How will we use your personal data?
We may use your personal information to:
- administer our websites
- improve your browsing experience by personalising the websites
- enable your use of the services available on the websites
- send to you goods purchased via the websites, and supply to you services purchased via the websites
- send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
- send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
- send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
- send you marketing communications eg Christmas cards and calendars, raffle tickets and the like
and for any other purposes which you agree.
We DO give you frequent opportunities to opt out of any activities that you might be uncomfortable with. Feel free to tell us, at any time, if you do or do not wish to receive certain types of communications.
We will never sell or rent your personal data to other organisations though we occasionally agree to exchange member’s names with other, sympathetic partners. Every member has the opportunity to opt out of these exchanges at the point of joining The Woodland Trust and can let us know at any time if any of our communications are unwelcome.
Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
Website Function Cookies
Our own cookies
- Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
- Allowing you to add comments to our site
- Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Third party functions
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
Social website cookies
So you can easily "Like" or "Share" our content on social network sites, we have sharing buttons on our site from:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Site improvement cookies
We regularly test new designs or site features on our site. We do this by showing slightly different versions of our website to different people and anonymously monitoring how our site visitors respond to these different versions. Ultimately this helps us to offer you a better website.
Anonymous visitor statistics cookies
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.