Friends of Chichester Harbour: –

Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Friends of Chichester Harbour use and protect any information that you provide to the Friends when you use this website.
If you are a non-member visiting the website we do not ask you for any personal information
If you are a member of the Friends of Chichester Harbour we hold some limited information about you (such as your name and address).
If you are a visitor to the website and you decide you wish to join online as a member we ask you to provide that limited amount of information about yourself.
In either case we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Friends of Chichester Harbour may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2016.

Your membership records

We will hold, or if you are applying as a new member ask you to enter and then hold, your name, address, telephone number(s), email address(es) together with information about your annual subscription, donations and payments made, plus information about any bookings that you make for Events run by the Friends.

We require this information in order to :-

  • Keep you up to date with information regarding the Harbour and AONB by Newsletter and email
  • Enable you to pay your membership subscription and, if you choose, make donations
  • Enable you to book for Events run by the Friends
  • Keep you up to date with information regarding the Harbour and AONB by Newsletter and email


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


As a member, one or more small files called ‘cookies’ will automatically be placed on your hard drive in order to allow you to login to your membership records containing your personal information and do various things such as making a payment. In essence, cookies allow the Friends website to respond to you as an individual. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website as a member.
As a non-member we do not place cookies on your hard drive.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Controlling your personal information

If you are a member we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties
As a member you may view online the personal information which we hold about you and change it as you wish. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Credit Card & PayPal payments

You may choose to make an online payment for a membership subscription, donation or Event booking by Credit Card or PayPal. If you do so your credit card information is at no point seen by the Friends. We create a link for you to the PayPal website and the details of your credit card entered by you are transmitted directly to PayPal via a secure link.