Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

High Ham Community Land Trust is committed to safeguarding your privacy.  Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this Policy
  2. Data protection principles we follow
  3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
  4. What Personal Data we gather about you
  5. How we use your Personal Data
  6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
  7. How we secure your data
  8. Information about cookies
  9. Contact information


Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – High Ham Community Land Trust

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds.  We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data.  We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose.  Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data.  We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period.  We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you.  This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing.  This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.  If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

Data we gather

Information you have provided us with
You have provided us with your first name, last name, title (optional), postal address and post code, email address
(optional), phone number (optional).

Information automatically collected about you
We will not automatically collect any information about you.

Information from our partners
We do not obtain any Personal Data about you from our partners.

Publicly available information
We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

How we use your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data in order to:

  • register you as a Member of the High Ham Community Land Trust (HHCLT) and fulfil our legal obligations as a
    Community Benefit Society;
  • enable us to send you information on your membership and the activities of the HHCLT.

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.

We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfil our legal obligations.  We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data.  We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised.

We will only save information gathered about you and your share holding in the HHCLT for as long as it is needed to
fulfil our legal obligations as a Community Benefit Society.

We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered.  To do this, we will ensure that:

  • the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
  • the further Processing would not harm your interests and
  • there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

Who else can access your Personal Data

We do not share your Personal Data with any partners.

We would only disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials if we were legally obliged to do so. Under
this circumstance, we would seek assurances from the third party or public officials that they are able to ensure an
adequate level of protection for your Personal Data.

How we secure your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS).  We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable.  Where Personal Data is stored/ backed up in
the cloud, we only use the services of reputable organisations with appropriate information security protocols in place.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information.  However, we promise to notify suitable authorities in the case of any identified data breaches.  We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests.  We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist the appropriate authorities should any breaches occur.


We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children.  We do not target children regarding
membership of the High Ham Community Land Trust.

Cookies and other technologies we use

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer.  Cookies store information that is used to help make websites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website.  You can control your cookies at the browser level.  Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security and accessibility.  You may
    disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.  These cookies do not collect any personal information.
  • Analytics cookies – to enable us to improve our website, these cookies are used to track the use and performance
    of the website.  These cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as or For more information about cookies, visit

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Contact Information

Supervisory Authority
Phone: +44 1625 545 745

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make change to this Privacy Policy.
Last modification was made July 27, 2020.