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This privacy policy sets out how The Welland Rivers Trust uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.


Your continued use of this web site implies your acceptance of this policy and any cookies set by the site.

The Welland Rivers Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Welland Rivers Trust may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st May 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • your name

  • contact information including your email address and telephone number(s)

  • demographic information such as postcode, town, preferences and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

  • user name and password (registered members only)

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our project planning, communications and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about the activities of The Welland Rivers Trust or The Welland Valley Partnership or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • If you have indicated your willingness to become a volunteer or supporter of The Welland Rivers Trust, from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you regarding events or meetings which may be of interest to you. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

We use session cookies to monitor the activity of logged in members. These cookies are primarily for security purposes and will automatically terminate a user session if it remains inactive for a set period of time.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

From time to time, we also use cookies to control 'pop-up' notification panels which provide important information about news or events relating to The Welland Rivers Trust and its affiliates.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website or may prevent access entirely.

Here is a list of the cookies we use and what they do:

Session cookie. Essential for site access d4dad6935f632ac35975e3001dc7bbe8 Expires on log-out. Deletion would prevent access to site
Load balancing cookie. Optimises site performance X-Mapping-kjicghkc Expires on log-out
Pop-up cookie - limits the number of times a pop-up message appears spu_cookie Persists for 1 day. Renews at next log-in

Controlling Cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see AboutCookies.org.

You can delete all the cookies already on your computer and you can set most browsers to block them being placed. But if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the site.

The Welland Rivers Trust does not use cookies for any other purpose than those presented here and does not use them to collect any personal data for any other purpose.



Links to other websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about The Welland Rivers Trust or The Welland Valley Partnership which we think you may find useful or interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.


You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us using this link:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 November 2012 16:06
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