Privacy Policy

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

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire (‘The 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 the 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 supporter team on 01954 713543 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 may be 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. Other donations may be taken using Stripe via a secure transaction form, confirmed by a padlock in the corner of the form. For further information see Stripe's Privacy Policy.

Some part/all of your donations could be used to make a Contributing Third Party (CTP) payment to a landfill operator to secure a grant through the Landfill Communities Fund.

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 the 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. You will be asked to confirm if you are happy for us to use cookies when you first visit our website. 

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.

First party cookies:

This site uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Cookies set by this website

Name Purpose Typical content Expires
has_js This helps the website understand browser Javascript functionality An on/off flag that denotes whether or not the browser supports Javascript On site exit
Online forms NO_CACHE This cookie is essential for our web forms to operate. It is set only for those people using the form, and prevents the browser from storing the information you enter. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. N/A

Third party cookies and software

We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ on its behalf. This site does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about their policies.

Provider Name Purpose Find out more
Google Analytics _utma
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. Google Privacy policy



These cookies are created by the AddThis social sharing site. AddThis does collect some information such as which web page you came from, which type of browser you are using, and your general geographic location. If you use the AddThis tool to share content they aggregate data about what pages are shared, when, and how. They also assign your web browser a unique identifier. This ID doesn't, and can't, say anything about you, it's a random series of numbers and letters used to distinguish users from each other.

Add this Privacy Quick Summary

Add This Privacy Policy

Add This Data Collection Opt-Out

FontDeck   Fontdeck sets a single session cookie for each font requested. Each cookie contains (nothing but) a random string used solely as part of our caching and font security measures. The cookies are removed as soon the browser is closed (or the session otherwise ends). They contain no personal information and are not used for gathering analytics or tracking at a personal or aggregate level. Their sole purpose is to check whether we should serve the webfont from cache or not. FontDeck Privacy Policy
Wufoo wildlifetrusts40 This is a session ID cookie used identify unique visitors completing forms on our site. If you have your browser set to reject cookies the forms may not work correctly. Wufoo Privacy Policy
Engaging Networks   We use this software for online fundraising and name gathering.  Engaging Networks Policies
You Tube   We embed videos from YouTube. This may set cookies on your computer, particularly if you are logged into a Google or YouTube account. Read more in You Tube's embedding videos information page

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:

Links from the Wildlife Trust website

The Wildlife 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 the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire 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.