Privacy & Cookie Policy

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

Charity registration number:

Company registration number:

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 (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

Our own

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

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

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