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Privacy Notice

Edible Cardiff is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. It is a collaboration between partners Food Cardiff, Grow Cardiff and is supported by Social Farms & Gardens.  

The Edible Cardiff network is a collective voice for growers across the city. Our aim is that Cardiff becomes known as an outstanding city for community growing in the UK. 

The data controller is Social Farms & Gardens with its registration address at:

Social Farms & Gardens
The GreenHouse, Hereford Street
Bristol BS3 4NA

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or how and why we process personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

Email: or phone: 0117 923 1800

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Edible Cardiff collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our website

  • People who use our services, e.g. subscribe to our newsletter, request a publication or advice from us

  • Event attendees


What information do we collect about you?

The personal data we collect about you may vary depending on the service you request from us. As a minimum we will usually collect from you:

  • your name

  • your email address


For example, when you book a place for any of our events, courses or workshop we may collect your name and email address so that we can contact you in case of changes to the event. We may also email you with information about future similar events that may be of interest to you.

From time to time, depending on the service you require, we may also request the following additional information and use this in the following ways:

  • Telephone number: When you book a place any of our events, courses or workshops we may collect your telephone number so that we can contact you in case of changes to the programme. If you contact us to ask us for advice or guidance we may collect your telephone number so that we can contact you in future.

  • Payment details: If you make a payment, we may collect payment information from you such as credit or debit card details or bank information for the purposes of taking payment.

  • Mailing list: If you sign up to the Edible Cardiff mailing list, we will use your personal information to provide you with Edible Cardiff news and information, and with opportunities to support Edible Cardiff, in the format you have requested and in accordance with any preferences you have expressed.

  • Other information we collect: If you correspond with us generally, for example to raise a query, comment or complaint about any of our services, we will also collect any other information you choose to send to us in that correspondence.


How do we use the information you provide?
Where you have disclosed your information to us, we use information:

  • because it is necessary to administer the services you have requested from us and to fulfil our obligations to you in providing these services; or

  • in order to pursue Edible Cardiff’s legitimate interests to inform you by email or other means of events or services run by us or third parties which we think may interest you.


Where we process your personal data on this basis, we will only do so where it does not prejudice your own privacy rights.

Visitors to our websites
Most websites you visit will use cookies to help customise your experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.


Use of cookies on the Edible Cardiff website

Who we share data with 
Edible Cardiff will not sell your information to any third party. However, we may share your personal data with our third party suppliers who provide services such as information technology, payment processing, and related infrastructure provision. 


Any of the companies that access your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by strict contractual restrictions to make sure that they protect your information and keep to data-protection and privacy laws which apply. Please see below the list of our third party suppliers, with links to their own privacy policies. 


We may also share your personal data with third parties if we are required to do so by law or contract, to respond to legal process, to protect our customers or staff, to protect lives, to complete a transaction, or to protect the rights or property of Edible Cardiff. 

Third party cookies
We sometimes embed content from websites such as YouTube and Twitter. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, when you use one of the share buttons on our website, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these cookies.

How to manage cookies
If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website - or any other website - you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.


Your rights
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:

  • find out how we process your personal data

  • request that your personal data is corrected if you believe it is incorrect or inaccurate

  • obtain restriction on our, or object to, processing of your personal data

  • ask us not to process your personal data for our own marketing purposes

  • withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data and

  • obtain a copy of your personal information which we hold about you. We will take steps to verify your identity before responding to your request and will respond as soon as possible.


You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any e-mail newsletter we have sent to you or by contacting us at: 

Disclosure of your information
The personal data you give Edible Cardiff is held securely and will never be passed on to third parties. We may outsource functions, such as the use of marketing apps including Eventbrite and our own IT Support companies, and those third-party processors will be responsible for the safe and confidential processing of personal data on our behalf. We may also disclose personal information where permitted by law or where we are under a duty (including for crime and fraud prevention).

Cookie name
Cookie type
Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference
12 months
Used for stability/effectiveness measurement
12 months
Used for system effectiveness measurement
30 minutes
Used for security and anti-fraud reasons
Used to identify logged in site members
Used for cookie banner parameters
12 months
Used for system monitoring/debugging
Used for system monitoring/debugging
3 months
Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered
1 minute
Used in connection with user login
2 years
Used for security reasons
Used for security reasons
Third party service providers
Type of activity
Link to privacy notice
Survey Monkey
Online surveys
Google Classroom
Online training course management
Payments & donations
Payments & donations
Just Giving
Event registration
Email & office systems
Circle Interactive
CiviCRM database for mailings & event registration
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