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Privacy and Policy

Welcome to the Knaresborough Community Land Trust website privacy policy. Please read the information below carefully as we set out the basis on which we collect, store, process and dispose of any personal information we collect from you or that you share with us.

It is important to note you should only submit information to us through this site if you agree we may use it in accordance with our privacy policy which has been reviewed to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation that came into effect in the UK in May 2018.


Knaresborough Community Land Trust is a registered Community Benefit Society in Knaresborough, England, number 7779. You can find us online at

You can also contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any queries or requests you wish to make regarding the management or withdrawal of your personal information or any questions you may have regarding our privacy policy and your data protection rights. Please see below for more details.


We collect information from you in the following ways:

  1. when you complete our on-line forms
  1. by means of ’cookies’ when you use our site, and
  2. in the form of ’traffic data’. 


  1. On-line forms

In general, we will collect the information we need to provide you with the service to which the form relates. For example, if you subscribe to e-newsletters, we will collect your email address. The information you provide as part of our online Membership registration form will allow us to create an account and provide you with access to our Members’ Area following subscription. The information we may collect from you for this purpose can include your name, postal address, telephone number and email. We will not ask for information that is not specifically relevant to helping us delivering a service.

  1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by websites you visit to enable the site to ’remember’ who you are. We use the cookies on this website to help you navigate our website efficiently, perform certain functions and to collect site statistics.  These cookies do not store any personal information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without your permission.

To help you make an informed decision, we have categorised the cookies used on this site into two categories;

  1. Necessary cookies – These cookies are fundamental to ensure the site works correctly.
  2. Optional cookies – These cookies could help us track how you use the website so that we can improve the information and experience provided to you. They may also provide additional features by 3rd party providers to allow you to socially share content or comment on this website.

The cookies used on this site are explained in the tables below.

Necessary cookies




Description / Purpose

Knaresborough Community Land Trust


End of Session

This cookie tells us that you have accepted cookies from this site and allows us to stop showing you the same message each time you visit the site.


Optional cookies


Description / Purpose

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We use this Plug-in to allow us to provide a better user experience to you and only use it on the basis that Google adheres to its own Privacy Policy.

The Google Privacy policy


These Cookies are used to collect information from visitors to our site. The cookies will gather analytics on how often the webpage is shared. We use Twitter to help us market our business using Twitter feeds and allowing you to Follow US or tweet about our content. We use these Plug-ins as a convenience for our users and only use it on the basis that Twitter adheres to its Privacy Policy.

Twitter Privacy Policy 

How to control and delete cookies

Knaresborough Community Land Trust will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you unless you willingly provide it. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.

We do not use ’spyware’, that is web bugs or hidden identifiers or other similar devices to gain access to information, store hidden information or to trace your activities.

  1. Traffic data

We keep a record of traffic data which is logged automatically by the server. This technical information includes the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform. It may also contain information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); pages you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. 


We use the information you share with us for the following purposes:

  1. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts or agreements entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us
  2. To provide you with information you have consented to receive about KCLT services (e.g. information on upcoming events, meetings or activities run by the trust)
  3. To ask you whether you would like to receive other information about KCLT services and events (e.g. join our mailing list and/or newsletter)
  4. We will not send you this information if you have not opted-in
  5. To notify you about changes to our services.


We will use this information in order to:

  1. Administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes
  2. To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
  3. As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure


We will keep your information secure through appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing as well as to prevent accidental loss, destruction or damages. These measures include storing your personal data on password protected computers and only allowing authorised KCLT staff to access your information for the above-mentioned purposes.


Please note that we will not share your information with any third parties without your express and prior consent except in limited situations, such as where required to do so by law or to protect members of the public from serious harm.


You have the right to be informed about how we use or process your information. You also have the right to object to the use of your information, to request a copy of the information we hold about you, to ask us to rectify any inaccurate information and to request erasure of your information. You can exercise these rights at any time by contacting us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Our site may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on our site and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.



Like all sites now, we use Cookies to provide you with our services.