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Privacy Policy

The Foresters’ Forest Landscape Partnership programme is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The partnership is made up of 32 organisations, with the Forestry Commission being the lead partner.

Foresters’ Forest is committed to keeping any personal information you give us safe. We use the information we collect about you to send you communications about the programme that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.

The following policy explains how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time.

When we refer to "personal information" in this privacy policy, we mean information, which identifies you as an individual, or is capable of doing so.

How do we collect information?

We will collect personal information from you when you make an enquiry with us, register as a volunteer or subscribe to our newsletter.

What information do we collect about you and when do we collect it?

The types of information collected might include your name, email address, contact telephone numbers, postal address and your interest in the programme. We may also collect equality and disability data but this will be anonymous and is only collected for the purposes monitoring.

How do we use this information?

We will use your personal information to provide you with the information you have requested. For instance if you have registered as a volunteer, we will send you a regular volunteer update newsletter and information about volunteering activities you may be interested in.

Foresters’ Forest will not rent, sell or lease this personally identifiable information to other companies or individuals. You have a right to access, rectify, modify and delete any data referring to you. In order to exercise this right please contact us immediately.

Sharing information with other people

Your information may be shared with project leaders for the purposes of registering you onto activities with them

Your information may be provided to other companies who provide administration services on our behalf, for example a mailing house or email marketing provider, but solely for the purpose of providing you with the information you have requested and not for purposes by anyone other than Foresters’ Forest.

Changes to your information

If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us (email – info@forestersforest.uk ).

We may change our privacy policy from time to time. New policies will be published on our website.

Data protection

We are committed to dealing with personal data in the spirit of the Data Protection Act 1998 ("the Act") and protecting personal privacy in accordance with the law.

When you provide personally identifiable information to us, we may use it to provide you with ongoing information about the Foresters’ Forest programme. We will not rent, sell or lease this personally identifiable information to other companies or individuals. You have a right to access, rectify, modify and delete any data referring to you. In order to exercise this right please contact us immediately.

Any information you share with us is securely stored in our databases. We operate an email opt-in policy, so should you wish to stop receiving information via email from us you are able to do this via the link included at the bottom of every marketing email we send you.

If you do not wish to receive marketing information from Fastershire by post please email info@fastershire.com with your name, business name and postal address and enter 'postal opt-out' in the subject line.

If you wish to know more about your rights in respect of protection of personal data, you should write to the:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF
or telephone 01625 545700 (switchboard)
01625 545745 (information line)
Homepage: www.dataprotection.gov.uk
The Register: www.dpr.gov.uk

Cookies (not the biscuit type sadly!)

The Foresters’ Forest website uses Cookies to ensure you have the best experience.

If you continue to use this website without changing your Internet Browser settings to prevent the use of Cookies, we will assume that you are happy to use Cookies on the Foresters’ Forest website.

If you change your mind later on, your Internet Browser settings can be changed at any time.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information which are downloaded and stored as “text files” on your computer when you visit a website for the first time. When you visit the website again, information held in the relevant cookie on your computer (relating to the specific website) is then passed back to the website which then knows that you have visited before.

In collecting Cookies, websites can make your interaction with them much smoother without needing you to do anything.

What information does this website collect about me?

Cookies that we use collect information relating to pages visited, time spent on pages and Internal / External links clicked upon.

What is “Embedded” or “External” content?

This website also uses “Embedded Content”, which is content that is managed by an external website but is displayed on this website. Embedded Content includes (but may not be limited to):

  • Videos
  • Social media feeds
  • Website links hosted by third parties

Please note that we are not responsible for Cookies collected by “Embedded Content” and External websites, which include (but may not be limited to):

  • Community Interest Group websites
  • Volunteer Groups websites
  • Social Media websites i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube etc.

What do you use this information for?

We use information collected by Cookies on the Foresters’ Forest website to identify pages, content and / or links that you visit, to enable us to continue to improve the website structure, pages and content to enhance your user experience.

What if I don’t want you to collect this information?

If you prefer for Cookies not to be stored on your computer this can be changed in your Internet Browser settings, which can normally be found in your browsers “Tools”, “Settings” or “Internet Options” menus under the subheading of “Privacy” or “Cookies”. Any Cookies collected to-date can also be cleared in these menus.