Who we are

This site is owned and managed by the Federation of Groundwork Trusts, trading as Groundwork UK.

Registered office: Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, B1 2RR

Tel: 0121 236 8565

Email: info@groundwork.org.uk

Charity registration number 291558 | Company reg 1900511

The Groundwork Federation

Groundwork UK is a federation of independently managed charitable Trusts working towards the same mission and goals. Groundwork UK is the central body of Groundwork, responsible for the agreements that support our federation of charities.

This website is managed by Groundwork UK with input from a number of Groundwork Trusts that make up the federation. The content on it is produced and added by all parts of the federation. Data collected through the site may be managed centrally by Groundwork UK or by one of our Trusts.

Privacy policy

Groundwork UK is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how Groundwork UK processes any personal data collected from you on www.groundworksbs.org.uk (the website).

This Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Use apply to your use of the website. By proceeding to access the website you accept the website Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use.

Information that Groundwork UK may collect from you

Groundwork UK may collect standard internet log information and details of user behaviour patterns when users visit the website. The information that Groundwork UK collects from you when you visit the website may also include:

  • traffic data 
  • location data 
  • other communication data 
  • details of the information that you access 
  • statistical data relating to your browsing activities, including
  • information about your computer, your IP address, operating system and browser type. 

Sharing your information

Each Groundwork Trust is an independent Charity and affiliated to Groundwork UK through a membership agreement. Personal information collected via the ‘Contact Us‘ form is shared with local Groundwork Trust’s to ensure that they are able to provide their services effectively.

We will not share your data outside of the Groundwork federation.

Groundwork UK places a high priority on protecting your privacy

As you browse our website, our web server automatically collects information that is sent by your web browser i.e. protocol addresses, domain name and web browser type. We use this data to analyse overall traffic to our website. 

Whenever you give us personal or sensitive information, such as your real name, home address or email address, it is obtained in a secure manner using 256-bit encryption. We do not make the personal information you provide to us available to other organisations.

Groundwork UK collects information for internal record keeping, to improve the website, to understand users’ browsing behaviour and how users engage with the website.

Groundwork UK collects this information in a way that does not identify anyone. Groundwork UK does not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the website.

Groundwork UK will not associate any data gathered from the website with any personally identifying information from any source. If Groundwork UK does want to collect personally identifiable information through the website, Groundwork UK will be transparent about this. Groundwork UK will make it clear when personal information is collected and will explain what it intends to do with it.

Groundwork UK reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

Cookie policy

This site uses the following cookies:

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Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer. Most large websites use these to improve your experience. To learn more about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org.

We use cookies to:

  • enhance the security of the site.
  • anonymously measure website usage.
  • improve your experience. For example by remembering your settings for this website so you don’t have to keep re-entering them.
  • provide content or services from other companies. e.g. to allow you to share pages with social networks, or show you videos.

When you visit our site some third-party service providers we use may store cookies to provide a personalised experience to you on other sites.

You can also clear your cookies completely after visiting our site.

Please read the Privacy Policy above for details of how Groundwork UK processes information.