Privacy Policy

1. Who We Are

We are Wellgate Community Farm. We are a UK registered charity no. 1091729, Company no. 04370324. Our website address is:

2. What Does This Policy Apply To

This policy applies to this website and the data collected from it.

3. What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It

Where visitors are permitted to leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, plus the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Necessary Cookies
We set the following cookies as ‘necessary’.

Optional Cookies
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content
Embedded content from other websites are outside the control of Wellgate Community Farm and behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other site. We do not make cookie data available to any 3rd party.

These websites may collect data about the visitor, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you are logged in to that website.

This website uses the following 3rd party content providers:-

CloudFlare Content Delivery Network provide faster loading content and reduce the load on our servers.
PayPal Inc process payments for purchases.
OpenStreetMap Foundation provide interactive mapping.
AddToAny provide social media sharing buttons.
Analytics data is collected to:-

  • identify and repair faults
  • ensure availability to legitimate users
  • facilitate site improvements
    The data collected includes the visitor’s IP address, browser user agent string, and details of the content requested. It is collected and only available to the site developers and is not passed to any third parties.
4. Who We Share Your Data With

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, we do not provide collected data to third parties.

5. How Long We Retain Your Data

Where comments are enabled, your comment and associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time but cannot change their username. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

6. What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

7. Your Contact Information

We only collect contact information where required.