Privacy Policy


At Pure Peak Grit, we value the privacy of visitors to our website. We are not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses. In this Privacy Policy we’ve provided detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure.


You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. You also have the right to ask us to delete any personal information we hold about you.

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner.  Full contact details including a helpline number can be found on

You have the right to be notified of a data security breach concerning your personal data.

For all questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Notice or the processing of your personal information, please email


If you subscribe to our mailing list, we collect your name and email address. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.

We don’t sell, rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing


We will only collect and store the information that we feel is necessary to administer the running of the Pure Peak Grit event.

If you enter our Pure Peak Grit event, then we will publish your name on our website unless you contact us to request us not to. If you have provided us with your photo and/or social media links, and given us permission to publish these, then we may also add them to our website and social media pages.

Please email if you don’t wish your details to be published on our website and/or social media pages.


By using our website you agree that, unless you have set your computer’s browser to reject them, we can place certain types of cookie on your device and use that data in accordance with this policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file containing a small amount of information which is downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The cookie is then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and help us improve your use of the site.

Our cookies allocate each user of this website with a random number. This procedure does not entail the collection of any personal information. Our cookies will not be used to analyse your visits to other websites or track any internet searches you may undertake whilst on this website.

Information we collect using cookies

  • The areas of the website you visit
  • The amount of time you spend on the site
  • Whether you are new to the site, or have visited it before
  • The country, region, city and/or borough associated with your IP address or device
  • How you came to our website – for example, through an email link or a search engine
  • The type of device and browser you use
  • How you interact with our sign-up forms
  • Any error messages that you receive on the site


We use Google Analytics (GA, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.) to track site user interaction. We have GA code installed on our site which creates cookies. The cookies contain an ID number which is used to uniquely identify your browser and track each site you visit that is GA enabled.

We use this data to determine the number of people using our site and to better understand how they find and use our web pages. With this information we can continually improve the information that we provide on our site and the processes for actions such as contacting us and donating. We can also use it to increase the number of new people finding our site.

Your rights with Google Analytics

As we cannot access any personal data about you ourselves, we are not the Data Controller for your GA profile data. Please read Google’s privacy policy if you are concerned about this: You can always opt out of GA’s cookies by installing the Google Analytics opt-out extension


Payments for events are made via Friends of the Peak District’s website.
Please read their Privacy Policy for details on how they handle your data.


In order to protect your data and to prevent unauthorised access, we adhere to strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us.


We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date and that you only receive what you want to receive from us. You can change your email marketing preferences at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on any of our emails.

If you have any queries or concerns, or would like to change your communication preferences, please get in touch with us by emailing

We will keep this privacy notice under review and if we make any material changes to the way we treat your personal information we will make this clear on our website or contact you directly.

This text was last updated in November 2019.