Privacy policy

We respect your privacy

The Far Cotton History Group will always respect the privacy of individuals who browse our website and leave contact details with us (for example, by using our contact form).  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when we collect personal information about you and how we will use that data.

This policy applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our website and
  • People who register for any service offered by us or who are entering into any transactional agreement with us (whether financial or otherwise)

Your consent

By submitting your personal information to us you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. We keep our policy under review and if we change it we will post the changes to our website and give notice as appropriate so that you will become aware of the information we collect and how it is used. Your current consent choice is shown above.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

This website is powered by WordPress. Any cookies that are used only to ensure proper running. They are not used for tracking purposes, just to hold site information for the duration of your browsing session.

The use of ‘cookies’ is a legitimate and standard practice on most websites. They can be used for many purposes including:

  • Ensuring the website operates as it should (by, for example, identifying the web browser you are using or adjusting the view for different device types – mobile phones, tablets etc). These cookies are essential for our site to operate correctly and are in use.
  • Identifying your broad geographic location (as in whether of not you are in the UK for example) and thereby delivering information that is most relevant to you.
  • Tracking the pages you visit in order to provide us with ways of improving the experience over time by identifying the most regularly visited features and editing the site from time to time to reflect those preferences.

PLEASE NOTE: The Far Cotton History Group does not track your online activity as an individual. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form.

We do not use 3rd Party tracking / advertising cookies.

It is easy to delete cookies in most modern web browsers. It can normally be achieved by deleting browsing history and including ‘cookies’ in the options. However, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

Information we collect

We regard our visitors’ privacy as being of the utmost importance. When you use our online contact form we collect the following personal information.

  • Name
  • Postal address
  • email address
  • Telephone number

Any information you submit to us, either through this website or through any other means such as email, telephone or letter, will be regarded as confidential, and will not be passed to any 3rd party without your express prior permission. We gather the information to allow us to process your enquiry, request or other matter contained in your communication. The relevant information is then used by us to contact you in response. Any such information will be stored and/or disposed of in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

When you contact us through any contact form on the site or using our email address we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information and to protect your details against third party access or modification – we do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with any other organisations. You should be aware though that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of your personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the internet.

  • we provide you with mechanisms to amend your details as retained by us, or remove them from our database.
  • we allow you to specify the level of future contact that you will receive from Far Cotton History Group and we will respect your wishes.

Updating and correcting your information

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 it please use our contact form.

We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, such as a change in your postal or email addresses, or if you do not wish to be contacted by us in the future please let us know by using our contact form. You may ask us to correct or remove inaccurate information.


Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the Far Cotton History Group website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Please address any queries concerning this privacy policy, our website or any other general query through our contact form.

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