1. Safeguarding Children: Policy and procedures
2. Codes of Conduct – Sports
3. Coaches Code of Conduct
4. Parents code of Conduct
5. Codes of Conduct- players
6. Equality policy
7. Advice on photos and videos
BFree Sports acknowledges its responsiblity to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person who has been entrusted to its care and is committed to working to provide a safe environment for all members. Anyone under 18 is a child when playing sports. We suscribe to the FA and policy and procedures.
The childs welfare is the parmount consideration.
Racial origin, age, disability and gender are key factors that will be protected.
All children have the right to be protected from physical, sexual or emotional harm and from neglect and bullying.
All allegations will be taken seriously and responded swiftly.
All coaches are CRB checkedIt is accepted that the FA aims to prevent people with a history of relevant and significant offending from having contact with children and young people and the opportunity to influence policies with children or young people.
Bullying is not accepted at BFree Sportsand will be dealt with. This includes on social media and all parents will be informed.
Sport at all levels, is a vital part of a community. Sport will take into account community feeling when making decisions.
Sport is opposed to discrimination of any form and will promote measures to prevent it, in whatever form, from being expressed.
Young people
Sport acknowledges the extent of its influence over young people and pledges to set a positive example.
Trust and Respect
Sport wll uphold a relationship of trust and respect between all involved in the game, whether they are individuals, or other organisations.
We reject the use of violence of any nature by anyone involved in the game.
Fair play
The principle of playing to win consistent with fair play
I will work with safety and enjoyment for every child
Never engage in or tolerate any form of bullying
Encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance
Ensure all activities are organised and suitable for all age groups
Develop mutual trust and respect with every player to build their self-esteem
Winning is not everything
Children play for fun
Applaud effort
Remain outside the barriers to watch the children participate
Let the coach do the job and feel free to speak to them as soon as the session has finished
Never engage in or tolerate offensive, insulting, or abusive language and bullying.
Always play to the best of my ability
Play fairly and do not cheatShake hands after match situations
Talk to a coach about any concerning issues
Respect all players who participate at BFree Sports
Everyone is treated fairly and with respect and that we equally are accessible to them all.
Our commitment is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, marital status race, nationality, ethnic origin and disability.
Race relations act 1976, sex discrimination act 1975 and disability discrimination act 1995.
Any claims will be dealt with through investigation. A requirement that the practice stop and sanctions are imposed as appropriate.
Potential risks
The inappropriate use or copying of images for use on child abuse websites on the internet.
Child in care may not be allowed on the internet taking part in sport
parental seperation -restriction of photos
a child may be a witness in criminal proceedings.
Please ask coaches and parents for when is the right time to take photos of your own child or as a group photo in an activity


Short version: We make sure that your data is handled in a way which complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 1998, and any other relevant legislation.
Long Version:
In this document, ‘we’ refers to BFree Sports and its representatives. ‘You’ refers to visitors to our website and our customers.
Who is responsible for your data?
Our data protection officer and company owner is James Mckenzie. The data protection officer is responsible for making sure that your data is stored and processed safely. You can contact them on
Why do we process and store your data?
We need to store and process your data if you make an enquiry or place an order with us, to allow us to provide our services as a sports coach. This includes your name, contact details, and IP address. We also need to store your details for tax and insurance reasons.We only store or process data which you have given directly to us and which we need to run our business.
How long will we keep your data?

We may need to keep your personal details until up to 7 years after you were a customer of ours, for tax and insurance purposes. After this date your data will be anonymised, unless you have ‘opted in’ to receive ongoing communications from us.
Who has access to your data?
Our data protection officer is responsible for managing access to the personal data we store. Generally speaking, only the data protection officer and authorised members of staff will access your data. If you send your details over a social media platform, that platform may keep a copy of your messages.We do not sell or give your data to any third parties for their marketing purposes.
Who else might your data be shared with?
We reserve the right to share your personal data with other third parties if required for legal reasons. For example, in the case of an insurance claim, a tax audit, or to prevent fraud.
How can you see what data we store about you?
You have the right to request details on any data we store about you. We can send a copy of your data to the email address you entered when using our services.
Your right to deletion

If you were previously a customer of ours, we might need to hold onto some of your data for tax or insurance reasons. Otherwise we will happily comply with your request as best we can.
How can you opt in or out of our marketing messages?
You can manage your marketing preferences at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the emails we send, or by getting in touch with us through any other means.
How does our website use cookies?
Our website stores cookies on your browser to allow you to place an order with us. Our website’s cookies are temporary and cannot be used to identify individual visitors.Third parties might also set cookies on your browser. We use Google Analytics to monitor the performance of our website, for example. Third parties have their own cookie policies.
How do you make a complaint about our use of your data?
The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO). is the authority for data protection in the UK. If you have an unresolvable problem with us and our use of your data, they are who you should contact.