use our Services and also allows us to improve them.

We use cookies to provide the content and functionality of the Services (strictly necessary cookies) and, with your permission, to personalize the content and advertisements that appear when you use our Services and to analyze the traffic on the Services. In addition, we share information about your use of our Services with our advertising partners and analysts, who may combine this information with other data that you provide to them or that they have collected when you use their services. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

You do not need to allow cookies to use most of the Services. However, enabling cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the Services to work. In the majority of cases, a cookie does not provide us with any of your personal information.

For further information about this cookie policy, please contact us at

You can change the cookie settings that will be placed when you visit our Services by changing the settings on your browser or by visiting the Cookie Preference Centre by clicking on the Cookie button at the bottom of this Cookie Policy.

Key concepts

First-party cookies are served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when you use our Services.

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain or service other than that of the Services being used by the user. If a user uses a Services and another entity sets a cookie through that Services, this would be a third-party cookie. Please find below the list of third parties that may place cookies on your device when you use our Services, and the links to their privacy notices:

Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the Services that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies these cookies allow Services operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Changing your cookie settings

You can change your cookie preferences when you use our Services by going to the Cookie Preference Centre by clicking on the Cookie preference link at the bottom of this cookie policy. You can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our Services.

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise, you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details:

Your consent

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.

For performance, functional and targeting cookies, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you, or by going to the Cookie Preference Centre. 

Can I withdraw my consent?

If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance/analytics, functionality or targeting cookies at any time, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this or by changing your settings in the Cookie Preference Centre. Please note that disabling these cookies will affect the functionality of the Services and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the Services.

What cookies do we use and why?

We use are "necessary" and "performance/analytics" and "functional" and "targeting" cookies:

Strictly Necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the Services to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Services will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to identify you as being logged in to the Services and to authenticate you, to make sure you connect to the right Service when we make any changes to the way it works and for security purposes.

Performance/analytics cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Services. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Services and gather information on error messages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have used our Services and will not be able to monitor its performance.

We use performance cookies to perform analytics and for error management purposes, by measuring any errors that may occur.

Functional cookies

These cookies enable the Services to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

We use functional cookies to enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality and personalization. These cookies may be set by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your use of our Services, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Services and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. These cookies may be set through our Services by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other services/sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.


A cookie or similar technology will exist for different periods of time depending on the purpose of the cookie. For example, a session cookie which enables the Services to operate will only exist on your device whilst you browse our Services but other cookies will remain on your device for longer such as some functionality cookies which need to stay on your device so that the Services can recognize you when you return. For more information about how long a cookie remains on your device, please see the cookie table below.

Purpose Name Duration & limit
Performance/Analytics: Store and count page views Website Performance Session cookie
Strictly necessary: To make sure that the content rendered is yours and enable you to authenticate Login Duration of product usage

Keeping our cookie policy up to date

We may need to update our cookie policy from time to time if we decide to use cookies differently. Any changes will be updated here.

For more information about how we process personal data collected from cookies please refer to our privacy policy.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the ways we use cookies please contact us at