Who we are

This site is owned and managed by Groundwork South, which is part of the Federation of Groundwork Trusts.

Registered office: Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, UB9 5PG
Tel: 01895 832662
Email: south@groundwork.org.uk

Charity registration number: 293705

Company registration number: 1982077


The Groundwork Federation

Groundwork UK is a federation of independently managed charitable Trusts working towards the same mission and goals. Groundwork UK is the central body of Groundwork, responsible for the brand, systems and agreements that support our federation of charities.

This website is managed by Groundwork South. The content on it is produced and added by Groundwork South, and data collected through the site will be managed by Groundwork South.

Privacy policy

Groundwork is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how Groundwork processes any personal data collected from you on www.communitiesprepared.org.uk (the website).

This Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Use apply to your use of the website. By proceeding to access the website you accept the website Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use.

Information that Groundwork South may collect from you

Groundwork South may collect standard internet log information and details of user behaviour patterns when users visit the website. The information that Groundwork South collects from you when you visit the website may also include:

  • traffic data 
  • location data 
  • other communication data 
  • details of the information that you access 
  • statistical data relating to your browsing activities, including information about your computer, your IP address, operating system and browser type. 

Groundwork South places a high priority on protecting your privacy

As you browse our website, our web server automatically collects information that is sent by your web browser, i.e. protocol addresses, domain name and web browser type. We use this data to analyse overall traffic to our website. 

Whenever you give us personal or sensitive information, such as your real name, home address or email address, it is obtained in a secure manner using 256-bit encryption. We do not make the personal information you provide to us available to other organisations, unless you have given us express permission to do so (e.g. agreeing to your group or organisation being featured on our map of members).

Groundwork South collects information for internal record keeping, to improve the website, to understand users’ browsing behaviour and how users engage with the website.

Groundwork South collects this information in a way that does not identify anyone. Groundwork South does not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the website.

Groundwork South will not associate any data gathered from the website with any personally identifying information from any source. If Groundwork South does want to collect personally identifiable information through the website, Groundwork South will be transparent about this. Groundwork South will make it clear when personal information is collected and will explain what it intends to do with it.

Groundwork South reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer. Most large websites use these to improve your experience. To learn more about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work, including to:

  • enhance the security of the site
  • anonymously measure website usage
  • improve your experience, for example by remembering your settings for this website so you don’t have to keep re-entering them
  • determine whether you are logged in or not
  • remember if we have already asked you certain questions
  • provide content or services from other companies, e.g. to allow you to share pages with social networks or show you videos.

When you visit our site some third-party service providers we use may store cookies to provide a personalised experience to you on other sites.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to disable cookies in your browser or to not use our site.

You can also clear your cookies completely after visiting our site.

Please read the Privacy Policy above for details of how Groundwork South processes information.

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