Who we are
Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve are a group of residents and others whose objects are:

  1. To conserve and restore and improve the reserve as an area of ecological significance an increase the biodiversity of the reserve.
  2. To promote the benefit of inhabitants of London and in particular the Borough of Lewisham by advancing education and providing facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure-time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.

1.) Purpose of this Policy
This Privacy Policy sets out what personal data we collect and use, for what purposes and to whom your personal data may be disclosed by us in the context of these Mailings. Further, this Privacy Policy includes important information regarding your rights with respect to the processing of your personal data. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy very carefully.

Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve is a forum for the park’s users to discuss issues, run events at Garthorne Road Nature Reserve and work in partnership with Lewisham Council Conservation section.

From time to time, we may need to change this Privacy Policy. The most recent version of this Privacy Policy is available on our website. In case of important changes of our Privacy Policy, we will inform you on these changes.

2.) Purpose for storing your personal information.
We have a combined mailing list which stores your personal information so that we can advise you of our activities. The mailing list is held by the Group chair and also the secretary. In the context of our mailings, we collect your personal data because you have asked to be a member of one or both of our mailing lists and to be notified of our activities.

3.) How do we obtain your personal data
We obtain information about you directly from you from the information you provided to us when you asked to join our mailing lists.

4.) Legal basis for processing your data
Our legal basis for processing your personal data with respect to our mailings is that it is within our legitimate interests to promote The Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve and the events and activities we run there to members of the public who have expressed their interest in them. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. You are protected under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

5.) The Personal data we store
We hold any or all of the following personal data about you in order to send you our mailings: Your title(s), First and Last Names, Email address, Home and Mobile phone numbers and which activities you have registered for.

We do not give personally emails addresses any third parties.
We will ensure that, where relevant, safeguards are implemented to ensure the protection of your personal data.

6.) How long do we store your personal data?.
We will store your personal data as listed above until you inform us that you no longer wish to receive our mailings, we cease sending the relevant mailing, or your email address is no longer in use.

7.) What are your rights and how you can exercise them?.
Please note that you can always unsubscribe from our mailings or change your preferences by clicking unsubscribe link at the bottom of every Mailing. Further, you have the right to: information about and access to your personal data; rectify your personal data; erasure of your personal data (‘right to be forgotten’); restriction of processing of your personal data; receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable form and to request transmission of your personal data to another organisation if technically feasible.;  object to the processing of your personal data;  to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

To exercise any of these rights except the last one, please contact Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve.

You will find his contact details at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

8.) Contact information
If you have any questions, comments or complaints in relation to this Privacy Policy or the processing of your personal data by us in the context of the Mailings, please feel free to contact The Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve via E-mail garthorne.reserve@gmail.com