Salcombe History Society

Discover the history of the Devonshire town of Salcombe …

Privacy Policy

Who we are

At the Salcombe History Society, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of the visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that we are not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. This Privacy Policy provides detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Types of data we collect:

Salcombe History Society Membership

Salcombe History Society holds the following information on its members:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone/mobile number if supplied

The information is held on an electronic database which is password protected. The information is used solely by approved individuals for the purposes of administration and the distribution of Society related communications to members including membership renewal reminders.

Your personal details will be held as long as you remain a member of the Society. You can delete your membership account at any time on your membership profile page.

Your information is never shared with or sold to any 3rd party.
You have the right to know what information is held on you.
You can withdraw your consent at any time and request that your data be deleted.
For either of the above or to make an objection please contact Ken Prowse at

Website Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information.

For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart.

They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

  • Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Note that if you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled and may affect the user’s experience and the website’s functionality.

Google Analytics

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Contact Form

When you fill out the form on our contact page the information provided will only be used to answer your query and to provide the service requested. We may store this information in our email application address book to help us in providing you with an efficient service. You can request that this information is removed at any time by contacting: Ken Prowse at

v 1.0 – Updated May 2018
Includes the 2018 General Data Protection Regulations