Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy


This privacy notice explains why Blundellsands Park Trust collects information about you and how that information may be used.

As a data controller we are regulated by law under the General Data Protection Regulations.  This means ensuring that your personal confidential data is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect.

How we process your personal data

Blundellsands Park Trust maintain records about you once you have completed a membership application or renewal form.  It includes information you provide when you make an enquiry about membership.

Records held by Blundellsands Park Trust may include the following information:

  • Name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
  • The number of people in your household including the number of children
  • The name and breed of any dogs of the key holder

The legal basis for processing your personal data

Blundellsands Park Trust collects and holds data for the sole purpose of maintaining membership, we will ensure your personal information is kept safe and secure.  We can disclose information if:

  • It is required by law;
  • You consent;
  • It is justified in the public interest.

How we use your personal information

All information about you that we collect or receive may be used by us in the following ways:

  • To maintain membership;
  • To notify you about any changes to the park and/or its rules;
  • To comply with our record keeping and information storage obligations (please see the “Where We Store Your Personal Data” section below for more details).

Sharing your personal data

We do not share information with third parties unless there is a lawful reason to do so.

Where we store your personal data

All personal information provided by you is stored on a secure Database, a password protected system and within locked filing cabinets.  Our staff are aware of their personal responsibilities having received appropriate and ongoing training to ensure the safety of your personal information.  The following actions are also taken to ensure security:

  • Installation of a secure firewall;
  • Using anti-virus protection software;
  • Carrying out regular back-up of information.

Retention of personal data

We retain your application/ renewal form for 1 year until it is replaced with the following years form if membership is renewed.


A copy of the information held on the database is kept for back up purposes and for member spot checks.  This is securely locked away when not in use.


Should membership not be renewed, or if it is withdrawn for any reason, your personal information will be deleted or destroyed.


Your rights

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal information:

  • The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal information;
  • The right to request a copy of your personal information;
  • The right to request that inaccurate or incomplete information is corrected;
  • The right to request the deletion or removal of your information where it is no longer necessary for us to retain it;
  • The right to restrict the use of your information;
  • The right to obtain and reuse the information that we have about you for your own purposes;
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office;
  • The right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

Contact Details

Should you wish to exercise any of the above rights, have any concerns about the use of your personal information or submit a Subject Access Request (SAR), please contact the Secretary, details below.  The initial request for your data is free, but a charge may be levied for subsequent requests.

If you feel that your rights have been breached in any way, you should contact the Trustees via the Secretary or lodge an official complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website or by writing to: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, and Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Any changes to this privacy notice will be published on our website.

Should you have any further questions, comments or requests regarding this privacy policy please contact The Secretary at

Or write to Blundellsands Park Trust, PO Box 8, Blundellsands, Liverpool, L23 3YX

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve the website.
By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as set out by this policy.

1. Information about cookies
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that, if you agree to their use, is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device. They contain information that is transferred to your hard drive.
The cookies that we could use can be split into the following categories:
• Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into parts of the website.
• Analytical cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how they move around within the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
• Third party cookies. These are used to third parties (such as Google) to enable their services to work, for example Google Captcha on forms or Google Maps. Some third parties use their cookies for advertising purposes. We have no control over these cookies and provide a link to the third party’s privacy policy, where you may have the option to opt-out of their data collection.

2. The cookies we use
We use the following cookies:

Category Cookie Name Purpose
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Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

3. How you can block cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, please be aware that blocking cookies may affect your ability to use the website. In particular, you may not be able to access all or parts of the website or use the functionalities contained on it.