Goring & Streatley

Email Addresses and logging in

An email address is a very common way for modern websites to enable users to login to protected areas as it (usually) has the benefit of identifying the individual and it also provides key contact information. This is precisely why Goring & Streatley has chosen this approach to logging in to the Member's are of its website.

 

 

There are a small number of instances where people, typically couples or parents and children, where an email address is shared and because the system cannot identfy which person is using the email address it won't let them login. 


To overcome this it will be necessary to ensure that everyone who wants to login to the new website has a unique email address. Fortunately this doesn't mean separate computers or even any cost, it is a case of choosing who you want to host your email address and where any emails associated with it are to go.

 

Free email addresses can normally be obtained via your Internet Broadband provider with most of them allowing up to 5 free email addresses to be created for each account. Signing in to your account will probably give you enough instruction to set a new one up if needed. Alternatively, a number of large organisations such as those below offer free email addresses, the only catch being that it needs to have a few emails pass through it each year.

 Supplier

 Click on the link to set up an email address

 Google  
 https://www.google.com/accounts/Login
 Microsoft  
 https://login.live.com/login.srf
 BT Yahoo    https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?&.src=ym

 

Once a new email address has been set up it is simply a case of accessing it via the Web or adding a new account to your email client (Windows Mail, Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, etc.) .

 

On the webiste under 'My Golf/Preferences' it is possible to specify which, if any, automated emails you want to receive from the system, a list of which I have included below. It's good to know when a Competition is available for signup or when special offers or events are occurring at the Club. Course status emails in the winter are also extremely useful.

Email Me
Competition Booking
When I enter myself into a competition
When someone else books me in
When course status is changed
When results are posted for...
A competition I have entered
A competition I am eligible for
Any competition
Any Mens competition
Any Ladies competition
Any Juniors competition
Any Seniors competition
Newsletter
Promotions
Bearwood Lakes Golf Club Announcements and Updates

     

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