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Waltham Tannery Company Limited Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy


This document has been prepared by Waltham Tannery Co Ltd for all interested parties to clarify the steps we have taken to ensure we comply with GDPR legislation. Its purpose is to provide an overview of our Data Protection policy, covering the processing and protecting of Personal Data in order to provide information for all parties we communicate with.


Waltham Tannery Co Ltd is both a Data Controller and Data Processor in relation to the services it provides. We are not required to appoint a Data Protection Officer under the new legislation; for any queries relating to our data processing please email


Legal basis

Of the six available lawful bases for processing data under the GDPR legislation, Waltham Tannery Co Ltd considers that the processing of the data it holds in order to carry provide information and provide other agreed services to the members is that of “performance of a contract with the data subject”.


Furthermore, Waltham Tannery Co Ltd considers that the processing of the data it holds in order to carry out the general marketing activities is that of “legitimate interest” and also “to take steps to enter into a contract”.


Types of Personal Data

As a visitor to our website, you may volunteer your personal data information when using our website, emailing us, or registering for information.


The data we collect can include your organisation’s name and e-mail address through our message form.


Rationale for Processing Personal Data

The information that you provide us with will be used for the purpose of contacting you and/or providing you with relevant and updated information about our organisation, its activities and positions.

Data Retention

Your personal data will be kept as long as you are a designated person of your organisation in relation with Waltham Tannery Co Ltd or its members and, otherwise provided by law, for the time that is strictly necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which they were collected.You can submit a Subject Access Request for all data held on you or your organisation at any time by emailing:


Should you wish to withdraw your prior informed consent, rectify or remove any of the information that we hold about you or your organisation, please contact us at:


Data Sharing

Waltham Tannery Co Ltd does not share or sell any personal data to third parties for any commercial purposes. Your personal data will not be shared with any other third parties unless we would be required to do so by law or to comply with a court order served upon us in connection with our website(s), the implementation of the EU GDPR or to protect and defend our legal rights and interests and those of our members.


Data Breaches

The processing of the Personal Data stored and processed by Waltham Tannery Co Ltd has been assessed as presenting very limited risks for fundamental rights, due to the fact that only professional information is used with adequate security measures in place to prevent data breaches.


Online Data

Waltham Tannery Co Ltd and its web hosting company, Cocoa Digital Media, treat all data held with care and security. Any details you give will remain confidential.


Our website may use tracking techniques such as cookies for collecting technical information about your use for the purpose of improving and tailoring their content and making it more user-friendly. 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. 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.


Our website, social media channels and electronic communication tools may also contain links to websites or social media channels of third parties. These links are provided for your information and convenience only. Waltham Tannery Co Ltd does not endorse, approve or take any responsibility for the websites or social media channels which we provide links to. We also do not endorse, approve or take any responsibility for their availability, performance, content or for the use of such websites or social media channels or any information contained therein.Waltham Tannery Co Ltd’s data privacy policy applies only to Waltham Tannery Co Ltd’s data storage and processing methods, website and electronic communication media and not to any other websites or media that you would access by hyperlink from our website. When you leave our website by linking to another site or through social media, you should read the privacy policy, if any, provided by such website or media.


Waltham Tannery Co Ltd make no warranty that the contents of our online platforms are free from infection by viruses or anything else which has contaminating or destructive properties and shall have no liability in respect thereof.


Data Storage

The data we hold contains personal contact details and occasionally corporate bank account details. Sensitive Personal Data is not collected or stored.


This data is held in a range of formats – paper files, archived paper files and IT server-based internal networks.  Electronic data is stored on a single database, with data also stored in other directories on the same server, for example, for invoice correspondence. Our IT server is housed in a dedicated, locked room and the internet router has a firewall.  The server and hardware are protected with anti-virus software.  All IT equipment is password protected and access is restricted to the relevant staff.  We do not process or hold data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).


Physical data stored held at our office is secured in locked cabinets in locked offices.  Our office is secure with keypad entry and alarms. For any further information on our data practices please email or write to Waltham Tannery Co Ltd, Queen Street, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9BL.