Privacy Policy

The Peffery Way Association 

Who we are

Our website address is:


The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), came into effect on 25th May 2018. The GDPR gives individuals more control over how their data is used and places certain obligations on businesses that process information held about those individuals.

The regulation contains 6 principles:

  • Personal data should be processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent manner.
  • Data should be obtained for specified and lawful purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
  • The data should be adequate, relevant and not excessive.
  • The data should be accurate and where necessary kept up to date.
  • Data should not be kept for longer than necessary.
  • Data should be kept secure.

Your privacy is important to us and for the avoidance of doubt The Peffery Way Association does not share personal information with third parties and your details are held securely.


What information do we collect?

The personal data we hold relates to three categories or groups of people:

  • Members who have joined the Association and wish to be kept aware of our activities
  • People who have expressed an interest in being kept aware of our activities but do not wish to become members, and
  • People in whom we have a legitimate interest.


Use of personal data

The personal data we hold will be used to maintain contact, communicate and disseminate information.

Data held

The data that we hold may consist of the following:

  • Name
  • Business/organisation/home address
  • Post code
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Email address
  • Other data that is relevant to the legitimate interests of the Association.

Consent basis

By giving The Peffery Way Association your consent you are giving us permission to hold and process your personal data for the purposes identified above. We will always tell you why your personal data will be retained and used.

or by writing to our Registered Office with the address provided on our website at:


The Peffery Way Association will not pass on, share or trade your personal data with any person or organisation without receiving your consent. Under no circumstances will The Peffery Way Association sell your information to third parties or advertisers.



What personal data we collect through the website and why we collect it

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For members that register via our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.