Privacy policy

England’s Community Forests are committed to protecting your privacy. It is very important to us and we respect anyone's concerns about maintaining it. This statement tells you how and why we use your information.

A cookie is a very small text file that is placed on your hard drive by the server of a web page you visit. It is an individual label, which identifies you as a visitor - it cannot deliver viruses.

Some of our cookies are generated automatically by the software we used to create parts of the site. Others are simply used to save time by automatically filling in any forms that you have already filled in. If you want to change any details you can simply type over any text. In the future, we may use cookie files to help personalise the site and help you experience it in the way that suits you best.

England’s Community Forests may gather the following information in aggregate for: browser type (e.g. Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator), operating system (e.g. Windows, MacOS, Linux), IP address, and Internet domain (e.g. Demon, AOL). This is to provide numbers of people visiting the site.

Your choice
Certain portions of our Site (online enquiry) require you to provide personal information. We will use the information you provide to fulfil your enquiry.

Submission of an online enquiry is entirely voluntary. However if you do not wish to supply personal information, you will be unable to submit an online enquiry.

Links to the England’s Community Forests site
England’s Community Forests are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites linked to this site. If you have followed a link from the Site to another website you may be supplying information to a third party yourself.

Data protection
England’s Community Forests do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent unless required by law.

The Data Protection Act allows you to have access to information held about you and, where appropriate, to have it corrected or deleted. There is a maximum charge of £10 for providing a copy. Visitors to our website should satisfy themselves that they know how their personal information will be used.

England’s Community Forests will not collect online contact information from children under 14 years of age without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request and will not be used for any other purpose.

England’s Community Forests will not collect personally identifiable off-line contact information without prior parental consent; will not distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information without prior parental consent; will not publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent.

England’s Community Forests will not entice children by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.