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Privacy Policy

The Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area is a project of the Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT).
(Registered as Devon Wildlife Trust, charity no. 213224)

The Devon Wildlife Trust is committed to protecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide personal information we will treat it in accordance with this policy, current UK Data Protection legislation and Internet best practice.

The Devon Wildlife Trust makes every effort to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information provided to the Devon Wildlife Trust may be used for the following purposes:

  • Administration of memberships
  • Administration of donations and legacies
  • Fulfillment of orders for goods or services requested
  • In house research and statistical analysis
  • Communication about membership, conservation and campaigns

Your choice
You can use most of the features of this site without disclosing personal information. However, certain optional features of our site require you to register before you can access them. We will use the information you provide to fulfil your enquiry.

A cookie is a very small text file that is placed on your hard drive by the server of a web page you visit. It is an individual (but anonymous) label, which identifies you as a visitor.

Some parts of our site generate cookies automatically. Cookies may be used to store information about how you use the site so you can personalise it and experience it in the way that suits you best.  Most browsers will allow you to control how cookies are handled, whether they are accepted and how long they are stored for. All browsers do this differently, so if you are concerned about security and privacy please look in the ‘help’ documentation for your particular browser.

Links to third party websites
The DWT website contains hyperlinks to a number of other websites. This information is supplied in good faith, in case it is of use or interest to DWT website users. DWT is not responsible for the content or functionality of any of these external websites. DWT is not responsible for the privacy practices of any other websites linked to this site. If you have followed a link from the site to another website you should read the privacy policy of any website at which you are considering registering any personal information.

Data protection
DWT will not sell trade or rent your personal information to others. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent unless required by law.
The Data Protection Act allows you to have access to all the personal data held about you (this is known as a ‘subject access request’) upon payment of a fee of £10.
Verifying, amending or updating your personal information
You can contact our Supporter Care Team at any time to verify, amend or update your details: DWT Supporter Care, Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Rd. Exeter, Devon EX2 4AB. Tel: 01392 279244. email:

Financial security
We use industry standard Secure Server Software (SSL) for your transactions with us. It encrypts all of your personal information, including payment details, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

Users aged under 18
If you are aged under 18, please ensure you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent before sending any personal information to this website.

Parents and guardians
We encourage you to be aware of the activities in which your children are participating in both online and offline, particularly with regard to third party websites. We suggest that you discourage your children from providing any information without your consent.

Notification of changes
If the Devon Wildlife Trust decides to change its privacy policy it will post any changes on its website under the section entitled ‘Privacy Policy’.