Privacy Policy

In this Statement, “Hockerton Housing Project” means Hockerton Housing Project Trading Ltd whose registered office is at The Watershed, Gables Drive, Hockerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG25 OQU.


Hockerton Housing Project is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

By submitting your information to Hockerton Housing Project by email, use of the Hockerton Housing Project website or otherwise, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. Hockerton Housing Project may from time to time modify the terms of this policy and any changes will be posted on this page.

Information Collection and Use

Hockerton Housing Project occasionally sends information, via an email, to people about events (such as guided tours), news and publications associated with Hockerton Housing Project & sustainability. The recipients of these emails are drawn from a mailing list (‘email database’). You will only be on this list under the following circumstances:

(1) You requested to join our mailing list (via the Hockerton Housing Project website, by signing up on a visit or at a talk by HHP)
(2) You requested via email that Hockerton Housing Project add you to its ‘Email Database’ following a standard email from Hockerton Housing Project to you requesting approval to do so.
(3) You were on the Hockerton Housing Project ‘Email Database’ prior to the ‘European Electronic Communications Directive’ came into force and you did not request to be removed following a standard Hockerton Housing Project email issued in Dec ‘03’ explaining your options.
(4) You are a business, representative of a constituted organisation or Government body and may have been added by Hockerton Housing Project.

This meets the new requirements of the European Electronic Communications Directive – The directive has been designed to stop companies sending unsolicited ‘commercial’ e-mails.

Where your contact information has been provided to Hockerton Housing Project for the purposes of a seminar, event or similar activity to be held by Hockerton Housing Project, your contact information may be passed to a third party event management company to enable Hockerton Housing Project to facilitate the seminar, event or similar activity.

Otherwise we do not share our database intentionally within anyone else without prior consent. If under any other circumstances should you provide Hockerton Housing Project with your contact information (such as name, company, address, and email address) this information will only be used to contact you for the purpose for which you have expressed an interest.


A cookie is a piece of data sent to a website user’s browser and stored on a user’s hard drive tied to session information about the user. On the Hockerton Housing Project website, cookies are used to remember your shopping cart contents within the “shop” section.

We also make use of Google Analytics, to help measure the usage of our site. Google analytic cookies are used to collect information about how visitors, like yourself, use our website. This information is collected in an anonymous form and is only used to inform us how the site can be improved.

We do not use any third-party advertising or tracking cookies. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie and all cookies can be cleared using your web browser preferences.


Whilst Hockerton Housing Project takes all reasonable precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and complies with the Data Protection Act, data transmission over the Internet may not be adequately secured by the sender. As a result, Hockerton Housing Project cannot ensure the secure receipt of any information that is sent to Hockerton Housing Project by this medium and any such information is sent at your own risk.

Updating and Deleting

If the contact information held by Hockerton Housing Project changes, or if you wish Hockerton Housing Project to delete certain contact information from Hockerton Housing Project records, please notify us via email.

Other Websites

Hockerton Housing Project cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of third parties whose websites may be referenced in the Hockerton Housing Project website.