Preserving and improving Firs Farm for the benefit of present and future generations
Love your green space
Registered Charity 1177069
Love your green space

Preserving and improving Firs Farm for the benefit of present and future generations

Privacy & Cookies Policy


Friends of Firs Farm is committed to upholding your privacy rights and ensuring the responsible handling of your personal information. We collect data to enhance our interactions with you as a charitable organisation, and we are committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of the information you provide.

Our website is SSL protected meaning that when you contact us through the website, all your details are encrypted before being transmitted to us.

Below, we outline our practices regarding data collection, storage, and usage, as well as your rights regarding your personal information.

Data Collection

The information we gather from you is voluntarily provided and includes:

Your name
Telephone number
Email address
Survey responses (which can be submitted anonymously)
Address and volunteering preferences may be collected in subsequent interactions

Data Usage

We use the information you provide to improve our services and engage with you effectively. Rest assured that your data is handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Data Protection Act 2018. The Data Protection Act 2018 is the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We do not share your information with external parties without your consent unless required by law.

Please see the MailChmp Privacy Policy to see how MailChimp uses your information when you sign up to our newsletter.

Your Rights

As an individual, you have the right to:

  • Access the information we hold about you
  • Request corrections to your data
  • Ask us to cease using your information
  • To exercise these rights or address any concerns, please contact us at While providing your personal information is not obligatory, it enables us to serve you efficiently as a member of Friends of Firs Farm.

Data Processing and Storage

Your data is processed based on your consent or our legitimate interests as stated during initial information collection. We do not retain, process, or transfer your data beyond the specified parties unless legally permitted. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

We store your data for up to two years after our last interaction, after which it is securely deleted unless retention is required by law.

Protection of Personal Information:

We employ administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard your data against loss, theft, and unauthorised access. Your information is protected against misuse, alteration, and destruction, and we continuously review and enhance our security protocols.


Our website utilises cookies to enhance user experience and provide anonymised tracking data. While cookies improve browsing, you have the option to disable them in your browser settings.

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Concerns and Complaints:

If you have any concerns about how we handle your data or wish to lodge a complaint, please contact The Information Commissioner’s Office at

At Friends of Firs Farm, we value your privacy and are committed to transparency and accountability in our data practices.