Privacy & Cookies

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is committed to protecting your privacy. The information below explains the type of information we collect on our website visitors and how it is used. If you have any queries regarding our Privacy Policy please contact us as outlined below.

We reserve the right to change the terms of our policy from time to time and your continued use of the website will be deemed to be an acceptance of this Policy and any amendments we make. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 25th May 2012.

What information we collect

The EIS and our third party service providers use a standard technology called a “cookie” to improve the performance of the website and collect information about how you use our website in order to better align content of our website to our visitors’ needs.

Cookies reside on your computer and help the website recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor.

For more information on Cookies visit 

The EIS uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website, as part of this we collect IP addresses.

Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

What are your choices

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you should be able to modify your browser preference to provide you with choices relating to cookies.

For example, if you use a standard browser, you should have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies however, you may find that the function of some areas within the website become limited.

For more information on modifying your browser preference, please refer to the documentation accompanying your browser.

When does this Privacy Policy not apply

This Privacy Policy does not cover third party sites to which we provide external links to and who may collect your personal information.

We use this symbol  wherever possible to help you identify when a link is external.

Contact us

Please contact us using the details below if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy.


Address: English Institute of Sport, The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance, 299 Alan Turing Way, Manchester, M11 3BS.