data policy

1 Introduction

This Policy applies to Television for the Environment, registered charity (charity number 326585) and as a company limited by guarantee (company number 1811236).

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide personal information to us, we will treat that information in accordance with this Policy, current UK Data Protection legislation and Internet best practice.

You can use most of the features of our websites without disclosing any personal information.

2 The information we collect

We collect information about you when you join a mailing list, enter a competition or award, make a donation or contact us for other reasons. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

3 Mailing lists

If you have signed up to one of our mailing lists, this information is stored on the servers of our mailing provider, Mailchimp. We send newsletters and press releases according to your preferences, which you can change at any time by using the link at the bottom of our emails.

4 Competitions

When you submit an entry form for a competition or award we keep the details for the purpose of running the competition.

5 Access to 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 your personal information, please email  We will require you to confirm your identity before releasing this information.

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 is inaccurate.  We reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 for any such request.

6 Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here.

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You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

7 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.

8 Changes to our data policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This data policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.

9 Governing law

This Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

10 How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: