Privacy Policy

In this Privacy Policy, “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. 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 mailing list following a standard email from Hockerton Housing Project to you requesting approval to do so.

(3) There is a legitimate interest and meets the three part test.

If  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. It will not be retained beyond the duration of a contract and fulfilment of Hockerton Housing Project’s legal and financial obligations to its insurers and others (whichever is longer). Hockerton Housing Project does not share information with third parties for marketing or other purposes.

This meets the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Third party data controllers

Hockerton Housing Project uses Mailchimp to provide its newsletter service. MailChimp has certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

We do not share our mailing list with anyone else.

Hockerton Housing Project uses Eventbrite as a ticketing service for some events. Eventbrite, Inc is Privacy Shield certified which means that it self-certifies to protect Personal Data from the EEA, Switzerland and the UK in accordance with established data privacy principles.

Where your contact information has been provided  by Eventbrite Inc or another third party 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. The information will not be used for another purpose.

Sustainable Hockerton’ s web site which we manage uses servers in the USA this means data will be stored in the USA. The USA is considered to have “an adequate level of data protection”. For more information please refer to the rules on data stored outside the EU and confirmation that the USA is covered by an “Adequacy Decision“.


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 no longer use Google Analytics, to help measure the usage of our site. Instead we use a different system Plausible Analytics cookies are not set. Google analytic cookies were used to collect information about how visitors, like yourself, use our website. Plausible state:

Even though the purpose of Plausible Analytics is to track the usage of a website, this can still be done without collecting any personal data or personally identifiable information (PII), without using cookies and while respecting the privacy of your website visitors.

By using Plausible Analytics, all the site measurement is carried out absolutely anonymously. Cookies are not set and no personal data is collected. All data is in aggregate only.

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, update or correct 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.