Privacy Policy & Use Of Cookies

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Privacy and cookies policy

This statement applies to:

  • Friends Of Roundhay Park (FoRP), Registration Number 4476202 in England. Registered Office34 Cross Park Street, Leeds LS1 2QHRegistered Charity number 1097692

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 and EU Data Protection legislation and Internet best practice.

You can use most of the features of this site without disclosing any personal information. A few optional features of this site, such as membership enrolment forms, ask you to provide some personal information (eg. name and address, e-mail address).

Uses of personal data

FoRP will use your details for:

  • Administering your membership 
  • Communications about conservation and campaigns
  • Fundraising
  • Fulfilment of orders for goods and services
  • Administration of donations and legacies
  • Administering volunteer records
  • In-house research and analysis
  • The purpose of prevention and detection of crime
  • Informing you about products and services

We may share your details with trusted service providers in order to fulfil the above services.  Where this service is done on behalf of FoRP this is done under contract and relevant security measures are taken.

Disclosure of data

We will not sell your data to any third party; however, we may share with trusted service providers in order to fulfil the required services to you.

Where other companies are used to capture data or undertake fulfillment services on our behalf, these activities are carried out under contract in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.

The Privacy Policy will apply whenever you provide personal information, except as required by law, where FoRP can pass on personal data without consent for example for the purpose to prevent and detect crime.


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

The first time that you are asked to submit your personal details you will see a pop up notice asking for your permission. You do not have to give it.

We respect your privacy and will not sell your personal data to any third party.

If you are a member of FoRP we may use your details to tell you about our conservation and fundraising; to run your membership; to conduct analysis and to contact you for research purposes. 

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 or FoRP. Please note that FoRP will not accept online donations or orders for goods or services from persons aged under 18 years.

Parents and guardians

We encourage you to be aware of the activities in which your children are participating in both offline and online, particularly with regard to third party websites. If your children voluntarily disclose information, this may encourage unsolicited messages. We suggest that you discourage your child from providing any information without your consent.

Access to your own information

You can contact us anytime by letter or email to change or update your details.  

Cookies and tracking

A cookie is a piece of data about a website that is stored in your web browser. Cookies are often used to store choices about how you use the site to improve your user experience. FoRP website makes use of cookies in this way, and also to help us get a feel for what it is you’re all looking at. They are anonymous; they only give us information about the number of visitors to our site, so we don’t know what you personally are looking at, more than someone has looked at what you’ve looked at.

Some bits of our site rely on cookies, but we’ll tell you where and when. 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, but if you’re concerned about privacy and security then please have a look in the ‘help’ documentation for your particular browser.

We also make use of some simple image files provided by suppliers, such as Google Analytics, to help measure the usage of our site. They are tiny and transparent, so they can’t be seen, and won’t make any noticeable difference to your experience, nor do they give away any personal data.

You may notice some third party cookies not related to FoRP when you visit a page, FoRP does not control these cookies and we recommend you check the third party websites for more information.

The type of cookies used and their purpose is explained further:

  • Community Server cookies and authorization cookie are required for the provision of the community website and to provide security.
  • Personalisation module is required to provide the personalised service.
  • Google analytic cookies are used to collect information about how visitors, like yourself, use our website. This information is collected in an anonymous form and is used to inform us how the site can be improved.
  • Magento ecommerce, FoRP Images and affiliate future cookies are necessary as these enable you to make purchases, from areas such as FoRP online shop, purchasing of memberships and images through the relevant websites.
  • Online advertising and network cookies are used to track when you have clicked on an advert, to see what pages of the website are used and this provides insight as to how improvements can be made.

Further information about cookies including how to manage and delete them can be found at

Links to third party websites

FoRP website contains hyperlinks to many other websites. This information is supplied in good faith, in case it is of interest, or use, to FoRP website users. FoRP is not responsible for the content or functionality of any of these external websites – but please let us know if a link is not working (use the ‘Contact us‘ link . Visitors to FoRP website should be aware of the following:

If an external website requests personal information from you (eg 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 FoRP’s Data Protection Notice. It is good practice to read the privacy policy of any website at which you are considering registering any personal information.

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

Notification of change of Privacy Policy

FoRP reserves 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 these Terms and Conditions.