Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Chorleywood Residents’ Association uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website, subscribe to our email Newsletters, join our 100 Club or fill in one of our forms.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any updates will be posted on this web page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 19th April 2021.

Who we are

Chorleywood Residents Association (CRA) is a volunteer association for the residents and community of Chorleywood parish in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

For information about our CRA’s activities and constitution see the About Us section of this website.

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect the following information about you when you use our website, subscribe to our email Newsletters, join our 100 Club, or fill in one of our forms:

  • Name
  • Address and postcode
  • Contact information including email address

Our website server automatically records information that your browser sends whenever you visit a page on our website, such as your IP address; details of the web browser and operating system that you are using; the date and time of your request; the specific page requested and how you arrived at that page (eg, the search term used to find the page or link clicked to access it). This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.


Cookies are small files saved on your computer or mobile device. A unique ID assigned to your device enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as location, language, font size and other display preferences), so that you don’t have to keep re-entering information on returning to the website/ browsing from one page to another.

Not all cookies contain personal information but where they do, we will treat this information as personal data in accordance with our Privacy Statement.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.  Manage consent 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, please note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to communicate with you for the purposes for which the information was given, or to inform you about any matters we feel might be of interest to you. We may use your information to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

We will not share your information for marketing purposes with any other organisations.

You can opt out from receiving information from us at any time by sending an e-mail to, or unsubscribing from the ink provided on the communication.

How we protect your data

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal details. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line. If you provide such information on-line you accept the inherent security risks of providing information over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Information sharing

In the course of our work we may use services from third parties such as MailChimp, PayPal, Google, and 123-reg which require us to share your email address with them.  Also visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. 

We will not share your information for other purposes with any third parties without your prior explicit consent, unless we are required to do so to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, to enforce our terms of use, or to protect the Association’s rights or users of our website.

Access to your information

You have a right to access, modify or delete the personal information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, or are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect and needs updating, please email us at or write to us at the address given on the Contact Us page.

Comments or questions

Please send any questions, comments and requests regarding our Privacy Policy to or write to us at the address given on the Contact Us page.