Privacy Policy

This notice is to explain how we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by House Martin Conservation UK & Ireland.  In this document, “we”, “our”, or “us” refer to House Martin Conservation UK & Ireland.
We are charity number 1193623 registered in the United Kingdom.

Our registered office is at: 
The Piggery,
Stonebridge Farm,
Breadsell Lane,
East Sussex,
TN38 8EB

House Martin Conservation UK and Ireland is committed to ensuring the privacy of our members, volunteers, associates, supporters and visitors to our website. We ensure that we comply with Data Protection regulations that require that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention and is held securely.

This privacy policy seeks to set out:

  • How we collect and use the personal information we acquire about you when you use our website. (which may include information you actively provide such as your name and e‑mail address and data collected about your on-line activities on our website via cookies)
  • How we intend to protect your privacy and your rights.
  • The manner in which any personal information that can be associated with you is managed and protected.

Collecting your information
We collect information about you when you visit our website; and make email contact with us either to contact our enquiry service or to make a membership enquiry. We also capture information when you make a donation to us. We will also collect information if you subscribe to newsletters or receive our publications or invitations to events. We will also gather information if you contact us to make purchases.You are welcome to visit and enjoy our website without giving us your personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with some personal information by completing our ‘contact us’ options on certain pages of the website, such as our membership contact. By submitting your personal information in this way, you consent to our use of the information as set out in this policy. We will never sell your information nor will we bombard you with unsolicited materials and you can ask us to stop sending you information at any time via email to:

Website Cookies
You will notice that when you arrived at our website we asked you to consent to our use of Cookies. You may of course, choose not to accept the Cookies, but we cannot guarantee that our website will function properly without our Cookies.

Please refer to our Cookie Policy for further information.

What we do with your information
When you visit our website and provide us with your information such as name, address and email address, we will use the data provided to contact you with information that you request from us and/or deal with enquiries that you may make. We may also use this information to provide you with information that we feel may be of interest to you, such as newsletters and events and projects.  Should you or your organisation need advice, we will also use your information to provide advice.

In addition, our Cookies record your visit to our website.  We use this ‘Cookie data’ to help us manage our website.  We use this data anonymously, in order to calculate the number of people who visit our website and which sections of it are visited the most. This enables us to update and manage our site to ensure a quality experience. If you use any forms on the website to send an email to us, a record will also be made of your name and email address. We may collect, hold and use the information collected to gather statistical data.

We will never sell your personal data.

We really care about your privacy and have data protection policies and processes in place to safeguard personal information.

Access to your information
You are always welcome to ask us what information we have relating to you. If you want us to remove or correct anything, just ask!

Complaints and Contact
We hope to conduct our activities such that you will not have cause for complaint. However, if you believe that we are getting things wrong in how we collect or use information or if you think that anything is unfair, misleading inaccurate or inappropriate please notify us immediately. We also welcome any suggestions for improvement.  The best way to contact us is via email to:

Links to and from external Websites
Whilst browsing through our website you may choose to click on links to other websites. It is important that you understand that this privacy policy is limited to your experience with and of House Martin Conservation, UK and Ireland, and that we cannot be responsible for, or comment on either the Privacy Policy or Cookie Policy of third-party websites. In addition, it may be that you arrived at our website via a link from a third-party website. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the policies and practices of the owners of that external site.