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Privacy Policy

Become a Member

Any personal data you supply to us through this web site will be held in accordance with data protection and privacy laws. Please be assured that we will never sell or transfer your contact details to third parties for their own use without obtaining your explicit consent.

This policy outlines what kind of information we retain and how we use it.

Personal Information

We collect personal information from you when you make a donation, make a purchase, when you sign up to become a member or to receive news updates, when you volunteer with our branches, or when you get in touch directly with our office.

Your information will be stored securely. If we are processing a donation or payment, your information may be shared with our trusted payment processing suppliers.

When you give your personal information to CPRW, it may be used to

  • Process and manage your membership subscriptions and other payments
  • Administer donations and Gift Aid claims
  • Send membership communications and keep you informed
  • Ask you to support CPRW campaign activity
  • Ask you to donate to CPRW appeals
  • Understand our supporter base

When you make a membership payment or donation via our web site, your contact details and payment details are collected by a third-party company based in the UK called Charity Checkout, in order to process the transaction. Charity Checkout’s data protection statement can be found at


We may collect aggregated, non-personally identifiable information relating to your use of our site via Google Analytics or another analytics provider, to help us understand how effective our web site is. For example, what country and city our web site users are browsing from, and which pages are visited most frequently. This does not identify specific individuals. You can choose not to accept cookies by changing your browsing settings.


We’re keen to keep our supporters up to date with the latest information affecting life in rural Wales. By joining as a member, or joining our mailing list, you will receive updates on campaigns, news and events. We will also inform you of different ways you may chose to be involved in our work, which could include campaigning, donating to appeals, fundraising on our behalf, volunteering, or purchasing CPRW products such as Christmas cards.

If you no longer wish to receive our emails or mailings, you can opt out at any time by contacting our office on 01938 552525 or by email, or by using an ‘unsubscribe’ link where present.

We aim to keep your contact details up to date and welcome any updates to your details or corrections to any inaccuracies you may wish to provide.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We will keep this policy under review and any changes made from time to time will be posted on this web site.


By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of this information in accordance with the purposes described above and this privacy statement.

By providing us with your personal data, you also consent to us transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions outside the UK or the EU if necessary for the above purposes. If we do make such a transfer, we will ensure that controls are in place to ensure your information is protected. Our database supplier, Blackbaud, is headquartered in the USA, and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield framework is accepted as compliant with EU data law by the European Commission and Information Commissioner’s Office.

Other websites and the scope of this privacy policy

Our privacy policy does not apply to third party sites that you may access from our web site. We recommend you familiarise yourself with any other site’s privacy policy before entering your personal information.

Your rights

You may at any time change your mind about the information you receive from us. You have the right to request a copy of your information and the right to ask us to delete your information. (However, we may be required to retain some information for audit purposes.) Please contact us if you have any concerns.

The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales is a charity registered in England and Wales, no. 239899.

Registered Office: Tŷ Gwyn, 31 High Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7YD

Last updated: April 2018