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What is GDPR?

You may have received a number of emails from different companies asking you to update your details or sign up to a newsletter. Why is this? The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May this year. The regulations expand on the Data Protection Act, strengthening the protection of individuals’ personal data.

What does this mean for Acorn Ecology?

We want to make sure we are only contacting people who want to hear from us.

Acorn Ecology sends out a newsletter to all our current and past clients 4 times a year. We use our newsletter to inform you of any legal or policy changes to wildlife laws and legislation, remind you of the survey season starting and let you know what you need to do to avoid delays to your project.

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We use our newsletter to provide you with details of all the latest ecology news, including:

  • Case studies
  • Information about ecological surveys, including timing and seasonality
  • Updates to Law and Regulations you need to know about
  • Acorn Ecology news
  • Useful reminders about when to commission your ecological surveys
  • Training courses and CPD opportunities

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Your data

The way we hold your data will change very little. We already store your details safely and securely on our systems and we never have and never will sell your details to any third party. Please see our Data Protection Statement below for more details.

How we send our newsletters

We send out our emails using Constant Contact. This provides you with a quick and easy way to unsubscribe, in the unlikely event you wish to stop hearing from us! Constant Contact will never share your details or contact you separately from our newsletters.




Acorn Ecology Data Protection Statement:

Your information: Acorn Ecology Ltd collects personal information when you request a quote for our services and when you commission us to work on your Project. We will use this information to provide the services requested, and, if you agree, to send you marketing information about Acorn Ecology Ltd services. Acorn Ecology Ltd will not share your information for marketing or other purposes with outside companies. Acorn Ecology will only keep your data for as long as necessary (this will vary, depending on the service provided).

Marketing: Acorn Ecology Ltd would like to send you newsletters about our products and services. These are sent 4 times a year. We will only do this with your consent. Newsletters are easy to unsubscribe from at any time using the link available on every email. We will also send you details of any special offer or important update to e.g. Wildlife Law when it happens (these additional communications are rare).

Access to your information and correction: You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at our Head Office address (see below).

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

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How to contact us: Please contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or the information we hold about you:

Acorn Ecology Ltd, The Granary, Westpoint, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ



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