We want to protect the privacy of visitors to our website and
that of the people who supply us with wildlife data. Please read
the following policy; it will help you to understand how we use
without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit
Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its
What personal data do we collect?
Website Users: We automatically collect data
about visitors to our website (for example on browsing patterns).
We log your Internet Protocol (IP) address in order to receive and
send information from and to you over the Internet. In addition
when using certain download facilities available through the
website, name and organisation level information is requested.
Data Providers: When you provide us with data
or a dataset we may ask you for the name of an individual to act as
our primary point of contact, their telephone number and email
A Cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a
web server to your browser and is stored on your hard drive. A
Cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read Cookie files
created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. You can
reset your browser so as to refuse any Cookie or to alert you to
user information. Auto-generated 'session' cookies are used
to maintain state from one page request to another, but these will
expire 20 minutes after your last page request and do not provide
or hold any user identifiable information.
How do we use your personal data?
Website Users: Usage logs are used to monitor
use of the JNCC website to help inform its future development, and
are used only in an anonymous form; no individual is identified.
Where your name / organisation details are requested (when using
the data download facilities) this is held only to notify you of
any major issues with the data downloaded.
Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data,
we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in
Data Providers: We use your personal details to
maintain a contact to the owner of the data should any issues or
queries arise with regard to the data at a later date. In addition
your name may be associated with any records when these are
disseminated either through the JNCC website or other publication
To whom might we disclose your personal data?
Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal
information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so by
law. In particular we will not sell, distribute or lend your
personal information to third parties, unless we have your
permission or are required to do so by law.
JNCC SUPPORT CO is Registered in England and Wales (Company no.
Our registered office is at:
Individuals have certain rights of access to their personal
data. If you want to request any information about your personal
data, please contact: