Privacy statement

Privacy policy


  1. Introduction & General Terms

HELP247AYEAR is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using HELP247AYEAR services. We collect personal information through emails and we promise not to disclose or share this to anyone without your consent. contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies, and we therefore urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit, which may also be collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Who are we?

HELP247AYEAR is a website run by medical students with the aim of providing information about exercise and fitness to help its visitors achieve their fitness goals.

What information will HELP247AYEAR collect about me?

When you sign up to our email or create an account, HELP247AYEAR’s online registration system will receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name and email address. By submitting your details, you enable HELP247AYEAR to provide you with information.

HELP247AYEAR also uses cookies (see section 11 below for details) and collects IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet) and other information about devices from visitors to

How will HELP247AYEAR use the information it collects about me?

HELP247AYEAR will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • to provide our services, activities or online content, to provide you with information about them and to deal with your requests and enquiries;
  • to use IP addresses and device identifiers to identify the location of users, to establish the number of visits from different countries and to determine where you are accessing the services from.
  • for analysis and research purposes so that we may improve the services offered by the HELP247AYEAR

When will HELP247AYEAR contact me?

HELP247AYEAR may contact you:

  • in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment
  • to invite you to participate in surveys about HELP247AYEAR services (participation is always voluntary)

Will HELP247AYEAR share my personal information with anyone else?

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or as described in section 9 below. Generally, we will only use your information within the HELP247AYEAR. However, sometimes HELP247AYEAR uses third parties to process your information on our behalf, for example to provide services or analysis.

Offensive or inappropriate content on HELP247AYEAR websites

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to HELP247AYEAR websites or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any HELP247AYEAR service, HELP247AYEAR may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where HELP247AYEAR  reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), HELP247AYEAR may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

What if I am a user aged 16 or under?

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to the HELP247AYEAR. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

How long will HELP247AYEAR keep my personal information?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with HELP247AYEAR.

Where you contribute material to the HELP247AYEAR, we will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted.

Web browser cookies

  • What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (referred to here as a “device”) web browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browser’s preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

On, cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor our websites to your interests.

During the course of any visit to a HELP247AYEAR website, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

  • How does HELP247AYEAR use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, if on a previous visit you went to our education pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight educational information on your second and subsequent visits. HELP247AYEAR uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. Certain areas of HELP247AYEAR websites may use cookies for a specific reason – for example, to help an online game work effectively on your device.

  • Third Party Cookies in embedded content on HELP247AYEAR pages:

Please note that during your visits to you may notice some cookies that are not related to the HELP247AYEAR. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Where HELP247AYEAR embeds content from social media and other third party websites, some sites may use Google Analytics to collect data about user behaviour for their own purposes. HELP247AYEAR does not control this and for more information see GA’s site ‘How Google uses data’.

  • HELP247AYEAR Sharing Tools:

You will also see embedded ‘share’ buttons on HELP247AYEAR web pages; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. Again, HELP247AYEAR does not control the dissemination of these cookies. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on HELP247AYEAR website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

  • HELP247AYEAR cookies and how to reject cookies

Full information about how HELP247AYEAR uses cookies can be found in the cookies section of HELP247AYEAR Privacy & Cookies website.

Do Not Track (DNT) browser setting

DNT is a feature offered by some browsers which, when enabled, sends a signal to websites to request that your browsing is not tracked, such as by third party ad networks, social networks and analytic companies. This website does not currently respond to DNT requests.

A uniform standard has not yet been adopted to determine how DNT requests should be interpreted and what actions should be taken by websites and third parties. HELP247AYEAR will continue to review DNT and other new technologies and may adopt a DNT standard once available.

Changes to HELP247AYEAR’s Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use HELP247AYEAR websites to submit personal information to HELP247AYEAR. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.

Contacting HELP247AYEAR about this Privacy Policy

Admin Officer,

Help247 a Year