Dated: May 25, 2018

The Association of Surfing Professionals LLC d/b/a World Surf League (“WSL”, "us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the WSL website. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. By using the World Surf League website, you consent to the use of cookies, as set out below.

What are cookies

Cookies (and other similar trackable technologies such as web beacons, pixel tags, locally stored objects and the like, collectively “cookies”) are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you. Cookies provide a ‘memory’ for a website and allow websites to store things like user preferences so that it can recognize you when you next visit.

Cookies can be "persistent"(which remain on your site unless you delete them) or "session" cookies (which are deleted from your device when you close your browser).

How does the WSL website use cookies?

When you use and access the WSL website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser which include both sessions cookies and persistent cookies and may include the following:

  • Analytic Cookies These cookies analyze user activity to improve the WSL website. It tells us if you have visited the site before and allows us to track individual users and site visits. Unless you have logged into the WSL website, we cannot use these cookies to identify individuals.

  • Site Performance Cookies These cookies remember your preferences for tools on the WSL website, so you do not have to enter them each time you visit.

  • Geotargeting Cookies These cookies try and work out which country you are from and is completely anonymous and only used to target content to the region from which you access our website.

  • Registration Cookies When you register with WSL, we generate cookies that let us know if you are signed in or not. If you have not selected to be kept signed in, your cookies get deleted when you close your browser or shut your computer down.

  • Advertising Cookies These cookies allow us to see whether you have seen an advert or not and for how long and also to help us use targeted advertising. These cookies are anonymous and store information on what you are looking on at the site but not who you are.

  • Referral Tracking We use cookies to associate user activity with the third party that referred the user to our site; or to track visitors from our site that we send to third party sites. We do not share any personal information about individual users with these third -party partners.

  • Marketing We use cookies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for marketing purposes which allow us to display WSL promotional material to you on other sites you visit.

  • Third Party Cookies On some pages of the WSL website, other third parties may set up their own anonymous cookies to track their own application or customize it for you. We cannot access these cookies. We may use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics and deliver advertisements on and through the WSL website.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

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 online.

Where can you find more information about cookies?

You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

Further details on how we use your data is available in the WSL Privacy Policy.

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