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Privacy Policy Statement

Privacy Policy

Winchester Food Partnership is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.  If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact  We aim to respond to all requests within 7-working days. 


This policy applies to anyone that uses the Winchester Food partnership website, Facebook page or signing up to our mailing list.  By using any of these sites you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Who are we?

Winchester Food Partnership is a cross-sector partnership of organisations and individuals who have come together to create a health and sustainable food culture for people living and working in the Winchester District, regardless of income. 

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, Facebook page or sign up to our mailing list.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.  We will never ask for any personal sensitive data.  On our sign up form we only ask for your postcode in order for us to ensure we are reaching the whole of Winchester district.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • send you communications which you have requested and future projects or campaigns that may be of interest to you.
  • seek your views or comments;
  • notify you of changes.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, including any statutory obligations, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

At any time, you can unsubscribe from our communications by clicking the unsubscribe button on the bottom of our emails.

Who has access to your information?

  • We will never sell or rent your information to third parties
  • We will never share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Who we share your information with

We may share your information with partners, agents or service providers to allow them to perform services on our behalf or to help us improve the services we provide to you. These partners will only act under our instruction and will not use your information for their own purposes.

The organisations that host our services, and therefore have access to your data include:

•    (website providers), Google inc

Our social media partners

•             Facebook, Twitter

Our analysis partners

•             Google inc., Mailchimp

Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, the Winchester Food Partnership website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences, however, turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.  Cookies can simply be deleted by clearing your browser history once you have finished visiting our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access those using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

How we keep your information safe

We make sure that appropriate controls and processes are in place to ensure we take good care of your information.  However, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure and as a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, WFP cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your data, we make every effort to try to ensure its security both on our systems and while in transit between our systems.

All staff who have access to your personal data understand the importance of keeping your information safe and secure at all times.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you will only receive direct marketing communications from us about the vital work we do and our exciting products and services, then where you have selected to do so by ticking the relevant boxes.

You can change your marketing preferences at any time clicking the unsubscribe button on the bottom of our emails. 

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us and you have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you. Please email any requests regarding your data to  We aim to act upon any email request to amend or delete personal data within 7-working days.

16 or under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Review of this policy

We keep this policy under regular review. This policy was last updated in October 2018.Privacy Policy