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Golden Records Cloud is now Golden Records Online.

Many functions of Golden Records now available on the web.  Submit scores and manage data from anywhere.  Enhanced data filtering and export functions.  Free yourself from the desktop.

Log in now to see the changes.  90-day free trial available.

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Golden Records Update

A new version of Golden Records is available.  This fixes a few bugs, and enforces handicap calculations only on the rounds in the AGB tables and Frostbite.  The use of option Strict further restricts rounds to only those listed in AGB tables 1-8.

There are a few other minor changes, but the major change is an update to Microsoft .Net version 4.5.  This is ahead of PCI DSS requirements that demand the disabling of the TLS1.0 security protocol by 30 June this year.  This requires Golden Records to be updated to support only TLS1.1 and TLS1.2.  This version of .Net is unfortunately not supported by Windows XP and Windows Vista, except Vista service pack 2.  Consequently, while existing installations will continue to work, this version and future versions can only be installed on Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or later.  When TLS1.0 is disabled on our server on 30 June, existing versions will continue to work, but will be unable to connect to any web services.  Update notifications will cease, and cloud services will be disabled.

All users are urged to update to this version as soon as possible.  We regret the inconvenience, but PCI DSS compliance is a requisite of being able to sell online.  In addition TLS1.0 is now regarded as a weak security protocol.  We have already disabled SSL.

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/p/dotnet45xp/

Please contact us if you need further information.

 

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GDPR

New Data Protection Regulations come into force on the 25 May 2018.  Known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), they significantly increase data protection obligations and the rights of individuals.  Our privacy policies have been updated to comply with the GDPR and can be viewed here and here.  They explain how we lawfully use personal data we hold and explain the rights of our customers and users.

Regarding data security, all databases are encrypted, including the local database used by Golden Records.  Backups are encrypted, as are the data files used by Golden Arrow.  Connections to the cloud server are also encrypted.  Website connections are now SSL only, and weak protocols are disabled.

GDPR also places on data controllers an obligation to not keep data when it is no longer needed and to obtain explicit consent to the processing of that data.  We do not share your data with anybody else.  When you send us data to investigate a problem or for help, we will destroy that data when it is no longer needed.  Cloud users will have noticed that when they log in to the cloud, they are being prompted to give explicit consent for data storage.  New users now have to give consent as part of account activation.

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Two-factor Authentication Now Available

For cloud users, two-factor authentication is now available. Activate it from the settings/profile page. You will need an Authenticator app like Authy or Google Authenticator (no Google account required) on your phone. With two-factor authentication enabled, a code generated on the phone will need to be entered when you log in.

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Golden Records Update

An update to Golden Records has been released. This resolves a problem calculating Master Bowman and higher classifications. It contains a new set of the 2016 classification tables, The previous set returned GMB instead of Grand Master Bowman with the unintended consequence that it prevented archers be classified correctly.

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A Test/Trial Version of Golden Records Cloud Available

A test/trial version of Golden Records Cloud is now available at http://archery-records.net/ It will synchronise data between computers without having to manually copy over files, and it enables members to submit scores online, and see their records online.

This will be a separate product from the standard Golden Records, and will be subscription based. One club subscription will cover multiple users, and the software can be installed on any number of computers. The service is free until September this year. No obligation to subscribe if you decide to test it now.

Please note that this is still beta/test software at the moment. I am looking for users to feedback issues and requests to guide final development.

Feedback is also requested on the proposed subscription model and a projected charge of £30 to £50 per year. If it looks like it will be popular it could be lower. Feel free to suggest a cost/year at which your club would be interested.

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Bring the Cloud to your Archery Club

A test/trial version of Golden Records Cloud is now available at http://archery-records.net/ It will synchronise data between computers without having to manually copy over files, and it enables members to submit scores online, and see their records online.
 
This will be a separate product from the standard Golden Records, and will be subscription based. One club subscription will cover multiple users, and the software can be installed on any number of computers. The service is free until September this year. No obligation to subscribe if you decide to test it now.
 
Please note that this is still beta/test software at the moment. I am looking for users to feedback issues and requests to guide final development.
 
Feedback is also requested on the proposed subscription model and a projected charge of £30 to £50 per year. If it looks like it will be popular it could be lower. Feel free to suggest a cost/year at which your club would be interested.
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Vloud version of Golden Records

We are working on a cloud version of Golden Records. Records will be synced between computers automatically with storage on a secure cloud server. Your members will be able to submit scores on-line and view the records you hold. To facilitate any number of client PC the pricing will be an annual subscription, instead of a software license. The new product, Golden Records Cloud, will exist alongside the standalone Golden Records software which will retain local storage. Data can be migrated, but not shared.

The new product will satisfy demand for easier data sharing across desktop and laptop PC, and reduce the workload of club Record Officers.

A beta version will be available in the near future with a complimentary subscription for early adopters. Contact us for more details.

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