When you use our website, we may collect certain information about you.

In this statement we will describe how, why and when we collect this data and how we ensure that any information that can identify you specially is used and securely stored by Walk Fife or associated services operated on it’s behalf.

1. Definitions

Walk Fife refers to the Walk Fife Community Group.

GDPR refers to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

MailChimp is a registered trademark of The Rocket Science Group. MailChimp is owned and operated by The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, a Georgia (US) limited liability corporation. http://www.mailchimp.com

Spreadshirt refers to sprd.net AG. Commercial Register: Amtsgericht Leipzig (Leipzig District Court), HRB 22478. https://www.spreadshirt.co.uk

Paypal refers to PayPal Holdings, Inc. https://www.paypal.com/uk/

2. Personal Data Collection

Walk Fife collects the following data through the Walk Fife website and other associated avenues.

2.1 Electronic Newsletter

Walk Fife provides a portal to allow users to sign-up / subscribe to an electronic newsletter mailing list. The only information collected through this process is your email address.

Upon subscribing to the mailing list through the subscription form displayed on the Walk Fife website, your email address will be added to a database through the services of a third party company named MailChimp.

The content of this database is managed and used by Walk Fife to provide subscribers to the Walk Fife mailing list with a regular electronic newsletter via email. This information is not used for any other purposes.

The email addresses collected by this process are not shared with any external companies without express permission of the subscriber and we do not provide data to any external companies. Please consult the terms and conditions of the Walk Fife service for more information on how your data is processed, used and stored by them.

If you wish to be deleted from this database please either a) click the unsubscribe link show at the base of the electronic newsletter or b) request your email address to be removed from the database by sending an email with your request to info@walkfife.com

2.2 Email Communication

We collect some information about you from email messages that you send to us. The information collected will be used to send you any information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you.

Email communications and associated email addresses are securely deleted after 30 days from the date of the last interaction with the sender unless the communication leads to Walk Fife being involved with the sender in some way.

To enable an efficient level of communication between Walk Fife and it’s community, email communications and associated contact names / email addresses are retained by Walk Fife. This data is stored securely in compliance with the guidelines set out by the GDPR. This data is only used for the purposes of communication with a individual, group or business and it is not used for the purposes of marketing without express permission.

Walk Fife does not provide any data collected through email communication to any third-party companies, agencies or organisations without express permission.

This policy also applies to any data collected by use of the contact forms displayed on the Walk Fife website.

2.3 Social Networks

We do not collect any personal data through the various twohundredby200 social network accounts.

2.4 Competitions

We may, from time to time, offer prize draws / competitions on our website. The data collected during the entry phase of this activity is deleted immediately after the winning entry is drawn and the winner has been informed.

The collected data is not used for any other purposes and Walk Fife will not provide any data collected to any third-party companies, agencies or organisations without express permission of the entrant.

3 Cookies

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this part of our statement also sets out how we will treat the use of Cookies.

3.1 Cookies are in use on this website


To function as intended, this website makes use of a small number of Cookies to store various settings during and between visits as well as allowing users to share pages via social networks.
We do not use cookies to collect any personal information without express permission of the user and we do not provide any data collected to any third-party companies.

3.2 Permission

Should you wish to not use cookies on this website, then please select the option from the cookie tool bar when you first visit the website.

3.3 Third party/external cookies

Our site includes functions provided by third parties such as the social networks listed in the share function shown at the bottom of each post. Disabling these cookies will affect the functions offered by the third parties. We do not use cookies to collect any personal information though the use of these additional functions, however, the associated social networks may collect such data. To find out what is collected by these companies please visit their receptive websites for more information.

3.4 Visitor Statistics


We use a cookie to compile visitor statistics for our own internal use. We can not identify individual visitors through its use.

4. E-commerce & Donations

Walk Fife accepts donations through the donations page on the Walk Fife website and sells a range of clothing and products through the Spreadsheet e-commerce platform.

4.1 Spreadshirt

Walk Fife sells a range of clothing and products through the Spreadsheet e-commerce platform. Walk Fife does not collect any personal data from the transactions carried out through that portal. You can find out more about Spreadshirt’s privacy policy by visiting https://service.spreadshirt.com/hc/en-gb/articles/115000978409/?shop_name=walkfife&shop_id=100075431

4.2 Donations

Walk Fife accepts donations through the donations page on the Walk Fife website. Donations are processed securely through the Paypal and Walk Fife receives the following information – Name, Email Address and Donation Amount.

Walk Fife does not provide any data collected through donations to any third-party companies, agencies or organisations without express permission from the client.

Payment for purchases is processed securely online using Paypal. Walk Fife does not have access to any of your credit / debit card details through the use of this service. Please consult the Paypal website for further information on what data they collect and how they store and use that data – https://www.paypal.com

5. Your Rights

In addition to the safeguards put in place by Walk Fife, your personal data is protected in the UK by the provisions of the Data Protection Act and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

This provides among other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive.

The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people.

You have the right to see what is held about you, correct any inaccuracies or request deletion of data directly related to you and your activities in regards to Walk Fife.

If Walk Fife enters into a joint venture with or merges with another entity, we will not disclose your information to the new partners or owners without your express permission.

6. Policy Changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

7. Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Statement.

If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

8. Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your data are welcomed and should be addressed to Walk Fife, 16 Linton Place, Rosyth, Dunfermline, Fife KY11 2YY. Tel: 01383 417667 Email: info@walkfife.com

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