The 2020 Dartford Half Marathon

09:30 15th March

Last Updated 8th August 2019

Dartford Harriers, the organisers of the Dartford Half Marathon are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

What personal Data we hold

Our race entry procedure involves a choice of third-party online entry forms which may ask you for a range of personal data. As the race organiser, we are provided with the data contained within your entry forms. This is likely to include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth, age on the day of the race or age category
  • Address
  • Qualification means (for entering a championship race whereby you need to prove eligibility)
  • Any medical needs or conditions
  • Any running or sports clubs you belong to or any charity or team name
  • Contact telephone umber
  • Details of your next of kin
  • Gender
  • Any relevant disabilities

Details of our cookie usage are found below the privacy policy in a dedicated section.

Who we share your data with

Your personal data may be shared with third-party providers of essential race management and safety services. An example of this might be to provide any medical conditions to a first aid provider. There may also be cases in which we need to share data to governing bodies within the sport. An example of this would be to prove eligibility for a particular championship.

The purposes for which we hold your personal data

The purpose of holding your personal data is for the general administration of the Dartford Half Marathon as well as runner safety.

Essential Communications

We may need to provide you with important information relating to the race and ensure that you are aware of the various procedures and safety requirements on the day of the race. We, and any relevant third-party service provider, may contact you with necessary materials, such as your race bib number, or announcements specific to the Dartford Half Marathon.


The details entered into your race entry form, either online or postal version, can be accessed by the organisers of the Dartford Half Marathon and a race management company both of whom may choose to send marketing communications about upcoming races that may be of interest to you. All marketing emails from the organisers of the Dartford Half (sent to a list of email addresses) will include an unsubscribe link allowing you to remove yourself from the list should you no longer be interested in receiving updates.

How long will we keep and use your personal data

We will not keep or use your personal data for longer than is necessary, however we may need to contact you after the race in some circumstances. One example of this may be to send out a winner’s trophy or contact somebody regarding lost property at the race. Your name and email address may be used in marketing communications for future races.

Your rights in relation to personal data

You have the right to access, rectify, destroy or block personal data stored by the organisers of the Dartford Half. You may also object to your personal data being processed. You also have the right to complain of the handling of your personal data.


What are cookies


Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.


Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.


How we use cookies


When you use and access the Dartford Half Marathon website (herein “website”), we may place cookies files in your web browser.


We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics and to store your preferences.


We use both session and persistent cookies on the website and we use different types of cookies to run the website:


– Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.


Third-party cookies


In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties’ cookies to report usage statistics of the website, deliver advertisements on and through the website, and so on.




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.


Where can you find more information about cookies


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


Where can I park

Parking is in Acacia Hall within a short (and well signposted) walk to race HQ through the park