Privacy Policy & GDPR

Transition Town Totnes aims to be clear and transparent about how we use personal data.

What information do we collect about you?

Transition Town Totnes collects personal data when an individual voluntarily signs up to our newsletters and mailing lists, or signs up to a bookable event. We also collect information through voluntary surveys for different projects. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We use personal contact information to communicate with you about our news and events, and local community events, via the main Transition Town Totnes monthly e-bulletin, and via any specific project mailing lists or newsletters.

Survey data will be used to understand to needs whilst implementing and evaluating projects. Your personal data will not be used in any other way unless expressly stated at the time the survey took place.

We use your information collected from the website and social media to track the demographic of people interacting with us. Data will not be identifiable.

Will we share your personal data?

We will never share your personal data with anyone outside of Transition Town Totnes, except when required to do so legally ie to law enforcement agencies.

Your personal data will not be shared between separate Transition Town Totnes projects- if you are on a mailing list for one project you will not be added to any other Transition Town Totnes mailing lists.

How can you access, delete, or amend your personal data?

Under EU data protection regulations (GDPR) individuals have specific rights regarding their personal data:

The right to be informed about how personal data is being used
The right to access one’s personal data
The right to prevent use of personal data
The right to correct or erase personal information

You can ask us what personal data we hold about you, and we will let you know within 30 days. You can also ask us to correct or erase your personal information.

To do so please email


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result

Other Websites

The Transition Town Totnes website occasionally contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our web page. This privacy policy was last reviewed on 1st May 2023.

GDPR Compliance Statement

Transition Town Totnes are:

  • Controllers of contact information, provided by individuals electing to be contacted by emails providing information about TTT events and projects and requesting donations.
  • Controllers for personnel information in relation to TTT’s Trustees, employees and volunteers, as appropriate.

We aim to ensure:

  • Transparency with regard to the use of data
  • That any processing is lawful, fair, transparent and necessary for a specific purpose
  • That data is kept safely and securely

If you have any questions about TTT’s GDPR compliance activity, please contact the Coordinator/Office Manager at

How to Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, or would like to access, amend, or delete your personal data:

Email us at
Call us on 01803 867358