GDPR - Data Protection

"The Cart Shed provides the most beautiful setting to come to; to learn, relax, feel safe, regain confidence and mix with others. Ian and Kate are such kind and caring people that you immediately feel part of the group. I cannot praise them highly enough."

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Privacy and security

This policy sets out how The Cart Shed aims to repay the trust you have shown by sharing your personal data with ourcharity.


Who are ‘we’?

In this policy, whenever you see the words ‘We’, ‘Us’ or ‘Our’, it refers to The Cart Shed


The full legal information is:

The Cart Shed Charity

The Cart Shed, Devereux Wootton, Norton Canon, Herefordshire. HR4 8QN

Registered Charity 1167802


So what is personal data?

Personal data is information that can be used to help identify an individual, such as name, address, phone number or email address. 

The policy in brief

It’s important that you read the full policy to understand what information we hold, how wemay use it, and what your rights are – but if you don’t have time to read it all now, here’s a quick summary:


  • We collect information that is either personal data (as outlined above) or non-personal data (such as IP addresses, number of our website pages accessed etc)
    • We collect information about the people we assist or, supporters, participants, volunteers and employees.
    • We collect information to provide services, to provide information, to fundraise, for administration, research, and analysis.
    • We only collect the information that we need or that will be useful to us in our quest to provide the best possible service.
    • We do our very best to keep personal information secure 
    • We NEVER sell your data and we will NEVER share it with another company or charity for marketing purposes.
    • We only share data where we are required by law or with carefully selected partners who do work for us. All our partners are required by their contract to treat your data as carefully as we would, to only use it as instructed, and to allow us to check that they do this.

We are permitted to collect or process personal data where legally justified and in order to carry out our charitable purposes and to provide service to our participants, as described in the full policy, and for these activities we do not require to ask for consent.

Where personal data is collected for any other purpose, we shall ask for specific consent.

We may make changes to this policy from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes on this page and they will apply from the time we post them.

This policy was last reviewed on  22ndMay 2018.

For our full Policy please click here to download the PDF version. 




The Cart Shed works with the support of the following organisations:

Job Centre Plus Armed Forces Convenant community convenant European Social Fund Education & Skills Funding Agency Herefordshire Council Jackson Property