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Athletics NI is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, employee, volunteer or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of:

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Disability
  • Race
  • Ethnic Origin
  • Nationality
  • Colour
  • Parental or Marital Status
  • Dependant status
  • Pregnancy
  • Religious Belief
  • Class or Social Background
  • Sexual Preference
  • Political belief

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the above grounds.

Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination. We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice, but it also makes sound business sense. Our equal opportunities policy will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.

Download Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy


Data Protection Policies

Athletics Northern Ireland is committed to complying with data protection law and to respecting the privacy rights of individuals. The policy applies to all of our staff, workers, directors, volunteers and consultants .

This Data Protection Policy sets out our approach to data protection law and the principles that we will apply to our processing of personal data. The aim of this Policy is to ensure that we process personal data in accordance with the law and with the utmost care and respect.

Data Protection Policy

  • Retention and Disposal Policy

The purpose of this policy is to detail the Athletics Northern Ireland procedures for the retention and disposal of information to ensure that we carry this out consistently and that we fully document any actions taken.

Retention and Disposal Policy

  • Privacy Notice

We are committed to respecting your privacy. This notice is to explain how we may use personal information we collect before, during and after your involvement with us. This notice explains how we comply with the law on data protection, what your rights are and for the purposes of data protection we will be the controller of any of your personal information.

Member Privacy Notice

Privacy and Cookies Policy

  • Data Sharing Agreement for Race and Event Organisers

This policy outlines the Terms and Conditions that Race or Event Organisers using the Athletics NI Online Entry System must sign up to.

Data Sharing Agreement

 Athletics NI Environmental Policy

Founded in 1989, Athletics Northern Ireland is the governing body for the sport of athletics in N. Ireland. We are involved in all disciplines of the sport of athletics- track and field, cross country, road running and fell running- and cater for all ages from 11 years upwards. Athletics Northern Ireland aim to create the best environment for everyone in the sport to achieve their maximum potential.

Athletics NI aims to conduct its work efficiently and to deliver on its community and environmental responsibilities in an open and transparent manner through good management systems and programmes.

We are committed to:

  • Ensuring we are compliant with legislation and with the regulatory authority

  • Preventing pollution through operations best practice, waste minimisation, efficient resource use, local conservation awareness and emissions through road and airline travel.

  • Setting objectives and targets to achieve continual environmental performance improvement

  • Continually monitoring environmental impacts

  • Communicating the environmental policy to our employees and providing appropriate training

  • Making our environmental policy publicly available.

We aim to continuously improve our environmental performance through the support and involvement of all employees.

The senior management team actively supports this policy.

Complaints Policy

The Athletics Northern Ireland Complaints Policy is available to download here