Legal

Commonwork comprises a charitable trust and limited company. They are:

Commonwork Trust Ltd, registered charity number 1160725 and company number 09254227 and

Commonwork Organic Farms Ltd, registered company number 1977080 (England and Wales), a wholly owned subsidiary of Commonwork Trust Ltd.

The 500 acre site at Bore Place and its buildings are owned by Commonwork Trust Ltd.

This page contains information about how we use cookies, followed by our privacy policy regarding how we use any personal information you might provide when using our website.

Cookies and how they benefit you

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;
Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

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

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our cookies

Website function cookies - our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including remembering your search settings. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social website cookies

So you can easily "Like" or share our content on the likes of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

The privacy implications vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor statistics cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called "analytics" programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

We use Google Analytics to do this.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Bore Place uses and protects any information that you give Bore Place when you use this website.

Bore Place is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Bore Place may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AR UK.

The information you provide will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act and may be used by Bore Place to supply the services which you have requested.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:-

Name;

contact information including email address;

demographic information such as postcode;

other information relevant to our services, your interest and use of them.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a service, and in particular for the following reasons:-

internal record keeping;

we may use the information to improve our products and services;

we may periodically send emails about our services, projects, events and news about our work using the email address which you have provided;

we may contact you by email, phone, or post.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), as well as being held on private servers in the UK. It may be processed by staff operating both inside and outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data (for example, all data transmitted from your web browser to our servers is sent via HTTPS, a protocol for secure communication over a computer network which is widely used on the Internet), we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the address shown above or email us at hello@boreplace.org.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to the address above or email us. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


   

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