High Weald

Contact from the High Weald AONB Partnership

This privacy notice covers subscribers to communications about the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The High Weald AONB Partnership takes data protection seriously. Please be assured that your information will be used appropriately in line with data protection legislation, will be stored securely and will not be processed unless the requirements for fair and lawful processing can be met.

What information is being used?
In order to communicate with you we will collect:

  • Your first name and surname
  • your email address

We may also collect:

  • your address
  • your phone number
  • details about topics of particular interest to you
  • details about your property; its location and heritage features.

How will your information be used?
Your information will be used to keep in touch about conserving and enhancing the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and exploring it. Your information will mainly be used to send you eNews. Occasionally it will be used to contact you about specific activities being run by ourselves and key partners, for example events, heritage surveys, consultations, advisory services, funding opportunities and land management works.

We aim to maintain high standards, adopt best practice for our record keeping and regularly check and report on how we are doing. Your information is never sold for direct marketing purposes.

Our staff are trained to handle your information correctly and protect your confidentiality and privacy.

Your information is processed outside of the European Economic Area.

We use a third party to process the data that we collect. They are based in the United States. They have signed up to the Privacy Shield agreement, which means they are bound by European law regarding handling of data.

What is the legal basis for processing your information?
Consent to holding your data will be requested when you first subscribe to our email updates or shortly after you have had contact with the Partnership.

How long will your information will be kept for?
We will keep your data until:

  • you unsubscribe
  • we no longer communicate information about the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Sharing your information
Your data will only be used by High Weald AONB Partnership for the purposes of communicating about the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We will not share your data with other agencies and bodies unless legally obliged to do so or unless you have consented to the sharing of your personal data to such persons.

How to find out more or complain
Should you have any further queries on the uses of your information, please contact us:
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AONB Business Manager
High Weald AONB Partnership
Woodland Enterprise Centre
Hastings Road
East Sussex TN5 7PR

To complain about the use of your information, please contact the Customer Services Team or our Data Protection Officer at East Sussex County Council (our host authority).

Further information on making a complaint

You can also contact the ICO for further information or to make a complaint:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Phone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.

Email ICO
Report a concern on the ICO website