Privacy Policy

This statement applies to:

The Peatlands Partnership, delivering the Flows to the Future project, and the RSPB as its lead partner for this project. The Peatlands Partnership is not a formally constituted body, and therefore the RSPB is the responsible body for implementing this statement.

  • The RSPB, registered charity in England and Wales 207076, in Scotland SC037654, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL

The RSPB are registered as data controllers with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy, current UK Data Protection legislation and Internet best practice.

Disclosure of personal information

You can use most of the features of this site without disclosing any personal information. A few optional features of this site, such as enquiry forms, submitting media, or subscribing to newsletters, ask you to provide some personal information (e.g. name and address, e-mail address).

If we wish to use your personal information for an additional purpose, we will always ask you to agree at the point of collection.

We may share your details with the other organisations within the Peatlands Partnership in order to fulfil some of the above services. These bodies will also be registered as data controllers with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

Third Party Services

We will not disclose your data to any third party.

Some parts of the website make use of external services and third party providers such as Instagram and Facebook. We cannot take responsibility for any actions arising from using these services.

The Privacy Policy will apply whenever you provide personal information, except as required by law, where The Peatlands Partnership or RSPB can pass on personal data without consent, for example, for the purpose of preventing and detecting crime.


By providing personal data you consent to its being processed as described in this Privacy Policy.

Access to your own information

You can contact us anytime by contact form, letter or telephone to change or update your details.  You can obtain a copy of your record (this is known as a “subject access request”).


We make use of Google Analytics, to help measure the usage of our site. This will not result in any noticeable difference to your experience, or collect any personal data that you have provided to us.

Links to third party websites

The website contains hyperlinks to many other websites. This information is supplied in good faith, in case it is of interest or use to our website users. The Peatlands Partnership and the RSPB are not responsible for the content or functionality of any of these external websites – but please let us know if a link is not working.

Visitors to the website should be aware of the following:

If an external website requests personal information from you (e.g. in connection with an order for goods or services), this information is supplied to, stored and used by the company concerned – it is not covered by The Peatlands Partnership / RSPB's Data Protection Notice.

In purchasing goods or services from any of the companies to which this site links, you are forming a contract with the company(s) concerned (agreeing to their terms and conditions), not The Peatlands Partnership or the RSPB.

Notification of change of Privacy Policy

The Peatlands Partnership and the RSPB reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of any change will be posted on our website and will be deemed effective on publication. Your continued use of this website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.