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Privacy Policy

In other words…

How we collect & utilise your data,

and how you can manage your data on this website.


Who we are


Our website address is:

The terms “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Woburn Sands Business Association (the “Association”).  The term “Site” or “Website” refers to The term “User,” “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, customers and any other users of the site.


Owner and Data Controller

Alison Jordan, Woburn Sands Business Association based at Brick House, 150A Station Road, Bucks MK17 8SG, Woburn Sands, United Kingdom

Owner contact email:


What personal data we collect and why we collect it


 Please note that information is only collected when necessary, either for the good functioning of this website, or to provide services requested by website users.

By using our Site, you consent to our collection, use and sharing of your information and data, and other activities, as described below. By using our Site, you agree to the terms, without modification, of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the practices described in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with your personal information or interact with the Site. 


Non-Personally Identifying Data


This website collects non-personally-identifying information which web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.  


Personally Identifying Data

This website collects potentially personally-identifying information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments.


User Accounts

When creating an account on this website you consent to provide the personally identifying data necessary to create your account. 



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.



When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. 

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Contact forms

If submitting a contact form we collect the data shown in the contact form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.



Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These help us detect issues with the website & improve your experience while browsing. 


Google Analytics (GOOGLE INC.)

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

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 WordPress Stats (AUTOMATTIC INC.)

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

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How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


What rights you have over your data


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Opting Out Of Cookies


You can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings. Please note that some cookies are necessary for this website to function and not allowing these cookies may impact the good functioning of the website. When you first visit this website you are given the opion to allow non necessary cookies (for this website, analytics). Without your consent, only necessary cookies will be set.

If you have accepted analytics cookies and wish to revoke them, please click to Revoke cookies.


Where we send your data


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Additional information


How we protect your data

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

The information exchanged from your browser and our website is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all generally accepted industry standards.


 Changes To This Privacy Policy


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.



This policy was last updated on: 08/05/2019