Privacy Policy

Who we are

Pool of Life is a registered charity and was the first established dragon boat team for breast cancer survivors in the UK. Our registered charity number is number 1111599. The team was set up in 2004 under the guidance and support of Liverpool-based Amathus Dragon Boat Club, to help raise breast cancer awareness and demonstrate that women and men living with breast cancer can lead full and active lives.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we shall endeavour to use any information that you provide when using in accordance with this privacy policy.


Our website may use ‘cookies’ to enhance user experience. A user’s web browser will place cookies on a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes and, in some circumstances, to track information about the user. A user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert the user when cookies are being sent.

Disabling cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer
Apple Safari

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may occasionally include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. stats

Data Used: IP address, user ID (if logged in), username (if logged in), user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code. Important: The Pool of Life charity does not have access to any of this information via this feature. For example, a site owner can see that a specific post has 285 views, but he/she cannot see which specific users/accounts viewed that post. Stats logs — containing visitor IP addresses and usernames (if available) — are retained by Automattic (WordPress) for 28 days and are used for the sole purpose of powering this feature.

Activity Tracked: Post and page views, video plays (if videos are hosted by, outbound link clicks, referring URLs and search engine terms, and country. When this module is enabled, Jetpack also tracks performance on each page load that includes the Javascript file used for tracking stats. This is exclusively for aggregate performance tracking across Jetpack sites in order to make sure that our plugin and code is not causing performance issues. This includes the tracking of page load times and resource loading duration (image files, Javascript files, CSS files, etc.). The site owner has the ability to force this feature to honour DNT settings of visitors. By default, DNT is currently not honoured.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact us at

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this policy at any time, so please do check it from time to time here on the Pool of Life website.


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