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Website privacy policy


Key details

This website privacy policy describes how Wear Valley Woodturners protects and

makes use of the information you give the club when you use this


If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only

be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on

this page.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the club secretary, chairman or another committee member.


We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide

products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.

We also collect information to better understand how members use this

website and to present timely, relevant information to them.


What data we gather

We may collect the following information:

• Name and contact information including email address

• Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and


• Website usage data

• Other information relevant to member enquiries


How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from the

club, enabling us to deliver improved services.

Specifically, we may use data:

• For our own internal records

• To improve the services we provide

• To contact you in response to a specific enquiry

• To customise the website for you

• To send you emails about club events and other club activities.

•To update you on important club notices.


Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer's hard drive. It enables our

website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order

to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also

enable us to see information like how many people use the website and

what pages they tend to visit.


How we use cookies

We may use cookies to:

• Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated

usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content

and functions.

• Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allows

us to check whether you are signed in to the site.

• Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might

see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content.

• Store information about your preferences. The website can then

present you with information you will find more relevant and


• To recognise when you return to our website. We may show you

relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information

about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.


Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our

website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions.

Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will

issue cookies when you visit it.

To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Controlling information about you

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third

parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.



We will always hold your information securely.

To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.


Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites.

Please note that we have no control of websites outside the wearvalleywoodturners.org.uk