Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The Carbon Landscape is a partnership project.  The Lancashire Wildlife Trust are the lead partner in processing your data and will be the ‘data controller’ for the project and is 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.

The Carbon Landscape Data Protection Promise

We will not sell your details to third parties. We will only share your personal details partners of the Carbon Landscape Partnership and will adhere to our strict data protection policies in order to keep your information safe.  They are only permitted to use your data for the purposes we set out, and your data is permanently deleted by them afterwards. Any funders of the project will only receive anonymous data.

You may change the way in which you receive information from us at any time:

• Email: carbonlandscape@lancswt.org
• Telephone: 01942 246 415
• Post: The Carbon Landscape, Worsley Mesnes Stores, Worsley Mesnes Drive, Wigan, WN3 5UF

We understand that you have trusted us with your personal data and in addition to our own high standards and values we are also members of both the Institute of Fundraising and the Fundraising Standards Board. Their strict policies regarding the protection of your data can be found on their websites: www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk and www.frsb.org.uk.

Please be reassured that we also guarantee any company delivering services on our behalf are equally vigilant about safeguarding your data.

Access to Your Own Information

You can contact us anytime by letter or telephone to change or update your details, or obtain a copy of your record. If you have any problems or queries about your data, please contact us on the details above.

Financial Security

All LWT forms which request credit card or bank details use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol for encryption. Most browsers (Microsoft Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc) support SSL. The link between your browser and the server is secure if your browser displays a small padlock or key symbol somewhere in the frame, or the address bar shows a web address beginning https:// (rather than http://).

All of the personal information that you have provided is kept private and only shared with partners if it is required in a work related capacity.  We use the information the you have provided as a means to contact you, to facilitate your working capacity and to enable us to provide working relationships and opportunities with all of the partners of the Carbon Landscape Partnership. We store all personal and sensitive data in a secured manor, paperwork is kept in a locked cabinet that can only be accessed by a member of staff and all digital records are password protected.  Any records to be removed are physically shredded and securely disposed of or permanently deleted from our digital filing system.