Privacy policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you complete our membership application form or book any of our events.

How will we use the information about you?
We collect information about you to enable us to send you our newsletter and details of our events and those run by other local history groups, to process funding appeals and gift aid, and to maintain our accounts and records. If you join the Friends of Shropshire Archives we will use your information to provide you with the information you have requested. We will not share your information with anyone else.

We keep your information during your membership and for up to two years after your membership expires in order to deal with any residual issues. Please contact us if you wish us to delete your information during this two year period. We keep gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to six years after the end of the tax year to which they relate in order to comply with HMRC requirements.

Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us. We will respond to your request within one month. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think it is inaccurate.

We do not collect any website usage information using cookies.

Other websites
Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 18 April 2018.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you, please email or contact: The Treasurer, Friends of Shropshire Archives, c/o Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ.

You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 3113 or by email at or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.