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Durham University

Team Durham

About Us

Sport at Durham inspires the extraordinary

It always has done and that’s why our alumni include Gabby Logan, Jonathan Edwards, Will Carling, Sophie Hosking and Caroline Atkins.

And our students continue to do extraordinary things today whilst making memories and friendships that last a life time.


Sport at Durham has three pillars:

Performance: we are Britain’s Number 1 Team Sport University and support over 50 capped internationals per year.

Participation: we co-ordinate Britain’s largest participation programme with over 75% of our students engaged in sport and physical activity.

Community Partnership: over 2,700 community users access our facilities each week working directly with student clubs and volunteers.


But Team Durham is about more than that…..

We are built on teamwork, we grow leaders, and we are stronger because of our partnerships.

Sport is for everyone. We help our students try new things, to uncover their talents, to make a difference to those around them, to be fit and healthy and to be the best that they can be.

That is why we hope that you will be interested to know more about Durham University Sport.

We find it easy to be proud of the extraordinary people we have at Durham. Through sport we offer the inspiration, they achieve the outstanding.


Useful Information:

We are committed to supporting the University’s mission to reduce its environmental impact and adhere to the University's policies and procedures relating to the Environment.

Experience Durham works in collaboration with Greenspace and the University’s Environment Office.

Find out more about the Experience Durham Eco-Code which we strive to follow here.

Durham University collects data from you in line with current data protection legislation. Durham University is the data controller for all the data which we collect from you, except as stated below. For information on how to contact the university or to exercise your rights in connection with this data, see the privacy notice here.

This statement summarises the personal data Durham University processes in connection with sports centre bookings for Experience Durham.

What data do we collect from you and why?

We collect and process personal data from our visitors in order to provide access to the buildings and services we offer.

We also process your personal data to enable us to administer our services and to fulfil our contractual obligations to you.

In each case, we collect only as much personal data as is necessary to provide the access and services concerned, in line with current data protection legislation and professional standards.

How do we look after your data and how long will we keep it?

We will retain your data within secure systems and protect it from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure. Data will be kept only as long as required to provide our services. See Durham University’s privacy notice for further details.

Will we never share your data outside Durham University

We will not share your personal data with any other organisation except in the following circumstances:

Contractors may process data on our behalf (for instance, to manage our servers or systems), subject to strict contractual safeguards to ensure the safe and confidential processing of personal data at all times.

Correcting your personal data and objecting to its retention

Please contact us at teamdurham.bookings@durham.ac.uk at any time if you wish to correct any data that we hold on you, object to its continued retention or to opt out of marketing from us.

21 August 2018