Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy information

Who we are.

Our website address is: https://clynevalleycommunityproject.uk. The Clyne Valley Country Park owned by Swansea Council is an area of over 700 acres of land running from the sea at Black pill, Swansea and inland to Dunvant.

The Clyne Valley Community Project (CVCP) is a volunteer group set up in 2009 aiming to maintain public access to the Valley, record its history and support the natural biodiversity of the area. CVCP is a not for profit company limited by guarantee. It works closely with the Council’s Parks Department, Conservation Officers and their Rights of Way team. The Council is supportive of our aims and we appreciate their help and expertise. We also work with a number of other agencies interested in the area such as the Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust, National Resources Wales, local conservation groups and local schools.

What personal data we collect.

When you join, we will ask for basic information to enable us to contact you with emails related to your membership, details of working parties and public talks etc.

Details we keep will be limited to:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Telephone Number

Additional information.

Whether as a Member or non-Member, for your own safety when you join a Working Party or take part in one of our Guided Walks, we will collect the following personal data from you:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Telephone Number
  • Emergency Contact Name, Address & Telephone Number
  • Medical information deemed by the individual to be relevant to the situation.

Why we collect your data.

This information is collected to enable us to contact you in regard to the event and we ask for medical and emergency contact information so that we can avoid giving you any tasks which may not be appropriate for your condition and in case of accident or illness we can understand more appropriate first aid needs.

How we collect your data.

Membership of CVCP is available in paper form. However, we encourage people to join via our website. 

Online membership and contact forms – When a visitor submits a website form, it is checked through an automated spam detection service. No personal data is stored on the website.

How we protect your data and how long we retain it for.

Data will be kept for a minimum of 6 years from the date of registration, as required under contract law. Following this, paper forms will be cross-cut shredded and electronic data will be deleted from all computer drives, cloud storage, and back-up media.

Access to your personal information and your rights you have over your data.

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold. You can opt out of receiving such information by sending an email to:  membership@clynevalleycommunityproject.uk

Your responsibilities.

Please advise of any changes to your name, address, contact details, etc as soon as practically possible so that we can amend our records accordingly.

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.

Privacy information

Who we are.

Our website address is: https://clynevalleycommunityproject.uk. The Clyne Valley Country Park owned by Swansea Council is an area of over 700 acres of land running from the sea at Black pill, Swansea and inland to Dunvant.

The Clyne Valley Community Project (CVCP) is a volunteer group set up in 2009 aiming to maintain public access to the Valley, record its history and support the natural biodiversity of the area. CVCP is a not for profit company limited by guarantee. It works closely with the Council’s Parks Department, Conservation Officers and their Rights of Way team. The Council is supportive of our aims and we appreciate their help and expertise. We also work with a number of other agencies interested in the area such as the Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust, National Resources Wales, local conservation groups and local schools.

What personal data we collect.

When you join, we will ask for basic information to enable us to contact you with emails related to your membership, details of working parties and public talks etc.

Details we keep will be limited to:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Telephone Number

Additional information.

Whether as a Member or non-Member, for your own safety when you join a Working Party or take part in one of our Guided Walks, we will collect the following personal data from you:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Telephone Number
  • Emergency Contact Name, Address & Telephone Number
  • Medical information deemed by the individual to be relevant to the situation.

Why we collect your data.

This information is collected to enable us to contact you in regard to the event and we ask for medical and emergency contact information so that we can avoid giving you any tasks which may not be appropriate for your condition and in case of accident or illness we can understand more appropriate first aid needs.

How we collect your data.

Membership of CVCP is also available in paper form. However, we encourage people to join via our website. 

Online membership and contact forms – When a visitor submits a website form, it is checked through an automated spam detection service. No personal data is stored on the website.

How we protect your data and how long we retain it for.

Data will be kept for a minimum of 6 years from the date of registration, as required under contract law. Following this, paper forms will be cross-cut shredded and electronic data will be deleted from all computer drives, cloud storage, and back-up media.

Access to your personal information and your rights you have over your data.

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold. You can opt out of receiving such information by sending an email to:  membership@clynevalleycommunityproject.uk

Your responsibilities.

Please advise of any changes to your name, address, contact details, etc as soon as practically possible so that we can amend our records accordingly.

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.

Cookie information

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: clynevalleycommunityproject.uk

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide a better user experience, and understand how the website performs and analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

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How can I control the cookie preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

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