Privacy Policy

This statement covers the terms and conditions for your use of this website.

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is committed to protecting your privacy. Personal information that may be collected via our website and associated services (see below) could include name, address, phone number, email addresses and bank account or credit or debit card information. Security procedures are in place to protect this personal data, which will be stored on our limited access secure database and will not be kept for any longer than is required by law.

We value your support and will not pass on information about you to anyone outside Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. If you would like more information about the management of your personal details, prefer not to receive future information from The Trust or you wish to correct any inaccuracies in the information we hold please contact the membership officer on 01889 880103 or email

Online donations and membership

Our Direct Debit membership payment option is provided using a secure server (https) to protect your personal data. This is confirmed by a padlock image in the corner of the screen.

Online credit and debit card payments for membership and donations are taken by PayPal Pro via a secure transaction page. This is confirmed by a padlock image in the corner of the screen. For further information see PayPal's Privacy Policy.

We do not store credit or debit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

Data Protection

Your personal details will only be used by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to send you information about our conservation work, events, activities and fundraising and will not be passed on to any third party. You will always be given the option to opt out of receiving this information.

The Data Protection Act allows you to make a Subject Access Request to receive a copy of any information held about you and, where appropriate, to have it corrected or deleted. There is a maximum charge of £10 for providing a copy.

 Our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

    Make our website work as you'd expect
    Remember your settings during and between visits
    Improve the speed/security of the site
    Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
    Continuously improve our website for you

We do NOT use cookies to:

    Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
    Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
    Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
    Pay sales commissions

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this site:

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site.

 Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:

YouTube cookies

We embed videos from YouTube. This may set cookies on your computer, particularly if you are logged into a Google or YouTube account. To find out more, please visit: YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Links from the Wildlife Trust website

The Trust is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites linked to from this site. If you have followed a link from our site to another website you may be supplying information to a third party yourself.

Terms and conditions of use

Use of this website is offered to you on condition of your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein (the "Terms and Conditions of Use"). Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to all of the Terms and Conditions of Use. Our Privacy Policy Statement (above) governs our use of your personal information.


Certain areas of our website may require you to register before you can access them. We will use the information you provide to fulfil your enquiry. We will not pass your details on to any third parties.

Registration is voluntary. However if you do not wish to register, you will be unable to access these restricted areas.


All material on this site is copyright of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust unless otherwise stated. Most images and illustrations are credited and are copyright of the photographer or illustrator. You are permitted to view the contents of this site on screen. You are also permitted to print one copy of reasonable extracts from the site for your personal use or private study and to save one copy of such reasonable extracts to your local hard disk for your personal use or private study.

Except as expressly agreed herein, it is strictly forbidden to copy any material from this site for commercial use (other than as necessary for the purpose of viewing the site in the course of business).


While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information supplied on this site, the Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions, and makes no warranties, representations or undertakings about its content or the content of any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link. All information is subject to change without notice.

Changes to this agreement

If we make any changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use, your use of the site and/or any the information provided within it following the date of that change will be governed by the changed Agreement.

We are constantly developing our website and want it to be it as accessible as possible. If you have any problems accessing the site please contact us.