We take the privacy of your data seriously. Read on for details of how we handle your data.
Data collected on this website
If you contact us using the contact form we will store your contact details for the sole purpose of responding to your enquiry.
Get involved form: if you request to be added to our mailing list your details will be added to our MailChimp database. You will receive an email from MailChimp to confirm your subscription.
Signing the petition grants us the permission to pass on your details to the appropriate department/agency as signees of the petition.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your express permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:
First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Authentication session involved in delivering site content during your visit.
Hashed data of an identifier and authentication status
Used to suppress display of the cookie notice overlay.
Boolean (TRUE/FALSE) only
Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies' internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
Multiple cookies prefixed with __ga, __gid and some others on .gstatic or other Google domains
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.