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Privacy policy

Groundwork UK takes the privacy of all its stakeholders and website users very seriously and takes great care with customer and user information. This Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information will be treated.

Our privacy and security statements are periodically reviewed and enhanced and you should check this page to see our most up to date policy.

What information do we collect?
In order to provide you with information about our services, we may collect personal information about you from our website, telephone conversations, emails, application forms and written communications. We may, for example, keep a record of your name, address, email address, telephone number and the nature of our contact.

We may supplement the information that you provide with other information that we receive from third parties.
Please let us know if any of your personal information changes or is inaccurate by email or by writing to us at the address shown below so that we may keep our records up to date.

How do we use your information?

Any personal data relating to you will be used and recorded by us in accordance with current data protection legislation and this Privacy Policy.

We will use the personal information we hold to communicate with you, for example for record keeping purposes, in aggregate for market research and to improve the quality of our service. We would also like to keep you informed about Groundwork and its activities and of particular goods, services, events and special offers that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of your information

We may pass your information between Groundwork UK and individual Groundwork Trusts. We may also pass it to other carefully selected organisations with whom we have a business relationship. These may include our funding partner organisations or management companies for events that we are supporting.

Each of these organisations would like to keep you informed of goods, services, events and special offers made available by that organisation. In all cases, we will take great care to ensure that your information is only processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the law, and we only permit your information to be used for authorised purposes.

Cookies

In common with many other website operators, we may use standard technology called ‘cookies’ on this site. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies enable us to increase the speed at which we can download information for you. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent cookies being stored, however if you do turn cookies off this may limit the service that we are able to provide to you.

Security

We take the security of your information seriously. We have security procedures in place to protect our customer database from loss and misuse, and only allow access to it when absolutely necessary, and then under strict guidelines as to what use may be made of the personal information contained within it.

This website contains links to other websites. We are only responsible for the privacy practices on this site. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other website that you visit.

What to do if you do not want to receive marketing information

You have the right to prevent marketing information being sent direct to you. If you prefer not to receive information from us or from any other organisation to which we may disclose your information, you can opt out of further marketing by writing to us by mail or email at the address shown below.

Your rights to access your personal information

You have the right to receive information about the information we hold about you.

Contact us

If you would like any further information or have any comments about our privacy policy or any other aspect of our website or service, please contact our web team by either of the methods shown below:

Email: info@groundwork.org.uk

Mail:

Communications Team
Groundwork UK
Lockside
5 Scotland St
Birmingham B1 2RR

Disclaimers

Changes: We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove parts of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms periodically for changes.

Copyright: Unless otherwise stated, all copyright and other intellectual property rights in this website are owned by Groundwork UK. The materials on this website may be downloaded and/or printed for personal or educational use only. However, appropriate acknowledgment of the copyright owner is required if material is re-published in any format.

Use of Information: You must not make alterations or additions to the material on this site, or sell it or misappropriate it. You must not use this website to promote, publish or disseminate anything that is, or may be, prohibited by law, obscene, offensive, indecent, threatening, harassing, defamatory or otherwise unlawful. You must not post anything that infringes our intellectual property rights or those of any third party or that constitutes confidential information belonging to anyone other than yourself. You must not use any device, software file or mechanism that may interfere with the proper operation of this website or our system or that contains a link to another website.

Accuracy of information: Whilst Groundwork UK and all Groundwork Trusts take care to ensure that the information they provide on this website is correct we cannot guarantee that the information will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. We give no warranty, either express or implied, as to accuracy, fitness for purpose or quality of the information contained in this website. If you see anything on this website that you believe is untrue, incorrect or out of date, please contact the Webmaster.

Data protection: We process personal data in accordance with current data protection legislation and our Privacy Statement.

Liability: Groundwork UK or individual Groundwork Trusts shall not be liable for any loss (whether direct, indirect or consequential) and/or damage arising out of your use of, or inability to use, this website or from any error or omission in the information on the website.

Third party advertisers: This website may contain links to other websites or contain advertisements for products and/or services of other organisations. We do not in any way endorse or have any responsibility for such organisations or websites or their products/services.

Products and services: All rights in the products and services mentioned in this website remain the property of Groundwork UK / individual Groundwork Trusts or the organisation permitted to advertise on this website to which the particular products belong.

Law and jurisdiction: These terms shall be governed by English law and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Cookies

Like most websites, this site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymous tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics (used to understand how people are using our site to help us improve it).

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari etc). We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookieswebsite which offers guidance for all modern browsers.