Otter Valley Association Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

At the Otter Valley Association, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please be assured that we will NEVER sell your details or share them with anyone outside of the OVA. At any time, you can change how you hear from us or unsubscribe from our mailing lists, just let Membership know.  This policy explains why we collects information from you, what information we need, how we will use it and how keep it safe.

Why do we collect personal information?

You may give the us your personal information in order to sign up for membership of the OVA, make a donation, receive our quarterly newsletter, and receive emails regarding talks/walks/ or events. The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, and telephone number.  We collect this information only in connection with specific activities, such as membership, donation processing, or sending information about our activities. 

What your personal information may be used for?

  • To fulfil your membership application
  • Process membership subscriptions, donations or other payments
  • Confirm details of your Gift Aid status if applicable
  • Send you the quarterly newsletter
  • Email you with details of talks, walks and events

Consent and keeping your information up to date

By disclosing your personal information to the OVA, including having joined in the past and having not chosen to 'opt-out' of any opportunities to change the way your information is managed, you give your consent to the collection, storage, processing and use of your personal information by us as described in this privacy policy.

Your rights to access, make changes or asking us to stop using your data 

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.  You also have the right to ask us to delete any personal information we hold about you.   If at any time you wish to access your personal data held by us, please apply in writing to the address below, and the information will be sent to the address the OVA has in its records:

Otter Valley Association
PO Box 70
Budleigh Salterton
United Kingdom

Use of our Website

  • You should be aware that if you follow a link to another website and give any personal information to another company, the uses to which that information may be put will be determined by that company's privacy policy.
  • Third parties, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, may use cookies, pixels web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide audience insights, measurement services and targeted advertisements. 


We hold your personal information in accordance with the security provisions of the UK Data Protection legislation. 

Third party websites

This Privacy Policy does not apply to third party sites that you may access from this website. We recommend you familiarise yourself with the applicable privacy policy before entering any personal information on a third party site.

Changes to the Privacy Policy 

We recognise the importance of privacy to our supporters and visitors and will ensure we always meet any new data protection requirements that may come in to force in the future. We will keep this policy under review and any changes made from time to time will be posted on this website.

The Otter Valley Association is a registered charity, registered in England, registration number 278266.


Last updated: 27 Apr 2018